The last few years have seen this Irish funnyman’s popularity sky rocket – in little over five years he has gone from being ‘that neurotic  Irish guy from the I.T. Crowd’  to a success on both sides of the Atlantic, starring in Universal’s Bridesmaids and HBO’s Girls. So what is the secret to his success? It’s simple. O’ Dowd has that rare quality of being one of those celebrities you could easily go for pint with. His latest role sees him voice a creepy crawly, Grub, in Twentieth Century Fox’s new adventure comedy, EPIC which is released in UK cinemas on 22nd May. To celebrate, we’re taking a retrospective look at his career to date.

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