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Daniel Francis McWilliams (born February 8, 1956), is a New York City-based comedian, author, and actor, born in Brooklyn. He performed with Funny Gay Males[1] (1988-1993, 2001-2003) and has toured with them throughout the United States, Canada and Australia. He has appeared on The Joan Rivers Show, Comedy Central, The Howard Stern Show, The Joey Reynolds Show and WOR 710AM NY. In addition, he co-authored Growing Up Gay: From Left Out to Coming Out (1995) with fellow Funny Gay Males troupe members Bob Smith and Jaffe Cohen.

Danny McWilliams
Birth nameDaniel Francis McWilliams
Born (1956-02-08) February 8, 1956 (age 63)
Brooklyn, New York City
MediumStand-up, television, film
Years active1982 – present

He has also performed his one-man show which is known as Twelve Angry Women at the Solo Arts Group in New York City, and he performs weekly at Duplex Cabaret Theatre and other clubs throughout New York City.


Notable Work:

  • Funny Gay Males[2]
  • Growing Up Gay: From Left Out to Coming Out


See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Rousuck, J. Wynn (1992-09-04), "Funny Gay Males' bring revised show back to Theatre Project", Baltimore Sun, retrieved 2011-07-24
  2. ^ "Review/Cabaret; Gay Comedy in the Stand-Up Mainstream".