Russell Brand

Actor / Columnist / Comedian / Television Presenter / Film Producer / Radio Personality / Novelist / Poet / Musician / Playwright / YouTuber / Journalist / Screenwriter / Guitarist / Television Producer | * 06/04/1975 (45) | Grays, Essex, England, UK
Russell Edward Brand (born 4 June 1975) is an English comedian, actor, radio host, writer, and activist. After beginning his career as a comedian and later becoming an MTV presenter, Brand first achieved renown in 2004 as the host of Big Brother's Big Mouth, a Big Brother spin-off. In 2007, he had his first major film role in St Trinian's, and the following year he landed a major role in the romantic comedy-drama Forgetting Sarah Marshall; the film led to him starring in a spin off, the rock comedy Get Him to the Greek, alongside Jonah Hill in 2010. He also worked as a voice actor in the animated films Despicable Me in 2010, Hop in 2011, and Despicable Me 2 in 2013, and played the title character of the 2011 remake of the romantic comedy Arthur. In 2013, he released the successful stand-up special Mess... ()
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Russell Edward Brand (born 4 June 1975) is an English comedian, actor, columnist, author and presenter of radio and television. Brand achieved mainstream fame in the UK for presenting a Big Brother spin-off, Big Brother's Big Mouth, and for his radio show, among other television series and award ceremonies. He has also appeared in a number of films, including the romantic comedy Forgetting Sarah Marshall, St Trinian's, and Bedtime Stories. He is noted for various controversies that have surrounded him in the British media, such as the 2008 prank calls that led to his resignation from the BBC.

Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Documentaries | Drama

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Awards & Nominations for Russell Brand

James Joyce Awards

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Movies with Russell Brand as Actor(48)

as Dr. Nefario (voice)2022 Minions: The Rise of Gru
as Tristan2020 Four Kids and It
as The Guru (voice)/Boxing Referee2019 The Fight
as God2016 Army of One
as Creek (voice)2016 Trolls
as himself2015 Brand: A Second Coming
as himself2014 Our Colonial Hangover
as himself2014 A Royal Hangover
as Dr. Nefario (voice)2013 Despicable Me 2
as William2013 Paradise
as Lonny Barnett2012 Rock of Ages
as himself2012 The Secret Policeman's Ball
as Dick2012 What About Dick?
as himself2012 Katy Perry: Part of Me
as Easter Bunny (voice)2011 Hop
as Arthur2011 Arthur
as Aldous Snow2010 Get Him to the Greek
as Dr. Nefario (voice)2010 Despicable Me
as Trinculo2010 The Tempest
as himself2009 Russell Brand: Skinned
as Mickey2008 Bedtime Stories
as Aldous Snow2008 Forgetting Sarah Marshall
as Flash Harry2007 St. Trinian's
2006 The Secret Policeman's Ball: The Ball in the Hall
as himself2006 Russell Brand: Live
as Sam the Jazz Club Owner2006 Penelope
as Woolly Hat Fan2002 Cruise of the Gods

TV Shows/Series with Russell Brand as Actor(27)

Movies with Russell Brand as Crew(10)

Writing/Writer2018 Russell Brand: Re:Birth
Production/Executive Producer2013 Russell Brand: Messiah Complex
Writing/Writer2009 Russell Brand: Scandalous
Production/Producer2009 Russell Brand in New York City
Writing/Writer2007 Russell Brand: Doing Life
Writing/Writer2006 Russell Brand: Live

TV Shows/Series with Russell Brand as Crew(1)

Writing/Writer1998 Comedy Lab

Additional Information

Full Name: Russell Edward Brand
Citizenship: United Kingdom (UK)
Born: Wednesday, 06/04 1975 (June) in Grays (current age: 45 years + 315 days)
Zodiac sign: Gemini (Chinese zodiac sign: Rabbit)
Languages: English language in England
Educated at: Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts, Drama Centre London
Spouses (current/former): Katy Perry, Laura Gallacher
Other names for Russell Brand (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Russell Edward Brand"
"Ράσελ Μπραντ"
Russell Brand frequently works together with these people:
Stephen Merchant (9x, Actor)
Jimmy Carr (8x, Actor)
Bill Bailey (8x, Actor)
David Walliams (8x, Actor)
Daniel Radcliffe (7x, Actor)
Jack Black (7x, Actor)
Steve Coogan (7x, Actor)
David Mitchell (7x, Actor)
Jonathan Ross (7x, Actor)
Eric Idle (6x, Actor)
Gordon Ramsay (6x, Actor)
Robert Webb (6x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:877, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 03/25/2021