Jeff Foxworthy Biography (1958-)

Born September 6, 1958, in Hapeville (some sources cite Atlanta), GA; father,a computer executive; stepmother, Gayle Foxworthy (an advocate for the homeless); married Pamela Gregg Grethe (an actress), 1985; children: Jordan Lane (daughter), Juliane. Addresses: Agent: Creative Artists Agency, 3310 West End Ave., 5th Floor, Nashville, TN 37203.; Manager: J. P. Williams, Parallel Entertainment, 8380 Melrose Ave., Suite 310, Los Angeles, CA 90069.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, comedian, writer
Birth Details
September 6, 1958
Hapeville, Georgia, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Himself, The Jeff Foxworthy Show (also known as Somewhere in America), ABC, 1995-1996, NBC, 1996-1997
  • Episodic
  • Comics Only, Comedy Central, 1991
  • Himself, "Larry's New Love," The Larry Sanders Show, HBO, 1992
  • The Road, syndicated, 1994
  • Lyle Clocum, "Pal Zoey," Cybill, CBS, 1995
  • Himself, "Intense Patriotism," Space Ghost Coast to Coast, 1998
  • The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, 2000
  • CNN Showbiz Today, 2000
  • The View, 2000
  • The Daily Show, Comedy Central, 2000
  • Politically Incorrect, ABC, 2000
  • Appeared in episodes of Good Morning America, Hot Country Nights, Later with Greg Kinnear, Late Night with Conan O'Brien,The Late Show with David Letterman, and Live with Regis and KathieLee.
  • Specials
  • Rodney Dangerfield Opening Night at Rodney's Place (also known asOpening Night at Rodney's Place), HBO, 1989
  • Just for Laughs with Harry Anderson, NBC, 1990
  • Jeff Foxworthy: You Might Be a Redneck ... , Showtime, 1991
  • Bob Hope and Other Young Comedians: The World Laughs, Young and Old (also known as The Comedy Olympics: Starring Bob Hope and Other Young Comedians), NBC, 1992
  • An Evening with Randy Travis and Special Guests, The Nashville Network, 1994
  • Hot Country Jam '94, NBC, 1994
  • A Gala for the President at Ford's Theatre, ABC, 1995
  • Interviewee, Spotlight with Phyllis George, The Nashville Network,1995
  • Host, Funniest Comedy Duos (also known as Comedy Duos), NBC, 1996
  • Jeff Foxworthy: Totally Committed, 1998
  • Awards Presentations
  • Presenter, TNN Music City News Country Awards, The Nashville Network, 1994
  • Host and performer, The 30th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, 1995
  • Presenter, The 31st Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, 1996
  • Host, The 23rd Annual American Music Awards, 1996
  • Host, The 1997 ESPY Awards, 1997
  • Host, The 32nd Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, 1997
  • Film Appearances
  • Jeff, Banner Times, 1993
  • Radio Appearances
  • Series
  • Host, The Foxworthy Countdown, syndicated, 1999
  • RECORDINGS
  • Albums
  • Too Drunk to Fish, Laughing Hyena Tapes, 1989
  • Bodacious Tatas, Laughing Hyena Tapes, 1989
  • You Might Be a Redneck ... , Laughing Hyena Tapes, 1989
  • You Might Be a Redneck If ... , Warner Bros., 1993
  • Games Rednecks Play, Warner Bros., 1995
  • Crank It Up: The Music Album, 1996
  • Totally Committed, 1998
  • Big Funny, DreamWorks, 2000
  • Singles include "Blue Collar Dollar," 2000.
  • Music Videos
  • Appeared in "Redneck Stomp."
  • WRITINGS
  • Television
  • (With others) The Jeff Foxworthy Show (series; also known as Somewhere in America), ABC, 1995-1996, NBC, 1996-1997
  • Jeff Foxworthy: Totally Committed (special), 1998
  • Books
  • You Might Be a Redneck If ... , illustrated by David Boyd, Longstreet Press (Marietta, GA), 1989
  • Hick Is Chic: A Guide to Etiquette for the Grossly Unsophisticated, illustrated by Boyd, Longstreet Press, 1990
  • Red Ain't Dead: 150 More Ways to Tell If You're a Redneck, illustrated by Boyd, Longstreet Press, 1991
  • Check Your Neck: More of You Might Be a Redneck If ... , illustrated by Boyd, Longstreet Press, 1992
  • (With Vic Henley) You're Not a Kid Anymore When ... , illustratedby Boyd, Longstreet Press, 1993
  • Redneck Classic: The Best of Jeff Foxworthy, Longstreet Press, 1995
  • No Shirt, No Shoes ... No Problem!, illustrated by Boyd, Hyperion,1996
  • These People: Humorous Drawings, Longstreet Press, 1996
  • The Foxworthy Down-Home Cookbook: No Arugula, No Pate, No Problem!, illustrated by Boyd, Longstreet Press, 1997
  • The Final Helping of You Might Be a Redneck If ... , illustrated by Boyd, Longstreet Press, 1999

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Books
    • Contemporary Authors, Volume 155, Gale, 1997
    • Newsmakers, Issue 1, Gale, 1996
    Periodicals
    • America, January 13, 1996
    • Bilboard, March 18, 2000, p. 35
    • Country Music, January/February, 1997, p. 4
    • Entertainment Weekly, October 6, 1995, p. 51
    • Ladies Home Journal, February, 1997, p. 166
    • Newsweek, August 21, 1995, p. 68
    • New York Times Book Review, June 9, 1996, p. 23
    • People Weekly, November 7, 1994, p. 124; October 9, 1995, pp. 23-24; July 15, 1996, p. 41; April 21, 1997, p. 80
    • PR Newswire, March 8, 1999, p. 1058
    • Rolling Stone, October 31, 1996, p. 73
    • TV Guide, May 25, 1996, p. 46; June 13, 1998, p. 6
    • USA Weekend, October 1, 1995, p. 4
    • Variety, December 2, 1991, p. 92; September 11, 1995, p. 38
    Electronic
    • Jeff Foxworthy Web Site, http://www.jefffoxworthy.com, March 20, 2002

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