Jeffrey Ross, better known as Jeff Ross, is an American comic often hailed as 'The Roastmaster General' thanks to his many appearances at comedy roast shows. His style blends satire, black comedy, and insult comedy. His finely-crafted observations on celebrities always cause hysterics, so make sure to pick up your Jeffrey Ross tickets from StubHub before they're all gone!
Jeffrey Ross background
Jeff Ross is most known for his appearances on Comedy Central's roasts, where a group of comics come together to give a celebrity a dressing down. Ross has long been the leader of the roasts, and has taken on celebrities such as Joan Rivers, Charlie Sheen, Justin Bieber, Donald Trump, Hugh Hefner and Rob Lowe. He recently took roasts to a whole new level, with his comedy specials Jeff Ross Roasts Criminals and Jeff Ross Roasts Cops, with the former taking place inside a maximum security prison and the latter at the Boston Police Department. He currently hosts Jeff Ross Presents Roast Battle, a competition show on Comedy Central.
Jeff Ross is also an accomplished actor who has appeared in many notable films and TV shows during his career. He has voiced characters in animated shows, from The Simpsons and Family Guy through to Mr. Peabody and Sherman and Disney's Tangled. He has appeared on comedy shows such as Drunk History, as well as many talk shows, like Conan and Jimmy Kimmel Live!. He played more serious roles on Six Feet Under, CSI, and Weeds. He released his stand-up special, Jeffrey Ross: No Offense - Live from New Jersey, on TV and DVD in 2008.
Ross was a contestant on glitzy show Dancing with the Stars, where he was partnered with dancer Edyta Sliwinska, and performed despite an eye injury. He danced the cha-cha-cha to "Play That Funky Music", but was unfortunately eliminated in the first episode.
Jeffrey Ross big achievements
Jeffrey Ross has worked on many other projects aside from acting and comedy. He directed his first film, Patriot Act: A Jeffrey Ross Home Movie in 2005. The documentary revolves around Ross' time in Iraq, where he travelled to entertain troops. It won the Best Feature Film Award at the Montreal Comedy Festival. He also wrote a book, I Only Roast the Ones I Love: Busting Balls Without Burning Bridges, which was published in 2009. It contains a mixture of autobiographical stories, comedy tips and advice.