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Ricky Gervais

Ricky Dene Gervais (born 25 June 1961) is an English stand-up comedian, actor, writer, film producer, director, and musician. He is perhaps best known for co-creating, writing, and acting in the British television series The Office (2001–2003) He has won seven BAFTA Awards, five British Comedy Awards, two Emmy Awards, three Golden Globe Awards, and the Rose d'Or twice (2006 and 2019), as well as a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination. In 2007, he was placed at No. 11 on Channel 4's 100 Greatest

  • Born In Reading
  • Born June 25, 1961
  • Gender Male

Movies

Television

Other Movies

Movie Year Type
The Invention of Lying 2009 Director
Ricky Gervais Live 4: Science 2010 Director
Special Correspondents 2016 Director
The Office: Christmas Special 2003 Director
The Return of Brent 2013 Director
Ricky Gervais: Humanity 2018 Producer
Ricky Gervais: Out of England 2008 Producer
Ricky Gervais Live 2: Politics 2004 Writer
Ricky Gervais Live 3: Fame 2007 Writer
Ricky Gervais Live: Animals 2003 Writer
Ricky Gervais: Out of England 2 2010 Writer
Cemetery Junction 2010 Writer
David Brent: Life on the Road 2016 Writer

Other Television

Series Episodes Date Type
After Life Episode 1 April 24, 2020 Director, Writer
LIVE with Kelly and Ryan Ricky Gervais, Monica Mangin April 23, 2020 Guest Star
The Graham Norton Show Patrick Stewart, Thandie Newton, Ricky Gervais, Sunny Ozell, Christine and the Queens April 17, 2020 Guest Star
Golden Globe Awards The 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards 2020 January 5, 2020 Guest Star
Scooby-Doo and Guess Who? Ollie Ollie In-Come Free! July 25, 2019 Guest Star
Late Night with Seth Meyers Ricky Gervais, Asia Kate Dillon, James Bay March 13, 2019 Guest Star
After Life Episode 1 March 8, 2019 Writer, Director
The Alec Baldwin Show Ricky Gervais; Jeff Bridges October 28, 2018 Guest Star
Ricky Gervais Humanity March 13, 2018 Writer
The Daily Show Ricky Gervais January 18, 2018 Guest Star
The Graham Norton Show Graham Norton's Good Guest Guide January 5, 2018 Guest Star
Skavlan Pamela Anderson, Yuval Harari, Depeche Mode, Ricky Gervais March 31, 2017 Guest Star
The ONE Show Ricky Gervais February 24, 2017 Guest Star
The Graham Norton Show Tom Hiddleston, Ruth Wilson, Ricky Gervais, Daniel Radcliffe, Joshua McGuire, Tinie Tempah February 17, 2017 Guest Star
Hot Ones Ricky Gervais Pits His Mild British Palate Against Spicy Wings February 9, 2017 Guest Star
The Last Leg Episode 9 December 9, 2016 Guest Star
The Project (2009) Wednesday 31 Aug August 31, 2016 Guest Star
The Daily Show Ricky Gervais April 28, 2016 Guest Star
The Graham Norton Show Dame Helen Mirren, Kevin Costner, Ewan McGregor, Ricky Gervais, Eric Bana, Meghan Trainor April 8, 2016 Guest Star
Golden Globe Awards The 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards 2016 January 10, 2016 Guest Star
The Ellen DeGeneres Show Ricky Gervais, Saoirse Ronan January 6, 2016 Guest Star
Close Up With The Hollywood Reporter Comedy Actors August 23, 2015 Guest Star
Conan (2010) Ricky Gervais, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Awolnation April 7, 2015 Guest Star
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Ricky Gervais, Jordana Brewster, Elle King, Boz Scaggs April 3, 2015 Guest Star
Skavlan Ricky Gervais, Geri Halliwel, Magnus Falkehed, Niclas Hammarström, Kayne West February 27, 2015 Guest Star
Galavant Dungeons and Dragon Lady January 18, 2015 Guest Star
MTV After Hours Golden Globes Winners, Jessica Chastain, & Ricky Gervais Play FMK January 13, 2015 Guest Star
MTV After Hours Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Rebel Wilson & Ricky Gervais Play 'F--k, Marry, Kill' December 19, 2014 Guest Star
