Jun. 4th, 1975
Grays, Essex, England, UK
Russell Brand's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2010 - Despicable Me
2010 - Get Him To the Greek
2008 - Bedtime Stories
2008 - Forgetting Sarah Marshall
2007 - St. Trinian's
2006 - Penelope
Guest TV Roles
Himself - Host
- He is a big fan of 'The Smiths' (qv) and, in particular, their ex-frontman 'Steven Patrick Morrissey' (qv), so much so that he has a cat named Morrissey.
- Lives in Hampstead, London.
- On his Radio 2 show on 18 October 2008, he and 'Jonathan Ross (I)' (qv) left obscene messages on the answerphone of 'Andrew Sachs (II)' (qv), concerning the fact that Brand had slept with Sachs' granddaughter 'Georgina Baillie' (qv). This programme was later broadcast, provoking widespread complaint from the public and politicians such as 'Gordon Brown (VI)' (qv). Brand later resigned from the BBC and Ross was suspended without pay for three months. The controller of Radio 2, 'Lesley Douglas' (qv), also resigned.
- Auditioned to be in British boy band 5ive.
- Is an only child.
- Supporter of West Ham United FC.
- Is a vegetarian.