David Baddiel

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BornDavid Lionel Baddiel
28 May 1964
Troy, New York, United States
Alma materKing's College, Cambridge

David Baddiel (born 28 May 1964) is a British comedian, novelist and television presenter. He is known for his work alongside Rob Newman in The Mary Whitehouse Experience and partnership with Frank Skinner. Besides comedy, Baddiel is also a published novelist and a screenwriter who is the author of the children's novels The Parent Agency, The Person Controller, Animalcom and Birthday Boy.[1]

In January 2018, in a row on Twitter David Baddiel, who is Jewish, accused former MP George Galloway of being anti-Semitic. When the founder of Momentum, Jon Lansman, jumped to Baddiel's defence, Galloway threatened them both with legal action for defamation, indicating he would call Jeremy Corbyn as a witness.[2]


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