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Ricky Gervais, Steven Van Zandt, ILoveMakonnen December 9, 2014 Guest Star
The Daily Show Ricky Gervais June 3, 2014 Guest Star
Alan Carr: Chatty Man Gary Barlow, Ricky Gervais, Jessica Hynes, Kermit and Constatine March 28, 2014 Guest Star
Conan (2010) Ricky Gervais, Gillian Jacobs, Goo Goo Dolls March 11, 2014 Guest Star
The ONE Show Ricky Gervais December 18, 2013 Guest Star
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Ricky Gervais, Michael Shannon, MGMT, Simon Townshend September 11, 2013 Guest Star
Late Show with David Letterman Ricky Gervais; Rahm Emanuel; Janelle Monae September 9, 2013 Guest Star
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Ricky Gervais, Jessica Paré, Talib Kweli April 24, 2013 Guest Star
The Daily Show Ricky Gervais April 17, 2013 Guest Star
Life's Too Short Easter Special March 30, 2013 Director
Derek Episode 6 March 27, 2013 Writer, Director
The Office The Office Revisited March 15, 2013 Writer, Director
Derek Episode 5 February 20, 2013 Writer, Director
Derek Episode 4 February 13, 2013 Writer, Director
Derek Episode 3 February 6, 2013 Writer, Director
Derek Episode 2 January 30, 2013 Writer, Director
Derek The Making of Derek January 15, 2013 Writer, Director
Conan (2010) Fool Me Once, Shame on You, Fool Me Twice, I Kick You in the Scrote January 9, 2013 Guest Star
Late Show with David Letterman Ricky Gervais; Simon Helberg; Ty Segall November 5, 2012 Guest Star
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Ricky Gervais, Scott Speedman, Little Big Town September 26, 2012 Guest Star
Conan (2010) Scott Pilgrim vs. the World Wildlife Federation September 20, 2012 Guest Star
Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee Annoyed by Other People August 6, 2012 Guest Star
Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee Ricky Gervais: Mad Man in a Death Machine August 2, 2012 Guest Star
The Ricky Gervais Show The Year July 13, 2012 Writer
The Ricky Gervais Show World Cup July 6, 2012 Writer
The Ricky Gervais Show Wartime June 29, 2012 Writer
The Ricky Gervais Show Society June 22, 2012 Writer
The Ricky Gervais Show Earth June 15, 2012 Writer
The Ricky Gervais Show Medicine June 8, 2012 Writer
The Ricky Gervais Show Law & Order June 1, 2012 Writer
The Ricky Gervais Show The English May 25, 2012 Writer
The Ricky Gervais Show Karl's Day May 18, 2012 Writer
The Ricky Gervais Show Room 102 May 11, 2012 Writer
The Ricky Gervais Show Armed Forces May 4, 2012 Writer
The Ricky Gervais Show Comic Relief April 27, 2012 Writer
The Ricky Gervais Show Bryan's Brain April 20, 2012 Writer
Derek Pilot April 12, 2012 Writer, Director
The Daily Show Ricky Gervais April 11, 2012 Guest Star
Late Show with David Letterman Ricky Gervais, Cobie Smulders, Tennis April 9, 2012 Guest Star
Family Guy Be Careful What You Fish For February 19, 2012 Guest Star
The Daily Show Ricky Gervais February 14, 2012 Guest Star
Late Show with David Letterman Ricky Gervais, Jessica Chastain, Kathleen Edwards January 17, 2012 Guest Star
Golden Globe Awards The 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards 2012 January 15, 2012 Guest Star
Conan (2010) The Mime Whisperer January 12, 2012 Guest Star
Life's Too Short Episode 7 December 20, 2011 Writer, Director
Life's Too Short Episode 6 December 15, 2011 Writer, Director
Life's Too Short Episode 5 December 8, 2011 Writer, Director
Breakfast Ricky Gervais, Karl Pilkington December 6, 2011 Guest Star
Alan Carr: Chatty Man Stars of Life's Too Short, Ricky Gervais and Warwick Davis, as well as DJ Vernon Kay December 4, 2011 Guest Star
Life's Too Short Episode 4 December 1, 2011 Writer, Director
Life's Too Short Episode 3 November 24, 2011 Writer, Director
Life's Too Short Episode 2 November 17, 2011 Writer, Director
