Jeff Foxworthy

Comedian, Actor, Writer
From a day job working with computers to a night job telling jokes, comedian Jeff Foxworthy's story was one of homegrown pride. He spent years on the road on the thankless stand-up circuit, hoping to craft an ... Read more »
Born: 09/05/1958 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Filmography

Actor (68)

Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? 1995 - 1996, 2006 - 2013 (Tv Show)

Host

Bounty Hunters 2012 - 2013 (TV Show)

Voice

Crackerjack the Movie 2013 (Movie)

(Narrator)

Cybill 1995 - 1996, 2008 - 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

The American Baking Competition 2008 - 2013 (Tv Show)

Host

The Jeff Foxworthy Show 1995 - 1996, 2006 - 2013 (TV Show)

Actor

The Smurfs 2 2013 (Movie)

Handy Smurf (Voice)

CMT's Biggest Laughs 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Actor

Phineas and Ferb 2012 (Tv Show)

Voice

The Week the Women Went 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Narrator

Them Idiots 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Actor

Shark Tank 2011 (Tv Show)

Judge

The Smurfs 2011 (Movie)

Handy (Voice)

Blue Collar Comedy: Ten Years of Funny 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)

Actor

The 37th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)

Actor

Comedy Central Roast of Larry the Cable Guy 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

Actor

The 9th Annual Family Television Awards 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Actor

Cher Ami 2007 (Movie)

(Voice)

Legends: Rodney Dangerfield 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Actor

Blue Collar Comedy Summer Special 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Actor

Blue Collar Comedy Tour: One For The Road 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Actor

Blue Collar TV 2004 - 2006 (TV Show)

Actor

Henry Cho: Whats That Clicking Noise 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Voice

An American Celebration at Ford's Theatre 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Host

Boyz in the Woodz 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

Comedy Central Roast: Jeff Foxworthy 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

Jimmy Kimmel Live 2005 (Tv Show)

Guest

Racing Stripes 2005 (Movie)

Voice of Reggie (Actor)

Reno 911! 2005 (Tv Show)

Actor

The 31st Annual People's Choice Awards 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

The Fox and the Hound 2 2005 (Movie)

Voice of Lyle (Actor)

The Ron White Show 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

100 Greatest Stand-Ups of All Time 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

Ask Rita 2002 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

Blue Collar Comedy Tour Rides Again 2003 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Blue Collar Comedy Tour: The Movie 2003 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Inside TV Land 1999 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

An American Celebration at Ford's Theatre 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

You Gotta Be Kidding 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

TNN Music City News Country Awards 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

Jeff Foxworthy: Totally Committed 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

TNN Music City News Country Awards 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

The Life and Times of Jeff Foxworthy 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Funniest Comedy Duos 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Actor

The 1997 ESPY Awards 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Actor

31st Annual Academy of Country Music Awards 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

A Gala For the President at Ford's Theatre 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

Spotlight With Phyllis George (09/20/95) 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

The 23rd Annual American Music Awards 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

The Road 1994 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

Hot Country Jam '94 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Actor

TNN Music City News Country Awards 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Actor

Comics Only 1990 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

Jeff Foxworthy: You Might Be a Redneck... 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Actor

Just For Laughs with Harry Anderson 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

I Am Comic (TV Show)

Actor
Producer (2)

Crackerjack the Movie 2013 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Foxworthy's Big Night Out 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Biography

From a day job working with computers to a night job telling jokes, comedian Jeff Foxworthy's story was one of homegrown pride. He spent years on the road on the thankless stand-up circuit, hoping to craft an identifiable persona, but struck comedy gold after finding the potential humor in the subtle nuances of his Southern upbringing. With a distinct American voice that led to his own sitcom, "The Jeff Foxworthy Show" (1995-97), the laidback, bushy-mustachi d comedian with the twang in his voice won the hearts of comedy-lovers when he posited that "you might be a redneck if "

Relationships

Gayle Foxworthy

Step-Mother
was advocate for the homeless died on April 3, 1999 of brain cancer

Jordan Foxworthy

Daughter
born November 13, 1991

Juliane Foxworthy

Daughter
born c. 1994

Pamela Gregg

Wife
married in Central Park in 1985

EDUCATION

Georgia Institute of Technology

attended for three years

Milestones

2007

Hosted the FOX game show "Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader?"

2004

Launched a new television show called "Blue Collar TV" on The WB and Comedy Central

2003

Released the DVD "Blue Collar Comedy Tour: The Movie"

2001

Recorded a live album based on the Blue Collar Comedy Tour

2000

Headlined The Blue Collar Comedy Tour with Larry the Cable Guy, Ron White, and Bill Engvall; toured for three years

1995

Starred in "The Jeff Foxworthy Show" (ABC and NBC), a sitcom created out of his stand-up comedy persona

1993

Released "You Might Be a Redneck If ..." album went platinum

1991

Regular on "Comics Only" on Comedy Central

1991

First special, "Jeff Foxworthy: You Might Be a Redneck", on Showtime

1989

Appeared on "Rodney Dangerfield's 'Opening Night at Rodney's Place'" HBO special

1984

Won the Great Southeastern Laugh-off at Atlanta's Punch Line comedy club

1982

First appearance at an Atlanta comedy club

Hosted "The Foxworthy Countdown," a nationally syndicated weekly radio show featuring country music hits

Bonus Trivia

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"Anywhere there are flannel shirts, there are rednecks. It has gone from being an embarrassment to being a badge of honor." --Jeff Foxworthy, NEW YORK DAILY NEWS, October 11, 1995

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"Other comedians were always razzing me about my accent and being from the South. But I was at a Detroit comedy club one night and it was next to a bowling alley with valet parking. Then I realized there were rednecks up north, too."

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"If you've ever put Astroturf in the back of your pickup, you might be a redneck." --Foxworthy

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"If you wear a dress that's strapless with a bra that isn't, you might be a redneck."

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"If you dad walks you to school because you're in the same grade, you might be a redneck."

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