Danny Wallace





Danny Wallace


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in Dundee, Scotland, The United Kingdom
November 16, 1976

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Daniel Frederick Wallace is a British filmmaker, comedian, writer, actor, and presenter of radio and television. His notable works include the books Join Me, Yes Man, and the TV series How to Start Your Own Country. As an author, Wallace's bestselling books have been translated into more than a dozen languages.

He began writing reviews for video game magazines at the age of 13 for school work experience: a reviewer had become ill and so Wallace was given the opportunity to review a game. At 18 he started writing comedy, mainly through the magazine Comedy Review. He specialised in radio production at the University of Westminster.

At 22, he became a BBC producer. He was part of the production team behind British Comedy Award-winning Dead Ringe
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I’ve been up to all sorts this past year – a script for Fox TV, writing on the new Assassin’s Creed Syndicate, enjoying a gig as Artist in Residence at BBC Comedy, popping up on TV and radio, handing in my 400th ShortList column, and some other stuff too.


Coming up, the FX network in the States are prepping a new JOIN ME project, from the guys behind the excellent You’re The Worst.


And this yea...

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Average rating: 3.91 · 21,889 ratings · 1,624 reviews · 21 distinct works · Similar authors
Yes Man

4.08 avg rating — 6,482 ratings — published 2005 — 24 editions
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Join Me!

4.03 avg rating — 3,578 ratings — published 2003 — 7 editions
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Charlotte Street

3.56 avg rating — 2,817 ratings — published 2012 — 26 editions
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Friends Like These

3.81 avg rating — 2,229 ratings — published 2007 — 18 editions
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Awkward Situations for Men

3.60 avg rating — 1,200 ratings — published 2010 — 5 editions
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Random Acts of Kindness

3.68 avg rating — 592 ratings — published 2004 — 3 editions
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Who is Tom Ditto?

3.74 avg rating — 696 ratings — published 2014 — 13 editions
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Danny Wallace and the Centr...

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More Awkward Situations for...

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Hamish and the Worldstoppers

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“Probably some of the best things that have ever happened to you in life, happened because you said yes to something. Otherwise things just sort of stay the same.”
Danny Wallace, Yes Man

“Take the stupidest thing you've ever done. At least it's done. It's over. It's gone. We can all learn from our mistakes and heal and move on. But it's harder to learn or heal or move on from something that hasn't happened; something we don't know and is therefore indefinable; something which could very easily have been the best thing in our lives, if only we'd taken the plunge, if only we'd held our breath and stood up and done it, if only we'd said yes.”
Danny Wallace, Yes Man

“...maybe sometimes it's riskier not to take a risk. Sometimes all you're guaranteeing is that things will stay the same.”
Danny Wallace, Yes Man

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