Jeffrey Ross Lifschultz, known professionally as Jeff Ross, is an American stand-up comedian, writer, director and actor. He is also known as the "Roastmaster General" for his insult comedy and his multiple appearances at celebrity roasts held by the New York Friars Club and on the Comedy Central Roast television series. In 2009 the Chicago Tribune called Ross "the new millennium Don Rickles." His directorial debut, the 2006 documentary Patriot Act: A Jeffrey Ross Home Movie, won the prize for Best Film at the Comedia film festival held at the Just for Laughs comedy festival in Montreal.
|Birth name:||Jeffrey Ross Lifschultz|
|Born:||September 13, 1965|
|Medium:||Stand-up, television, film, books|
|Genres:||Insult comedy, observational comedy, black comedy, cringe comedy, satire|
|Subject(s):||Jewish culture, popular culture, self-deprecation, sex, current events, religion|
|Notable works and roles:||Comedy Central Roasts, Patriot Act: A Jeffrey Ross Home Movie, The Burn with Jeff Ross|
|Twitter:||Jeff Ross's Twitter profile|
|Instagram:||Jeff Ross's Instagram profile|
|Facebook:||Jeff Ross's Facebook profile|
|IMDb:||Jeff Ross's IMDb|
About Jeff Ross
The Roastmaster General and host of The Burn with Jeff Ross on Comedy Central who has made a name for himself on the Comedy Central Roasts. He makes frequent appearances at events for U.S. soldiers and directed a documentary film covering his experiences touring U.S. bases in Iraq.
He attended the Boston University College of Communication before starting his stand up career in New York.
He wrote a book, which was released September 15, 2009 and was titled I Only Roast the Ones I Love: Busting Balls Without Burning Bridges.
His parents, who both passed away before he was twenty years old, raised him in New Jersey. He is Jewish.
He once completed a comedy tour with Drew Carey, who he later roasted at the Friars Club.
Information related to Jeff Ross
- Boston University College of Communications alumni
- American comedy writers
- Male actors from New Jersey