Morgan Porterfield Freeman, Jr. (born June 1, 1937)  
     
 

Chris O'Dowd (born 9 October 1979) is an Irish comedian and actor. O'Dowd was born in Boyle, County Roscommon, Ireland. He graduated from University College Dublin and subsequently attended the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. He contributed to The University Observer and was active in UCD Dramsoc and the Literary and Historical Society.

He has starred in Channel 4's comedy The IT Crowd, BBC 2's Roman's Empire, Red Cap and the award-winning documentary-drama The Year London Blew Up. He has also appeared on Irish television, having starred in the RTE One drama The Clinic and the drama Showbands alongside Kerry Katona. O'Dowd has appeared in How to Lose Friends and Alienate People in a minor role. O'Dowd has also had roles in a number of films including the 2005 film Festival where he played stand-up comedian Tommy O'Dwyer, a role for which he won a Scottish BAFTA award, and a small role in Vera Drake. O'Dowd appears in Frequently Asked Questions About Time Travel, a comedy sci-fiction film with Marc Wootton, Dean Lennox Kelly and Anna Faris. He played one of the main characters ("Liam") in the 2007 German film Hotel Very Welcome.

He starred in the 2009 film The Boat That Rocked. (Released in Canada and America as "Pirate Radio") The film is inspired by the story of offshore pirate broadcasters Radio Caroline. O'Dowd plays Simon, the station's breakfast DJ."The breakfast jock on Radio Caroline at the time was Tony Blackburn, so there's definitely an element of him in it," says O'Dowd of his character. "And then I called in different Irish DJs that would have been contemporaries of Tony Blackburn at the time, a guy called Larry Gogan and a couple of other people." .....

 
     
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  1. The IT Crowd (2006-Present)
Role: Roy Trenneman
 
       
  2. FM (2009)
Role: Lindsay