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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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Jun 25, 1961 In Whitley, Berkshire, Reading, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Golden Globe Awards 1944-01-20
Latest Project:
Movie Night at the Museum: Kahmunrah Rises Again 2022-12-09
Known For
Poster of Child Support
Poster of Derek
Poster of David Haye versus
Poster of Golden Years
Movie George Michael Freedom Uncut Self 2022-06-16
Movie Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank Ika Chu (voice) 2022-07-14
Movie Night at the Museum: Kahmunrah Rises Again Dr. McPhee (voice) 2022-12-09
Movie Save Ralph Interviewer (voice) 2021-04-06
Movie Classic Albums: Suede - Coming Up Self 2021-05-07
Movie The Willoughbys The Cat (voice) 2020-04-22
Series After Life Tony 2019-03-08
Movie The Nazi Pug: Joke or Hate? Self (Archival Footage) 2019-07-29
Movie Ricky Gervais: Humanity Himself 2018-03-13
Series Child Support Himself 2018-01-05
Movie Suede: The Insatiable Ones Himself 2018-11-24
Movie Jim Norton: Mouthful of Shame Himself (Uncredited) 2017-03-14
Movie George Michael: Freedom Self 2017-10-16
Movie Special Correspondents Albert Finch 2016-04-22
Movie David Brent: Life on the Road David Brent 2016-08-19
Series Galavant Xanax 2015-01-04
Series Hot Ones Himself 2015-03-12
Series Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter Himself 2015-08-02
Movie Derek Special Derek 2015-04-03
Movie The Little Prince The Conceited Man (voice) 2015-07-29
Series BoJack Horseman Hedgehog at Orphanage (voice) 2014-08-22
Movie Muppets Most Wanted Dominic Badguy 2014-03-20
Movie Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb Dr. McPhee 2014-12-17
Series Derek Derek 2013-01-30
Movie The Office Retrospective Self 2013-05-16
Movie The Return of Brent David Brent 2013-03-15
Movie The Unbelievers Self 2013-12-13
Movie David Blaine: Real or Magic Self 2013-11-19
Series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee Himself 2012-07-19
Movie Escape from Planet Earth Mr Bing (voice) 2012-12-27
Movie Talking Funny Himself 2011-04-22
Movie Spy Kids: All the Time in the World Voice of Argonaut 2011-08-18
Series David Haye versus Himself 2011-06-28
Movie Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey Self (archive footage) 2011-10-21
Series Life's Too Short Ricky Gervais 2011-11-10
Series The Ricky Gervais Show Himself 2010-02-19
Movie This Side of the Truth, A Truly 'Honest' Making of The Invention of Lying Himself 2010-01-19
Movie Cemetery Junction Len Taylor 2010-04-14
Series Louie Unknown 2010-06-29
Movie Ricky Gervais: Out of England 2 Himself 2010-12-18
Movie Ricky Gervais Live 4: Science Himself 2010-11-21
Series An Idiot Abroad Himself 2010-09-23
Movie Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian Dr. McPhee 2009-05-20
Series Horne & Corden Unknown 2009-03-10
Series Alan Carr: Chatty Man Unknown 2009-06-14
Movie SpongeBob's Truth or Square Narrator (voice) (uncredited) 2009-11-06
Movie The Invention of Lying Mark Bellison 2009-09-13
Movie Prequel: The Dawn of Lying 2009-12-17
Series Live from Studio Five Unknown 2009-09-14
Movie Ghost Town Dr. Bertram Pincus 2008-09-19
Movie Ricky Gervais: Out of England Himself 2008-11-15
Movie How to Lose Friends & Alienate People Self (uncredited) 2008-10-02
Movie Karl Pilkington: Satisfied Fool 2007-03-07
Movie Concert for Diana David Brent 2007-07-01
Series The Graham Norton Show Himself 2007-02-22
Movie Stardust Ferdy the Fence 2007-08-09
Movie Ricky Gervais Live 3: Fame Himself 2007-11-12
Series The One Show Unknown 2006-08-14
Movie Ricky Gervais Meets... Larry David Himself 2006-01-05
Movie For Your Consideration Martin Gibb 2006-11-22
Movie Night at the Museum Dr. McPhee 2006-12-20
Movie Valiant Bugsy (voice) 2005-03-25
Series The Office Unknown 2005-03-24
Series Extras Andy Millman 2005-07-21
Series Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List Unknown 2005-08-03
Movie Ricky Gervais Live 2: Politics Himself 2004-11-15
Movie Ricky Gervais Live: Animals Himself 2003-11-17
Series Golden Years Clive Meadows 2003-12-08
Series Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway Unknown 2002-06-08
Movie Robbie the Reindeer: Legend of the Lost Tribe Penguin 2002-12-13
Movie Offensive: The Real Derek and Clive Self 2002-12-25
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 Family Guy Unknown 1999-01-31
Series Spaced Unknown 1999-09-24
Series The View Himself 1997-08-11
Series The Daily Show Himself 1996-07-22
Series Room 101 Unknown 1994-07-04
Series GMTV Unknown 1993-01-01
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Series The Simpsons Unknown 1989-12-17
Series This Morning Unknown 1988-10-03
Series LIVE with Kelly and Mark Unknown 1988-09-05
Series Saturday Night Live Himself 1975-10-11
Series Golden Globe Awards Host 1944-01-20