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Jeff Hodge, a native of the U. S. Virgin Islands, has been called the next Tyler Perry because he acts, produces, writes and does stand-up comedy. Since getting into comedy two decades ago, Jeff has accomplished many things including appearing in the feature films Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo, Crocodile Dundee in L.A., and the television sitcom The Jamie Foxx Show. Jeff can be seen from time to time in his recurring role as different characters in sketches on The Tonight Show. Jeff has opened for world-renowned saxophonist David Sanborn and comedians George Lopez and Arsenio Hall and has written material for The Steve Harvey Radio Show, Arsenio Hall, George Lopez and the Keenan Ivory Waynans Show. Jeff produces a monthly comedy show at the Ice House Comedy Club in Pasadena, titled, Jeff Hodge & Friends Comedy Jam.
Jeff has authored several successful relationship books including the very popular 101+ Ways To Keep A Man, 101+ Ways To Tell When The Relationship Is Over and 101+ Ways To Tell If The Person You’re Dating Is Crazy. Other books by Jeff include the successful humor books on driving: 101+ Ways To Get Out Of A Traffic Ticket, Pet Peeves: Things That Tick-Me Off About Driving and 101+ Ways To Stay Awake When On The Road. For more information on Jeff’s books, visit: www.101waystokeepaman.com. His most recent book, Road Trippin…The Life And Times Of A Comic On The Run is about Jeff’s early years on the road as a standup comic. It was released spring of 2014.
When Jeff is not on stage performing or writing books, he can be found producing one of his many projects. Recent projects included co-writing, producing and starring in the short film, Kindergarten, which was based on a funny incident involving Jeff’s five-year-old son. Jeff has also produced and starred in the comedy short film, Comedy Traffic School, which was screened at several film festivals across the United States. Jeff ‘s recently launched his web series, Jeff Hodge Car Diaries, an entertaining series that chronicles the daily high-jinx that he has to endure while taxiing riders around the Los Angeles area for Uber and Lyft car services. It can be seen on the Comedian Jeff Hodge Youtube channel.
Jeff has also produced a few live comedy shows including The Ambassadors of Comedy, which features America’s funniest foreign comedians (www.ambassadorsofcomedy.com). The Caribbean Comedy Tour, a show featuring Jeff and a few of his friends who are comedians from the Caribbean is one of Jeff’s latest projects. Last year, Jeff returned from an eight-city USO Tour of the Middle East where he entertained tens of thousands of troops from all branches of the United States Military and other Coalition Forces.
Jeff’s humor comes from his perspective --- the trials and tribulations of a foreigner living in the United States. So even if you cannot remember what island Jeff is from, after seeing his act you are sure to agree with the journalist who wrote, “…the bottom line is, he’s funny.”