Comedian and Actor Jay Mohr to Perform at Holy Cross

Jay Mohr, comedian and actor, will perform a stand-up comedy routine at 8 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 19, in the Fieldhouse at Holy Cross. Tickets are on sale in the College's bookstore–$5 for members of the Holy Cross community, $8 for members of the Worcester Consortium and $10 for the general public.

Mohr began his career as a comedian performing stand-up comedy at colleges, comedy clubs and such television forums as "Evening at the Improv." He first gained national attention while a cast member on "Saturday Night Live" from 1993 to 1995, and became known for his impersonations of such people as Sean Penn and Christopher Walken. Mohr has had voice appearances on the programs, "The Simpsons" and "Family Guy."

He was nominated for an Emmy Award for his performance on "Saturday Night Live," and won an Espy Award in 1994 for his work on MTV's "Lip Service." Mohr has appeared in such recent movies as, "Pay it Forward," "Go" and "Picture Perfect." He is best known for his role as a rival sports agent to Tom Cruise's "Jerry Maguire" in the 1996 hit film.