Richard Ayoade

Active - 2004 - Present  |   Born - Jun 12, 1977 in Whipps Cross, London, England  |   Genres - Music [nf]

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  • His mother is from Norway; his father is Nigerian.
  • Won the Martin Steele Prize for play production during college.
  • Was President of the Cambridge University Footlights Dramatic Club between 1997 and 1998.
  • Nominated for a Perrier Award at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival for Garth Marenghi's Fright Knight in 2000.
  • Won a Perrier Comedy Award for Garth Marenghi's Netherhead in 2001.
  • Won Best Video for "My Mistakes" by The Last Shadow Puppets at the 2007 NME Awards.
  • Nominated for both Best Director and Best Rock Video at the 2008 UK Music Video Awards.
  • Helped write The Mighty Book of Boosh with Noel Fielding and various others.