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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.


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


Bachelor in Philosophy, University College, London.


Disc jockey XFM Radio Station, London.


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  • 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.


Life partner Jane Fallon.

Lawrence Raymond

Eva Sophia Gervais