Richard Ayoade is an English actor born in 1977 who stars as Dean Learner/Thornton Reed in Garth Marenghi's Darkplace .

Garth Marenghi's DarkplaceEdit

Richard plays the producer/actor Dean Learner who stars in the hospital drama as Thornton Reed

IT CrowdEdit

Ayoade's role as Maurice Moss in IT Crowd is probably his most famous. He stars alongside Darkplace co-stars Matt Berry, Noel Fielding and Alice Lowe in the show.

Mighty BooshEdit

Richard Ayoade plays the shaman Saboo in the Mighty Boosh episodes Nanageddon, Eels, Strange Tale of the Crack Fox and Party. Other Darkplace actors in the Mighty Boosh include Matt Berry, Noel Fielding, Julian Barratt, Alice Lowe, Kim Noble and Stuart Silver, as well as the associate producer of Garth Marenghi's Darkplace being the Director of Mighty Boosh.