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Russell Brand
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Brand performs stand-up at the London Roundhouse, 25 January 2009
Birth name Russell Edward Brand
Born 4 June 1975 (1975-06-04) (age 34)
Grays, Essex, England
Medium Stand-up, television, film, radio
Nationality British
Years active 2000 – present
Influences Richard Pryor,[1] Bill Hicks,[1] Peter Cook, Lenny Bruce, Tony Hancock, Jack Kerouac
Website http://www.russellbrand.tv/
.Russell Edward Brand[2] (born 4 June 1975) is an English comedian, actor, columnist, author and presenter of radio and television.^ Russell Brand 2nd June 2007 .
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^ Russell Brand: 18 June 2006 .
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.Brand achieved mainstream fame in the UK for presenting a Big Brother spin-off, Big Brother's Big Mouth, and for his radio show, among other television series and award ceremonies.^ For Big Brother 6 the show's name changed to Big Brother's Big Mouth.
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^ Soon afterwards, he went for an audition for a new show, a spin-off from Big Brother.
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^ A second series of 1 Leicester Square began in September 2006 on MTV UK. After Big Brother 7 finished, Brand presented a debate show called Russell Brand's Got Issues, on digital channel E4.
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.He has also appeared in a number of films, including the romantic comedy Forgetting Sarah Marshall, St Trinian's, and Bedtime Stories.^ Cnt wait 4 Forgetting Sarah Marshall!!!
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^ Brand is also to star in the 2008 film Forgetting Sarah Marshall.
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^ Which of these channel 4 TV stars starred in the film St.Trinians?  Answer » Which actor is in all of the following films: - Forgetting Sarah Marshall - Bedtime Stories - St Trinians - The Abbey  Answer » Adam Sandler Keri Russell Russell Brand Name the movie:  Answer » British funny men Steve Coogan, Noel Fielding and Russell Brand have all been linked to which rockstar?  Answer » More Russell Brand Trivia .
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.He is noted for various controversies that have surrounded him in the British media, such as the 2008 prank calls that led to his resignation from the BBC.^ However, in a show broadcast on the 16th of October 2008, Brand was involved in perhaps his most controversial performance to date involving offensive prank calls to the veteran broadcaster Andrew Sachs.
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Early life

.Brand was born in Grays, Essex, England, the only child of Barbara Elizabeth (née Nichols) and Ronald Henry Brand, a photographer.^ Ron and Barbara's only child was born on June 4, 1975, at Orsett Hospital in Grays, six years into their marriage.
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[3] .His parents separated when Brand was six months old.^ He was six months old when his father split from his mother, Barbara, an immaculately groomed secretary, leaving her behind in their modest home in Brentwood, Essex.
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His mother raised him on her own. Brand had a somewhat isolated and lonely childhood.[4] .Before Brand turned 17, his mother suffered three bouts of cancer.^ To add to Russell's despair, his mother underwent treatment for cancer three times and he felt trapped and powerless at the prospect of losing her.
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Brand also stated during an interview on National Public Radio's Weekend Edition Saturday that he had "a strange relationship with his father, whom he saw sporadically and who took him to visit prostitutes during a trip to the Far East".[5]
.Brand made his theatrical debut at the age of 15 playing "Fat Sam" in a school production of Bugsy Malone, which prompted him to become an actor.^ Melanie Gillingham was the leading lady in a school production of Bugsy Malone, in which the 15-year-old Brand shone as Fat Sam.
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^ Impressed by Brand's show-stealing performance in Bugsy Malone, Ron and Barbara decided to send their son to the Italia Conti performing-arts school.
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.He began working as an extra, and applied to study at the Italia Conti Academy.^ Brand is a former heroin addict, alcoholic and has had numerous run-ins with the law, having been arrested eleven times; he was also expelled from the Italia Conti Academy when he was younger.
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He was accepted, and Essex council funded his tuition for an introductory year, with potential funding for three additional years. .Brand joined the Academy in 1991. During this time he began smoking marijuana, became bulimic, and eventually took LSD.^ Brand is a former heroin addict, alcoholic and has had numerous run-ins with the law, having been arrested eleven times; he was also expelled from the Italia Conti Academy when he was younger.
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Brand was expelled during his introductory year for his behaviour. .Afterward, Brand had small acting roles in the children's show Mud and in The Bill.^ Brand filmed small roles in the films Penelope which stars Reese Witherspoon and Christina Ricci and also has a small part in Sophia Coppola's Marie Antoinette from which his role was not included in the final cut.
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.Then in 1995, Brand applied for the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and Drama Centre London and was accepted to Drama Centre.^ A period of odd jobs left Brand badly depressed, but when he found a place at London's prestigious Drama Centre, he applied himself for once, excelling to such a degree that he earned the nickname 'Golden Boy'.
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.By this point he was a heroin addict and an alcoholic.^ It was at this point that I knew that I was an addict, though the pain of that realisation was greatly mitigated by the impact of the heroin: that's how it gets you.
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^ Brand is a former heroin addict, alcoholic and has had numerous run-ins with the law, having been arrested eleven times; he was also expelled from the Italia Conti Academy when he was younger.
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He was expelled in the final term of his last year for smashing a glass over his head and then stabbing himself in the chest and arms because of poor reactions to one of his performances. After leaving Drama Centre, Brand decided to focus on comedy, and began writing material with Karl Theobald, whom he met at Drama Centre. .They formed a short-lived double act, Theobald and Brand on Ice.^ Brand: Russell presents live from an ice cream van in Blackpool!
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Career

Stand-up

.Brand's first significant stand-up appearance was at the Hackney Empire New Act of the Year final in 2000. Although he finished fourth, his performance attracted the attention of an agent, Nigel Klarfeld of Gagged and Bound Comedy Ltd.^ In March 2000, after just five gigs, Brand entered the Hackney Empire New Act of the Year contest, one of the toughest talent shows in the business, and finished joint fourth.
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^ As Brand later said: "You don't need anyone to give you a job in stand-up.
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^ When 31-year-old Russell Brand takes the stage at the Brit Awards on February 14, he will stand before the nation on the crest of a wave.
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[6] .That year, he also made his Edinburgh debut as one-third of the stand-up show Pablo Diablo's Cryptic Triptych, alongside ventriloquist Mark Felgate and Anglo-Iranian comic Shappi Khorsandi.^ He failed to learn his lines, was fired from the play and dropped out of the course with a week to go, deciding instead to try his luck as a stand-up comic.
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.In 2004, he took his first one-man show, the confessional Better Now to the Edinburgh Festival, giving an honest account of his heroin addiction.^ Brand under fire over cancer joke Scroll to the bottom of the page to watch one of Russell's first TV appearances - when he took his father on in the boxing ring!
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He returned the following year with Eroticised Humour. He launched his first nationwide tour, Shame, in 2006. Brand drew on embarrassing incidents in his own life and the tabloid press's treatment of him since he became famous. .The show was released on DVD as Russell Brand: Live.^ The Russell Brand Show 14/07/07 .
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.Brand appeared in a sketch and performed stand-up at the 2006 Secret Policeman's Ball.^ As Brand later said: "You don't need anyone to give you a job in stand-up.
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In March 2007, he co-hosted an evening of the Teenage Cancer Trust gigs with Noel Fielding. .In December 2007, Brand performed for HM Queen Elizabeth II and HRH Prince Philip as an act in the 2007 Royal Variety Performance.^ Russell Brand: 22 December 2007 .
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.His second nationwide tour, in 2007, was called Russell Brand: Only Joking and released on DVD as Russell Brand: Doin' Life.^ Russell Brand 2nd June 2007 .
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.While in the U.S., Brand began performing stand-up and recorded a special for Comedy Central titled Russell Brand in New York, which aired in March 2009.[7] Brand began touring the UK, America and Australia from January to April 2009 on a tour called Russell Brand: Scandalous.^ Russell Brand: 14 April 2007 .
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^ Russell Brand: 07 April 2007 .
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[8] In October a further four dates that where performed in November where added to raise money for Focus 12 the drug charity that Brand is a patron of.[9] Russell Brand: Scandalous was released on DVD on November 9, 2009.

