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Richard Ayoadi - biography, date of birth, place of birth, filmography, clips, Actor, Writer, Director, Producer.
Born June 12, 1977, Whipps Cross, London, UK is a British film director, screenwriter and comedian.
Ayoadi studied at St. Joseph's College in Ipswich, later studied law at St. Catherine's College, Cambridge (1995-1998), where he won the Martin Steele playwriting prize and became president of the prestigious Footlights drama club.
During his membership in the club, Ayoadi was both an actor and a screenwriter in many productions. He and the vice-president of the club, John Oliver, co-wrote two pantomimes: Sleeping Beauty and Tales of the Brothers Grimm. Ayoadi appeared in two footlights touring productions in 1997 and 1998: Emotional Baggage and Between a Rock and a Hard place, directed by Cal McChrystal.
Ayoadi collaborated with Matthew Holnes on the horror comedy Garth Marenghi's Fear Knight. Ayoadi himself appeared in a show at the Fringe International Theater Festival in Edinburgh in 2000, where he was nominated for a Perrier Award (Fringe Festival Award for Best Performance). In 2001, he received the Perrier Award for co-writing and directing Nethead Garth Marenghi, the sequel to Dread Knight Garth Marenghi.
In 2004, Ayoadi and Holnes brought Marengi to Channel 4, creating a comedy series parodying horror films, Garth Marenghi's Dark House. He directed the show and also played Dean Lorner, Garth's publisher.
As Dean Lorner, Ayoadi also hosted the 2006 sitcom Male Talk with Dean Lorner, which aired on Channel 4. Holnes played the roles of various guests every week.
Ayoadi has become a recognizable persona on British television thanks to the role of the socially unadapted technical genius Maurice Moss in the television series Computer Geeks. In 2008, for this role, he was awarded Best Actor at the Monte Carlo Television Festival. Ioadi also played the role of Moss in the pilot for the American version of Geeks, which never aired.
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