Rufus Hound

Active - 2012 - 2014  |   Born - Mar 6, 1979   |  

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  • Considered studying drama at university, but after a summer job in an agency decided to work in PR instead.
  • Met Russell Brand while doing backstage work for an Edinburgh festival play; Brand suggested he become a comedian and helped Hound come up with his stage name. 
  • Stood as an MEP candidate for the National Health Action party in 2014, but failed to be elected.
  • In 2015, appeared in The Wars of the Roses at the Rose Theatre in Kingston, directed by  Sir Trevor Nunn.
  • In 2017, played Dr. Prentice in Joe Orton's What The Butler Saw at the Leicester theatre.
  • Is a patron of CMV Action, a charity supporting congenital CMV sufferers and their families.