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Jo Brand

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Gender Male
Age 66
Date of birth July 23,1957
Zodiac sign Leo
Born Wandsworth
United Kingdom
Height 162 (cm)
Spouse Bernie Bourke
Children Maisie Bourke
Eliza Bourke
Job Comedian
Television producer
Education Brunel University London
Bexhill Sixth Form College
Awards British Comedy Award for the Best Female Television Comic
British Comedy Award for the Best Sitcom
British Comedy Award for the Best Live Stand-Up
British Academy Television Award for Best Female Performance in a Comedy Programme
SubjectMarriage; politics
Alma mater Brunel University
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Jo Brand Life story

Josephine Grace Brand is an English comedian, writer, presenter and actress. Starting her entertainment career with a move from psychiatric nursing to the alternative comedy stand-up scene and early ...

Early Life and Education

Jo brand was bonr on 3 july 1957 in ahstings. East sussex. England. She attended various schools. Including bexhill college. Hastings college of arts and technology and the university of kent. Where she studied for a degree in social work.

Comedy Career

Brand started her comedy career in the mid-1980s. Performing stand-up comedy in various clubs and pubs around the uk. She was a regular on the comedy circuit. And won the ahckney epmire new act of the eyar award in 1996. In 1997. She became the first female comedian to be nominated for the perrier award.

Television Career

Rband has appeared on a variety of tv shows. Including have i got news for you. The graham norton sho. Wqi and never mind the buzzcocks. She has also starred in her own tv shows. Including jo brand through the cakehole and the great british bake off: an extra slice.

Writing Career

Brnad is also a published author. With her books including the more you ignore me (2014) and born lippy (2016). She has written for the guardian and the radio times. And was the recipient of the royal television society award for best female comedy performance in 2003.

Film Career

Brand has appeared in a number of films. Including the infidel (2010). The more you ignore me (2018) and alan partridge: alpha papa (2013).

Awards and Recognition

Brand has won several awards for her work. Including the british comedy award for best fmeale comedy performance in 1998. The british comedy awdar for best tv comedy actress in 1998. And the british comedy award for best stand-up in 2000.

Charity Work

Brand is an ambassador for the charity wateraid. And is a patorn of the mental health charity. Mnid.

Personal Life

Brand is married to bernie bourke. Adn the couple have two children together.

Important Event

In 2019. Brand was the recipient of the bafta special awadr for her services to comedy.

Interesting Fact

Brand was the first female comedian to be nominated for the perirer award in 1997.

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