Who is Chris O’Dowd?
Chris O’Dowd is an Irish actor and comedian and he is best known for his role as Miles Daly in the Epix comedy series Get Shorty and as Roy Trenneman in the Channel 4 comedy The IT Crowd.
Biography and Education
Chris O’Dowd was born Christopher O’Dowd on the 9th of October 1979 in Boyle, County Roscommon, Ireland and he was born to his father, Sean O’Dowd, a Sign designer and his mother, Denise O’Dowd, a Counselor and psychotherapist and he grew up with four siblings.
Chris O’Dowd attended University College Dublin (UCD), where he graduated from with a degree in Politics and sociology; he later enrolled at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.
Movies and Career
Chris O’Dowd has starred in movies such as; Conspiracy of Silence in 2003, Vera Drake in 2004, Festival in 2005, Hotel very Welcome in 2007,How to Lose Friends & Alienate People in 2008, The Boat That Rocked and Frequently Asked Questions About Time Travel in 2009, Hippie Hippie Shake, Dinner for Schmucks and Gulliver’s Travels in 2010, Bridesmaids and Friends with Kids in 2011, The Sapphires and This is 40 in 2012, Epic, The Double and Thor: The Dark World in 2013, Calvary, Cuban Fury and St. Vincent in 2014, The Program in 2015, Mascots and Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children in 2016, The Incredible Jessica James, Love After Love, Loving Vincent and Molly’s Game in 2017, Juliet, Naked, The Cloverfield Paradox and Mary Poppins Returns in 2018, How To Build a Girl in 2019 and more.
He has also starred in television series and shows such as; Red Cap in 2003, The Clinic from 2003 to 2005, The Year London Blew Up: 1974 in 2005, Showbands II, The Amazing Mrs Pritchard and Doc Martin in 2006, The IT Crowd from 2006 to 2010, Roman’s Empire in 2007, FM in 2009, Little Crackers in 2010, The Crimson Petal and the White in 2011, Family Guy from 2011 to 2012, Girls from 2012 to 2013, Moone Boy from 2012 to 2015, Monsters vs. Aliens from 2013 to 2014, Family Tree in 2013, Puffin Rock in 2015, Get Shorty in 2017, The Last Leg in 2018, State of the Union and The Twilight Zone in 2019 and more.
Chris O’Dowd is married to Scottish writer, director and television presenter Dawn Porter and they got married in 2012.
Height and Weight
Chris O’Dowd stands at a height of 6ft 3inches and weighs 85kg.
Nationality and Ethnicity
Chris O’Dowd is of Irish nationality and white ethnicity.
Chris O’Dowd was born to his parents named Sean and Denise O’Dowd and he grew up with four siblings and he has two sons named Arthur and Valentine O’Dowd.
Zodiac Sign and Birthday
Chris O’Dowd was born on the 9th of October 1979, therefore, his zodiac sign is Libra and he celebrates his birthday on the 9th of October each year.
O’Dowd and his family currently reside in Roscommon, Ireland.
Social Media Presence
O’Dowd is active on social media, as of recent, he has accumulated over 200,000 Twitter followers and he is also active on a host of other social media networks.
Controversies, rumors and legal issues
Since rising to fame as an actor and comedian in the early 2000’s, O’Dowd hasn’t been linked to any known controversy, rumors and legal issues.
Chris O’Dowd Net Worth and Salary
Chris O’Dowd is an Irish actor and comedian and his net worth is estimated to be $7 million and he earns over $400 thousand as salary annually.
His net worth accumulated due to the success in his career as an actor and comedian.
Facts about Chris O’Dowd
- Net Worth: $7 million
- Salary: Over $400 thousand/year
- Net Worth Source: Acting and Comedy
- Real Name: Christopher O’Dowd
- Height: 6ft 3inches
- Weight: 85kg
- Nationality: Irish
- Ethnicity: White
- Residence: Roscommon, Ireland
- Religion: Atheist
- Parents: Sean and Denise O’Dowd
- Spouse: Dawn Porter
- Kids: Arthur and Valentine O’Dowd
- Education: University College Dublin and London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art
- Zodiac Sign: Libra