Sacha Noam Baron Cohen is best known as an English comedian, actor, writer, and producer. He is best known for his portrayal of fictional satirical characters Ali G, Borat Sagdiyev, Bruno Gehard, and Admiral General Aladeen. Baron Cohen adopts a variety of accents and guises for his characters. He has appeared in dramatic films including Sweeney Todd, Hugo, Les Misérables, and The Trial of the Chicago 7. In 2019, he will portray Eli Cohen in the limited series The Spy for OCS and Netflix.
Early life, Family And education
Baron Cohen was born on 13 October 1971 to parents Daniella Naomi and Gerald Cohen. He was raised in Wales. Baron Cohen was educated at St Columba’s College, St Albans, and The Haberdashers’ Ask’s Boys’ School, Elstree. He studied History with a focus on anti-Semitism at Cambridge and graduated with upper-second-class honors.
Baron Cohen Career
Cohen started his career by appearing in the comedy film The Jolly boys.” Baron Cohen was a fan of Monty Python and Peter Cook. His greatest comedic influence was Peter Sellers. He studied clown training in Paris, studying under master-clown Philippe Gaulier. Baron Cohen made his first feature film appearance in The Jolly Boys’ Last Stand in 2000. In 2000, he played the part of Super Greg for a series of TV advertisements for Lee Jeans.
The advertisements never aired, but the website for Super Greg created an internet sensation. He has appeared in more than 50 British films since 2000, including The Jolly Boy’s Last Stand (2000) and The Comedian (2013). He is the brother of comedian Sacha Baron Cohen and the son of former Israeli Prime Minister David Baron Cohen. Furthermore, he plays the cello and has a brother, Yossi Baron Cohen, a former Israeli prime minister.
Cohen gets engaged with actress Isla and the couple has two daughters and a son.
Cohen is well known for his fit body and handsome look. He still manages a masculine body.
Some lesser fact
- He loves to play cricket.
- Cohen occasionally drinks alcohol.