Born on December 1, 1946, Jonathan Katz is a comedian, actor and voice actor. Originally a musician and songwriter, Katz fronted a rhythm and blues group called "Katz and Jammers" before getting his start in comedy. In 1995, he received an Emmy for Outstanding Voice-Over Performance for the…more
He has two daughters: Julia (b. Jan. 6, 1983) and Miranda (b. Nov. 1, 1991).
He received an Emmy award for his work on "Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist" for Outstanding Voice-Over Performance in 1995.
Jonathan Katz became best friends with David Mamet while attending Goddard College.
His first retail job was waiting on customers at a Hungarian bakery in Manhattan called Grossinger's.
His father, Sidney, was an immigrant from Budapest, Hungary.
Jonathan Katz was the New York State ping pong champion in 1964.
Jonathan Katz served as the musical director for Robin Williams' 1979 stand-up tour.
Jonathan Katz's first comedy CD "Caffeinated" was released on Standup Records in January of 2007.
Jonathan Katz: (on his battle with multiple sclerosis) People have been pretty supportive. Nobody ever had me in mind for an action film because of the kind of work I do - mostly in the world of animation - which is not a big issue because as a person, I can't run that fast; as a cartoon character, I can fly - literally.
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