STARmeter
Top 5000
Up 1,134 this week

Richard Ayoade


The child of a Norwegian mother and Nigerian father, Richard Ellef Ayoade grew up in Suffolk in England. Later studying Law at Cambridge university. He followed in the footsteps of British Comedy legends like Monty Python's Eric Idle, Hugh Laurie and Graeme Garden when he became the president of the Cambridge Footlights club. Ayoade's first real TV... See full bio »
More at IMDbPro » Contact Info on IMDbPro Contact Info: View agent
Add or change photos on IMDbPro Represent Richard Ayoade? Add or change photos

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 48 people
created 17 Nov 2011
 
a list of 31 people
created 7 months ago
 
a list of 25 people
created 4 months ago
 
list image
a list of 47 people
created 2 months ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Richard Ayoade.

User Polls

Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 4 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actor (20 credits)
 2014 The Boxtrolls (completed) (voice)
 2013 Strange Hill High (TV Series)
Templeton
 2012 Full English (TV Series)
Edgar Johnson
- Mangina (2012) ... Edgar Johnson
- Britain's Got Bloodmonkey (2012) ... Edgar Johnson
 2012/I The Watch
Jamarcus
 2009 Bunny and the Bull
Museum Curator
 2007 The IT Crowd (TV Series)
Moss
 2003-2007 The Mighty Boosh (TV Series)
Saboo / Dixon Bainbridge
- Party (2007) ... Saboo
- Eels (2007) ... Saboo
- Nanageddon (2005) ... Saboo
- Pilot (2003) ... Dixon Bainbridge
 2006 Darkplace Illuminatum (Video short)
Dean Learner (uncredited)
 2006 Horrificata Illuminata (Video short)
Dean Learner (uncredited)
 2006 Snuff Box (TV Series)
Music Show Host
- Oh Brothers (2006) ... Music Show Host
- Matt's Diaries (2006) ... Music Show Host
 2005/I Festival
Dwight Swan
 2004 AD/BC: A Rock Opera (TV Movie)
Joseph
 2004 The Life and Death of Peter Sellers
Photographer at Wedding
 2003 Hello, Friend (Short)
Computer Man
 1999 The Armstrong and Miller Show (TV Series)
- Episode #3.1 (1999)
Show Show Writer (12 credits)
Show Show Director (9 credits)
Show Show Producer (1 credit)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (2 credits)
Show Show Self (24 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

: Directed music video for Arctic Monkeys, "Cornerstone". See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Ayoade

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Louis Malle is maybe one of my favourite directors, but I love Tarantino. See more »

Trivia:

Close friends with the lead singer of the Arctic Monkeys, Alex Turner. He has directed 3 of their music videos. Alex did the soundtrack music for Ayoade's film, Submarine. See more »

Trademark:

Thick rimmed glasses See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

Message Boards

Recent Posts
stealth crush zooland_er
His acting style highlandland
You Were AMAZING Tonight! (at the taping of the pilot) cerenetee
I saw him today =D becci2702
He's been in some of the best comedy shows ever... schmauften
Nickelback video miss_orlando
Discuss Richard Ayoade on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page