Knowledge Identifier: +Russell_Brand
In 1991, he was accepted to the Italia Conti Academy, and his tuition was funded by Essex council for his introductory year with potential funding for three additional years
Brand's first presenting role came in 2000 as a video journalist on MTV
After leaving MTV, Brand starred in " in 2002
In 2005, he played Tommy in the BBC sitcom "Blessed", which was written and directed by "Young Ones" creator Ben Elton
Karl Pilkington - In December 2005, Pilkington stood in for two BBC 6 Music shows for Nemone, and co-presented the shows with Russell Brand
Noel Gallagher - Gallagher stated in a 2006 radio interview with Russell Brand that he does not believe in God or "an all-guiding force
Trevor Lock - In 2006 he performed a one-off hour of stand-up Edinburgh Fringe show, "When I was a Little Girl - The Very Best of Trevor Lock", at the Gilded Balloon Teviot Wine Bar, Edinburgh and appeared in "Cloud Cuckooland", a work-in-progress for a forthcoming BBC Radio show with Russell Brand and Matt Morgan, at the Smirnoff 'Underbelly', Cowgate
Matt Morgan (comedian) - Morgan was the co-host of "The Russell Brand Show" from its initial conception in 2006 on BBC 6 Music until its finish after Brand's resignation due to the prank telephone calls row
Trevor Lock - In September 2006, Lock was arrested by Lothian and Borders Police and charged with the alleged rape of a 20 year old student at Russell Brand's flat on the 28th of August, during the Edinburgh Festival
Russell Howard - From November 2006 to July 2008, Russell co-hosted "The Russell Howard Show" on BBC 6 Music with fellow comedian Jon Richardson in a Sunday morning slot previously hosted by Russell Brand
Michael Winterbottom - The film, hosted by comedian Russell Brand, looks at the financial crisis of 2007-2008 and global economic inequality
Neil Cole - Neil returned to the stand-up circuit as a solo comic in February 2007, and supported Russell Brand on his UK Tour over the summer 2007, as well as MCing live music events at the Royal Albert Hall
Nigel Barker (photographer) - Nigel appeared as a celebrity judge for the 2008 Miss America Pageant and had cameo roles on several TV series including, The Young & The Restless, Privileged, Stylista, Style Her Famous and Ugly Betty, as well as a cameo role in the feature film "Arthur" , with Jennifer Garner, Russell Brand, Nick_Nolte and Helen Mirren
Paul Garner (comedian) - In January 2008, Garner appeared on Russell Brand's "Celebrity Hijack" and, masquerading as a disgruntled cameraman, barricaded himself into the "Big Brother" house and had to be forcibly ejected by Russell and a pair of security guards
Andrew Sachs - On 25 October 2008, the BBC apologised to Sachs and his agent following criticism that Russell Brand and Jonathan Ross had made several obscene phone calls to him during an episode of "The Russell Brand Show" recorded on 16 October and broadcast two days later, on which Sachs had agreed to appear
Jake Johnson - In 2010, Johnson was cast in a small role in the Russell Brand comedy, "Get Him to the Greek"
Matt Morgan (comedian) - When Brand returned to talk radio in the Autumn of 2010, Morgan rejoined "The Russell Brand Show"
Lydia Cornell - On December 4, 2010, Cornell hosted the live stream for Variety's Power of Comedy event at The Nokia Center, honoring Russell Brand, and benefiting the Noreen Fraser Foundation
He starred in the 2011 remake of the 1981 Dudley Moore film "Arthur"
Motorpoint Arena Sheffield - The arena is a regular venue for some of the worlds best known Comedians such as Russell Brand, Lee Evans, Ricky Tomlinson, John Bishop, Ricky Gervais and Peter Kay who in 2011 played the arena for 5 nights running with all shows selling out within hours of going on sale
On 15 March 2012, an arrest warrant was issued for Brand in New Orleans after allegations that he had grabbed a photographer's mobile phone and threw it through a window
In June 2013, Brand appeared in a video showing support for Bradley Manning
Mika Brzezinski - On June 17, 2013, comedian Russell Brand was invited to appear on "Morning Joe", hosted by Brzezinski and two co-hosts, Katty Kay and Brian Shactman, to talk about his world comedy tour "Messiah Complex
Hugo Boss - In September 2013 Russell Brand highlighted the company's war record in an acceptance speech
Matt Morgan (comedian) - Morgan reunited with Brand and Mr Gee for "The Russell Brand Podcast", which began in February 2015 on audioBoom
Brett Domino - His band The Brett Domino Trio currently consists of only two members - Brett Domino and 'Steven Peavis' and during comic relief 2017, Russell Brand became a honorable member for the night making it an actual trio, having only actually been a three-piece for around a year
Matt Morgan (comedian) - In April 2017, Morgan reunited with Russell Brand and Greg "Mr Gee" Sekweyama for a new show on Radio X
He portrayed Sports X Network founder Lance Klians in a 2018 five-episode arc on the HBO series "Ballers"
Matt Morgan (comedian) - Russell Brand has confirmed via Twitter that "The Russell Brand Show" with Matt Morgan as co-presenter will return late 2018 with the new title 'Snively Little Nits'