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Sacha Baron Cohen

Comedian/Actor Sacha Baron Cohen
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Profession: Comedian/Actor

Nationality:
England
English

Why Famous: Most widely known for creating and playing four fictional characters: Ali G, Borat Sagdiyev, Brüno Gehard and Admiral General Aladeen. In most of his routines, his characters interact with unsuspecting people who do not realise they are being set up for comic situations and self-revealing ridicule.

Born: October 13, 1971
Birthplace: London, England
Age: 49 years old

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Libra

Married Life

  • 2010-03-15 Stand-up comedian and writer Sacha Baron Cohen (40) weds actress Isla Fisher (36) in Paris, France

Historical Events

  • 2006-09-07 Sacha Baron Cohen's mockumentary "Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan" premieres at the Toronto Film Festival
  • 2018-07-25 Georgian representative James Spencer resigns after being fooled into saying racial slurs on Sacha Baron Cohen's "Who is America" TV series
  • 2019-11-22 Sacha Baron Cohen says if Facebook existed in the 1930s it would have run Hitler's ads on his "solution to the Jewish problem", in speech to Anti-Defamation League summit