Jay Cox Mohr (born August 23, 1970) is an American actor and stand-up comedian.
Mohr was born Jon Ferguson Mohr in Verona, New Jersey to Jean, a nurse, and Jon Mohr, a marketing executive. He has two sisters, Julia and Virginia. He also has one son, Jackson, from his six-year marriage with former model Nicole Chamberlain. He married actress Nikki Cox on December 29, 2006. Jay commented on the Late Late Show that he is of Scottish ancestry. In December 2008, he filed legal papers requesting a legal name change to Jon Ferguson Cox Mohr, adding the surname of his wife.
Mohr appeared as a featured player for the 1993-94 and 1994-95 seasons of Saturday Night Live. His 2004 memoir, Gasping for Airtime: Two Years in the Trenches of Saturday Night Live (ISBN 1-4013-0006-5), details this tumultuous period of his life, including his battle with chronic panic attacks. Though his potential was appreciated by SNL creator/producer Lorne Michaels, Mohr was impatient with his progression to full cast member, and left the show on bad terms. He has since reconciled with Michaels.
Mohr had a recurring role in the first season of The Jeff Foxworthy Show as Jeff Foxworthy's brother, Wayne. Mohr's first