Presenting

Brand's first presenting role came in 2000 as a VJ on the music channel MTV. He presented Dance Floor Chart, touring nightclubs in Britain and Ibiza, and hosted the teatime request show Select. .However, Brand was fired after coming to work dressed as Osama bin Laden the day after the September 11, 2001 attacks and bringing his drug dealer to the MTV studios.^ And there's me standing beside them, still dressed as Osama bin Laden.
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^ Russell Brand's autobiography: The day I introduced Kylie to my drug dealer .
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^ And I never had much trouble getting it, especially when I was working as a presenter at MTV's Camden studios.
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[10]
After leaving MTV, Brand starred in RE:Brand, a British documentary and comedy television programme that aimed to take a challenging look at cultural taboos. .It was conceived, written, and hosted by Brand, with the help of his comic partner for many projects, Matt Morgan.^ Brand: Join Russell Brand and Matt Morgan for a weekly dose of manic chat.
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The series was shown on the now-defunct digital satellite channel UK Play in 2002.
In 2004, he hosted Big Brother's Eforum on E4, a sister show to Big Brother 5. The show gave celebrity guests and the public the chance to have their say on the goings-on inside the Big Brother house. .For Big Brother 6, the show's name changed to Big Brother's Big Mouth.^ Big Brother's Eforum on E4, a sister show to Big Brother 5 .
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.Following Celebrity Big Brother 5, Brand said he would not return to host the Big Brother 8 series of Big Brother's Big Mouth.^ Kent Police are said to have spoken to Brand following his act in Tonbridge Wells, where he called to help locate a missing statue.
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In a statement, Brand thanked all the producers for "taking the risk of employing an ex-junkie twerp" to front the show. Of his time presenting the show, he said, "The three years I've spent on Big Brother's Big Mouth have been an unprecedented joy".[11]
.Brand hosted a one-off special called Big Brother According to Russell Brand, in which Brand took a surreal, sideways look at Big Brother through the ages.^ The Russell Brand Show is nearly one year old.
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^ Brand: The Christmas Special - live from Russell's house.
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^ Brand: Russell sings karaoke with Chrissie Hynde, and Dale Winton guest-hosts the… .
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On 8 January, 2008, Brand was the fifth celebrity to "hijack" the Big Brother house,[12] in the E4 show Big Brother: Celebrity Hijack. .Brand next returned to MTV in the spring of 2006 as presenter of the chat show 1 Leicester Square, which initially aired at 8 p.m.^ The Russell Brand Show - 2006/04/30 .
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on Sundays before being shifted to a post-watershed time of 10 p.m. on Mondays, allowing for a more adult-oriented theme. Guests have included Tom Cruise, Uma Thurman, The Mighty Boosh, and Boy George. .A second series began in September 2006 on MTV UK.^ RUSSELL BRAND TO HOST VMAS FOR SECOND YEAR British funnyman Russell Brand will return to host the MTV Video Music Awards in September (09) - for the second consecutive year.
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.After Big Brother 7 finished, Brand presented a debate show called Russell Brand's Got Issues, on digital channel E4.^ The Russell Brand Show 14/07/07 .
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The viewing figures for the first episode were seen as disappointing, being beaten by nearly all of E4's main multi-channel rivals despite a big publicity and promotional campaign for the show.
.The poor ratings prompted the network to repackage the show as The Russell Brand Show and move it to Channel 4.^ A second series of 1 Leicester Square began in September 2006 on MTV UK. After Big Brother 7 finished, Brand presented a debate show called Russell Brand's Got Issues, on digital channel E4.
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^ Brand's newest project is a television programme entitled Russell Brand's Ponderland, scheduled to air in October on Channel 4.
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[13] The first episode was broadcast on 24 November on Channel 4,[14] and it ran for five weeks.
.Brand presented the 2006 NME Awards.^ Himself ShockWaves NME Awards (2006) (TV) ....
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At the awards in a response to his act, Bob Geldof called him a "cunt", to which Brand replied, "Really it's no surprise [Geldof]'s such an expert on famine. .He has after all been dining out on 'I Don't Like Mondays' for 30 years".[15] Brand hosted the 2007 BRIT Awards and presented Oasis with an "Outstanding Contribution to Music" award at the event.^ Playmate of the Year Sara Jean Underwood gives you all the dos and don'ts of a first...
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[16] .He also hosted one hour of Comic Relief.^ Himself - Presenter Comic Relief 2007: The Big One (2007) (TV) ....
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.On 7 July, 2007, he presented at the UK leg of Live Earth at Wembley Stadium, London.^ Himself Live Earth (2007) (TV) ....
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.On 12 December, 2007, BBC Four aired Russell Brand On the Road, a documentary presented by Brand and Matt Morgan about the writer Jack Kerouac and his novel On the Road.^ Russell Brand 2nd June 2007 .
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.So Brand returned to Channel 4 to host Russell Brand's Ponderland, in which he discussed topics like childhood and science through stand-up comedy.^ Tags: comedy • russell brand Posted By: sonicaab Videos: 10 Articles: 0 More From User Russell Brand Breaks Bread .
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^ In October 2006, BBC announced a 40% rise in listeners to BBC digital radio, they claimed this was largely attributed to host Russell Brand.
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^ Shes doing that on purpose to get attention and russell brand is nothing but an anoying gay shit like this ugly bitch.
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.The show first aired on 22 October, 2007, and it continued for the next five nights.^ The first episode was broadcast on Friday November 24 on Channel 4 and the show ran for five weeks.
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A second series began on 30 October, 2008, drawing more than a million viewers, and was broadcast every Thursday night for four weeks, plus a Christmas special that aired in December.
.Brand was later announced as the host of the 2008 MTV Video Music Awards, which drew skepticism from the American media, as he was relatively unknown to the American public.^ Russell Brand’s Charts – Discover music, concerts, & pictures at Last.fm Last.fm Music Radio Events Videos Charts Community Login Join English .
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.Brand's stint as host of the 2008 MTV Video Music Awards was not without controversy.^ His introduction to American audiences came this year with his unforgettable portrayal of rocker Aldous Snow in Judd Apatow's "Forgetting Sarah Marshall" and Brand's new-found fame in the U.S. was cemented during his recent no-holds-barred performance as host of the 2008 MTV Video Music Awards.
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[17] At one point, he said the night "marked the launch of a very new Britney Spears era", referring to it as "the resurrection of [Spears]". He also said, "If there was a female Christ, it's Britney".[18] Brand implored the audience to elect Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama and later called then–U.S. President George W. Bush "a retarded cowboy fella", who, in England, "wouldn't be trusted with scissors".[18][19] He made several references to the purity rings worn by the Jonas Brothers, but apologized for the comments later in the show.[20] These comments lead to Brand receiving death threats by some offended viewers.[21] Brand claimed that MTV asked him to host the 2009 awards after the ratings for the 2008 show were 20% up from the previous year.[22] .Brand hosted the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards on September 13, 2009, at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.^ Russell Brand Dating Holly Madison   Wed, 13 May 2009 .
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^ (August 2008) Joined Britney Spears in an advert for 2008 MTV Video Music Awards.
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[23][24] The ratings for the 2009 show were the best since the 2004 VMA's.[25]