An Idiot Abroad Karl Comes Home November 11, 2011 Writer
Life's Too Short Episode 1 November 10, 2011 Writer, Director
Life's Too Short The Making of Life's Too Short November 5, 2011 Writer, Director
An Idiot Abroad Climb Mount Fuji November 4, 2011 Writer
An Idiot Abroad Route 66 October 28, 2011 Writer
An Idiot Abroad Meet a Gorilla October 21, 2011 Writer
An Idiot Abroad Whale Watching October 14, 2011 Writer
An Idiot Abroad Dolphin Swim October 7, 2011 Writer
An Idiot Abroad Trans-Siberian Express September 30, 2011 Writer
An Idiot Abroad Desert Island September 23, 2011 Writer
Curb Your Enthusiasm The Hero August 14, 2011 Guest Star
The Inbetweeners The Inbetweeners - Top Ten Moments August 14, 2011 Guest Star
Late Show with David Letterman Ricky Gervais, Cat Deeley, Explosions in the Sky August 2, 2011 Guest Star
The Office (US) Search Committee May 19, 2011 Guest Star
The Ricky Gervais Show Munchies April 15, 2011 Writer
The Daily Show Ricky Gervais April 14, 2011 Guest Star
Late Show with David Letterman Ricky Gervais, Top Ten with Katie Holmes, Foo Fighters April 12, 2011 Guest Star
The Ricky Gervais Show Art April 8, 2011 Writer
The Ricky Gervais Show Mrs. Battersby April 1, 2011 Writer
The Ricky Gervais Show Leg Rubber March 25, 2011 Writer
The Ricky Gervais Show Natural History March 18, 2011 Writer
The Ricky Gervais Show Future March 11, 2011 Writer
The Ricky Gervais Show Night Club March 4, 2011 Writer
The Simpsons Angry Dad: The Movie February 20, 2011 Guest Star
The Ricky Gervais Show Kidneys February 18, 2011 Writer
The Ricky Gervais Show Insects February 11, 2011 Writer
The Ricky Gervais Show Onion February 4, 2011 Writer
The Ricky Gervais Show The Fly January 28, 2011 Writer
The Office (US) The Seminar January 27, 2011 Guest Star
The Ricky Gervais Show Doppleganger January 21, 2011 Writer
Golden Globe Awards The 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards 2011 January 16, 2011 Guest Star
The Ricky Gervais Show Clive Warren January 14, 2011 Writer
Conan (2010) The Monkey's Paw And Then The Rest Of The Monkey January 13, 2011 Guest Star
Ricky Gervais Out Of England 2 December 18, 2010 Writer
Night of Too Many Stars Night of Too Many Stars (2010) October 22, 2010 Guest Star
Night of Too Many Stars Night of Too Many Stars: An Overbooked Concert for Autism Education (2010) October 21, 2010 Guest Star
Louie (2010) Dr. Ben / Nick July 6, 2010 Guest Star
The Ricky Gervais Show Freaks May 21, 2010 Writer
The Ricky Gervais Show Noises May 14, 2010 Writer
The Ricky Gervais Show Beetles May 7, 2010 Writer
The Ricky Gervais Show The Fight April 30, 2010 Writer
The Ricky Gervais Show The Jockey April 23, 2010 Writer
The Ricky Gervais Show Nuts April 16, 2010 Writer
The Graham Norton Show Christina Ricci, Stephen Merchant, Ricky Gervais, Pixie Lott April 12, 2010 Guest Star
The Ricky Gervais Show The Diary April 9, 2010 Writer
The Ricky Gervais Show Cobblers March 26, 2010 Writer
The Ricky Gervais Show Glass Houses March 19, 2010 Writer
The Ricky Gervais Show Dolphins March 12, 2010 Writer
The Marriage Ref Madonna, Larry David, Ricky Gervais March 11, 2010 Guest Star
The Ricky Gervais Show Charity March 5, 2010 Writer
The Ricky Gervais Show Knob at Night February 26, 2010 Writer
The Ricky Gervais Show Space Monkey February 19, 2010 Writer
Alan Carr: Chatty Man Ricky Gervais, Katie Price, Vinnie Jones and Corinne Bailey Rae February 4, 2010 Guest Star
Golden Globe Awards The 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards 2010 January 17, 2010 Guest Star
The Simpsons Celebrity Friends January 13, 2010 Guest Star
The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien Ricky Gervais, Bryce Dallas Howard, Whitney Cummings January 13, 2010 Guest Star
The Simpsons Mischief & Mayhem January 12, 2010 Guest Star
