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Biography:
Birth Name: Chris O'Dowd
Born: 10/09/1979
Birth Place: Boyle County, Roscommon, IE

O'Dowd was born in Sligo, Ireland, and grew up in the small town of Boyle, which had a population of 3,000. A somewhat awkward youth -- he was already 6 feet fall by his 11th birthday -- O'Dowd played soccer all throughout his teens. Once high school was over, however, he hung up his cleats and enrolled at University College in Dublin. O'Dowd studied politics and sociology while attending the school (his mother was a psychotherapist), but quickly realized that college was not for him. He dropped out shortly after and moved to London to pursue acting. O'Dowd took a job at a charity call-in center to pay the bills, while frequently skipping out to attend auditions. He appeared in minor roles i... Continue Bio >>

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