Russell Brand has been shortlisted as one of the world's great thinkers.
American magazine Prospect named the comedian as one of fifty people on their 'World Thinkers 2015' list; a compilation of intellectuals, philosophers and economists from across the globe.
The actor turned activist's venture into politics - particularly in his work with disaffected young voters - is thought to be one of the reasons behind his nomination.
Previous winners of the award include biologist and prestigious author Richard Dawkins.
Find out who else made the list here.