He's already delighted fans with several high-profile stunts leading up to the opening of his new comedy The Dictator and now moviegoers are getting to see his latest real-life spoof on the big screen. Here are five things you may not know about British funnyman Sacha Baron Cohen.
1. Was considered a good student and even thought about getting a PhD before pursuing comedy.
2. Has performed background vocals on songs for his brother Erran's electronica music group, Zöhar.
3. Suffered an allergic reaction while bleaching his body hair for the role as a flamboyant fashionista in 2009's Brüno.
4. Is a big fan of professional wrestling and is friends with WWE wrestling star John Cena.
5. Gave the 2004 Harvard Class Day address as his Ali G character.
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