Sam Richardson: ‘I love characters that are optimistic and sweet’

From scene-stealing roles in Veep and Curb Your Enthusiasm to new romcom Hooking Up, the ex-cruise liner comic is happy playing the underdogIf you want to watch Sam Richardson, it’s a good idea to just head for the best comedy you can think of, because he’ll probably be in it.

He played an abnormally good-natured aide in Veep.

He played the best friend of a dead rapper in YouTube’s wonderful yet chronically overlooked Champaign Ill.

He co-created Detroiters with Tim Robinson, which is very possibly the finest sitcom you’ve never seen.

He has enjoyed stints on Arrested Development, Curb Your Enthusiasm, The Office and BoJack Horseman.He also featured in two standout sketches from Netflix’s I Think You Should Leave – the best television series of 2019 and the best sketch show of the last decade – as the Baby of the Year host and the furious

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