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Grays, Essex, England

Russell Edward Brand (born June 4, 1975 in Grays, Essex, England) is an English stand-up comedian, radio DJ, television presenter, author, newspaper columnist, and actor.

His first major film role was in the 2007 film St Trinian’s. He became known to American audiences when he got a major role in Forgetting Sarah Marshall which led to a starring role in 2010’s Get Him to the Greek. He has also been a voice actor for animated films such as 2010’s Despicable Me and the 2011 film Hop. He starred in the 2011 remake of the 1981 Dudley Moore film Arthur.

Brand dresses in a flamboyant bohemian fashion; his style consisting of a black eye-liner, tight monochromatic clothing, drainpipe jeans, Beatle boots and long, shaggy backcombed hair. He describes himself as looking like an “S&M Willy Wonka.” He is a fan of The Smiths and Morrissey, and has a cat of the same name. Brand is a vegetarian and does yoga.

Brand speaks in a witty yet slang style language, making use of a vast and extensive lexicon, also using the word “what” in place of “who”.

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