15 Comedians’ Biggest Influences – Cracked.com

Sacha Baron Cohen – Peter Sellers

Sascha Baron Cohen - Peter Sellers

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Borat’s Sascha Baron Cohen told The Guardian his biggest comedic inspiration was Peter Sellers the original Pink Panther. He elaborated, “He was this incredibly realistic actor,” said Baron Cohen, “who was also hilarious and who managed to bridge the gap between comedy and satire.”

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