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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 (2006). O'Dowd created and is starring in the Sky 1 television series Moone Boy (2012). He had a recurring role on the drama series Girls (2012) and starred in the television series Family ... See full bio »

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Bridesmaids Rhodes
(2011)
The Sapphires Dave Lovelace
(2012)
Moone Boy Sean Murphy
(2012-2015)

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  The Starling (post-production)
Jack Maynard
  Hippie Hippie Shake (abandoned)
Felix Dennis
 2020 Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth (Short)
Finn's Dad (voice)
 2017-2019 Get Shorty (TV Series)
Miles Daly
- Should Not Throw Stones (2019) ... Miles Daly
- Tomorrow They Light Me on Fire (2019) ... Miles Daly
- The Stick (2019) ... Miles Daly
- What Else Did God Say? (2019) ... Miles Daly
- Strong Move (2019) ... Miles Daly
 2019 How to Build a Girl
Alan 'Wilko' Wilkinson
 2019 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Jeff Storck
- The Blue Scorpion (2019) ... Jeff Storck
 2019 State of the Union (TV Series short)
Tom
- Normal Slope (2019) ... Tom
- Another Drink (2019) ... Tom
- Prison Sex (2019) ... Tom
- Dolphins (2019) ... Tom
- Call the Midwife (2019) ... Tom
 2018 Mary Poppins Returns
Shamus the Coachman (voice)
 2018 Juliet, Naked
Duncan Thomson
 2017 Molly's Game
Douglas Downey
 2017 Loving Vincent
Postman Joseph Roulin (voice)
 2017 Love After Love
Nicholas
 2016 Mascots
Tommy 'Zook' Zucarello
 2015/II The Program
David Walsh
 2012-2015 Moone Boy (TV Series)
Sean Murphy
- George's Bucket List (2015) ... Sean Murphy
- Bells 'n' Smells (2015) ... Sean Murphy
- Unidentified Feckin' Objects (2015) ... Sean Murphy
- Fecks, Lies and Videotape (2015) ... Sean Murphy
- The Plunder Years (2015) ... Sean Murphy
 2015 Puffin Rock (TV Series)
Narrator
- Daytime Sleepover (2015) ... Narrator
- Flooded Burrow (2015) ... Narrator
- Mossy Goes Solo (2015) ... Narrator
- Three's a Crowd (2015) ... Narrator
- The Empty Shell (2015) ... Narrator
 2014 Of Mice and Men
Lennie Small
 2014 St. Vincent
Brother Geraghty
 2014 Cuban Fury
Drew
 2013-2014 Monsters vs. Aliens (TV Series short)
Dr. Cockroach
- When Luck Runs Out/That Which Cannot Be Unseen (2014) ... Dr. Cockroach (voice)
- Debtor Alive!/The Grade That Wouldn't Pass! (2014) ... Dr. Cockroach (voice)
- This Ball Must Be Dodged/It Spoke With Authority (2014) ... Dr. Cockroach (voice)
 2014 Calvary
Jack Brennan
 2013 Thor: The Dark World
Richard
 2006-2013 The IT Crowd (TV Series)
Roy Trenneman
- The Internet Is Coming (2013) ... Roy Trenneman
- Reynholm vs Reynholm (2010) ... Roy Trenneman
- Bad Boys (2010) ... Roy Trenneman
- Italian for Beginners (2010) ... Roy Trenneman
- Something Happened (2010) ... Roy Trenneman
 2013 The Double
Nurse
 2013 Family Tree (TV Series)
Tom Chadwick
- Cowboys (2013) ... Tom Chadwick
- Indians (2013) ... Tom Chadwick
- Civil War (2013) ... Tom Chadwick
- Welcome to America (2013) ... Tom Chadwick
- Country Life (2013) ... Tom Chadwick
 2013 Epic
Grub (voice)
 2012-2013 Girls (TV Series)
Thomas-John
- It's a Shame About Ray (2013) ... Thomas-John
- I Get Ideas (2013) ... Thomas-John
- It's About Time (2013) ... Thomas-John
- She Did (2012) ... Thomas-John
- Weirdos Need Girlfriends Too (2012) ... Thomas-John
 2012 This Is 40
Ronnie
 2012 Knighthood and Decoy (TV Series)
Jar-Lath
 2011-2012 Family Guy (TV Series)
Guard / Contestant / Butler
- Family Guy Viewer Mail #2 (2012) ... Guard / Contestant (voice)
- Lottery Fever (2011) ... Butler (voice)
 2012 The Sapphires
Dave Lovelace
 2011 Friends with Kids
Alex
 2011/I Bridesmaids
Rhodes
 2011 The Crimson Petal and the White (TV Mini-Series)
William Rackham
- Episode #1.4 (2011) ... William Rackham
- Episode #1.3 (2011) ... William Rackham
- Episode #1.2 (2011) ... William Rackham
- Episode #1.1 (2011) ... William Rackham
 2010 Gulliver's Travels
General Edward
 2010 Little Crackers (TV Series)
Santa / Self
 2010 Dinner for Schmucks
Marco - Blind Swordsman (as Christopher O'Dowd)
 2009 FM (TV Series)
Lindsay Carol
- Blinded by the Light (2009) ... Lindsay Carol
- Video Killed the Radio Star (2009) ... Lindsay Carol
- Golden Lady (2009) ... Lindsay Carol
- Return to Sender (2009) ... Lindsay Carol
- System Addict (2009) ... Lindsay Carol
 2009 Pirate Radio
Simon
 2008 How to Lose Friends & Alienate People
Post Modern Review Staff
 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
- Pilot (2007) ... Jase
 2007 Hotel Very Welcome
Liam
 2006 Doc Martin (TV Series)
Jonathan
- On the Edge (2006) ... Jonathan
 2006 The Amazing Mrs Pritchard (TV Series)
Headmaster
- Episode #1.3 (2006) ... Headmaster
- Episode #1.2 (2006) ... Headmaster
 2006 Showbands II (TV Movie)
Mervin Mooney
 2003-2005 The Clinic (TV Series)
Brendan Davenport
- Episode #3.2 (2005) ... Brendan Davenport
- Episode #3.1 (2005) ... Brendan Davenport
- Episode #2.8 (2004) ... Brendan Davenport
- Episode #2.7 (2004) ... Brendan Davenport
- Episode #2.6 (2004) ... Brendan Davenport
 2005 The Year London Blew Up: 1974 (TV Movie documentary)
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:

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Publicity Listings:

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Alternate Names:

Christopher O'Dowd

Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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Personal Quote:

We have half-acre or so of land behind our house, and my dad worked from home, so we bought him a donkey for this fiftieth birthday. We had enough money for a donkey but not enough for a fence. So the donkey would just leave, and it was my job to go into town and find it. At exactly the time when you're starting to appreciate girls and feel very self-conscious, the worst thing that you could do ... See more »

Trivia:

Guests at Chris and Dawn's London wedding included Brian O'Driscoll, wife Amy Huberman, The IT Crowd (2006) writer Graham Linehan and TV presenter Caroline Flack. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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