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Ricky Gervais

1961-06-25 Whitley, Berkshire, Reading, England, UK

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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.


Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank Ika Chu (voice) 2022-07-14
Freedom Uncut Self 2022-06-16
Ricky Gervais: SuperNature Self 2022-05-24
Kick Out the Jams: The Story of XFM Self 2022-08-31
Save Ralph Interviewer (voice) 2021-04-06
Classic Albums: Suede - Coming Up Himself 2021-05-07
The Willoughbys The Cat (voice) 2020-04-22
The Nazi Pug: Joke or Hate? Self (Archival Footage) 2019-07-29
Suede: The Insatiable Ones Himself 2018-11-24
Ricky Gervais: Humanity Himself 2018-03-13
Jim Norton: Mouthful of Shame Himself (Uncredited) 2017-03-14
George Michael: Freedom Himself 2017-10-16
David Brent: Life on the Road David Brent 2016-08-19
Special Correspondents Albert Finch 2016-04-22
Derek Special Derek 2015-04-03
The Little Prince The Conceited Man (voice) 2015-07-29
Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb Dr. McPhee 2014-12-17
Muppets Most Wanted Dominic Badguy 2014-03-20
50 Years of BBC Two Comedy Self 2014-05-24
The Return of Brent David Brent 2013-03-15
The Office Retrospective Self 2013-05-16
The Unbelievers Self 2013-12-13
David Blaine: Real or Magic Himself 2013-11-19
Escape from Planet Earth Mr Bing (voice) 2012-12-27
Spy Kids: All the Time in the World Voice of Argonaut 2011-08-18
Talking Funny Himself 2011-04-22
Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey Self (Archival Footage) 2011-10-21
Cemetery Junction Len Taylor 2010-04-14
When Karl Met Warwick Self 2010-11-22
This Side of the Truth, A Truly 'Honest' Making of The Invention of Lying Himself 2010-01-19
Ricky Gervais: Out of England 2 Himself 2010-12-18
Meet Karl Pilkington II Himself 2010-11-23
Ricky Gervais Live 4: Science Himself 2010-11-21
SpongeBob SquarePants: Truth or Square Narrator (voice) 2009-11-06
Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian Dr. McPhee 2009-05-20
Prequel: The Dawn of Lying 2009-12-17
The Invention of Lying Mark Bellison 2009-09-13
Ricky Gervais: Out of England Himself 2008-11-15
Ghost Town Bertram Pincus 2008-09-19
Ricky Gervais Live 3: Fame Himself 2007-11-12
Concert for Diana Himself 2007-07-01
Stardust Ferdy the Fence 2007-08-09
Karl Pilkington: Satisfied Fool 2007-03-07
Ricky Gervais Meets... Larry David Himself 2006-01-05
For Your Consideration Martin Gibb 2006-11-22
Night at the Museum Bambi 2006-10-20
Valiant Bugsy (voice) 2005-03-25
Alan Partridge Presents: The Cream of British Comedy 2005-09-26
Ricky Gervais Live 2: Politics Himself 2004-11-15
Ricky Gervais Live: Animals Himself 2003-11-17
Robbie the Reindeer: Legend of the Lost Tribe Penguin 2002-12-13
Dog Eat Dog Bouncer 2001-12-07
Night at the Museum: Kahmunrah Rises Again Dr. McPhee (voice)