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Russell Brand

Comedian Russell Brand
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Profession: Comedian


Why Famous: Achieved notoriety as the host of "Big Brother's Big Mouth", a "Big Brother" spin-off. In 2008, he had a major role in "Forgetting Sarah Marshall", which led to a starring role in "Get Him to the Greek" in 2010.

Received significant media coverage for controversies such as his dismissal from MTV, his behaviour as a presenter at various award ceremonies, and his drug use.

Born: June 4, 1975
Birthplace: Grays, Essex, England
Age: 45 years old

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Gemini

Married Life

  • 2010-10-23 Singer-songwriter Katy Perry (25) weds actor-comedian Russell Brand (35) at luxury resort Aman-i-Khas in Northern India
  • 2012-07-16 Actor-comedian Russell Brand (36) divorces popstar Katy Perry (27) due to irreconcilable differences a year after the fairy-tale wedding in India

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