Ricky Gervais

Ricky Gervais

  • Birthday: 1961-06-25
  • Place of birth: Whitley, Berkshire, Reading, England, UK
  • Also know as: Ricky Dene Gervais

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.

Filmography

The Invention of Lying

2009

As Mark Bellison

Ghost Town

2008

As Bertram Pincus

Muppets Most Wanted

2014

As Dominic Badguy

David Brent: Life on the Road

2016

As David Brent

Special Correspondents

2016

As Albert Finch

Derek Special

2015

As Derek

Valiant

2005

As Bugsy (voice)

The Return of Brent

2013

As David Brent

Ricky Gervais: Humanity

2018

As Himself

Meet Karl Pilkington II

2010

As Himself

Save Ralph

2021

As Interviewer (voice)

Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank

2022

As Ika Chu (voice)

Talking Funny

2011

As Himself

Jim Norton: Mouthful of Shame

2017

As Himself (Uncredited)

Cemetery Junction

2010

As Len Taylor

Escape from Planet Earth

2012

As Mr Bing (voice)

The Unbelievers

2013

As Self

Stardust

2007

As Ferdy the Fence

The Nazi Pug: Joke or Hate?

2019

As Self (Archival Footage)

The Willoughbys

2020

As The Cat (voice)

Night at the Museum

2006

As Bambi

Dog Eat Dog

2001

As Bouncer

The Little Prince

2015

As The Conceited Man (voice)

George Michael: Freedom

2017

As Himself

Spy Kids: All the Time in the World

2011

As Voice of Argonaut

For Your Consideration

2006

As Martin Gibb

Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey

2011

As Self (Archival Footage)

Concert for Diana

2007

As Himself

Production

The Office Retrospective

2013

As Creator

The Invention of Lying

2009

As Director

Cemetery Junction

2010

As Director

Special Correspondents

2016

As Director

Derek Special

2015

As Director

The Return of Brent

2013

As Director

When Karl Met Warwick

2010

As Director

Ricky Gervais: Out of England

2008

As Executive Producer

Cemetery Junction

2010

As Executive Producer

The Invention of Lying

2009

As Producer

Ricky Gervais: Humanity

2018

As Executive Producer

The Willoughbys

2020

As Executive Producer

Special Correspondents

2016

As Producer

When Karl Met Warwick

2010

As Producer

Ricky Gervais: Out of England 2

2010

As Executive Producer

Ricky Gervais: SuperNature

2022

As Original Music Composer

The Invention of Lying

2009

As Writer

Cemetery Junction

2010

As Writer

Special Correspondents

2016

As Writer

Derek Special

2015

As Writer

Prequel: The Dawn of Lying

2009

As Screenplay

The Return of Brent

2013

As Characters

The Return of Brent

2013

As Writer

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