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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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Get Him to the Greek
Get Him to the Greek Aldous Snow
Arthur Arthur
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Hop E.B. (voice) / Production Assistant


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 2016 Army of One (completed)
 2016 Trolls
Creek (voice)
 2013/I Paradise
 2013 Despicable Me 2
Dr. Nefario (voice)
 2012 What About Dick? (Video)
 2011 Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds: AKA... What a Life (Video short)
The Dark (uncredited)
 2011/I 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)
 2006 Penelope
Sam the Jazz Club Owner
 2005 Blessed (TV Series)
 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)
 2001 A Brief History of Cuba in D Minor (Short) (voice)
 1994 The Bill (TV Series)
Billy Case
- Land of the Blind (1994) ... Billy Case
 1994 Mud (TV Series)
- 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:

Release of his book, "Russell Brand's Trickster Tales: The Pied Piper of Hamelin". See more »

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

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Mr. Brand


6' 1½" (1.87 m)

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Personal Quote:

[on why the title of his show changed from 'Strangely Uplifting' to 'Brand X'] I have a friend who didn't name his twins for months - just called them Big One and Little One. I said, 'Look, they're going out into the world now. You're going to have to give them names'. The same was true for the show. When it was apparent it was real, we named it. See more »


Auditioned to be in British boy band Five. See more »


Catchphrase: "T'is rhubarb!" See more »



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