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Russell Brand


Russell Brand was born on June 4, 1975, in Grays, Essex, England, the son of Barbara Elizabeth (Nichols) and Ronald Henry Brand, a photographer. An only child, his parents divorced when he was only six months old, and he was subsequently raised by his mother. Enduring a difficult childhood that saw him living with relatives while his mother was ... See full bio »

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Known For

Get Him to the Greek
Get Him to the Greek Aldous Snow
(2010)
Arthur
Arthur Arthur
(2011)
Forgetting Sarah Marshall
(2008)
Hop
Hop E.B. (voice) / Production Assistant
(2011)

Filmography

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 2017 Hospital People (TV Series)
Tyler Watt
- The Health Guru (2017) ... Tyler Watt
 2016 Army of One
God
 2016 Trolls
Creek (voice)
 2013/I Paradise
William Carr
 2013 Despicable Me 2
Dr. Nefario (voice)
 2012 What About Dick? (Video)
Dick
 2011 Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds: AKA... What a Life (Video short)
The Dark (uncredited)
 2011/I Arthur
Arthur
 2011 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Russell Brand
- Angry Dad: The Movie (2011) ... Russell Brand (voice)
 2010 Despicable Me
Dr. Nefario (voice)
 2007 Robbie the Reindeer in Close Encounters of the Herd Kind (TV Short)
Earth Guardian (voice)
 2007 Cold Blood (TV Mini-Series)
Ally Parkins
- Interference (2007) ... Ally Parkins
 2007 The Abbey (TV Movie)
Terry
 2006 Penelope
Sam the Jazz Club Owner
 2005 Blessed (TV Series)
Tommy
 2004 A Bear's Christmas Tail (TV Movie)
Mr. Wolf
 2002 Cruise of the Gods (TV Movie)
Woolly Hat Fan
 2002 White Teeth (TV Mini-Series)
Merlin
 2001 A Brief History of Cuba in D Minor (Short) (voice)
 1997 A to Z: The Life Cycle of a Car (Short)
Russ
 1994 The Bill (TV Series)
Billy Case
- Land of the Blind (1994) ... Billy Case
 1994 Mud (TV Series)
Shane
- Episode #1.6 (1994) ... Shane
- Episode #1.5 (1994) ... Shane
- Episode #1.4 (1994) ... Shane
- Episode #1.3 (1994) ... Shane
- Episode #1.2 (1994) ... Shane
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Other Works:

Hosted a BBC radio show: The Russell Brand Show See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 3 Interviews | 16 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Mr. Brand

Height:

6' 1½" (1.87 m)
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Personal Quote:

In England, we have such good manners that if someone says something impolite, the police will get involved. Christian Bale, I believe whilst in a restaurant, rolled his eyes at the lighting. That is an offense punishable by five years in prison in the United Kingdom. I admire Christian Bale and I think he's one of the greatest living actors on the planet currently, but we cannot shirk when it ... See more »

Trivia:

Is a vegetarian. See more »

Trademark:

Propensity for verbosity See more »

Nickname:

Russ

Star Sign:

Gemini

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