Acting

.In 2002, Russell Brand appeared on the TV shows Cruise of the Gods (though he was fired during filming) and White Teeth.^ The Russell Brand Show 14/07/07 .
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^ Russell Brand Show 08-03-08 .
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^ Russell Brand Show 02-08-08 .
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In 2005, he played Tommy in the BBC sitcom Blessed, which was written and directed by Young Ones creator Ben Elton. .Brand auditioned for the part of Super Hans in the Channel 4 sitcom Peep Show, but was rejected by the writers in favor of Matt King.^ Brand: Russell's on the Isle of Wight where he's joined by Peep Show's David… .
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[26]
In 2007, Brand appeared in Cold Blood for ITV, playing an ex-con called Ally. Brand played a recovering crack addict named Terry in the pilot for the ITV comedy The Abbey, written by Morwenna Banks.[27]
Brand had a small role in the 2006 movie Penelope, though his first major film role was as Flash Harry in the 2007 film St Trinian's. He will not reprise the role for the upcoming sequel, St. Trinian's II: The Legend of Fritton's Gold.
.His breakthrough role was in the 2008 film Forgetting Sarah Marshall, in which he played Aldous Snow, the boyfriend of the title character (played by Kristen Bell).^ His introduction to American audiences came this year with his unforgettable portrayal of rocker Aldous Snow in Judd Apatow's "Forgetting Sarah Marshall" and Brand's new-found fame in the U.S. was cemented during his recent no-holds-barred performance as host of the 2008 MTV Video Music Awards.
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Brand received rave reviews for his performance as Snow, and he revealed the character was changed from an author to a rock star because of his audition.[28] .He will again play the character of Aldous Snow for a buddy comedy titled Get Him to the Greek, co-starring Jonah Hill.^ He will appear opposite Adam Sandler in "Bedtime Stories," scheduled for release on Christmas Day and is also slated to reprise his role as Aldous Snow in "Get Him to the Greek," a new Apatow-produced comedy in which the once-sober rock star falls off the wagon before a major gig.
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[29] .He is reuniting with Forgetting Sarah Marshall director Nicholas Stoller and producer Judd Apatow for the film.^ His introduction to American audiences came this year with his unforgettable portrayal of rocker Aldous Snow in Judd Apatow's "Forgetting Sarah Marshall" and Brand's new-found fame in the U.S. was cemented during his recent no-holds-barred performance as host of the 2008 MTV Video Music Awards.
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^ Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008) (performer: "Inside of You", "We've Got to Do Something") Self: .
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^ Mickey Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008) ....
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[30] It is described in Variety Magazine as a "very dirty take on Almost Famous".
.Brand starred alongside Adam Sandler in the Disney film Bedtime Stories, which was released on Christmas Day 2008.[31] Sandler has cast Brand in another film and will produce yet another, co-written by Brand and Matt Morgan, about a con-man posing as a priest; it is tentatively titled Bad Father.^ Brand: Join Russell Brand and Matt Morgan for a weekly dose of manic chat.
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[32][33] Brand will appear in Julie Taymor's version of William Shakespeare's The Tempest as Trinculo.[34] .Brand will also appear in an Oliver Stone film,[35] and he is in talks to star as the title character in a remake of Arthur,[36] written by Peter Baynham and a remake of Drop Dead Fred.^ Arthur (details only on IMDbPro ) Drop Dead Fred (details only on IMDbPro ) Actor: .
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[37]

Radio

.Brand's radio career began in early 2002, when he hosted a Sunday afternoon show with Matt Morgan on London's Indie Rock station Xfm.^ Posted: January 05, 2007 Description: Music video with music remix of The Russell Brand BBC radio 6 podcast show.
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^ Brand: Join Russell Brand and Matt Morgan for a weekly dose of manic chat.
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Brand was fired from the job after reading pornographic material live on-air.
.Brand co-hosted The Russell Brand Show beginning in April 2006 on BBC 6Music.^ Russell Brand: 14 May 2006 .
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^ Russell Brand: 06 August 2006 .
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^ The Russell Brand Show 14/07/07 .
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.In November 2006, the show transferred to BBC Radio 2 and aired on Saturdays from 9–11 p.m.^ Posted: January 05, 2007 Description: Music video with music remix of The Russell Brand BBC radio 6 podcast show.
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The show regularly drew about 400,000 listeners.[38] .In an episode of the show broadcast on 18 October, 2008, Brand and fellow Radio 2 DJ Jonathan Ross made a series of phone calls to the actor Andrew Sachs that crudely discussed the actor's granddaughter.^ Brand: 11 October 2008 .
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^ Russell Brand - 18 October 2008 .
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^ Posted: January 05, 2007 Description: Music video with music remix of The Russell Brand BBC radio 6 podcast show.
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Sunday tabloid The Mail on Sunday broke the story and regarded the phone calls as obscene. .Both presenters were later suspended by the BBC due to the incident,[39] and Brand resigned from his show.^ Posted: January 05, 2007 Description: Music video with music remix of The Russell Brand BBC radio 6 podcast show.
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[40][41] The BBC was later fined £150,000 by Britain's broadcast regulator for airing the calls.[42]
.Brand returned to radio when he and Noel Gallagher hosted a football talk show on 19 April, 2009 for talkSPORT.^ Russell Brand Show 19-07-08 .
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^ The Russell Brand Show 19/05/07 .
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^ May 19, 2009 4:33 PM Posted by: Anonymous LiLo has fallen so low that she is being compared to Brand?
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The special led to a 250% boost in web traffic for TalkSport.[43][44]

Writings

.From May 2006 till May 2009, Brand wrote a column for The Guardian that focused on West Ham United and the England national football team.^ May 19, 2009 9:15 PM Posted by: Anonymous 8:21 I wrote as 7:52 above.
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^ May 19, 2009 4:33 PM Posted by: Anonymous LiLo has fallen so low that she is being compared to Brand?
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^ May 19, 2009 4:20 PM Posted by: Anonymous Brand is such a poser and just plain one trick pony.
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A collection of the columns from May 2006 through June 2007 was released on November 15, 2007 in a book titled Irons in the Fire.[45] .A second collection of the columns from June 2007 through May 2008 was released on October 16, 2008, titled Articles of Faith.^ Russell Brand: 16 June 2007 .
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The book also includes Brand interviewing Noel Gallagher, James Corden and David Baddiel about football.[46]
.Brand's autobiography, My Booky Wook, published by Hodder & Stoughton, was released on November 15, 2007 and received favorable reviews.^ Russell Brand: 17 November 2007 .
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^ Russell Brand: 15 September 2007 .
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^ Russell Brand: 03 November 2007 .
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The Observer commented that "Russell Brand's gleeful tale of drugs and debauchery in My Booky Wook puts most other celebrity memoirs to shame".[47] Brand has begun writing his second memoir, My Booky Wook 2: This Time It's Personal, which was due to be released set in October 2009 but has now been pushed back to Autumn 2010.[48][49]
Brand signed a £1.8 million two-book deal with HarperCollins in June 2008. The first book was Articles of Faith, with the second to be My Booky Wook 2: This Time It's Personal.[50][51]

Music

Brand recorded a cover of The Beatles song "When I'm Sixty-Four" with Grammy Award–winning composer David Arnold for the 40th anniversary of Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. He contributed two songs to the soundtrack of the 2008 film Forgetting Sarah Marshall as Aldous Snow, lead singer of the fictional band "Infant Sorrow".[52]

