Paul Danan

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Paul Danan (born 1978 in London) is a British actor who played Sol Patrick in the United Kingdom teen soap opera Hollyoaks between 1997 and 2001. In 2005, Danan appeared in Celebrity Love Island.

On stage, Paul played the part of the Monster in Desires of Frankenstein by James Martin Charlton at the 2002 Edinburgh Festival Fringe.[1]

In 2005, Danan appeared as a contestant on the first series of ITV1's Celebrity Love Island, and returned for the second series in 2006.[2]

In 2006, he presented a British Television series entitled Date my Girlfriend on ITV2.[3] In the show he acts as a modern-day Cupid and dates the girls first. Paul meets the loveless bachelors to discover why they are single, assesses their love requirements and auditions suitable girls all over the UK to draw up a shortlist of two potential lovers.

In 2006, Danan was awarded a Loaded Laftas Comedy Award for funniest reality TV personality.[4]


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  2. ^ "Love Island final watched by 3.8m". BBC News. 29 August 2006. Retrieved 2007-10-09. 
  3. ^ "The Tuesday column: romance". London: The Telegraph. 14 February 2006. Retrieved 2007-10-09. 
  4. ^ "Russell Brand bags comedy award". BBC News. 4 October 2006. Retrieved 2007-10-09. 

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