Russell Kane had a cat named Donna.
August 19, 1975 (48)
Russell Kane is a British comedian, writer, and presenter best known for his high-energy performances and appearances on shows like BBC’s “Live at the Apollo.” Kane has been a prominent figure in the realm of comedy, often blending his unique wit with keen societal observations to entertain audiences.
Kane’s entertainment career has largely been rooted in comedy, with him first gaining recognition for winning the Laughing Horse New Act of The Year in 2004. However, he’s also proven to be a multifaceted entertainer, venturing into other avenues like television and writing. He has made notable appearances on “Live at the Electric,” and hosted his own show, “Stupid Man, Smart Phone,” on BBC Three. Additionally, he’s the author of the novel “The Humorist,” which received critical praise.
Russell Kane has worked with a wide array of celebrities and public figures across different industries. In the comedy scene, he has been on stage with comedic talents like Alan Carr and Jack Whitehall. He’s appeared on “Celebrity Juice” with Keith Lemon and Holly Willoughby. Additionally, Kane has worked with Jonathan Ross on the “Jonathan Ross Show” and has been a panelist on shows featuring Jimmy Carr and David Mitchell. He’s also shared the screen with British television personalities like Claudia Winkleman and Graham Norton.
In 2010, Russell Kane won the Edinburgh Comedy Award, which is considered one of the most prestigious awards in live comedy. He has also been nominated for the Chortle Best Headliner award multiple time.