Ricky Gervais Biography

Ricky Dene Gervais is an English comedian, actor, voice actor, film director, producer, musician, screenwriter, and former radio presenter.

Gervais worked initially in the music industry, attempting a career as a pop star in the 1980s with Seona Dancing and working as the manager of Suede before turning to comedy. In 2000, he was given a Channel 4 talk show, Meet Ricky Gervais, and then achieved greater mainstream fame a year later with his BBC television series The Office. It was followed by Extras in 2005. He co-wrote and co-directed both series with Stephen Merchant. In addition to writing and directing the shows, Gervais played the lead roles of David Brent in The Office and Andy Millman in Extras. Gervais has also starred in the Hollywood films Ghost Town, The Invention of Lying and Muppets Most Wanted. 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. More recently, he hosted the Golden Globe Awards consecutively between 2010 and 2012. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Ricky Gervais
Nationality:
United Kingdom
Profession:
Author, Comedian, Actor, Television Director, Television producer, Screenwriter, Writer, Film director, Film Producer, Disc jockey
Ethnicity:
English people
Religion:
Atheism
Date of Birth:
June 25, 1961 (61)
Astrological Sign:
Cancer
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