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Jim Jefferies Biography

Birth Name:
Geoffrey Nugent
Birth Place:
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Comedian, actor

Fast Facts

  • Was attacked on stage by an angry audience member while performing stand-up in Manchester, England, in 2007
  • His home was once burglarized by thieves wielding a hammer and a machete
  • Began his showbiz career using Jim Jeffries as his stage name; was forced to change the spelling to Jefferies in order to avoid confusion with another actor named Jim Jeffries
  • Co-hosted the podcast, Jim and Eddie Talk S
  • with fellow comedian Eddie Ifft until 2012


  • 2018Writers Guild Awards-Comedy/Variety (Including Talk) - Series: nominated