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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:
In the movie Hello, Friend 2003-02-02
Latest Project:
Movie The Souvenir 2019-05-17
Known For
Poster of Gadget Man
Poster of Noel Fielding's Luxury Comedy
Poster of Man to Man with Dean Learner
Movie The Souvenir Patrick 2019-05-17
Series Moominvalley The Ghost (voice) 2019-02-25
Movie The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part Ice Cream Cone (voice) 2019-01-26
Movie Early Man Treebor (voice) 2018-01-26
Movie Paddington 2 Forensic Investigator 2017-11-09
Series The Fake News Show Himself - Panelist 2017-05-15
Movie Peter Cook and Dudley Moore: The Missing Sketches Himself 2016-12-31
Movie Apple & Onion Onion 2016-05-04
Series Travel Man: 48 Hours in... Himself - Host 2015-03-30
Movie The Boxtrolls Mr. Pickles (voice) 2014-09-10
Movie The IT Crowd Manual Himself/Morris Moss 2014-01-04
Series Was It Something I Said? Himself (captain) 2013-10-06
Series Noel Fielding's Luxury Comedy 2012-01-26
Movie The Watch Jamarcus 2012-07-26
Series Full English Edgar Johnson 2012-11-12
Series Gadget Man Presenter 2012-11-19
Movie Bunny and the Bull Museum Curator 2009-11-27
Series The IT Crowd Moss 2007-01-01
Series Man to Man with Dean Learner Dean Learner 2006-10-20
Series Time Trumpet 2006-08-03
Series Snuff Box Music Show Host 2006-02-27
Series The IT Crowd Maurice Moss 2006-02-03
Series The Big Fat Quiz of the Year Unknown 2005-12-26
Movie Festival Dwight Swan 2005-07-15
Series Nathan Barley Ned Smanks 2005-02-11
Movie AD/BC: A Rock Opera Joseph 2004-12-21
Series The Mighty Boosh Unknown 2004-05-18
Series Garth Marenghi's Darkplace Dean Learner / Thornton Reed 2004-01-29
Movie Hello, Friend Computer Man 2003-02-02