Chris O'Dowd

90Chris O'Dowd Quotes

Irish Actor born on October 09, 1979,

Christopher "Chris" O'Dowd is an Irish actor and comedian best known for his role as Roy Trenneman in the Channel 4 comedy The IT Crowd. O'Dowd created and is currently starring in the Sky 1 television series Moone Boy. He had a recurring role on the drama series Girls and starred in the television series Family Tree... (source)

I'd like my super power to be puns; I'd like to be great at puns: pun power. Then I could go on loads of panel shows and live off that forever. view quote

I think I'm going to keep my Irish accent forever now in any movie I make, because chicks dig it and that's all I care about now! view quote

Social media is great, I guess, but it feels like technology is the sapper of innocence. view quote

When I say I hate nostalgia, I hate things set in the recent past where everything is shiny and new. view quote

I cook rarely, but I've kind of got two or three dishes that I stick to. I do a great sweet potato and lentil curry. view quote

I feel like I need to start wearing a T-shirt saying 'This is not a photo opportunity'. People are so lovely but you do find that when you're out you spend 40% of your time posing for photographs. view quote

I think there's something in the fact that it's hard to be good looking and funny. You have to have an oddball quality; people have to sympathise with you to find you funny. view quote

When I was a kid, I wanted to be serious, like Daniel Day-Lewis. No one really dreams of being a comic actor, do they? Now I realise how stupid that is - and it's because comic acting isn't taken seriously enough. It's a discipline. You know instantly - either you're funny and getting the laughs, or you're not. view quote

Well, when you're the youngest of five, parents kind of lose interest more and more through the children. I think my eldest brother was under loads of pressure to do something amazing with his life, but by the time I came around they were like, 'Well, let's hope he doesn't kill a guy.' view quote

I'd like to think that I'm getting slightly more mature as time goes on, but I don't know if my fiancee would necessarily agree. view quote

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