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10 Famous Pranksters

Not only was Norman Sailor Jerry Collins a master tattoo artist, he also pulled some pretty awesome pranks. And Sailor isn't the only famous face that knows how to pull an awesome practical joke. Take a look at 10 celebs who know how to have some fun.

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  • 1. Norman "Sailor Jerry" Collins

    Norman "Sailor Jerry" Collins

    Not only was Sailor Jerry a tattoo legend, but he also loved to pull pranks. Once, a guy asked Jerry how he got such brilliant colors, so he told him he put a little bit of sugar in his inks. The guy went straight back to his shop and put some sugar in his inks before heading home for the night. The next morning he returned to his shop to find his ink infested with roaches.

  • 2. George Clooney

    George Clooney

    George Clooney is notorious for pulling pranks on and off set. When he shared an apartment with fellow actor Richard Kind, he would secretly scoop out his cat's liter box so that Richard would think his cat was constipated.

  • 3. Brad Pitt

    Brad Pitt

    George Clooney isn't the only Oceans 11 star that likes to play practical jokes. While filming in Italy, Pitt told Italian reporters that he would only get married once George Clooney was allowed to marry his partner.

  • 4. Will Ferrell

    It should come as no surprise that Will Ferrell has pulled a couple elaborate pranks of his own. On Halloween of 2008, he paid hid Alma Mater, USC, a little visit. In true Will Ferrell style, of course.

  • 5. John Mayer

    John Mayer

    John Mayer has a long history of pulling pranks. And in 2006, he surprised Sheryl Crow by joining her on stage decked out in a full bear suit.

  • 6. Sarah Silverman

    Sarah Silverman

    Nothing says happy anniversary like a music video detailing your affair with Matt Damon. That's exactly what Sarah Silverman presented her then boyfriend Jimmy Kimmel, to celebrate the 5th anniversary of his show. This may be one reason why this pair is no longer together.

  • 7. Ashton Kutcher

    Not only does Ashton Kutcher know how to play a practical joke, he knows how to make money doing it. During his four seasons of hosting Punk'd, Ashton played some pretty memorable pranks on everyone from Justin Timberlake to Kanye West.

  • 8. Russell Brand

    Russell Brand

    Russell Brand is one prankster who might have taken the art of practical joking a little too far. Brand had to quit his BBC radio show after he and co-host, Jonathan Ross, decided to leave some lewd messages on actor Andrew Sachs' voicemail. The recordings received over 18,000 complaints.

  • 9. Zac Efron

    Zac Efron

    Apparently Zac Efron pulled so many pranks on his fellow High School Musical cast, the group decided to get revenge on Zac by tee-peeing his trailer before ambushing him with water guns.

  • 10. Sacha Baron Cohen

    Sacha Baron Cohen is another one who knows how to make a living out of pulling pranks. His characters Ali G, Borat and Bruno have taken the art of pranking to a whole new level.