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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 Désirée 1954-11-16
Latest Project:
series Moominvalley 2018-12-24
Known For
Poster of The Watch
Poster of The IT Crowd
Poster of Provincia meccanica
Poster of Hotel Rwanda
Movie Early Man Treebor (voice) 2018-01-26
Series Moominvalley The Ghost 2018-12-24
Movie Paddington 2 Forensic Investigator 2017-11-09
Movie Peter Cook and Dudley Moore: The Missing Sketches Himself 2016-12-31
Series Travel Man: 48 Hours in... Himself - Host 2015-03-30
Series Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled Unknown 2014-06-16
Movie The IT Crowd Manual Himself/Morris Moss 2014-01-04
Movie The Boxtrolls Mr. Pickles (voice) 2014-09-10
Movie The Watch Jamarcus 2012-07-26
Series Gadget Man Presenter 2012-11-19
Movie Bunny and the Bull Museum Curator 2009-11-27
Movie Ego Geo Himself - Panelist 2008-04-29
Series The IT Crowd Moss 2007-01-01
Series The IT Crowd Maurice Moss 2006-02-03
Series Snuff Box Music Show Host 2006-02-27
Series Man to Man with Dean Learner Dean Learner 2006-10-20
Series Time Trumpet 2006-08-03
Movie Provincia meccanica Himself (captain) 2005-01-01
Movie Festival Dwight Swan 2005-07-15
Series The Big Fat Quiz of the Year Unknown 2005-12-26
Movie Garth Marenghi's Darkplace Dean Learner / ... 2004-01-29
Series The Mighty Boosh Unknown 2004-05-18
Movie Hotel Rwanda Thornton Reed 2004-09-11
Movie AD/BC: A Rock Opera Joseph 2004-12-21
Movie Hello, Friend Computer Man 2003-02-02
Movie Pretty Woman Ned Smanks 1990-03-23
Movie Désirée 1954-11-16