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Richard Ayoade

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Richard Ellef Ayoade (born 12 June 1977 in Whipps Cross, London) is an English comedian, actor, writer and director best known for his role as Maurice Moss in The IT Crowd. Ayoade was born an only child to a Norwegian mother, Dagny (née Baassuik), and a Nigerian father, Layide Ade Laditi Ayoade. Ayoade studied at St. Joseph's College in Ipswich, Suffolk and later studied law at St Catharine's College, Cambridge (1995–1998) where he won the Martin Steele Prize for play production and became president of the prestigious Footlights during 1997 -1998. While in Footlights, Ayoade acted in and wrote many shows. He and Footlights vice-president John Oliver wrote two pantomimes together: Sleeping Beauty, and Grimm Fairy Tales. Ayoade acted in both Footlights' 1997 and 1998 touring shows: Emotional Baggage and Between a Rock and a Hard Place (directed by Cal McCrystal). On 8 September 2007 he married the actress Lydia Fox. They live in Gipsy Hill, South London. Description above from the Wikipedia article Richard Ayoade, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Jun 12, 1977 In Hammersmith, London, England
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
Movie Soul 2020-12-25
Latest Project:
In the movie The Souvenir Part II
Known For
Poster of Hypothetical
Poster of The Fake News Show
Poster of Was It Something I Said?
Poster of Full English
Movie The Souvenir Part II Patrick
Movie Soul Jerry (voice)
Movie The Souvenir Patrick
Series The Mandalorian Zero (voice)
Series Hypothetical Himself
Movie The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part Ice Cream Cone (voice)
Series The Big Narstie Show Himself
Movie Early Man Treebor (voice)
Movie Paddington 2 Forensic Investigator
Series Neo Yokio Salesclerk (voice)
Series The Fake News Show Himself - Panelist
Movie Apple & Onion Onion
Movie Peter Cook and Dudley Moore: The Missing Sketches Himself
Series Travel Man: 48 Hours in... Himself - Host
Movie The Boxtrolls Mr. Pickles (voice)
Series Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled Unknown
Movie The IT Crowd Manual Himself/Morris Moss
Series Was It Something I Said? Himself (captain)
Series 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown Himself
Series Noel Fielding's Luxury Comedy
Movie The Watch Jamarcus
Series Full English Edgar Johnson
Series Gadget Man Presenter
Movie Bunny and the Bull Museum Curator
Series The Graham Norton Show Himself
Series Have I Got a Bit More News for You Himself - Presenter
Series The IT Crowd Moss
Series Man to Man with Dean Learner Dean Learner
Series Time Trumpet
Series Snuff Box Music Show Host
Series The IT Crowd Maurice Moss
Series 8 out of 10 Cats Himself
Series Nathan Barley Ned Smanks
Movie Festival Dwight Swan
Series Big Fat Quiz Himself - Panelist
Movie AD/BC: A Rock Opera Joseph
Movie The Life and Death of Peter Sellers Photographer at Wedding
Series The Mighty Boosh Unknown
Series Garth Marenghi's Darkplace Dean Learner / Thornton Reed
Movie 2004: The Stupid Version Himself
Movie Hello, Friend Computer Man
Series The Crystal Maze Himself - Host