Russell Peters

Genre: Comedy

Country of Origin: Canada

Russell Dominic Peters (born September 29, 1970) is a Canadian comedian and actor. He began performing in Toronto in 1989 and won a Gemini Award in 2008.

He has set records for sales and attendance at a comedian's performance: in 2007, as the first comedian to sell out Toronto's Air Canada Centre; in 2009, setting a sales record in London; and in 2010, performing for the largest audience in Australia for a standup comedy show.