Ricky Gervais

Birthday:

06/25/1961

Place of birth:

Whitley, Berkshire, Reading, England, UK:

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.


Film Credits

Blazing Samurai (2021)
as Ika Chu
The Willoughbys (2020)
as The Cat (voice)
Out of Shadows (2020)
as Self (archive footage)
The Nazi Pug: Joke or Hate? (2019)
as
Suede: The Insatiable Ones (2018)
as Himself
Ricky Gervais: Humanity (2018)
as Himself
George Michael: Freedom (2017)
as Himself
Jim Norton: Mouthful of Shame (2017)
as Himself (Uncredited)
David Brent: Life on the Road (2016)
as David Brent
Special Correspondents (2016)
as Albert Finch
The Little Prince (2015)
as The Conceited Man (voice)
Derek Special (2015)
as Derek
Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014)
as Dr. McPhee
Muppets Most Wanted (2014)
as Dominic Badguy
The Unbelievers (2013)
as Himself
David Blaine: Real or Magic (2013)
as Himself
The Office Retrospective (2013)
as Self
The Return of Brent (2013)
as David Brent
Escape from Planet Earth (2013)
as Mr Bing (voice)
Spy Kids: All the Time in the World (2011)
as Argonaut
Talking Funny (2011)
as Himself
Ricky Gervais: Out of England 2 (2010)
as Himself
Meet Karl Pilkington II (2010)
as Himself
Ricky Gervais Live 4: Science (2010)
as Himself
Cemetery Junction (2010)
as Len Taylor
This Side of the Truth, A Truly 'Honest' Making of The Invention of Lying (2010)
as Himself
Prequel: The Dawn of Lying (2009)
as
The Invention of Lying (2009)
as Mark Bellison
Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009)
as Dr. McPhee
Ricky Gervais: Out of England (2008)
as Himself
How to Lose Friends & Alienate People (2008)
as Ricky Gervais (uncredited)
Ghost Town (2008)
as Bertram Pincus
Extras: The Extra Special Series Finale (2007)
as Andy Millman
Ricky Gervais Live 3: Fame (2007)
as Himself
Stardust (2007)
as Ferdy the Fence
Concert for Diana (2007)
as Himself
Karl Pilkington - Satisfied Fool (2007)
as
For Your Consideration (2006)
as Martin Gibb
Night at the Museum (2006)
as Bambi
Ricky Gervais Meets... Larry David (2006)
as Himself
Valiant (2005)
as Bugsy (voice)
Ricky Gervais Live 2: Politics (2004)
as Himself
The Office: Christmas Special (2003)
as David Brent
Ricky Gervais Live: Animals (2003)
as Himself
Dog Eat Dog (2001)
as Bouncer

Production Credits

The Willoughbys (2020)
Executive Producer
Ricky Gervais: Humanity (2018)
Executive Producer
Ricky Gervais: Humanity (2018)
Writer
David Brent: Life on the Road (2016)
Director
David Brent: Life on the Road (2016)
Producer
David Brent: Life on the Road (2016)
Writer
Special Correspondents (2016)
Director
Special Correspondents (2016)
Producer
Special Correspondents (2016)
Writer
Derek Special (2015)
Director
Derek Special (2015)
Writer
The Office Retrospective (2013)
Creator
The Return of Brent (2013)
Director
The Return of Brent (2013)
Characters
The Return of Brent (2013)
Writer
Ricky Gervais: Out of England 2 (2010)
Writer
Ricky Gervais Live 4: Science (2010)
Director
Ricky Gervais Live 4: Science (2010)
Writer
Cemetery Junction (2010)
Director
Cemetery Junction (2010)
Executive Producer
Cemetery Junction (2010)
Writer
Prequel: The Dawn of Lying (2009)
Director
Prequel: The Dawn of Lying (2009)
Screenplay
The Invention of Lying (2009)
Director
The Invention of Lying (2009)
Producer
The Invention of Lying (2009)
Writer
Ricky Gervais: Out of England (2008)
Executive Producer
Ricky Gervais: Out of England (2008)
Writer
Extras: The Extra Special Series Finale (2007)
Director
Extras: The Extra Special Series Finale (2007)
Writer
Ricky Gervais Live 3: Fame (2007)
Writer
Ricky Gervais Meets... Larry David (2006)
Writer
Ricky Gervais Live 2: Politics (2004)
Writer
The Office: Christmas Special (2003)
Director
The Office: Christmas Special (2003)
Writer
Ricky Gervais Live: Animals (2003)
Writer