Jeff Ross (born Jeffrey Ross Lifschultz'; September 13, 1965) is an American stand-up comedian, insult comic, actor, director and author. His skill doing high-profile celebrity roasts has dubbed him "The Roastmaster General." He is Jewish and from New Jersey. He has appeared in various film, television, and cartoon projects. He has made appearances at events for U.S. soldiers and directed a documentary film covering his experiences touring U.S. bases in Iraq.