Personal life

.Brand lives in Hampstead, London,[53] with his cat, which he named after the singer Morrissey, of whom Brand is a big fan.^ Brand: Live from London.
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^ Brand: Brand: Live in London, Russell's joined by Alan Carr, Paul McKenna and… .
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[54]
He has been a vegetarian since the age of 14,[55] and is a fan of football and a supporter of West Ham United; Brand says that his love of football is "intrinsically about my relationship with my father".[56] He dresses in a flamboyant bohemian fashion, describing himself as looking like an "S&M Willy Wonka".[57] He has bipolar disorder,[58] and he has suffered from bulimia in the past.[55] He also went through a period of self-harm.[59]
Brand is a former heroin and sex addict and a recovering alcoholic. He has had numerous run-ins with the police, having been arrested 11 times.[60] During the time of his addiction, he was known for his debauchery. Brand was ejected from The Gilded Balloon in Edinburgh,[61] and he infamously introduced his drug dealer to Kylie Minogue during his time at MTV.[62] He has abstained from drug use since 2002 and is now a patron of the addiction charity Focus 12.[63] His abandonment of drugs and alcohol was instigated by his agent, John Noel, after Brand was caught taking heroin in a bathroom during his Christmas party.[64] Brand regularly attends AA and NA meetings.[65]
After a string of high-profile relationships, Brand developed a reputation in the media as a ladies' man. .His dating life won him The Sun's Shagger Of The Year award in 2006,[66] 2007,[67] and 2008. The award has been renamed "The Russell Brand Shagger Of The Year Award" in honour of Brand having won three years in a row.^ Russell Brand: 14 May 2006 .
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^ Russell Brand: 06 August 2006 .
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^ Russell Brand 2nd June 2007 .
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[68]
In January 2009, Brand and several other celebrities wrote to The Independent (as supporters of the Hoping Foundation) to condemn Israel's assault on Gaza, and the "cruel and massive loss of life of the citizens of Gaza".[69]
In February 2009, Brand and several other entertainers wrote to The Times defending Bahá'í leaders then on trial in Iran.[70]
In April 2009 he attended the 2009 G-20 London summit protests and spoke to the press.[71][72]
.In September 2009, Brand was reported to be dating American singer/songwriter Katy Perry.^ Filed under: Katy Perry , Russell Brand More images from this post ( Click to view full-size on E! Online ) .
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^ Russell Brand And Katy Perry To Walk Down The Aisle!
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^ Katy Perry & Russell Brand Rock Out .
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[73] According to reports in November, he said that he is ready to settle down and start a family with her.[74] On 6 January 2010 the pair announced their engagement.[75]

Filmography

Year Film Role Notes
2007 St Trinian's Flash Harry
2008 Penelope Sam
Forgetting Sarah Marshall Aldous Snow
Bedtime Stories Mickey
2010 The Tempest Trinculo[76] post-production
Get Him to the Greek Aldous Snow[77] post-production
Despicable Me[78] Dr. Nefario (voice) post-production
2011 Drop Dead Fred Drop Dead Fred In Development
Arthur Arthur Bach In Development
I Hop Easter Bunny (voice) pre-production

Awards

Year Ceremony Award Result
2006 Time Out Best Stand-Up Won[79]
2006 Loaded Laftas Best Stand-Up Won[80]
2006 British Comedy Awards Best Newcomer Won[81]
2007 33rd Annual Television and Radio Awards Best Television Performer In A Non-Acting Role Won[82]
2007 Channel 4 100 Greatest Stand-Ups 69th[83]
2008 British Comedy Awards Best Live Stand-Up Won[84]

Further reading

.
  • Brand, Russell (2007).^ Russell Brand: 22 September 2007 Full .
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    ^ Russell Brand 2nd June 2007 .
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    ^ Russell Brand: 14 April 2007 .
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    Irons in the Fire. London: Hodder & Stoughton.. .ISBN 978-0340961360. 
  • Brand, Russell (2007).^ Posted: January 05, 2007 Description: Music video with music remix of The Russell Brand BBC radio 6 podcast show.
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    My Booky Wook. London: Hodder & Stoughton.. ISBN 978-0340936153. 
  • Carey, Tanith (2007). Russell Brand. London: Michael O'Mara Books. ISBN 978-1843172406. 
  • Stone, Dave (2007). Russell Brand: Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know. London: John Blake Publishing. ISBN 978-1844543960. 
  • Brand, Russell (2008). Articles Of Faith. London: HarperCollins.. ISBN 978-0007298815. 

References

  1. ^ a b "Laughing Matter: Comedy’s New Legends". Vanity Fair. April 2009. http://www.vanityfair.com/culture/features/2009/04/comedians-portfolio200904?slide=3. Retrieved 2009-03-10. 
  2. ^ Nick Barratt. "Family Detective: Russell Brand". Daily Telegraph. 24 March 2007. Retrieved 20 September 2007
  3. ^ Nick Barratt. "Family Detective: Russell Brand". Daily Telegraph. 24 March 2007. Retrieved 20 September 2007. This article gives his place of birth as "Thurrock". Thurrock is the unitary authority within which Grays is located.
  4. ^ Docklands24 - Author Interview: Russell Brand
  5. ^ Simon, Scott (2009-03-14). "A Comedian's Memoir Of Sex, Drugs And Stand-Up". Weekend Edition Saturday. National Public Radio. http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=101881014. Retrieved 2009-07-14. 
  6. ^ Bound & Gagged Comedy Ltd
  7. ^ Brand in first US comedy special
  8. ^ Russell Brand 2009 Tour Dates
  9. ^ Last Chance to see the Scandalous Tour
  10. ^ Brand, Russell (2007-11-13). "And then I became a junkie ... | By genre | Guardian Unlimited Books". The Guardian. http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2007/nov/13/biography.drugsandalcohol. Retrieved 2007-11-18. 
  11. ^ Brand quits Big Brother spin-off at BBC News
  12. ^ Russell Brand speaks to the house
  13. ^ Primetime slots for comedians Hill and Brand
  14. ^ Brand and Ross to go head-to-head at BBC News
  15. ^ Interview with Russell Brand | Media | The Observer
  16. ^ Russell Brand to host Brit Awards at BBC News
  17. ^ Russell Brand to host MTV Awards
  18. ^ a b BBC - Brand makes controversial comments at MTV awards. BBC.co.uk. 8 September 2008.
  19. ^ Schmidt, Veronica. "Russell Brand calls George Bush a 'retard' at MTV awards." Times (London). 8 September 2008.
  20. ^ Reynolds, Simon. Brand apologises for Jonas Brother's VMA Gag. digitalspy.co.uk. 8 September 2008.
  21. ^ Russell Brand Gets Death Threats for Jokes on MTV . javno.com October 22, 2008
  22. ^ Russell Brand to host 2009 MTV Video Music Awards?
  23. ^ Russell Brand Returns To Host 2009 MTV Video Music Awards
  24. ^ "MTV News|Russell Brand Pashes Perry", MTV, Sept. 16, 2009, accessed Sept. 17, 2009
  25. ^ MTV’s 2009 VMAs Pull Nine Million Viewers, Best Ratings Since ‘04
  26. ^ "Brand 'rejected for Peep Show role'". BBC Newsbeat. 2008-04-16. http://news.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/hi/entertainment/newsid_7351000/7351096.stm. Retrieved 2008-04-16. 
  27. ^ 3am Entertainment Gossip & Celebrity News - Mirror.co.uk
  28. ^ FORGETTING SARAH MARSHALL - Russell Brand
  29. ^ Apatow, Stoller speak 'Greek'
  30. ^ Apatow, Stoller speak 'Greek' Universal buddy comedy stars Hill, Brand
  31. ^ Russell Brand Tells Adam Sandler Bedtime Stories
  32. ^ Bedtime Stories - Russell Brand interview
  33. ^ Adam's own Brand of comedy
  34. ^ Shakespeare Gets A Sex Change
  35. ^ Brand on the run
  36. ^ Russell Brand’s Arthur has a writer
  37. ^ Brand to star in Drop Dead remake
  38. ^ BBC Trust Editorial Standards Findings Page 14
  39. ^ "Brand and Ross suspended by BBC". BBC website. 29 October 2008. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/7696714.stm. Retrieved 2008-10-29. 
  40. ^ BBC News 29/10/08
  41. ^ "Timeline: Russell Brand prank calls". BBC. 2008-10-30. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/7694989.stm. Retrieved 2008-10-31. 
  42. ^ BBC Fined for Lewd On-Air Pranks Yahoo News, April 3, 2009
  43. ^ Brand and Gallagher boosts TalkSport traffic
  44. ^ Russell Brand returning to radio
  45. ^ Irons in the Fire (Hardcover) at Amazon.com
  46. ^ Brand, Russell. Articles of Faith. amazon.co.uk.
  47. ^ A shot in the arm for Brand awareness, The Guardian review
  48. ^ Brand: 'Twitter is the new masturbation'
  49. ^ Booky Wooky is latey watey
  50. ^ Brand: 'Book will be about philosophy'
  51. ^ Brand signs £1.8 million book deal
  52. ^ Forgetting Sarah Marshall soundtrack
  53. ^ 14 July 2007 – "The Russell Brand Show" on BBC Radio 2
  54. ^ Russell Brand Gets To Be In New Morrissey Video
  55. ^ a b "Interview with Russell Brand". The Observer. 2006-06-18. http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2006/jun/18/broadcasting.arts. Retrieved 2008-04-14. 
  56. ^ Interview - LIVE Magazine, 29 July 2007
  57. ^ Friday Night with Jonathan Ross – 12 May 2006
  58. ^ Won over by an idiot who’s interesting
  59. ^ How Russell Brand is flirting with his old enemy, self-harm
  60. ^ This charming man, interview between Brand and The Observer
  61. ^ Pleasance, Edinburgh, review by The Guardian.
  62. ^ Russell Brand on Heroin, except from My Booky-Wook at Time Out Sydney].
  63. ^ Focus 12
  64. ^ scotsman.com.
  65. ^ Russell Brand: Two stops short of Barking
  66. ^ Russell Brand-ed a shagger
  67. ^ Brand romps into his film role
  68. ^ It's the Bizarre Awards 2008
  69. ^ "We demand an end to the carnage in Gaza", Independent, 2009-01-09, http://www.independent.co.uk/opinion/letters/letters-carnage-in-gaza-1242494.html 
  70. ^ "Stand up for Iran’s Baha’is - Voices from the arts call for the imprisoned Baha'i leaders in Iran to receive a fair trial", The Times, 2009-02-26, http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/letters/article5804284.ece 
  71. ^ Brandish:Out and About
  72. ^ Brand joins the G20 protest-The Sun
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  74. ^ Brand ready to settle down, Digital Spy, Retrieved 2009-11-02
  75. ^ "Russell Brand proposes to his American girlfriend Katy Perry". Hello Magazine. 06 JANUARY 2010. http://www.hellomagazine.com/celebrities/201001062689/russell-brand/katy-perry/engaged-wed/1/. Retrieved 6 January 2010. 
  76. ^ Shakespeare Gets A Sex Change
  77. ^ Brand keen to reprise junkie role
  78. ^ Carell, Brand join 'Despicable' cast
  79. ^ 20th Time Out Live Awards Winners - Comedy by Time Out
  80. ^ Loaded Laftas
  81. ^ Little Britain's big win
  82. ^ Broadcasting Press Guild
  83. ^ 100 Greatest Stand-Ups
  84. ^ Brand wins British Comedy Award

