[ on success ] I’ve only ever really been in shows of friends, so I don’t know exactly what happened. I think I’m incredibly cheap to hire. That can buy some traction. I’m as cheap as it’s possible for an actor to be legally.
To many, he’s a tallish, unfit man who isn’t funny. From a failed and short-lived career as a stand-up to his failed and short-lived career as a sitcom actor to his failing career as a film writer/director, he disappoints with unparalleled consistency. — Richard Ayoade on himself in Ayoade on Ayoade: A Cinematic Odyssey