Russell Brand, The comedian has repeatedly called for an Israel boycott, and has been accused of anti-semitism for calling action in Gaza a financially-driven attempt to suck up to right wing groups in the US. Brand himself has claimed he’s not anti-semitic, writing an op-ed called “Why I Oppose Anti-Semitism” for the Huffington Post.
Birthplace: Grays, United Kingdom
Profession: Activist, Comedian, Television producer, Screenwriter Author, + more
Credits: Get Him to the Greek, Arthur, Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Hop Hop