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Ricky Gervais, British actor. Co-recipient Rave award for podcast, Wired magazine, 2006; named Northern 3 on the list British ulture's Top 50 Movers and Shakers, British Broadcasting Corporation 3, 2004, London's Funniest Man, Time Out magazine; named one of The 100 Most Influential People in the World, TIME magazine, 2010; recipient O.K. Comedy award, 2003, Golden Globe best comedic actor (2), 2003, Aerial Gold award, 6 BAFTAs.

Background

Gervais, Ricky was born on June 25, 1961 in Reading, England. Son of Lawrence Raymond and Eva Sophia Gervais.

Education

Bachelor in Philosophy, University College, London.

Career

Disc jockey XFM Radio Station, London.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Actor: (films) Dog Eat Dog, 2001, (voice only) Valiant, 2005, For Your Consideration, 2006, Night at the Museum, 2006, Stardust, 2007, Ghost Town, 2008 (Satellite award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical International Press Academy, 2008), Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian, 2009. Actor, director co-writer: The Invention of Lying, 2009. Actor(voice only): (television films) Legend of the Lost Tribe, 2002,: (television series) The 11 O'Clock Show, 1998, Meet Ricky Gervais, 2000, The Office, 2001-2003.

      Actor, writer, director (television series) Extras, 2005-2007 (Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series, Academy television Arts and Sciences, 2007). Writer: television series Bruiser, 2000, Meet Ricky Gervais, 2000, The Sketch Show, 2001, writer, director: television series The Office, 2001-2003, writer, producer: television series, 2005-2007, director, co-writer: films Cemetery Junction, 2010. Performer: (television comedy special) Comic Relief 2003: The Big Hair Do, 2003, Out of England: The Stand-Up Special, 2008, Out of England 2: The Stand-Up Special, 2010.

      Author (illustrated by Rob Steen): (children's books) Flanimals, 2005, More Flanimals, 2006. Scriptwriter (television series) Homer Simpson: This Is Your Wife, The Simpsons, Fox television, 2006.

Connections

Life partner Jane Fallon.

father:
Lawrence Raymond

mother:
Eva Sophia Gervais