Russell Peters is a Canadian comedian, actor, and producer who was born on September 29, 1970, in Toronto, Canada. He is known for his observational comedy that often explores issues of race, ethnicity, and cultural differences.
Peters began his career in the late 1980s as a stand-up comedian, performing at clubs and comedy festivals around Canada. He gained international fame in the early 2000s with his performance on the Comedy Central series “Comedy Now!”, which was later released as a DVD titled “Russell Peters: Outsourced”.
Since then, Peters has released several successful comedy specials, including “Red, White, and Brown”, “The Green Card Tour”, and “Notorious”. He has also appeared in several films and TV shows, including “Chef”, “Supercon”, “The Indian Detective”, and “The Clapper”.
Peters is widely regarded as one of the most successful comedians of all time, having sold out arenas and theaters around the world. He has won several awards for his comedy, including a Gemini Award and two Peabody Awards.