This paper people is Dave Gorman, the paper toy is created by sally. Dave Gorman is an English author, stand-up comedian and presenter. He has performed comedy shows on stage in which he tells stories of extreme adventures and presents the evidence to the audience in order to prove to them that they are true stories. He was a stand-up comedian before he became famous for Are You Dave Gorman?, then took a break from normal stand-up. He returned to stand-up in 2009 with a show called Sit Down, Pedal, Pedal, Stop and Stand Up whose unique feature was that he cycled 1,563 miles from the southernmost point of Great Britain to the easternmost to the westernmost and then to the northernmost with a gig following each night.
Gorman was born in Stafford, England to parents Derek Gorman and Fay Collins, who are now divorced. He has two elder brothers, Jonathan and Richard, and a fraternal twin called Nick. Dave attended Walton High School. He married his wife Beth in October 2010. He studied mathematics at the University of Manchester and before his solo successes was in demand as a writer, having co-written three series of The Mrs Merton Show, as well as writing for many other TV series in the UK, including The Fast Show. In 2003, he was listed in The Observer as one of the 50 funniest acts in British comedy.
Dave also regularly appeared on the BBC Three show, Rob Brydon's Annually Retentive, a comedy show about the making of a celebrity panel show hosted by Rob Brydon. Dave Gorman is one of the show's team captains. In 2006 he became an occasional contributor on Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. He also hosts his own radio series, Genius, and his documentary feature, America Unchained, was shown on More4 in February 2008. The book of the series was published in April 2008.
Gorman is a pescatarian. He lists his hobbies as photography, cycling, rock balancing and playing poker and recently, darts. Staffordshire University awarded him an honorary doctorate in 2006. He is a regular user of Twitter. According to America Unchained, he is an atheist. In his stand-up show Dave Gorman's Powerpoint Presentation that he launched at the 2011 Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Gorman states that he is an atheist from a Christian background. However, he is frequently incorrectly assumed to be Jewish; for example, the Jewish magazine JLifestyle includes him in a list of "literary Jews".