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Quotes

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From Wikiquote

.Russell Edward Brand (born June 4, 1975 in Grays, England) is an English stand-up comedian, radio DJ, television presenter, newspaper columnist, and sometime actor.^ Russell Brand 2nd June 2007 .
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^ Russell Brand is a comedian.
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^ Russell Brand: 23 June 2007 .
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  • Nina Nanna has landscaped her garden around the theme of my ball-bags. .I wouldn't mind but she's let some gypsies set up camp there and now they're up all night dancing.^ Check out all of this and some grumbles from New Orleans on the set of " Father of Invention " below in the Twitter-Wood report for July 2, 2009.
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    ^ Last week we heard unconfirmed gossip that Katy Perry and Russell Brand got engaged during their vacation in India and well, now they’re back.
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    ^ Unless there's more than one of them, and then they're the only group of people in the world.
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    I haven't had a winks sleep in a fortnight... the swines!
  • .
  • Ben Fogle said that, during his canoe trip around the galaxy, the only thing that kept him sane was the intimate correspondence he kept with my ball bags.^ "I'd specifically asked him not to and he said things that upset my mum," he explained.
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    ^ Having just sold me my two £10 bags of smack and two £10 rocks of crack, he gave me a sincere look and said, "Be careful with that, won't you Russell?"
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    .Imagine his dismay when he realised they can neither read nor write and the entire episode was brought about by delusional cabin fever.
  • Finding heroin, it's like God, home, a lover.^ Gossip is the place where fans converse about celebrity news and gossip, read and write articles, and watch videos.
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    ^ I have been saying that I was going to be writing an engagement announcement for these two before Valentine's Day and looks like they were willing to deliver.
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    ^ Last year it was all about the elephant in the room, but this year - they can read each other’s minds!
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    .Just this feeling of being engulfed by warmth, everything moving away, your life, everything, and withdrawing into this beautiful sanctuary.
  • Have you been out in society recently?^ Laugh a second, ten out of ten, buy it if your feeling blue-he will make you laugh till you ache!
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    ^ I think all that kind of formative stuff creates excesses or deficits that, it is commonly believed, you try to address for the rest of your life.
    • Is Russell Brand Out Of His F**King Mind? - [ Radar / Tv ] - Nylon Guys Magazine 13 January 2010 10:25 UTC www.nylonguysmag.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ I agree to the House Rules Remember me - this will save you having to type out your name and location when you next leave a comment.
    • Russell Brand - evolution of the 'Sex Insect' | Mail Online 19 September 2009 0:31 UTC www.dailymail.co.uk [Source type: General]

    'Cause it's SHIT.
  • 'citing!
  • I'm sure Hitler was a lovely bloke. You know. Beneath the mustache and all.
  • Interesting to me is the relentless gratitude to God [by winners of awards]. .Because I, myself, believe in God, right, but I kinda think it's a complex idea, God, you know?^ "But I know America to be a forward thinking country because otherwise why would you have let that retard and cowboy fella be president for eight years?

    ^ They use words like “totty” and “love nest” because they have to use abbreviations because they haven’t got the physical or ideological space to relay complex ideas.
    • Russell Brand: interview - Time Out London 19 September 2009 0:31 UTC www.timeout.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Says: September 10th, 2008 at 1:07 pm People, he was right and you know it.
    • Russell Brand Jonas Brothers 13 January 2010 10:25 UTC glambamm.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    And if there is an omnipotent, omniscient being controlling all from the infinitesimally small to the inconceivably large, I don't reckon He cares what happens at the MTV VMA awards.

RE:Brand (2002)

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  • You know, the relationships we 'ave, everything sort of bubbles under the surface.^ I didn’t know you could sing like that.” “Oh I do everything, me,” he says, with faux arrogance.
    • Is Russell Brand Out Of His F**King Mind? - [ Radar / Tv ] - Nylon Guys Magazine 13 January 2010 10:25 UTC www.nylonguysmag.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Well, if people sort of already know you, you don't have to do so much of the getting-to-know-you quiz most people do when they meet each other.
    • Russell Brand - interview - Comedy - Time Out Sydney 13 January 2010 10:25 UTC www.timeoutsydney.com.au [Source type: General]

    ^ You know, I’m old enough and experienced enough to recognize that it’s all sort of nonsense and meaningless in one way,” Brand says.
    • Is Russell Brand Out Of His F**King Mind? - [ Radar / Tv ] - Nylon Guys Magazine 13 January 2010 10:25 UTC www.nylonguysmag.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .No one ever says what they actually mean, do they?^ Thank God for Jordin Sparks - I saw no one else stepping up and saying what needed to be said!
    • Russell Brand, the Jo Bros and sex at the VMAs | Soundboard | Los Angeles Times 19 September 2009 0:31 UTC latimesblogs.latimes.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ No one should have to hide what they think or feel to sugarcoat things for everyone else.
    • Russell Brand, the Jo Bros and sex at the VMAs | Soundboard | Los Angeles Times 19 September 2009 0:31 UTC latimesblogs.latimes.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    It's all a bit pappy and rubbish.
    • Episode 1 - Dad Fight

Russell Brand - On The Road

  • I don't like doing anything that makes you sweat if you don't come at the end of it.

