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Chris O'Dowd


Christopher "Chris" O'Dowd born 9 October 1979 is an Irish actor and comedian best known for his role as Roy Trenneman in the Channel 4 comedy The IT Crowd. O'Dowd created and is starring in the Sky 1 television series Moone Boy. He had a recurring role on the drama series Girls and starred in the television series Family Tree. O'Dowd is also ... See full bio »

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Known For

Calvary
Calvary Jack Brennan
(2014)
St. Vincent
St. Vincent Brother Geraghty
(2014)
Thor: The Dark World
(2013)

Filmography

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 2017 Loving Vincent (post-production)
Postman Roulin
 2015/II The Program
David Walsh
 2015 Puffin Rock (TV Series)
Narrator
- Puffin Practice (2015) ... Narrator
- Daytime Sleepover ... Narrator
- Flooded Burrow ... Narrator
- Mossy Goes Solo ... Narrator
- Three's a Crowd ... Narrator
 2014 Cuban Fury
Drew
 2013 The Double
Nurse
 2013 Epic
Grub (voice)
 2012 Knighthood and Decoy (TV Series)
Jar-Lath
 2011-2012 Family Guy (TV Series)
Guard / Contestant
- Viewer Mail #2 (2012) ... Guard / Contestant (voice)
- Lottery Fever (2011) ... (voice)
 2011/I Bridesmaids
Rhodes
 2010 Gulliver's Travels
General Edward
 2010 Little Crackers (TV Series)
Santa / Himself
 2010 Dinner for Schmucks
Marco - Blind Swordsman (as Christopher O'Dowd)
 2007 Roman's Empire (TV Mini-Series)
Jase
- Episode #1.6 (2007) ... Jase
- Episode #1.5 (2007) ... Jase
- Episode #1.4 (2007) ... Jase
- Episode #1.3 (2007) ... Jase
- Episode #1.1 (2007) ... Jase
 2006 Doc Martin (TV Series)
Jonathan
- On the Edge (2006) ... Jonathan
 2006 Showbands II (TV Movie)
Mervin Mooney
 2005 The Year London Blew Up: 1974 (TV Movie)
Dowd
 2005/I Festival
Tommy O'Dwyer
 2004 Vera Drake
Sid's Customer
 2003 Conspiracy of Silence
James (as Christopher O'Dowd)
 2003 Red Cap (TV Series)
Bernie Maddox
- Crush (2003) ... Bernie Maddox
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TV commercial for Daz Washing Powder

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Alternate Names:

Christopher O'Dowd

Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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Personal Quote:

I cook rarely, but I've kind of got two or three dishes that I stick to. I do a great sweet potato and lentil curry. See more »

Trivia:

In a 2014 interview on the NPR interview program "Fresh Air with Terry Gross," O'Dowd told Gross that before he was an actor he worked at a call center, and one of his jobs was making solicitation calls for a well known wildlife charity. He said that the endangered animals that he was supposed to tell potential donors about--like New Guinean bats or newts from New Zealand--were unappealing to ... See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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