Jon Lovitz is a versatile comedic actor instantly recognizable for his distinctive voice, acerbic wit, pear-shaped body, and hangdog eyes. He studied at the University of California, Irvine, and participated in the Film Actors Workshop. He then went on to do guest spots on TV and had a recurring role on Foley Square. Lovitz also played small roles in Last_Resort (1986), and Ratboy (1986), and also provided a voice for the animated feature The_Brave_Little_Toaster (1987). 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. His stint on Saturday_Night_Live put him in demand as a character actor and television guest star. His friendship with director Penny_Marshall helped him get roles in some of her earlier films such as Big (1988), and his role as the fast talking baseball recruiter Ernie “Cappy” Capadino in Marshall’s A League of Their Own (1992) earned him widespread acclaim. Lovitz has also appeared as a guest voice on the TV animated show The_Simpsons and played lead voice in the critically-acclaimed animated show The_Critic on ABC and the Fox Network. Sandra Brennan, Rovi.