Big Brothers Big Mouth (2004-2007)

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  • Charles Ingram’s views are so pugnacious that when I heard them I went back to ancient Arabia, sauntered into Aladdin’s cave said “open sesame” perused all the treasures and trinkets until I got Aladdin’s attention, pulled down my trousers and panties and forced a genie into my dinkle’s peep hole and shouted “Aladdin rub the lamp you’ll get more than three wishes.” He said he wished I’d leave his cave.
  • Spiral's views are so enchanting that when I 'eard 'em, I cleared off to Australia, strolled up Ayres Rock to the meditating Aborigines, pulled down my trousers and pants, polished my dinkle 'til it was as stiff as a pipe, prised its end open and shouted: "Lads!^ I’ll leave you here if that’s all right.
    • Russell Brand: interview - Time Out London 19 September 2009 0:31 UTC www.timeout.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Brand admits to Terry Gross that his past antics — which include pulling down his pants in public on occasion, and dressing up as Osama bin Laden on Sept.
    • Russell Brand: Standing Up To Addiction : NPR 13 January 2010 10:25 UTC www.npr.org [Source type: General]

    ^ But still, I don't see where he could carry MTV on his back and restore their lost glory and credibility that they haven't had now for more than 18 years.
    • Russell Brand To Host MTV Awards 19 September 2009 0:31 UTC www.huffingtonpost.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    Who wants a blow of my didgeridoo?!" They said they faced this ignorance from the white man on an almost daily basis.

Shame [Live DVD] (2006)

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  • [On a tabloid story]
    The Neptunian underworld king unleashed a barrage of eels from his abdomen and each of the eels was carrying a zippo lighter and as they flew by they spelt across the sky in fire 'Tara can a borrow your eyeliner please?'^ PLEASE READ THESE TERMS OF USE CAREFULLY BECAUSE THEY DESCRIBE YOUR RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES .
    • Russell Brand Breaks Bread | SPIKE 13 January 2010 10:25 UTC www.spike.com [Source type: General]

    .If you're gonna make stuff up go mental!
  • It's not really over.^ Just set up an account and you're good to go.
    • Russell Brand 13 January 2010 10:25 UTC www.squidoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Are you making up for lost time?
    • Russell Brand - interview - Comedy - Time Out Sydney 13 January 2010 10:25 UTC www.timeoutsydney.com.au [Source type: General]

    ^ But you are going to take it on the chin, because I don't think you've ever really given a f*** about me."
    • Russell Brand - evolution of the 'Sex Insect' | Mail Online 19 September 2009 0:31 UTC www.dailymail.co.uk [Source type: General]

    There's a little part of my brain that is: 'Russell, where are the opiates?' - 'I'm afraid we can't have any more opiates..' 'Why?' - 'You nearly killed me, didn't you?' 'Oh, that was just a joke!'
  • Hmm, wa'er! .If, right, your body is 90% water what have you got to drink water all the time for?^ When was the last time you were body searched?
    • Russell Brand - interview - Comedy - Time Out Sydney 13 January 2010 10:25 UTC www.timeoutsydney.com.au [Source type: General]

    ^ You guys can all enjoy your " District 9 "s and your " Alice in Wonderland "s.
    • russell brand » MTV Movies Blog 13 January 2010 10:25 UTC moviesblog.mtv.com [Source type: General]

    ^ I think all that kind of formative stuff creates excesses or deficits that, it is commonly believed, you try to address for the rest of your life.
    • Is Russell Brand Out Of His F**King Mind? - [ Radar / Tv ] - Nylon Guys Magazine 13 January 2010 10:25 UTC www.nylonguysmag.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .Why can't you just have some crisps?
  • [On chat-up lines]
    Well, stick around love, cos I've got worse.^ You Can Make It Up features his own personal alternate adventures starring some of our favorite characters.
    • Who Is Russell Brand? - Where Were They Then? - Videogum 19 September 2009 0:31 UTC videogum.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ And why is it that if your a Christian you cant stand up for your faith without someone calling you uncompassionate?????????
    • Russell Brand, the Jo Bros and sex at the VMAs | Soundboard | Los Angeles Times 19 September 2009 0:31 UTC latimesblogs.latimes.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Some of the attributes of a man included 'I have now had a prostitute stick her finger up my arse while sucking my cock.'
    • Russell Brand - interview - Comedy - Time Out Sydney 13 January 2010 10:25 UTC www.timeoutsydney.com.au [Source type: General]

    The worst being, simply, "Get in the van."

Friday Night with Jonathan Ross (2006)

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  • It's like Kilroy only talking about Big Brother and there's no racism allowed.^ I would like to think so, otherwise there is no point acting.
    • Russell Brand - interview - Comedy - Time Out Sydney 13 January 2010 10:25 UTC www.timeoutsydney.com.au [Source type: General]

    ^ He talks about whatever he wants; he's like a verbal daydream!
    • Russell Brand 13 January 2010 10:25 UTC www.squidoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Get The Fresh Buzz - Don't miss some of the most talked about fresh talent out there.
    • Russell Brand Breaks Bread | SPIKE 13 January 2010 10:25 UTC www.spike.com [Source type: General]

    • Describing Big Brother's Big Mouth
  • Blimey - Thank god my jeans are this tight - you could wear me like a puppet.

Big Fat Quiz of the Year (2006)

  • Let's look beyond the divisions of football teams and look at the unifying force within our souls... SEX!
  • October... Is that when there's conkers?
  • The whole thing stinks, Carr!
  • Where's Guy?!
  • (after Noel Fielding has written "peep scarf" to describe a piece of muslim apparel) That's its proper name!

Doing Life [Live DVD] (2007)

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  • I kat you?
  • So by being offended you've sorta acknowledged that you are thick, and none of us are, so we're all back on speaking terms!
  • You'd think, if you was me, you would think this and I am me, so I'm in a perfect position to offer conclusive evidence on that...^ Now tell us what you think.
    • Russell Brand - interview - Comedy - Time Out Sydney 13 January 2010 10:25 UTC www.timeoutsydney.com.au [Source type: General]

    ^ But you are going to take it on the chin, because I don't think you've ever really given a f*** about me."
    • Russell Brand - evolution of the 'Sex Insect' | Mail Online 19 September 2009 0:31 UTC www.dailymail.co.uk [Source type: General]

    ^ I think all that kind of formative stuff creates excesses or deficits that, it is commonly believed, you try to address for the rest of your life.
    • Is Russell Brand Out Of His F**King Mind? - [ Radar / Tv ] - Nylon Guys Magazine 13 January 2010 10:25 UTC www.nylonguysmag.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    innit like when you go away on holiday, you think .'oh yeah, I'd better go away on holiday, cheer myself up, get away from it all" but when you go on holiday, you're there, so it's shit!
  • so when I was staying with him, he went 'alright, okay, so what time do you go to bed then?'^ Just set up an account and you're good to go.
    • Russell Brand 13 January 2010 10:25 UTC www.squidoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ That's all you have to know about him.
    • Who Is Russell Brand? - Where Were They Then? - Videogum 19 September 2009 0:31 UTC videogum.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ There's no sense going away without drugs if you're a drug addict because it's not a holiday.
    • Russell Brand - interview - Comedy - Time Out Sydney 13 January 2010 10:25 UTC www.timeoutsydney.com.au [Source type: General]

    and I thought 'fucking hell! he doesn't know what he's doing!! SHIIIIIIT!!' I went 'oooh, about, 10 oclock?', 'ah yeah, alright then'. YEEEES!! it's like the same feeling that as an adult .I would get walking through customs with heroin in my bottom.^ I generally travelled with drugs up my arse in the belief that if customs officers decided to pursue this unsavoury line of inquiry, my day would already be ruined, and the discovery of crack or heroin couldn't make it much worse.
    • Russell Brand - interview - Comedy - Time Out Sydney 13 January 2010 10:25 UTC www.timeoutsydney.com.au [Source type: General]

    'I'm getting away with iiiiit!

