About this actor
Jay Mohr (born August 23, 1970) is an American actor and stand up comedian. He is perhaps best known for his role as Professor Rick Payne in the TV series Ghost Whisperer, in which he starred for two years. He is also known for playing the title role in the CBS sitcom Gary Unmarried, which ran from 2008 to 2010. 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, Jack, from his six-year marriage with former model Nicole Chamberlain. He married actress Nikki Cox on December 29, 2006. In December 2008, he filed legal papers requesting a legal name change to Jay Ferguson Cox Mohr, adding the surname of his wife. Mohr has been sober since 1996. He commented on the Late Late Show that he is of Scottish ancestry. Mohr was raised Presbyterian, but he converted to Roman Catholicism. Mohr appeared as a featured player for the 1993-94 and 1994-95 seasons of Saturday Night Live....