Sacha Baron Cohen of Who Is America is a talented actor whose involvement in the television series contributed immensely to the success of the project. This young man is not the creator of the series, but he also portrayed several characters in it and was also part of the crew that executive-produced the series. He was able to achieve this with the help of Adam Lowitt, Andrew Newman, Anthony Hines, Dan Mazer, and Todd Schulman.
Who Is America? is an interesting political satire TV series that premiered on Showtime from July 15 to August 26, 2018, with 24–28 minutes running time. The series follows diverse individuals across cultural and political spectrum, from the unknown to the infamous who form the population of the nation. The series has one season and seven episodes while its opening theme is “Indomitable” by DJ Shub.
As mentioned earlier, Cohen portrayed various characters in Who Is America? and they include Billy Wayne Ruddick Jr. (a self-proclaimed citizen journalist, a PhD holder, and a far-right conspiracy theorist), OMGWhizzBoyOMG! (a Finnish YouTube star), Rick Sherman (a British ex-convict who was recently released), Erran Morad (an ex-agent of Mossad, an Israeli military member, and anti-terrorism expert), Gio Monaldo (an Italian fashion photographer and billionaire playboy), and Dr. Nira Cain-N’Degeocello (Reed College progressive lecturer).
Recently, Sacha and three of his colleagues were nominated for Directors Guild of America Awards for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Variety/Talk/News/Sports – Regularly Scheduled Programming while Cohen also won an individual nomination for Golden Globe Awards for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy. These nominations were as a result of their involvements in the production of Who Is America?.
Who is Sacha Baron Cohen of Who Is America?
He was born Sacha Noam Baron Cohen, in Hammersmith, London, England, on 13th October 1971. Besides being an actor, he is also an amazing film producer, screenwriter, director, and comedian with interest in satire, character comedy, cringe comedy, black comedy, and physical comedy.
Sacha was born and raised by Jewish parents Daniella Naomi, an Israel-born movement instructor, and Gerald Baron Cohen, a London-born clothing store owner. The actor’s paternal family were Ashkenazi Jews while his maternal family were originally German Jews before relocating to Israel.
Amnon and Erran are the names of his brothers while the showbiz sensations Dan Baron Cohen and Ash Baron-Cohen are his cousins. Sacha Baron Cohen of Who is America is an alum of the Elstree, Hertfordshire-based independent school The Haberdashers’ Aske’s Boys’ School and Christ’s College, Cambridge (the University of Cambridge). He majored in History and graduated in the year 1993.
The actor kicked off his career in the year 1995 after graduating from the university. Prior to making his way to the limelight, he worked as a fashion model, event host, made appearances in adverts, and also worked for Granada Talk TV as the presenter of the youth chat program F2F.
Sacha has starred in several films and television series. He made his TV debut in the 1995 project Jack and Jeremy’s Police 4 and appeared as an unnamed character in the short film, Punch (1996). Looking at his movie timeline, Borat remains the most successful of them all, having earned him five awards from fourteen nominations, including a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy. He didn’t only star as Borat Sagdiyev, but he was also the producer and writer of the 2006 satirical mockumentary film.
The London-born multi-hyphenate has also reprised his roles in many episodes of TV projects such as Da Ali G Show (US) (2003–2004) and The 11 O’Clock Show (1998–1999). His last known TV project is The Spy, wherein he portrayed the fictional character, Eli Cohen.
Sacha Baron Cohen is a father of three lovely children; son Montgomery (born in the year 2015) and daughters Elula (born in the year 2011), and Olive (born in the year 2007). He had the trio with his a Scottish-Australian wife Isla Fisher. The couple got married in 2010 following their meeting in 2002 in Australia and engagement in 2004. Fisher (born 3 February 1976) is an author, voice actress, and actress.
What is His Height?
Sacha is quite tall and also possesses a comfortable body frame to match. He is 6 feet 3 inches tall (1.91 meters) and weighs about 80 kilograms. Sadly, more details about his body features are currently unavailable.