Radio One Interview, July 5th 2007

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  • If you're going to use 'theatrical' and 'bent' in such close proximity, you're going to give people the wrong impression.
  • In an infinite universe; eternal time, why just do what people tell you?^ Are you going to be able to use that?” I ask Philps.
    • Is Russell Brand Out Of His F**King Mind? - [ Radar / Tv ] - Nylon Guys Magazine 13 January 2010 10:25 UTC www.nylonguysmag.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Just set up an account and you're good to go.
    • Russell Brand 13 January 2010 10:25 UTC www.squidoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Rumors are buzzing on the Internet that Katy is pregnant with Russell Brand’s baby...The rate they’re going, they’ll be grannies in no time!
    • Russell Brand at allvoices.com 13 January 2010 10:25 UTC www.allvoices.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    'ave a laugh; do what you want.
  • If that's a euphemism - an egg and spoon race, - I'm probably gold medal class.
  • "Could you imagine a wand that was not camp? Could you imagine, for example, Ray Winstone, with a wand? .(Impersonating him) 'RIGHT OK. IT'S A KIND OF MAGIC, SIT DOWN.' "
  • When asked what he puts on his hair: "Mostly orphans' tears, old clock parts, lizard's tails, spit, the concept of freedom; all up there, all shooshed up right nice and tight, like a bonfire that's never actually burned...^ Oh, and then there’s the time he showed up dressed as Osama Bin Laden at his old MTV gig back on September 12, 2001.
    • Russell Brand on Chelsea Lately - Funny People, TV 13 January 2010 10:25 UTC showhype.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ When asked if the two raven-haired stars might eventually walk down the aisle, Russell’s eyes lit up.
    • Russell Brand: Thinking About Marriage To Katy Perry | Access Hollywood - Celebrity News, Photos & Videos 13 January 2010 10:25 UTC preview3.accesshollywood.com [Source type: General]

    ^ He’s got a kind of Johnny Depp presence.” Then MTV asked him to host the Video Music Awards show, which we’ll come to in due course.
    • Is Russell Brand Out Of His F**King Mind? - [ Radar / Tv ] - Nylon Guys Magazine 13 January 2010 10:25 UTC www.nylonguysmag.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    it mutters follicular oddities into my mind."
  • "I emerged from the womb, right, I was wearing a top hat and I had a cane and said: 'Mother, that was an awkward and embarrassing birth. You should be ashamed of yourself dear. Now pull your nightie down; that doctor looks salacious.' Then I trotted off outside, met up with Kenneth Williams and we both had tea, and we looked down at our dinkles with disgust."

Brit Awards (2007)

  • Let's send actual love to Robbie Williams. Get well England's Rose. .One day at a time old bean.^ I would never, ever be arrogant enough to say that addiction has been conquered, I just don't take drugs anymore or drink, one day at a time.
    • Russell Brand - interview - Comedy - Time Out Sydney 13 January 2010 10:25 UTC www.timeoutsydney.com.au [Source type: General]

    ^ One day Gritty asked me once if he could bring Edwin, his eight-year-old son, into MTV to have a bit of a look round.
    • Russell Brand's autobiography: The day I introduced Kylie to my drug dealer | Books | The Guardian 19 September 2009 0:31 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: General]

    Ooh, those bloody drugs!
  • What about the rumours David Cameron smoked drugs as a schoolboy? What worries me most is that he dressed up as a schoolboy to do it, the pervert. Though perhaps, let’s not condemn him regardless. .Who among us didn’t smoke just a little bit of weed at school, just to take the edge off those irksome crack come-downs?^ Like in drama school, people didn’t care that I was slashing myself, taking loads of drugs and smashing things, and making people cry, just as long as when I got onstage what I did was good and interesting.
    • Is Russell Brand Out Of His F**King Mind? - [ Radar / Tv ] - Nylon Guys Magazine 13 January 2010 10:25 UTC www.nylonguysmag.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ You come off like one of those crazy fans that stalk and require stars to have bodyguards and other security.
    • Russell Brand Photos & Pics | Dude Looks Like A Lady 13 January 2010 10:25 UTC x17online.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ He was right when he said that his persona 'don't work without fame' because those who are not familiar with his comedy will find him a bit brash but that's why so many of us love his comedy.
    • Russell Brand, the Jo Bros and sex at the VMAs | Soundboard | Los Angeles Times 13 January 2010 10:25 UTC latimesblogs.latimes.com [Source type: General]

    Actually, as it turns out, it’s about as good an anti-drugs campaign as you’re going to get, don’t take drugs you might end up leader of the Tories with a face like a little painted egg.

Radio 2 Show (2007-2008)

  • Pin, pin!
  • Noel Fielding's not in, Noel Gallagher's not in, I think the message is don't trust Noels! Noel Edmunds, deal or no deal? No deal Noel!
  • After the revolution we will be broadcasting constant messages into a microchip inside your brains. .It's gonna be great!
  • I've got a migraine.
  • I'll riverdance while that's happening, 'cause it seems to be what I naturally do anyway.
  • That diamond encrusted goat's skull is the height of good taste!
  • I'm genuinely and actually a bit like Jesus.
  • This is Hollywood, mate.^ I can't echo Tim Arthur's words enough - he really does seem to be a sincere and genuinely warm man with the vulnerability that being like this can entail.
    • Russell Brand: interview - Time Out London 19 September 2009 0:31 UTC www.timeout.com [Source type: General]

    .People bring chihuahuas round!
  • Oh no, my brain is broken.
  • That's what keeps me alive, perversion and star quality.
  • I believe Finland's economy is based on Moomin juice.
  • Cilla Black: What are you like?^ People bring chihuahuas round!"
    • Russell Brand 13 January 2010 10:25 UTC www.squidoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Sep 27 2009 3:36 PM Check out my profile And Let me know Do you like me YES or NO http://www.doulike.us/photos/3488909.html?b=4&w=46 .
    • Russell Brand - Comedy on MySpace Comedy - Comic Clips, Funny Videos & Jokes 13 January 2010 10:25 UTC profile.myspace.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ You come off like one of those crazy fans that stalk and require stars to have bodyguards and other security.
    • Russell Brand Photos & Pics | Dude Looks Like A Lady 13 January 2010 10:25 UTC x17online.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]


    .Russell: A bit like Jesus but with an electric willy.
  • That's right middle America, I loves Jemus!
  • Matt Morgan: Have you been thinking about your religion/new order?^ Do you think you have broken America now?
    • Russell Brand - interview - Comedy - Time Out Sydney 13 January 2010 10:25 UTC www.timeoutsydney.com.au [Source type: General]

    ^ But you are going to take it on the chin, because I don't think you've ever really given a f*** about me."
    • Russell Brand - evolution of the 'Sex Insect' | Mail Online 19 September 2009 0:31 UTC www.dailymail.co.uk [Source type: General]

    ^ Even though you want the heroin, a little bit of you is thinking, "Eeugh!
    • Russell Brand's autobiography: The day I introduced Kylie to my drug dealer | Books | The Guardian 19 September 2009 0:31 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: General]


    .Russell Brand: Yes I have actually Matt, and I've got a few more theories for it to make it absolutely watertight.^ For EVEN more about Russell Brand!
    • Russell Brand 13 January 2010 10:25 UTC www.squidoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Yes, it was immature of Russell Brand, but it was true.
    • Has Russell Brand gone too far? 13 January 2010 10:25 UTC debatewise.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Brand: In a classic episode, Russell's joined by actual Slash from Guns 'n' Roses.
    • Russell Brand’s Charts – Discover music, concerts, & pictures at Last.fm 13 January 2010 10:25 UTC lastfm.spiegel.de [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    We'll all be living on a nice island, vegetarians doing yoga and that. .We'll get rid of ideas such as the nuclear family and like in African tribes the word 'mother' will mean all female members of the tribe and the word 'father' will mean all male members.^ They use words like “totty” and “love nest” because they have to use abbreviations because they haven’t got the physical or ideological space to relay complex ideas.
    • Russell Brand: interview - Time Out London 19 September 2009 0:31 UTC www.timeout.com [Source type: General]

