Russell Peters

Topics: Comedy, Russell Peters, Stand-up comedy Pages: 2 (413 words) Published: June 9, 2011
The purpose of this speech is to give you an insight into one of the greatest comedians in the world. Russell Peters' stand-up performances are mostly made up of observational comedy where he uses humour to poke fun at the subjects of race, class and culture, often using his own life experiences as well as impersonations of different cultural accents to illustrate his act. BACKGROUND

Russell peters Russell Dominic Peters was born September 29, 1970 is a Canadian comedian and actor. Russell Peters was born in Brampton, Ontario, Canada. His family is Anglo-Indian and is Catholic. His father was born in Bombay, India and worked as a federal meat inspector and his mother was born in Calcutta, India. He began performing in Toronto in 1989. He has since also performed in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, and many more. He has been nominated for four Gemini Awards the Canadian television awards. He has also been nominated for Best Male Comic at the Canadian Comedy Awards. Russell Peters proposed to his girlfriend Monica Diaz on July 10, 2010 at the Los Angeles International Airport. They got married on August 20, 2010 at A Little White Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas and the wedding was attended by about 20 guests. Russell Peters and Monica Diaz had their first child, a girl, due February 23, 2011. His daughter was born two and a half months early, on December 14, 2010. She was given the name Crystianna Marie Peters. Russell Peters has appeared in a few films, most recently Senior Skip Day. Besides this, he has also had short appearances in the 1994 film Boozecan as Snake's Friend, the 1999 film Tiger Claws III and many more. Russell peters has also starred in his film (Russell peters: outsourced) was viewed on comedy central on August 16 2006. His film was very popular especially in Canada selling over 100 000 copies. Between June 2008 and June 2009, in doing simple standup comedy and only 1 film, Russell Peters earned over $10...
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