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Chris O'Dowd

Chris O'Dowd was born on October 9, 1979 in Sligo, Ireland. He is an actor and writer, known for Calvary (2014), St. Vincent (2014) and Frequently Asked Questions About Time Travel (2009). He has been married to Dawn O'Porter since August 26, 2012. They have one child. See full bio »

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 2016 Loving Vincent (post-production)
Postman Roulin
 2015/II The Program
David Walsh
 2015 Puffin Rock (TV Series)
- Puffin Practice (2015) ... Narrator
- Daytime Sleepover ... Narrator
- Flooded Burrow ... Narrator
- Mossy Goes Solo ... Narrator
- Three's a Crowd ... Narrator
 2014 Cuban Fury
 2013 The Double
 2013 Epic
Grub (voice)
 2012 Knighthood and Decoy (TV Series)
 2011-2012 Family Guy (TV Series)
Guard / Contestant
- Viewer Mail #2 (2012) ... Guard / Contestant (voice)
- Lottery Fever (2011) ... (voice)
 2011/I Bridesmaids
 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)
- 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)
- On the Edge (2006) ... Jonathan
 2006 Showbands II (TV Movie)
Mervin Mooney
 2005 The Year London Blew Up: 1974 (TV Movie)
 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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6' 3" (1.91 m)

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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 »

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