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Boy from Roscommon done good

Chris O’Dowd is filming a ‘date scene’ with Natalie Portman today. You wouldn’t get that in Boyle.

CHRIS O’DOWD, from Boyle, Co. Roscommon, we salute you.

Not only have you a comedy hit on your hands with Moone Boy, you also married Dawn Porter (aka gas TV presenter and the girl everyone wants to be friends) and starred in Bridesmaids and The IT Crowd.

Now, to top it all off you’re getting some on-screen lámh-dropping action with Natalie Portman.

Natalie bloody Portman!

“Oh this is just something I threw on” (AP Photo/Matt Sayles)

The Roscommon man is also set to star in the new Spinal Tap-style mockumentary Family Tree with Christopher Guest.

O’Dowd with wife Dawn Porter at the premier of his film The Sapphires in London (Anthony Devlin/PA Wire)

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