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Jonathan Lovitz

Born: 1957 AD
Currently alive, at 58 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Actors, Comedians, Entertainers


1957 - Jonathan Lovitz, born on the 21st of July in Tarzana, California. He is a versatile comedic actor instantly recognizable for his distinctive voice, acerbic wit, pear-shaped body, and hangdog eyes.

1979 - He studied at the University of California, Irvine, and participated in the Film Actors Workshop.

1985 - He got his first real break as a regular on TV's Saturday Night Live, where his characters such as Tommy Flanagan of pathological Liars Anonymous, the great Shakespearean ham Master Thespian, and the Devil himself became quite popular.

1986 - 1987 - He also played small roles in Last Resort, and Ratboy, and also provided a voice for the animated feature The Brave Little Toaster.

1988 - His friendship with director Penny Marshall helped him get roles in some of her earlier films such as Big.

1992 - His role as the fast talking baseball recruiter Ernie "Cappy" Capadino in Marshall's A League of Their Own earned him widespread acclaim.

2001 - On October, he sang a duet (with Robbie Williams) of the song Well, Did You Evah at the Royal Albert Hall in the UK. The recording can be found on the Swing When You're Winning album.

2005 - He entered stand-up comedy for the first time in his career. He also appeared in the film The Producers as the strict accounting firm chairman, Mr. Marx.

2006 - He became the spokesperson in an advertising campaign for the Subway restaurant chain. He speaks with an affected, faux British regal accent.


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