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About David Sedaris
David Raymond Sedaris credits media personality Ira Glass for helping him get into the limelight through his radio show invitations. The comedian, humorist, author, essayist and radio contributor gained popularity after he read his essay “Santaland Diaries” on “Morning Edition” of the National Public Radio in December 1992. His best-selling essay and short story collections include “Me Talk Pretty One Day” and “Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls”.
He is the son of Louis Harry Sedaris and Sharon Elizabeth Leonard. His younger sister is actress-comedian Amy Sedaris. He grew up with three other sisters and a brother. He has been in a long-term relationship with Hugh Hamrick.
In 2001, he was the recipient of the “Thurber Prize for American Humor”. He has received multiple Grammy Award nominations for his audiobook “Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim”.
He has been a frequent essay contributor to “The New Yorker” magazine.
David Sedaris Rank
Famous quotes by David Sedaris
After a few months in my parents' basement, I took an apartment near the state university, where I discovered both crystal methamphetamine and conceptual art. Either one of these things are dangerous, but in combination they have the potential to destroy entire civilizations.David Sedaris
Also, I used to think that one day I might get someone to iron my shirts, but the truth is I really like doing them myself.David Sedaris
But most good movies have a gun in them.David Sedaris
I go to the movies at least five times a week, and after a while everything becomes a blur to me.David Sedaris
I haven't got the slightest idea how to change people, but still I keep a long list of prospective candidates just in case I should ever figure it out.David Sedaris
I love things made out of animals. It's just so funny to think of someone saying, 'I need a letter opener. I guess I'll have to kill a deer.David Sedaris
I tend to show everything I do to my family, to check they won't be offended.David Sedaris
I've been keeping a diary for thirty-three years and write in it every morning. Most of it's just whining, but every so often there'll be something I can use later: a joke, a description, a quote. It's an invaluable aid when it comes to winning arguments. 'That's not what you said on February 3, 1996,' I'll say to someone.David Sedaris
It's odd the things that people remember. Parents will arrange a birthday party, certain it will stick in your mind forever. You'll have a nice time, then two years later you'll be like, 'There was a pony there? Really? And a clown with one leg?'David Sedaris
My family isn't really all that different from anyone else's. Well, maybe they're a bit more entertaining.David Sedaris
The humor section is the last place an author wants to be. They put your stuff next to collections of Cathy cartoons.David Sedaris
What other people call dark and despairing, I call funny.David Sedaris
When I look at a lot of older stuff that I've written, I think one sign of amateur humor writing is when you see people trying too hard.David Sedaris
David Sedaris' Popularity
David Sedaris is a famous American comedian, author, and radio host, who was born on December 26, 1956. As a person born on this date, David Sedaris is listed in our database as the 13th most popular celebrity for the day (December 26) and the 49th most popular for the year (1956).
People born on December 26 fall under the Zodiac sign of Capricorn, the Sea Goat. David Sedaris is the 579th most popular Capricorn.
Aside from information specific to David Sedaris' birthday, David Sedaris is the 6228th most famous American and ranks 2nd in famous people born in Binghamton, New York, U.S.
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