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- 1 M&M's voice
- 2 Locking this page to unregistered user edits
- 3 Adding to some missing details
- 4 The Simpsons
- 5 Leno
- 6 Jewish?
- 7 Standup
- 8 Breaking Andy Dick's face
- 9 Sign your posts
- 10 Conflicting stories
- 11 WikiProject class rating
- 12 Jamie Lee Curtis double-grope
- 13 Divorced?
- 14 Tommy Flanagan
- 15 Personal life -- gay?
- 16 Stand-up Organization
- 17 SNL credits
Locking this page to unregistered user edits
For some reason, this page is a vandal magnet. Will someone please lock it, so that only registered users can edit it?
Adding to some missing details
Jon Lovitz appeared as the manager of Dickie Roberts in the movie, Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star. Also, when you watch the movie, Matilda, when the Wormwoods are watching television when Matilda's father forces her to watch it while she was reading a book, the host of the show in the television looks and sounds so much like Jon Lovitz. Clarify me on this, but I'm certain that's him. "Let's get sticky with Mickey!" (?)
- According to IMDB he has nine voice acting credits on the Simpsons, but I still concur that it hardly qualifies as a cast member credit since there is over 350 episodes. - Laisak 22:04, August 3, 2005 (UTC)
- A quick Google search showed that on the Simpons, Lovitz has appeared in the following seasons: #2 (Artie Ziff, Mr. Seckofsky), (Professor Lombarbo); #3 (Aristotle Amadopolis); #4 (Llewellyn Sinclair); #6 (Artie Ziff), (Jay Sherman aka The Critic); #8 (Artie Ziff), (Jay Sherman aka The Critic).
Yes... Artie Ziff is definitely a recurring character. Lovitz was also MS. Sinclair in Season 4. Although he is obviously not a core cast member, he is recognized by Wikipedia:WikiProject The Simpsons.LeSaint 22:25, 15 March 2007 (UTC)
- Anyone that they get back on more than four occasions can be considered a cast member. He has appeared 8 times, which will be nine after Homerazzi, and he was in the DVD commentary for A Star is Burns. He should be considered a cast member. Gran2 07:30, 16 March 2007 (UTC)
He was on Leno just now and he claimed someone on Wikipedia referred to him as a "frog-faced, pear-shaped comedian." 18.104.22.168 04:45, 15 April 2006 (UTC)
He also had a pet bull on the show, named Jay Leno!
yeah, I deleted that. While I was watching the show. That's mean. Wouldn't it be really funny if he started editing this article? I think it would be funny.
(I'm not him though).
He's listed as a Jewish American actor, but I've seen him say that he's not jewish in an interview. When talking about his character "Hannukah Harry," he said even though he's an Itallian, he's good at playing jews.
- Yeah, he also mentioned that gullible wasn't in the dictionary...he was joking. He's not really Italian. He is Jewish. Once, when he was counting down the best songs of the 1980s on VH-1, he said he wasn't born until 1987. Should we change his birthdate too?
How does one "enter" standup comedy? That phrase is terribly written and unclear. Without any detail whatsoever as to what sort of standup effort he was doing. A tour? A TV show? At a Denny's?
- Plus, I saw him do standup at the Los Angeles Laugh Factory in either late 2002 or early 2003 - he wasn't one of the scheduled acts, but he did stop by and do a set. That section needs to be revised/deleted. - Tyler 04:52, 26 August 2007 (UTC)
Breaking Andy Dick's face
Is the beating Andy Dick received worth mentioning here? It seems like it was a long time coming. User:EricEstrada
- Yes, yes it was.
- "ANDY DICK FEARS JON LOVITZ"
definitely put it back in.
Sign your posts
Guys, please sign your posts! LeSaint 22:28, 15 March 2007 (UTC)
The story on Lovitz's page and the story on Andy Dick's page don't tell the same details. If the site is meant to be unbiased shouldn't that not happen? Which story should be published in both? Alchemistmerlin 13:20, 24 August 2007 (UTC)
WikiProject class rating
This article was automatically assessed because at least one article was rated and this bot brought all the other ratings up to at least that level. BetacommandBot 17:59, 27 August 2007 (UTC)
Jamie Lee Curtis double-grope
WHAT? No mention of the famous incident where JLC won an award presented by Lovitz, and he slowly reached over and felt her breast, then without skipping a beat she grabbed his crotch? 22.214.171.124 22:05, 31 August 2007 (UTC)
I believe the conceptual originator of Tommy Flanagan was actually Conan O'Brien as a character for Jon Lovitz. I think Conan may have been influenced by a character in a book by Peter Payson Rand. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 126.96.36.199 (talk) 00:29, 7 June 2009 (UTC)
- This theory seems unlikely, as Tommy Flanagan first appeared on SNL in 1985 and Conan O'Brien didn't write for the show until 1987. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 188.8.131.52 (talk) 17:28, 17 December 2012 (UTC)
Personal life -- gay?
I just saw a clip of the Bob Saget roast, in which Greg Girardo quips that Jon Lovitz is "the most closeted feminine Jew since Anne Frank." Is there any truth to Lovitz being gay? This is the first I'm hearing about it, but then, I never bothered thinking about it, either. --184.108.40.206 (talk) 21:17, 11 August 2009 (UTC)
- It has been well established in the research community that celebrity roasts are the gold standard for accurate biographical material. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 220.127.116.11 (talk) 06:14, 18 April 2010 (UTC)
Hope no one minded. I took the liberty of organizing the 'Stand-up' area by removing things from it that didn't quite constitute as 'stand-up' such as his Subway commercials and his acting of the film in the producers. I put 'The Producers' under his film work and made a new section where the Subway commercials would look more appropriately placed. Perhaps the 'Jon Lovitz Comedy-Club' and 'Stand-up Comedy' sections should be merged. Just a thought.18.104.22.168 (talk) 18:31, 13 January 2011 (UTC)
So in the SNL section, it says he was a regular from 85-90, then down on television credits it ways 85-92. I think he was contract until 1990, then he did cameos over the next while plus he hosted at one point. This should probably be clarified in the tv credits area.Jaydub99 (talk) 17:01, 2 July 2012 (UTC)