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Ricky Gervais

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“People see me in the suit and they know I'm not fooling anyone, they know I'm rock and roll through and through.”

 

Biography

Born in Reading, England, Ricky Gervais worked in the music industry as a radio DJ, band manager, and music supervisor before getting into comedy. As a writer, he provided scripts for the U.K. television series Bruiser and The Sketch Show. As an actor, he was seen quite a bit on The 11 O’Clock Show and provided the voice of the Penguin in the animated show Robbie the Reindeer: Legend of the Lost Tribe. In 2000, he had his own show called Meet Ricky Gervais. On the big screen, Gervais appeared as the bouncer in the U.K. comedy Dog Eat Dog. He’s most known, however, as the writer/director/star of the hit BBC comedy series The Office. He plays David Brent, regional manager of the Wernham Hogg paper company in the London industrial suburb of Slough. A brilliant observation of the contemporary workplace, the show has won a variety of awards over in Britain. Gervais received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor in a Comedy Series in 2003. Projects for 2004 include voice work on the animated… read more

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Isaac Ionescu

8Aug13

My God, he appears in horrible movies. You would expect better roles for a person like him.

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Steve

11Apr12

The Office UK, Extra's, and Life's Too Short are some of the funniest shows that I have ever seen! Can't wait to see what the future holds

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Louise_Dietrich

21Sep11

I like him, but Stephen Merchant is much much much funnier.

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CRW

2Sep10

He's one of the funniest men alive today, but he's a lot better at TV....

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Eleni Ashton, Steve