Russell Brand


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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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Arthur Arthur
(2011)
(2008)
Get Him to the Greek Aldous Snow
(2010)
Rock of Ages Lonny
(2012)

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 2018/II The Fight
Guru
 2018 Ballers (TV Series)
Lance Klians
- There's No Place Like Home, Baby (2018) ... Lance Klians
- Doink (2018) ... Lance Klians
- Forgiving Is Living (2018) ... Lance Klians
- This Is Not Our World (2018) ... Lance Klians
- Don't You Wanna Be Obama? (2018) ... Lance Klians
 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
 2012 Rock of Ages
Lonny
 2011 Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds: AKA... What a Life (Video short)
The Dark (uncredited)
 2011/I Arthur
Arthur
 2011 Hop
E.B. (voice) / Production Assistant
 2011 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Russell Brand
- Angry Dad: The Movie (2011) ... Russell Brand (voice)
 2010/I The Tempest
Trinculo
 2010 Despicable Me
Dr. Nefario (voice)
 2010 Get Him to the Greek
Aldous Snow
 2008 Bedtime Stories
Mickey
 2008 Forgetting Sarah Marshall
Aldous Snow
 2007 Robbie the Reindeer in Close Encounters of the Herd Kind (TV Short)
Earth Guardian (voice)
 2007 St. Trinian's
Flash
 2007 Cold Blood (TV Series)
Ally Parkins
- Interference (2007) ... Ally Parkins
 2007 The Abbey (TV Movie)
Terry
 2006 Penelope
Sam the Jazz Club Owner
 2006 Annually Retentive (TV Series)
Russell Brand
- Episode #1.3 (2006) ... Russell Brand
 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 »

Official Sites:

Facebook | Instagram | See more »

Alternate Names:

Mr. Brand

Height:

6' 1½" (1.87 m)
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Personal Quote:

I remember like when I first got here thinking, 'Oh, my God, I'm allowed a gun. That's really cool', and I set about justifying it in innumerable ways. I went to a gun range and I learned a little bit about shooting and all that kind of stuff. And in my mind it's like I want to be able to protect the people I love...People who knew me said, 'You should not get a gun - you don't have that kind of ... See more »

Trivia:

Got clean and sober December 13, 2002 through the "Focus 12 Drug Addiction Treatment Center" (UK). See more »

Trademark:

Propensity for verbosity See more »

Nickname:

Russ

Star Sign:

Gemini

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