John Safran

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Birthday
13, 1972
Birthplace
Australia
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
13, 1972 (age 47)
Birthplace
Australia

About

Documentary filmmaker, comedian and radio broadcaster best known for John Safran's Race Relations, an eight-part comedy documentary series. In 2013, "Murder in Mississippi," a memoir that he wrote about the murder trial of a white supremacist who was a former subject of his series, was published.

Before Fame

He attended Yeshivah College, Jewish high school in Melbourne, Australia.

Trivia

He was first noticed after his television series, Race Around the World, a competition for young documentarians around the world, gained recognition.

Family Life

His mother was from Uzbekistan and his grandparents were from Poland.

Associated With

He recorded a parody of Baz Luhrmann's popular song, Everybody's Free (To Wear Sunscreen) in 1998 and titled it Not the Sunscreen Song.