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What I think improv is great for is making dialogue more natural. — Chris O'Dowd

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I've gone up for loads of jobs in the past that I knew were going to be terrible, and I've done my best, and I still haven't got them. So I think I've been lucky in who's decided I'd be worthy of their time. — Chris O'Dowd

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There tends to be a jealousy in England towards countries that are successful. — Chris O'Dowd

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I get asked all the time if I want to do more dramatic acting, and I really doubt that dramatic actors get asked if they want to do more comedies. I don't really know why that is. — Chris O'Dowd

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Being at the genesis of the creative process is definitely something I want to keep doing. It's just such a great buzz. — Chris O'Dowd

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Beyonce is the most amazing woman in the world. — Chris O'Dowd

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I'm a Hawaiian shirt guy. I've made that life decision. — Chris O'Dowd

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I just am so tired of really badly written women. It's so boring. — Chris O'Dowd

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I grew up in a house of forthright women. — Chris O'Dowd

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Nice recall on the famine lesson, buddy,' I — Chris O'Dowd

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I definitely enjoy an audience, when I'm performing. As I get older I'm kind of less comfortable at being demonstrative. I always fancied myself as a raconteur, but that never really worked out. — Chris O'Dowd

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I never go to these showbiz parties. I avoid them with a 10-inch pole. — Chris O'Dowd

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Put it this way: singing is not my day job. — Chris O'Dowd

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I play very sweet characters, so people look at me like I'm the kid from 'The Wonder Years,' rather than Brad Pitt. — Chris O'Dowd

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Hey, I think comic actors are the best actors. — Chris O'Dowd

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I don't know if I'd do an action movie because I don't know if I could keep a straight face; honestly, I just think it's so silly. Like, I love watching them but I can't imagine me doing one. — Chris O'Dowd

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When I was about 13 I realised girls weren't going to kiss me because I was a gigantic, weird looking creature from the depths. I was like 6 ft. aged 11. — Chris O'Dowd

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I often talk to myself while walking down the street. I did it as a kid. — Chris O'Dowd

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After 'Bridesmaids,' women know who I am. — Chris O'Dowd

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I don't mind being slightly fat-ish, I just don't want to be fat. — Chris O'Dowd

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I don't think the public here buy this idea that women and men speak different comedic languages. — Chris O'Dowd

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I feel like I need to start wearing a T-shirt saying 'This is not a photo opportunity'. People are so lovely but you do find that when you're out you spend 40% of your time posing for photographs. — Chris O'Dowd

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I'm probably working on three different scripts at any time, so there's never a time where I've got nothing to do. — Chris O'Dowd

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In comedy it helps if there's a friendly atmosphere on the set. — Chris O'Dowd

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Social media is great, I guess, but it feels like technology is the sapper of innocence. — Chris O'Dowd

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I never thought I'd refer to myself as a hot mess. — Chris O'Dowd

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I'm never overawed by a situation and I think that's because I've always looked several years older than I am. So because people were treating me like I was 40 when I was 29, I've always felt in control of a situation. People used to say, when you're 32, you'll look 32. I'm still waiting for that moment, where my age catches up with my appearance. — Chris O'Dowd

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Louis C. K. makes me laugh, I must say. — Chris O'Dowd

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Going out with other actors is never good; actresses are neurotic, and actors are horrendous egotists. — Chris O'Dowd

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I would be nothing if it wasn't for the town where I grew up and the people who gave me my inspiration. — Chris O'Dowd

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Comedy writing is taking the brief thought and going with it. — Chris O'Dowd

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I cook rarely, but I've kind of got two or three dishes that I stick to. I do a great sweet potato and lentil curry. — Chris O'Dowd

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Reviewers are the worst laughers in the world. — Chris O'Dowd

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L.A. is fun, but it feels like one of those towns in the north of Scotland where there's an oil rig just off the coast and whether or not you work for the oil rig, everyone is connected to it. — Chris O'Dowd

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I think I'm going to keep my Irish accent forever now in any movie I make, because chicks dig it and that's all I care about now! — Chris O'Dowd

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I grew up among strong women so I know what it's like to be loved and humiliated in a heartbeat. — Chris O'Dowd

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When I was a kid, I wanted to be serious, like Daniel Day-Lewis. No one really dreams of being a comic actor, do they? Now I realise how stupid that is - and it's because comic acting isn't taken seriously enough. It's a discipline. You know instantly - either you're funny and getting the laughs, or you're not. — Chris O'Dowd

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I'm more like a spoon symbol. I think women just want to spoon me. — Chris O'Dowd

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I'd like to think that I'm getting slightly more mature as time goes on, but I don't know if my fiancee would necessarily agree. — Chris O'Dowd

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A guy who's actually self destructive is quite fun to play. — Chris O'Dowd

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I think there's something in the fact that it's hard to be good looking and funny. You have to have an oddball quality; people have to sympathise with you to find you funny. — Chris O'Dowd

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I guess I'm an atheist. But I would say I have very good relationships with the priests that I grew up with. I was an altar boy growing up, and the men of God in my life have always been really lovely, intelligent, well-informed, kind men. So I feel very loyal to their beliefs as much as anything else. — Chris O'Dowd

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I'm a huge, huge believer in love. Huge! — Chris O'Dowd

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I like the idea of people having romantic tendencies towards a place they don't know that well. I think it's great. Why not? My dad's view of New York is very similar to Americans' when they talk about Ireland. — Chris O'Dowd

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I've always been conscious of the fact that there aren't enough Irish voices on British television compared to the amount of Irish people who live there. — Chris O'Dowd

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All of this talk of recession offends me. I am delighted that bankers have less money. — Chris O'Dowd

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I come from a musical kind of family. — Chris O'Dowd

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The cauliflower soup sounds so good. And the broccoli-melt sandwich. I've never heard of such a thing. — Chris O'Dowd

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The bottom line is that female writers aren't being given enough opportunities by male producers. — Chris O'Dowd

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I mean, I'm an uncle of seven or eight, and I don't mind it at all! Kids are great. Kids are the best six-hour experience you can have! — Chris O'Dowd

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I definitely want to keep working in Ireland, and without being too worthy about it, if it's possible to bring work into the country, that's no harm. — Chris O'Dowd

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When I say I hate nostalgia, I hate things set in the recent past where everything is shiny and new. — Chris O'Dowd

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I'd like my super power to be puns; I'd like to be great at puns: pun power. Then I could go on loads of panel shows and live off that forever. — Chris O'Dowd

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Sometimes films about oppression or suppression can be quite maudlin and quite dour. Sometimes you need a little sugar with the medicine and I think of myself as the little sugar. — Chris O'Dowd

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Well, when you're the youngest of five, parents kind of lose interest more and more through the children. I think my eldest brother was under loads of pressure to do something amazing with his life, but by the time I came around they were like, 'Well, let's hope he doesn't kill a guy.' — Chris O'Dowd

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The fame thing has happened very gradually, so I've been kind of lucky. — Chris O'Dowd

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For some reason, I find that in the course of my career I've worked with more women than most men have. — Chris O'Dowd

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People in England talk about stupid Hollywood idiots, but the industry attracts some of the cleverest people in the world. — Chris O'Dowd