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Jon Lovitz

Comedian + Actor + Singer
Born Jul 21, 1957

Jonathan M. "Jon" Lovitz is an American comedian, actor and singer. He is best known as a cast member of the NBC sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live from 1985 to 1990.

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1957 Birth Born on July 21, 1957.


1979 21 Years Old Lovitz was born in Los Angeles, California. His father was a doctor. His family is Jewish (they immigrated from Romania, Hungary, and Russia). Lovitz graduated with a theater degree in 1979 from the University of California at Irvine and then studied acting with Tony Barr at the Film Actors Workshop. … Read More
1985 27 Years Old 1 More Event
Lovitz was a cast member of Saturday Night Live from 1985 to 1990. … Read More
1986 28 Years Old In a 1986 episode of Saturday Night Live he played a virgin Trekkie, who was scripted to hang his head when asked by William Shatner if he had ever kissed a girl.


1989 31 Years Old Hanukkah Harry, one of his most memorable roles, cast him in 1989 as a Jewish contemporary of Santa Claus who lives on Mount Sinai and travels the globe with a cart flown by three donkeys to give bland gifts to Jewish boys and girls. … Read More
1991 33 Years Old In 1991 Lovitz appeared in the season six episode of Married... with Children entitled "Kelly Does Hollywood part 2" as sleazy Hollywood producer Mr. Littlehead.
1992 34 Years Old In 1992, Lovitz portrayed crusty baseball scout Ernie Capadino in "A League Of Their Own".
1994 36 Years Old In 1994, Lovitz appeared in "City Slickers II: The Legend of Curly's Gold" as the strange brother of Billy Crystal.


1998 40 Years Old In 1998, Lovitz made a dramatic turn when he appeared in a small but pivotal role in Todd Solondz's film Happiness as a depressed, socially inept man who publicly berates his date for thinking of him as nothing. … Read More
2003 45 Years Old Lovitz played Randy in Rat Race. In 2003, he appeared in an episode of Just Shoot Me! as a man married to Nina.
2006 48 Years Old 1 More Event
He appeared on Two and a Half Men in 2006 as a jingle writer named Archie. … Read More
2007 49 Years Old On November 8, 2007, Lovitz had the grand opening for his new comedy club "The Jon Lovitz Comedy Club at Aubergine" in the Gaslamp District in San Diego, California, sponsored by RR-Ex. … Read More


2011 53 Years Old On May 29, 2011, the name was changed from The Jon Lovitz Comedy Club to The Jon Lovitz Comedy Club & Podcast Theatre. … Read More
2013 55 Years Old On April 22, 2013, Smith announced through Twitter that the podcasts would no longer be recorded at the Club after a falling out with Lovitz. … Read More
2014 56 Years Old The Jon Lovitz Comedy Club & Podcast Theater closed on November 5, 2014.
2015 57 Years Old On Feb. 15 2015, on the Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special, he was referenced to be dead twice, with the camera cutting to him each time to show his reaction. … Read More
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