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Meet the Real Sacha Baron Cohen

Actor Sacha Baron Cohen at the 2006 British Comedy Awards in London.
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Actor Sacha Baron Cohen at the 2006 British Comedy Awards in London.

English comedian and actor Sacha Baron Cohen is best-known for his characters. They include a journalist from England named Ali G, and Bruno, a flamboyantly gay Austrian fashion reporter.

His most famous character is Borat, a Kazakhstan reporter who stars in the controversial film Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan.

All three characters were part of his Da Ali G Show.

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