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Chris O'Dowd was born on October 9, 1979 in Sligo, Ireland. He is an actor and writer, known for Calvary (2014), Frequently Asked Questions About Time Travel (2009) and Bridesmaids (2011). He has been married to Dawn O'Porter since August 26, 2012. See full bio »

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 2014 St. Vincent (completed)
Brother Geraghty
 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)
 2009 Pirate Radio
Simon
 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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Other Works:

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:

[re his role in The Sapphires (2012) with Aboriginal girl singers] I was really surprised by how similar Aboriginals and Irish people are, like in their mentality, particularly coming from that time [1960s]... I think it's why the character as an Irish guy works quite well, because we're all part of the same team. 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 »

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Libra

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