Jim Jefferies

Jim Jefferies

Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1977-02-14 (44 years old) · Gender: Male · Place of Birth: Sydney, Australia

19 Movies · 16 TV shows

Biography

Geoff James Nugent (born February 1977), known professionally as Jim Jefferies, is an Australian-American stand-up comedian, actor, and writer. He created and starred in the American FX sitcom Legit (2013–2014) and the Comedy Central late-night show The Jim Jefferies Show (2017–2019).

Personal Life

Jefferies was previously in a relationship with actress Kate Luyben. Together, they have a son who was born in 2012. In September 2020, Jefferies married actess Tasie Lawrence.In 2018, Jefferies became a naturalized citizen of the United States. He is an atheist.

Early Life

Jefferies was born Geoff James Nugent in February 1977 in Sydney, Australia. His father was a cabinet maker and maintenance worker from Roma, Queensland, and his mother was a substitute teacher. Jefferies grew up in Sydney before moving to Perth to study musical theatre and classical music at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts. He began his stand-up comedy career once he left the Academy, several months before completing his degree, relocating initially to Sydney and then to the UK.He has two older brothers: Scott, an investment banker, and Daniel, an inspector in the New South Wales Police Force's Public Order and Riot Squad.

Movies & TV shows

2021.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
Extinct

Extinct

2021
The original adventure-comedy follows Op and Ed, two adorable donut-shaped animals, who accidentally time-travel from 1835 to modern-day Shanghai. They discovered traffic, trans fats, and the worst of...
TV
History of Swear Words

History of Swear Words

2021
The history and impact of some of the most notorious bad words in the English language is explored in this series.

2020.

5 Movies · 1 TV show
Jim Jefferies: Intolerant

Jim Jefferies: Intolerant

2020
Between scenes from an excruciating date, Jim Jeffries digs into his own bad habits and the changing boundaries of comedy.
TV
Steve-O's Wild Ride!

Steve-O's Wild Ride!

2020
Steve-O's Wild Ride!
This is Stand-Up

This is Stand-Up

2020
An intimate and revealing insight into the work and lives of Stand-Up Comedians. Some of the biggest names in the game reveal what it's like to pursue this most challenging, yet important art-form.
Best of Stand-up 2020

Best of Stand-up 2020

2020
Milk substitute. Passwords that are bad. Burlap underpants. The jokes didn't fail, but 2020 may have sucked.
The Very Excellent Mr. Dundee

The Very Excellent Mr. Dundee

2020
On the eve of being knighted, Paul tries to restore his reputation.
Feeding America Comedy Festival

Feeding America Comedy Festival

2020
All-star comics support Feeding America.

2019.

1 TV show
TV
Lights Out with David Spade

Lights Out with David Spade

2019
Specializing in celebrities, entertainment and all things political, comedy legend David Spade and a panel of his comedian friends are at the roundtable and in the field to help break down the biggest...

2018.

1 Movie
Jim Jefferies: This Is Me Now

Jim Jefferies: This Is Me Now

2018
The gleefully irreverent Jefferies skewers "grabby" celebrities, political hypocrisy and his own ill-advised career moves in a stand-up special.

2017.

3 Movies · 2 TV shows
TV
The Jim Jefferies Show

The Jim Jefferies Show

2017
Each week, Jefferies tackles the week’s top stories from behind his desk and travels the globe to far-off locations to provide an eye opening look at hypocrisy around the world. Featuring interviews, ...
Killing Hasselhoff

Killing Hasselhoff

2017
A man in a celebrity death pool loses everything. He needs to snap to get his life back on track. He will have to kill someone. He will have to kill him.
Dying Laughing

Dying Laughing

2017
Comedians have a complicated life.
TV
The History of Comedy

The History of Comedy

2017
What makes us laugh, why, and how that's influenced our social and political landscape throughout history are topics to be explored.
Punching Henry

Punching Henry

2017
HenryPhillips was lured to LA by a renowned TV producer who wants to bring his story of failure to the screen. If Henry wants to make jokes for a living, he has to decide if he wants to be the butt of...

2016.

