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Richard Ayoade

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23, 1977
London, England
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23, 1977 (age 43)
London, England


Comedian and actor best known for his role in the British sitcom The IT Crowd, which won him a Best Male Comedy Performance in 2014. He also became the presenter of the reboot of the 90s classic The Crystal Maze.

Before Fame

He studied at St. Joseph's college before studying law at University of Central Lancashire. While at St. Catharine's College, Cambridge he was president of the Footlights.


He has also made a career directing various music videos for well known bands such as Arctic Monkeys and Vampire Weekend.

Family Life

He married Lydia Fox in 2007. They have two children together named Esme and Ida.

Associated With

He directed the coming of age film Submarine, which featured Alex Turner of the Arctic Monkeys and earned him a BAFTA nomination.