David Walliams

David Walliams

Aug. 20th, 1971
Born in
Surrey, England, UK
6' 3

David Walliams' Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Little Britain (UK) TV Show
Little Britain (UK)
Britain's Got Talent (UK) TV Show
Britain's Got Talent (UK)
8 out of 10 cats (UK) TV Show
8 out of 10 cats (UK)
Come Fly With Me (UK) TV Show
Come Fly With Me (UK)
Little Britain USA TV Show
Little Britain USA
Partners In Crime (UK) TV Show
Partners In Crime (UK)
Asylum (UK) TV Show
Asylum (UK)
Parkinson (UK) TV Show
Parkinson (UK)
Wall of Fame (UK) TV Show
Wall of Fame (UK)
Bang! Bang! It's Reeves and Mortimer (UK) TV Show
Bang! Bang! It's Reeves and Mortimer (UK)
Rock Profile (UK) TV Show
Rock Profile (UK)
Baddiel's Syndrome (UK) TV Show
Baddiel's Syndrome (UK)
Games World (UK) TV Show
Games World (UK)
Sir Bernard's Stately Homes (UK) TV Show
Sir Bernard's Stately Homes (UK)
Sport Relief 2006 TV Show
Sport Relief 2006
Sport Relief 2010 TV Show
Sport Relief 2010
World of Pub (UK) TV Show
World of Pub (UK)

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David Walliams OBE (born David Edward Williams) is an English comedian, actor, writer, and television personality. He is best known for his work with Matt Lucas on the BBC sketch comedy series Rock Profile (1999–2000, 2009), Little Britain (2003–2007, 2020), and Come Fly With Me (2010-2011). Since 2012, Walliams has been a judge on the television talent show competition Britain's Got Talent on ITV. He is also a writer of children's books, having sold more than 37 million copies worldwide.
Walliams played the role of Greville White in the Stephen Poliakoff film Capturing Mary (2007). He wrote and starred in two series of the BBC One sitcom Big School (2013–2014), playing the role of chemistry teacher Keith Church. In 2015, Walliams starred as Tommy Beresford in the BBC series Partners in Crime, and wrote and starred in his own sketch comedy series Walliams & Friend.
Walliams began writing children's novels in 2008 after securing a contract with the publisher HarperCollins. His books have been translated into 53 languages, and he has been described as "the fastest growing children's author in the UK", with a literary style compared to that of Roald Dahl. Some of his books have been adapted into television films. Walliams was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2017 Birthday Honours for services to charity and the arts. His charity work includes swimming the English Channel, Strait of Gibraltar and River Thames, raising millions of pounds for the BBC charity Sport Relief.

  • First started acting at Reigate Grammar School in Surrey
  • Comic actor 'Steve Martin (I)' (qv) is one of his biggest influences.
  • Educated at Reigate Grammar in Surrey.
  • His surname is Williams, but changed it to Walliams for the Actor's Equity.
  • Has two nephews, Ben and Joe
  • His father's side of the family are related to the 'Dunbar Sisters (Boormans)' who did stage acting in America during the late 19th century after leaving London.
  • Studied Drama at Bristol University.
  • Fell in love with the city Sydney when he was touring for his show Little Britain Live. He is (as of December 2008) looking at buying a Summer home there and he is considering getting either permanent Australian residence or Australian citizenship.

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