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Creator / David Walliams

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David Edward Walliams OBE (born Williams; 20 August 1971 in Wimbledon, London) is an English comedian, writer, children's author, and actor, known for his partnership with Matt Lucas on the TV sketch show Little Britain. He also swam the English channel once for charity.

He has also written and starred in the television series Big School and his series of children's books; The World Of Walliams:

Tropes associated with his work include:

  • Camp Straight: When paired with Matt Lucas, he's certainly this to Lucas' Straight Gay, though he's happily married.
  • Creator Cameo: He appears in every book-to-TV-film adaptation of his works.
  • Determinator: In The World's Worst Children, vol. 1, Brian Wong is determined to count to one zillion. He's interrupted on his death bed for the last time.
  • Enfant Terrible: The premise of his World's Worst Children series.
  • Precision F-Strike: His earlier books contained very minor bad words. For example, Mr Hawtrey says "Where the hell are they?" in The Boy in the Dress.
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  • Sadist Teacher: Many of the teachers in The World's Worst Teachers. Some, however, are just incompetent.
  • Stage Name: His real surname is Williams.


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