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Jay Mohr (born 23 August 1970) is an American actor and stand-up comedian.

He was born in Verona, New Jersey to Jeannie and John. He has two sisters, Julia and Virginia. In 1998, he married Nicole Chamberlain, a former model, and has one son, Jackson.

In 1999, he was the star of his own jaw-dropping television series, "Action," (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0206467/) in which he played a sleazy film producer, Peter Dragon. Particularly good is the character of his intimidating boss, a thinly-veiled Barry Diller.

He appeared on television as a cast member of Saturday Night Live and in movies such as Jerry Maguire and Small Soldiers. He is also host of the Last Comic Standing reality television program.

In 2004 he published the book Gasping For Airtime (ISBN 1401300065), in which he detailed the story about how SNL was sued when he plagiarized a sketch about an Irish bartender from comedian Rick Shapiro.

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