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Russell Brand

Comedian Russell Brand
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Profession: Comedian

Nationality:
England
English

Biography: 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: 46 years old

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

Married Life

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

Historical Events

  • 2010-06-20 "Despicable Me" directed by Pierre Coffin and Chris Renaud with voices by Steve Carell and Jason Segel premieres at the Moscow Film Festival
  • 2013-06-16 "Despicable Me 2" directed by Pierre Coffin and Chris Renaud with voices by Steve Carell and Kristen Wiig premieres at the Champs-Elysées Film Festival

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