2 Movies · 1 TV show
The Goddamn Comedy Jam

The Goddamn Comedy Jam

2016
Natasha Leggero, Adam Devine, Pete Davidson, Jay Pharoah and Jim Jefferies each tell a story about a song that's important to them, then get to live out their rock star fantasy by performing that song...
TV
Not Safe with Nikki Glaser

Not Safe with Nikki Glaser

2016
Interviews, experiments, and discussions about subjects revolving around sex, relationships, and the stuff nobody wants to talk about are part of Not Safe.
Jim Jefferies: Freedumb

Jim Jefferies: Freedumb

2016
Jim Jeffries is returning for a second comedy special, and he is unleashing his ferocious black humor to a packed house in Nashville, Tennessee.

2015.

2 Movies · 1 TV show
TV
World's Funniest Fails

World's Funniest Fails

2015
Hosted by Terry Crews, WORLD'S FUNNIEST is inspired by the hit YouTube channel, FailArmy, and showcases the best in viral and soon-to-be-viral videos, featuring funny and adorable animals and kids, as...
Misery Loves Comedy

Misery Loves Comedy

2015
Over fifty very famous American and Canadian funny people (filmmakers, writers, actors and comedians) share life and professional journeys and insights in an effort to shed light on the thesis: Do you...
Me and My Mates vs. The Zombie Apocalypse

Me and My Mates vs. The Zombie Apocalypse

4.33
2015
Three Australian telecom workers are trapped in a telephone exchange during the zombie apocalypse.

2014.

1 Movie · 2 TV shows
Jim Jefferies: Bare

Jim Jefferies: Bare

6.78
2014
Jim Jeffries isn't for everyone. Whether he is poking fun at gun control, auditioning disabled actors, or sharing sexual experiences, the "Legit" star proves nothing is out of bounds. He was in Boston...
TV
Off Camera with Sam Jones

Off Camera with Sam Jones

2014
Sam Jones sits down with the professionals of television and movies, and other celebrities, to discuss their development before fame, their passions beyond their careers, and gives them a space to ope...
TV
The Librarians

The Librarians

6.2
2014
A group of librarians are working. The movies were based on that.

2013.

1 TV show
TV
Legit

Legit

6
2013
Jim Jeffries, a foul-mouthed stand-up comedian from Australia, in his mid 30s and living in LA, is trying to make his life and career more legit, only to find it difficult, uncomfortable uphill strugg...

2012.

1 Movie
Jim Jefferies: Fully Functional

Jim Jefferies: Fully Functional

6.83
2012
The Australian accent makes caustic wit come off with good-natured charm. A blend of deviant behavior and good intentions has catapulted an Australian comic to international renown. In this new hour-l...

2010.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
Jim Jefferies: Alcoholocaust

Jim Jefferies: Alcoholocaust

6
2010
Share this *Alcoholocaust: (Meaning: The aftermath of a drinking party, usually resulting in every available horizontal surface being covered in empty booze containers, spilled beverages and a general...

2009.

1 Movie
Jim Jefferies: I Swear to God

Jim Jefferies: I Swear to God

2009
The Australian-born comedian provides plenty of laughs for everyone else in this HBO special, but the easily offended might do best to avoid his raunchy, rude humor. In I Swear to God, he continues hi...

2008.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
Jim Jefferies: Contraband

Jim Jefferies: Contraband

1
2008
Last year’s critically acclaimed show ‘30’ sold out every night at the Edinburgh Festival and his UK and US tours. From those tours, Jeffries, the controversial Aussie stand-up, brings you his debut D...

2007.

1 TV show
TV
Have I Got a Bit More News for You

Have I Got a Bit More News for You

2007
Based on the week's news and fronted by guest hosts, this extended version of the satirical news quiz features more of the stuff that wouldn't fit into the regular programme.

2005.

1 TV show
TV
8 out of 10 Cats

8 out of 10 Cats

2005
8 Out of 10 Cats is a British television comedy panel game. The first broadcast was on June 3, 2005. The show is based on statistics and opinion polls, and draws on polls produced by a variety of orga...

2003.

1 TV show
TV
Real Time with Bill Maher

Real Time with Bill Maher

6
2003
A panel of guests, including politicians, actors, comedians, musicians and the like, discuss what's going on in the world each week on Bill Maher's show.

2001.

1 TV show
TV
Big Brother's Little Brother

Big Brother's Little Brother

2001
The housemate who was evicted from the Big Brother house the previous week usually spends another week on Big Brother's Little Brother answering questions and taking part in CallBBLB along with other ...
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