Person Details

Birthday: 1961-06-25 08:26:53

Aliases: Ricky Dene Gervais , Ρίκι Τζερβές

Gender: Male

Place of birth: Whitley, Berkshire, Reading, England, UK

Homepage: http://www.rickygervais.com/

Movie Involvements: 41

TV Involvements: 20


Most Famous Work

Biography

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.

Most Famous Work

The Simpsons
Average
7

The Simpsons

(1989) Writer
The Office
Average
8

The Office

(2005) Writer
After Life
Average
8

After Life

(2019) Writer
The Willoughbys
Average
7

The Willoughbys

(2020) Executive Producer
The Invention of Lying
Average
6

The Invention of Lying

(2009) Writer
The Office
Average
8

The Office

(2001) Writer
David Brent: Life on the Road
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6
Extras
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8

Extras

(2005) Writer

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2021 Ika Chu
2020 The Cat (voice)
Self (archive footage)
2019 N/A
Tony
2018 Himself
Himself
Himself
2017 Himself
Himself (Uncredited)
2016 David Brent
Albert Finch
2015 Himself
The Conceited Man (voice)
Himself
Derek
Xanax
2014 Dr. McPhee
Hedgehog at Orphanage (voice)
Dominic Badguy
2013 Himself
Himself
Self
David Brent
Mr Bing (voice)
Himself
Derek
2012 Himself
2011 Ricky Gervais
Argonaut
Himself
Himself
2010 Himself
Himself
Himself
Himself
N/A
Len Taylor
Himself
Caveman
Himself
2009 N/A
Mark Bellison
N/A
N/A
Dr. McPhee
N/A
2008 Himself
Ricky Gervais (uncredited)
Bertram Pincus
2007 Andy Millman
Himself
Ferdy the Fence
Himself
N/A
Himself
2006 Martin Gibb
Bambi
N/A
Himself
2005 N/A
Andy Millman
Bugsy (voice)
N/A
2004 Himself
2003 David Brent
Clive Meadows
Himself
2002 N/A
2001 Bouncer
N/A
David Brent
2000 N/A
1999 N/A
N/A
1997 Himself
1996 N/A
Himself
1994 N/A
1993 N/A
N/A
1989 N/A
1988 N/A
1983 N/A
1975 Himself
1944 Host
Year Character Movie/Tv

Production

Writing

Directing

Crew

Year Role Movie/Tv
2013 Creator
Year Role Movie/Tv

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