    ^ I think he needs to hear some passion from his father, not this remote cold man talking to his son like he just another male that he hardly knows or cares for.
    • Russell Brand - evolution of the 'Sex Insect' | Mail Online 19 September 2009 0:31 UTC www.dailymail.co.uk [Source type: General]

    There will be a lot of [wolf whistles] ... and also we're not going to have no more currency, stuff like that, no brain-bending or mind-washing and we'll all be free to explore ourselves although there will be an age of consent and it'll be the same as usual so as people don't go 'Oh no...'.
    Matt Morgan: Pretty watertight, isn't it?
    .Russell Brand: Pretty watertight so far Matt, I'd like to see a political theorist drive a bus through that.^ Has Russell Brand gone too far?
    • Has Russell Brand gone too far? 13 January 2010 10:25 UTC debatewise.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Russell Brand is not like most people.
    • Russell Brand leaves an impression 13 January 2010 10:25 UTC www.azcentral.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Let's see: DaniiCunningham Jan 13, 2010 @ 10:21 am hmm might stick on some russell brand cause vuze wont open...
    • Russell Brand 13 January 2010 10:25 UTC www.squidoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    If so where did he get his licence? .As we're in charge of issuing bus licences and they're not issued to possible dissenters, who are immediately killed on traitor's cove; one of the nicest parts of our island, decorated with all lovely corpses.
  • I love the BBC, it's a gorgeous organisation and it's just 'cos it's got vaguely socialist state-run tendencies that people like bloody old Rupert Murdoch coat it off in the Sun, and it's gotta stop!
  • It's difficult to believe in yourself because the idea of self is an artificial construction.^ They're like brother and sister!
    • Russell Brand Photos & Pics | Dude Looks Like A Lady 13 January 2010 10:25 UTC x17online.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ The studio that made I Know Who Killed Me issued a public letter criticizing her work habits,her attitued and how she led her life (she was calling in sick after spending all night in clubs) making her a liability.
    • Russell Brand Photos & Pics | Dude Looks Like A Lady 13 January 2010 10:25 UTC x17online.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Yeah, I popped over for a few days because I was seeing an Australian woman, the ever lovely, beautiful Teresa Palmer [with whom Brand co-starred in Bedtime Stories ].
    • Russell Brand - interview - Comedy - Time Out Sydney 13 January 2010 10:25 UTC www.timeoutsydney.com.au [Source type: General]

    You are, in fact, part of the glorious oneness of the universe. .Everything beautiful in the world is within you.^ LINDSAY YOU ARE A QUEEN,MOST BEAUTIFUL QUEEN IN THE WORLD. .
    • Russell Brand Photos & Pics | Dude Looks Like A Lady 13 January 2010 10:25 UTC x17online.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    No-one really feels self-confident deep down because it's an artificial idea. .Really, people aren't that worried about what you're doing or what you're saying, so you can drift around the world relatively anonymously.^ But you are going to take it on the chin, because I don't think you've ever really given a f*** about me."
    • Russell Brand - evolution of the 'Sex Insect' | Mail Online 19 September 2009 0:31 UTC www.dailymail.co.uk [Source type: General]

    ^ Unless there's more than one of them, and then they're the only group of people in the world.
    • Russell Brand - interview - Comedy - Time Out Sydney 13 January 2010 10:25 UTC www.timeoutsydney.com.au [Source type: General]

    ^ It’s so scary that something like this can happen and you don’t realize you’re seriously injured until it’s too late.
    • Russell Brand | The Frisky 13 January 2010 10:25 UTC www.thefrisky.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Russell Brand | The Frisky 13 January 2010 10:25 UTC www.thefrisky.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    You must not feel persecuted and examined. Liberate yourself from that idea that people are watching you.

MTV Video Music Awards (2008)

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  • Some people, I think they're called racists, say America is not ready for a black president.^ Unless there's more than one of them, and then they're the only group of people in the world.
    • Russell Brand - interview - Comedy - Time Out Sydney 13 January 2010 10:25 UTC www.timeoutsydney.com.au [Source type: General]

    ^ Just because some girls don't wear a promise ring or believes in what she believes doesn't mean they're sluts.
    • Russell Brand, the Jo Bros and sex at the VMAs | Soundboard | Los Angeles Times 19 September 2009 0:31 UTC latimesblogs.latimes.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Some say that thing is God; that all the longing we feel - be it for a lover, or a football team, or a drug - is merely an inappropriate substitute for the longing we're supposed to feel for God, for oneness, for truth.
    • Russell Brand's autobiography: The day I introduced Kylie to my drug dealer | Books | The Guardian 19 September 2009 0:31 UTC www.guardian.co.uk [Source type: General]

    .But, I know America to be a forward-thinking country, right, because otherwise, you know, would you have let that retarded cowboy fella be president for eight years?^ Do you think you have broken America now?
    • Russell Brand - interview - Comedy - Time Out Sydney 13 January 2010 10:25 UTC www.timeoutsydney.com.au [Source type: General]

    ^ As long as the British have their soldiers dying in a war that the US started (and subsequently mismanaged), they have every right to call Bush a retard....because thats precisely what he is.
    • Russell Brand, the Jo Bros and sex at the VMAs | Soundboard | Los Angeles Times 13 January 2010 10:25 UTC latimesblogs.latimes.com [Source type: General]

    ^ But you are going to take it on the chin, because I don't think you've ever really given a f*** about me."
    • Russell Brand - evolution of the 'Sex Insect' | Mail Online 19 September 2009 0:31 UTC www.dailymail.co.uk [Source type: General]

    We were very impressed. .We thought it was nice of you to let him have a go, because, in England, he wouldn't be trusted with a pair of scissors.
  • "One minute, he's just a teenage lad in Alaska having joyful unprotected sex, the next minute- get to the Republican Convention!^ Just last year you resigned from your BBC Radio 2 show after broadcasting messages you left on Andrew Sachs' voicemail [the actor who played Manuel in Fawlty Towers ] apologising for having sex with his granddaughter.
    • Russell Brand - interview - Comedy - Time Out Sydney 13 January 2010 10:25 UTC www.timeoutsydney.com.au [Source type: General]

    ^ Then again, based on your statements regarding "not going to war," I wouldn't expect you to denounce any form of bullying...whether by an international madman upon defenseless people, or by an international bozo upon a group of conscientious teenagers.
    • Russell Brand, MTV VMA Host, Begs America To Elect Obama, Rips Bush In Monologue 19 September 2009 0:31 UTC www.huffingtonpost.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Funny how not having sex is a more important "moral and value" than not going to war.
    • Russell Brand, MTV VMA Host, Begs America To Elect Obama, Rips Bush In Monologue 19 September 2009 0:31 UTC www.huffingtonpost.com [Source type: General]

    .I think that is the best safe sex message of all time.^ But when people say, “Oh, he’s obsessed with sex, it’s all he ever goes on about,” 99 per cent of the time I’m responding to a question somebody has asked.
    • Russell Brand: interview - Time Out London 19 September 2009 0:31 UTC www.timeout.com [Source type: General]

    'Use a condom, or become Republican!' "

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Russell Brand
File:Russell
Brand in 2007 at a book signing
Birth name Russell Edward Brand
Born 4 June 1975 (1975-06-04) (age 35)
Grays, Essex, England
Medium Stand-up, television, film, radio
Nationality British
Years active 1994, 2001 –present
Influences Richard Pryor,[1] Bill Hicks,[1]
Peter Cook, Lenny Bruce,
Tony Hancock, Jack Kerouac
Spouse Katy Perry (2010-present)
Website http://www.russellbrand.tv/

Russell Edward Brand (born 4 June 1975) is an English comedian, actor, television presenter and newspaper columnist. Many people notice his odd fashion sense; his choice of clothing and hairstyle is unusual.

He wrote a book in 2007 about his life, which is called My Booky Wook.

He was involved in a controversy over a prank phone call in 2008.

He is married to Katy Perry.

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