Jon Lovitz

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Jon Lovitz

The first work of Jon Lovitz on television was to participate in the comedy-musical show ‘Saturday Night Live’. This popular TV show, broadcast on channel NBC, John has been involved for five years from 1985 to 1990. During the first two years on the show, John has twice been awarded the Emmy in the category “Best Performance in a comedy show ‘.

Author: Denis Pravdyuk

Jon Lovitz (full name Jonathan M. Lovitts) – American actor, comedian and singer, was born on July 21, 1957 in the city of Tarzana, California, USA. John studied at Harvard Law School and studied theater at the University of California, Irvine, where he graduated in 1979. After graduation, John honed acting with Tony Barr. Since 1984 Lovitts began performing as a pop up comedian in clubs in Los Angeles.

The first work of Jon Lovitz on television was to participate in the comedy-musical show ‘Saturday Night Live’. This popular TV show, broadcast on channel NBC, John has been involved for five years from 1985 to 1990. During the first two years on the show, John has twice been awarded the Emmy in the category “Best Performance in a comedy show ‘.

The role of Scotty in Brenna romantic comedy ‘Big’ in 1988 is considered the first successful role on the big screen. When working on this project, John happened to be at the same site with Tom Hanks, Elizabeth Perkins. Robert Loggia and Dzheredom Rushton. The fantasy comedy in 1990 ‘Mr Destiny’ John has played a leading role – the role of Scotty, the best friend of the protagonist, Larry, who had the imprudence to complain about his life to a stranger.

In 1991, John was invited to the role of Jeff Litlheda in the comedy series “Married with Children ‘, which he will perform for six episodes.

Another successful work of John was the role of Ernie Kapadino in the sports comedy ‘League of Their Own “in 1992, in which he again had a chance to star with Tom Hanks.

John can change his voice beyond recognition, so he often voiced cartoons. The first time he was invited to the scoring of the cartoon in 1987. He voiced Radio in the adventure cartoon ‘brave little toaster’. In the 1991 animated film “An American Tail 2: Fivel Goes West ‘John voiced the character named Chula. Among offscreen work Lovittsa also worth noting the comedy “Cats & Dogs”in 2001, where he voiced Calico. In 2002, his voice was talking Tom Baltezar of musical cartoon”Eight Crazy Nights’.

In 2005 the family comedy ‘Billions Bailey’ he voiced-lucky dog ​​named Bailey, which is rich in old mistress bequeathed his entire fortune. In the cult TV series ‘The Simpsons’ in his voice says Artie Ziff, Marge rejected school fan, Professor Lombardo and Aristotle Amadopulos paparazzi Enrico Irritazio.

On Broadway Jon Lovitz appeared in 2000, directed by Neil Simon’s ‘The Dinner Party’, performing the lead role of Henry Winkler. Several times he sang at Carnegie Hall. October 10, 2001 John and Robbie Williams sang a duet song ‘Well, Did You Evah!’ the Royal Albert Hall in Great Britain.

Country Side John participated in more than 80 projects, among which are ‘relaxing’ comedies as ‘The Master and the Beast’, ‘Happiness’, ‘petty crook’ and ‘Rat Race’.

In 2004, John played a small but significant role in the comedy thriller ‘Stepfordskie wife’, based on the novel by Ira Levin. The main roles are played by Nicole Kidman. Matthew Broderick, Bette Midler and Glenn Close.

In 2006, Jon Lovitz starred opposite Rob Schneider, David Spade and Jon Heather in a funny sports comedy ‘bench’.

November 8, 2007-th John held the grand opening of his new club ‘The Jon Lovitz Comedy Club at Aubergine’ in San Diego, California. In the club with their numbers played by David Spade. Ralphie Mauya, Carlos Mencia, Jo Koya, Eric Schwartz, Craig Shoemaker, Russell Peters, Dennis Miller. Ryan Robinson and many others. Second Jon Lovitz Comedy Club opened in the studio ‘Universal’ in Hollywood.

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