Caption: Still of Octavia Spencer, Russell Brand and Julianne Hough in Paradise (2013)
Actor, Producer, Writer
Born: June 4, 1975
Star sign: Gemini
Height: 6' 1½" (1.87 m)
Known for: Get Him to the Greek (2010), Arthur (2011), Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008), Hop (2011)
Russell Brand was born on June 4, 1975, in Grays, Essex, England, the son of Barbara Elizabeth (Nichols) and Ronald Henry Brand, a photographer. An only child, his parents divorced when he was only six months old, and he was subsequently raised by his mother. Enduring a difficult childhood that saw him living with relatives while his mother was ...