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Richard Ayoade

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1977-06-12

Hammersmith, London, England

Male

Biography

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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Filmography

Movie Name Release Date
AD/BC: A Rock Opera

AD/BC: A Rock Opera

An all-singing, all-dancing, star-spangled musical leap around the biblical story of the Nativity, set in 1972. With a comic twist, this familiar story is brought to life through the eyes of the innkeeper. Despairing after a bad year, he contemplates suicide but his attempt is stalled by a voice from above who points out that King Herod is coming to town.

2004-12-21
The Watch

The Watch

Four everyday suburban guys come together as an excuse to escape their humdrum lives one night a week. But when they accidentally discover that their town has become overrun with aliens posing as ordinary suburbanites, they have no choice but to save their neighborhood - and the world - from total extermination.

2012-07-27
Hello, Friend

Hello, Friend

A satirical look at modern technology.

2003-02-02
The Boxtrolls

The Boxtrolls

An orphaned boy raised by underground creatures called Boxtrolls comes up from the sewers and out of his box to save his family and the town from the evil exterminator, Archibald Snatcher.

2014-09-26
Apple & Onion

Apple & Onion

Apple and Onion get invited to Hotdog's party but they've still got some growing up to do.

2016-05-04
Bunny and the Bull

Bunny and the Bull

A young shut-in takes an imaginary road trip inside his apartment, based on mementos and memories of a European trek from years before.

2009-11-27
The IT Crowd Manual

The IT Crowd Manual

This behind-the-scenes documentary features interviews with the creators and cast of the cult comedy "The IT Crowd", plus chats with celebrity fans.

2014-01-04
Peter Cook and Dudley Moore: The Missing Sketches

Peter Cook and Dudley Moore: The Missing Sketches

This documentary showcases a number of new clips which have recently come to light from sketches which were thought to have been lost forever, some not seen for over 50 years, plus rare footage of routines performed in Australia when Cook and Moore made two episodes of their show, Not Only... But Also..., for the country back in 1971. Rob Brydon narrates this very special programme as Pete and Dud fans, friends and colleagues watch these newly discovered clips in the studio for the very first time. The programme includes contributions from Not Only... But Also... producer Dick Clement, Pete and Dud collaborator Barry Humphries, and long-time fans Richard Ayoade, Josie Lawrence, Will Sharpe and Ronnie Wood as they enjoy the sketches and reflect on the career of one of Britain's best-loved comedy partnerships.

2016-12-31
Early Man

Early Man

Dug, along with his sidekick Hognob, unite a cavemen tribe to save their hidden valley from being spoiled and, all together as a team, to face the menace of a mysterious and mighty enemy, on the turf of an ancient and sacred sport.

2018-02-16
The Souvenir

The Souvenir

A quiet film student begins finding her voice as an artist while navigating a turbulent courtship with a charismatic but untrustworthy man. She defies her protective mother and concerned friends as she slips deeper and deeper into an intense, emotionally fraught relationship, which comes dangerously close to destroying her dreams.

2019-01-27
Festival

Festival

'Festival' is a black comedy set during the annual Edinburgh Fringe festival. The film is based around both the judging of a major comedy award and the performers at one of the smaller venues. Various plot strands interweave, including the bitter relationship between a famous self-obsessed British comic and his ever-suffering assistant, an actress debuting at the festival with a one-woman show about Dorothy Wordsworth and a depressed, rich housewife who spies on the stoned Canadian theatre troupe to whom she has rented out her house

2005-07-15
Paddington 2

Paddington 2

Paddington, now happily settled with the Browns, picks up a series of odd jobs to buy the perfect present for his Aunt Lucy, but it is stolen.

2018-01-12
The Souvenir: Part II

The Souvenir: Part II

Follow-up to The Souvenir (2019).

The IT Crowd: The Internet Is Coming 2013-09-27
The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part

The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part

It's been five years since everything was awesome and the citizens are facing a huge new threat: LEGO DUPLO® invaders from outer space, wrecking everything faster than they can rebuild.

2019-01-26