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Chris O’Dowd of ‘Girls’ Is Like a Teddy Bear We Want to Squeeze – The Daily Swoon

Chris O'Dowd
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We close out our lead-up to the season two premiere of ‘Girls‘ this coming Sunday with a look at one last cutiepie from the show — Chris O’Dowd.

Oh man, don’t you guys just love a dude with an accent? How about guys who look like lovable little teddy bears and make you want to hug them and cuddle them and cry into their soft fur … erm, sorry, went too far on that one.

Meet Chris O’Dowd, an Irish actor whom you might recognize from ‘Bridesmaids’ or, if you’re some kind of pop culture hipster, you’re probably like, “I know that dude from BBC’s ‘The IT Crowd, derp.” Good for you. He also had roles in films last year like ‘This is 40,’ ‘Friends with Kids’ and ’3…2…1 Frankie Go Boom.’ (That last one’s available to rent OnDemand right now, FYI.)

We were introduced to O’Dowd’s character Thomas John on the first season of ‘Girls’ when he attempted — and failed — to have a threesome with Jessa and Marnie, only to wind up (SPOILER ALERT, obviously) marrying Jessa in a surprise wedding. And while Thomas John is most definitely back for season two, I won’t spoil things any further.

For now, check out some photos of this adorable and oft-bearded Irish lad:

Chris O'Dowd Bridesmaids
Universal Pictures
Chris O'Dowd Standard
The Standard
Chris O'Dowd Radio Times
Radio Times
Chris O'Dowd Getty Images
Chris Leonio, Getty Images
Chris O'Dowd in the Jameson Empire Awards Press Room
Ian Gavan, Getty Images
Chris O'Dowd at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival
Todd Oren, Getty Images
Chris O'Dowd at the 65th Annual Cannes Film Festival
Andreas Rentz, Getty Images
Chris O'Dowd at the 65th Annual Cannes Film Festival
Gareth Cattermole, Getty Images
Chris O'Dowd At Jameson Done In 60 Seconds Media Day
Gareth Cattermole, Getty Images

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