Russell Brand is a British comedian, actor, radio host and author. His most recognizable role stateside is that of rock star Aldous Snow in 2008's Forgetting Sarah Marshall and the spin-off film Get Him to the Greek. He briefly hosted the talk show Brand X on FX from 2012 to 2013. Brand's first book, the memoir My Booky Wook, was published in 2007 and its sequel was published three years later. His latest tome, Revolution, centers on Brand's critique of modern government.