Danny Wallace





Danny Wallace

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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...more


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IMG_7831First there was Dr. Ruth.


Then there was Dr. Phil.


I think there was a British one in there too, called Dr. Nick or something, but now there’s Dr. Danny.


I was amazed to be asked back to my hometown of Dundee recently to be given an honorary doctorate by the University of Dundee – the same place my dad worked in the late 70s and early 80s, and on the same stage my mum got her Masters.


They said I h...

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Yes Man
4.09 of 5 stars 4.09 avg rating — 5,266 ratings — published 2005 — 23 editions
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Join Me!
4.04 of 5 stars 4.04 avg rating — 2,908 ratings — published 2003 — 7 editions
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Friends Like These
3.81 of 5 stars 3.81 avg rating — 1,823 ratings — published 2007 — 14 editions
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Charlotte Street
3.57 of 5 stars 3.57 avg rating — 2,081 ratings — published 2012 — 21 editions
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Awkward Situations for Men
3.61 of 5 stars 3.61 avg rating — 915 ratings — published 2010 — 5 editions
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Random Acts of Kindness
3.66 of 5 stars 3.66 avg rating — 463 ratings — published 2004 — 3 editions
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Danny Wallace and the Centr...
3.34 of 5 stars 3.34 avg rating — 436 ratings — published 2006 — 4 editions
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More Awkward Situations for...
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Who is Tom Ditto?
3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 181 ratings — published 2014 — 7 editions
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How to Be a Modern Man
3.62 of 5 stars 3.62 avg rating — 24 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
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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

“The closed mind is a disease. You need to have an open mind; otherwise life will just pass you by.”
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