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Ricky Gervais

Ricky Dene Gervais (born 25 June 1961) is an English comedian, actor, director, producer, musician and writer. Gervais achieved mainstream fame with his television series The Office and the subsequent series Extras, both of which he co-wrote and co-directed with friend and frequent collaborator Stephen Merchant. In addition to writing and directing the shows, Gervais also played the lead roles of David Brent in The Office and Andy Millman in Extras. Gervais has also starred in a number of Hollywood films, assuming leading roles in Ghost Town and The Invention of Lying. He has performed on four sell-out stand-up comedy tours, written the best-selling Flanimals book series and starred with Merchant and Karl Pilkington in the most downloaded podcast in the world as of March 2009, The Ricky Gervais Show. He has won a multitude of awards and honours, including seven BAFTA Awards, five British Comedy Awards, two Emmy Awards, three Golden Globe Awards and the 2006 Rose d'Or, as well as a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination. In 2007 he was voted the 11th greatest stand-up comic on Channel 4's 100 Greatest Stand-Ups and again in the updated 2010 list as the 3rd greatest stand-up comic. In 2010 he was named on the TIME 100 list of the world's most influential people. Gervais hosted both the 2010 and 2011 Golden Globe Awards. Description above from the Wikipedia article Ricky Gervais, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Jun 25, 1961 In Reading, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
60
First Appeared:
In the movie The Wind in the Willows
Latest Project:
Movie David Brent: Life on the Road 2016-08-19
Known For
Poster of Escape from Planet Earth
Poster of Ghost Town
Poster of The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Poster of Golden Years
Filmography
Movie The Wind in the Willows Mole (voice) 2018
Movie Special Correspondents Albert Finch 2016-04-22
Movie David Brent: Life on the Road David Brent 2016-08-19
Movie Derek Special Derek 2015-04-03
Movie The Little Prince The Conceited Man (voice) 2015-07-29
Movie Muppets Most Wanted Dominic Badguy 2014-03-20
Movie Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb Dr. McPhee 2014-12-17
Movie David Blaine: Real or Magic Himself 2013-11-18
Movie Escape from Planet Earth Mr Bing (Voice) 2013-02-14
Movie Life's Too Short Easter Special 2013-01-01
Movie The Unbelievers Himself 2013-12-13
Series Derek Derek 2012-04-12
Series Life's Too Short Himself 2011-11-10
Movie Spy Kids: All the Time in the World Argonaut 2011-08-18
Movie Talking Funny Himself 2011-04-22
Series The Ricky Gervais Show 2010-02-19
Movie Cemetery Junction Len Taylor 2010-04-14
Series An Idiot Abroad Himself 2010-09-23
Movie Ricky Gervais Live 4: Science Himself 2010-11-21
Movie Ricky Gervais: Out of England 2 - The Stand-Up Special Himself 2010-12-18
Series Louie Unknown 2010-06-29
Series Live from Studio Five Unknown 2009-09-14
Movie The Invention of Lying Mark Bellison 2009-09-13
Movie The Dawn of Lying 2009-07-02
Series Alan Carr: Chatty Man Unknown 2009-06-14
Movie Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian Dr. McPhee 2009-05-20
Series Horne & Corden Unknown 2009-03-10
Movie Ricky Gervais: Out of England - The Stand-Up Special Himself 2008-11-15
Movie How to Lose Friends & Alienate People Himself (uncredited) 2008-10-02
Movie Ghost Town Bertram Pincus 2008-09-19
Movie Karl Pilkington - Satisfied Fool 2007-03-07
Movie Stardust Ferdy the Fence 2007-08-09
Movie Extras: The Extra Special Series Finale Andy Millman 2007-12-16
Movie Ricky Gervais Live 3: Fame Himself 2007-11-12
Movie Night at the Museum Bambi 2006-10-20
Movie For Your Consideration Martin Gibb 2006-11-22
Movie Ricky Gervais Meets... Larry David Himself 2006-01-05
Series The One Show Unknown 2006-08-14
Series Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List Unknown 2005-08-03
Series Extras Andy Millman 2005-07-21
Movie Valiant Bugsy (voice) 2005-03-25
Series The Office Unknown 2005-03-24
Movie Ricky Gervais Live 2: Politics Himself 2004-11-15
Movie The Office: Christmas Special David Brent 2003-12-27
Movie Ricky Gervais Live: Animals Himself 2003-11-17
Series Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway Unknown 2002-06-08
Series The Office David Brent 2001-07-09
Series Alias Unknown 2001-09-30
Movie Dog Eat Dog Bouncer 2001-12-07
Series Meet Ricky Gervais 2000-09-22
Series Robbie the Reindeer Unknown 1999-12-25
Series Spaced Unknown 1999-09-24
Series The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Himself 1996-07-22
Series Room 101 Unknown 1994-07-04
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Series GMTV Unknown 1993-01-01
Series Golden Years Clive Meadows 1991-07-16
Series The Simpsons Unknown 1989-12-17
Series This Morning Unknown 1988-10-03
Series Live with Regis and Kathie Lee Unknown 1983-04-04