Russell Howard Biography
Birthday: March 23, 1980 (Aries)
Born In: Bristol, England, United Kingdom
Russell Joseph Howard is a well-known English comedian, as well as a TV and radio presenter. He became especially famous for his own comedy show 'Russell Howard's Good News'. The show became extremely popular and it was eventually voted the Best Show ever on the BBC 3 network. Born in Bristol, England, Howard was inspired by popular comedians, such as Lee Evans, Richard Pryor, and Frank Skinner. In the early years of his career he worked as a regular panelist for the TV show ‘Mock the Week.’ Since then, he has appeared on several others comedy shows as well, such as '8 Out of 10 Cats', 'Would I Lie to You' as well as 'Live at the Apollo'. Other than comedy and acting, Howard is also a huge football fan. From the early age of ten, he has been an avid supporter of the Liverpool Football Club. Before he became a full time comedian, he used to play for Basingstoke Town Football Club, which is a member of the Southern League Premier Division. He is also involved with the environmental organization 'Friends of the Earth International'. He ran the London Marathon as well, in order to help to raise money for Epilepsy Society. He is an atheist, as mentioned on the DVD recording of his 2014 stand-up tour named ‘Wonderbox’.