About Jay Phillips
Fresh from his explosive and much talked about performance on HBO's upcoming Russell Simmons Def Comedy Jam set to air this fall, Jay Phillips is catching fire this year with performances on The Late Late Show, Jimmy Kimmell Live, Laffapalooza, Weekends at the DL and Showtime s' Big Black Comedy Show and landing a leading role opposite Will Ferrell, Woody Harrelson and Andre 3000 in SEMI PRO. Jay played one of the starters on the basketball team with Will, Woody and Andre.Jay Phillips is a premier standup comedian who has major motion picture credits including co-starring opposite Will Ferrell in "Semi-Pro" and "Baby Mama" with Tina Fey and Amy Poehler. His standup television appearances vary from HBO's "Def Comedy Jam" to "Comedy Central Presents". Industry insiders often compare him to Richard Pryor. His stage antics are hilarious!*BET's "Comic View"*"Martin Lawrence Presents The First Amendment"*TV-One's "The Funny Spot" *NBC's "Kath and Kim" *CBS's "The Eastmans"With his urban, intelligent humor, acting chops and story telling that has been compared to the greats of past and present, Jay is poised for breakthrough level success.