The Simpsons Access All Areas January 11, 2010 Guest Star
Ricky Gervais Science December 31, 2009 Writer
Late Show with David Letterman Ricky Gervais, Brian Regan, Ralph Stanley and the Clinch Mountain Boys November 6, 2009 Guest Star
The Graham Norton Show Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne, Ricky Gervais, Olivia Newton-John October 5, 2009 Guest Star
The Ellen DeGeneres Show Courteney Cox Arquette September 23, 2009 Guest Star
The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien Ricky Gervais, Chicken Charlie, Lynyrd Skynyrd September 21, 2009 Guest Star
The Daily Show Ricky Gervais September 16, 2009 Guest Star
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross Jamie Oliver, Ricky Gervais, Stuart Broad and Mika September 4, 2009 Guest Star
The Graham Norton Show Ronnie Corbett, Greg Kinnear, Shaun Williamson, Ricky Gervais March 19, 2009 Guest Star
Comic Relief Comic Relief 2009 with Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant March 13, 2009 Guest Star
The Daily Show Ricky Gervais February 24, 2009 Guest Star
Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway Episode 2 February 21, 2009 Guest Star
Inside the Actors Studio Ricky Gervais January 19, 2009 Guest Star
Late Show with David Letterman Ricky Gervais, Rose Byrne, Okkervil River January 7, 2009 Guest Star
Ricky Gervais Out Of England November 15, 2008 Writer
Late Show with David Letterman Paris Hilton, Elvis Costello, Jenny Lewis, a Top Ten List by Ricky Gervais November 3, 2008 Guest Star
The Graham Norton Show Ricky Gervais, Thandie Newton, Anastacia October 23, 2008 Guest Star
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Samuel L. Jackson, Ricky Gervais, Marc Broussard September 15, 2008 Guest Star
Late Show with David Letterman Meg Ryan, Ricky Gervais September 12, 2008 Guest Star
Late Show with David Letterman Show #2954 July 17, 2008 Guest Star
Saturday Night Live Steve Carell/Usher May 17, 2008 Guest Star
Jamie's Fowl Dinners Jamie's Fowl Dinners January 11, 2008 Guest Star
Extras The Extra Special Series Finale December 27, 2007 Writer, Director
Ricky Gervais Fame November 12, 2007 Writer
Late Show with David Letterman Show #2755 May 16, 2007 Guest Star
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross John Travolta, Gareth Gates, Ricky Gervais, Macy Gray. March 30, 2007 Guest Star
Late Show with David Letterman Show #2694 January 23, 2007 Guest Star
Ricky Gervais Meets... Ricky Gervais Meets... Garry Shandling December 26, 2006 Writer
Ricky Gervais Meets... Ricky Gervais Meets... Christopher Guest December 25, 2006 Writer
The Daily Show Ricky Gervais December 13, 2006 Guest Star
British Comedy Awards The British Comedy Awards 2006 December 13, 2006 Guest Star
The Office (US) The Convict November 30, 2006 Writer
Spicks and Specks The Best of 2006 November 22, 2006 Guest Star
Extras Robert Lindsay & Jonathan Ross October 19, 2006 Writer, Director
Extras Sir Ian McKellen October 12, 2006 Writer, Director
Extras Chris Martin October 5, 2006 Writer, Director
Extras Daniel Radcliffe September 28, 2006 Writer, Director
Extras David Bowie September 21, 2006 Writer, Director
Extras Orlando Bloom September 14, 2006 Writer, Director
The Daily Show Ricky Gervais April 3, 2006 Guest Star
The Simpsons Homer Simpson, This Is Your Wife March 26, 2006 Writer, Guest Star
Late Show with David Letterman Show #2523 March 3, 2006 Guest Star
Ricky Gervais Meets... Ricky Gervais Meets... Larry David January 5, 2006 Writer
Parkinson Antonio Banderas, Ricky Gervais, James Blunt, Robert Lindsay October 8, 2005 Guest Star
The Daily Show Ricky Gervais September 21, 2005 Guest Star
Extras Patrick Stewart August 25, 2005 Writer, Director
Extras Samuel L. Jackson August 18, 2005 Writer, Director
Extras Les Dennis August 11, 2005 Writer, Director
Extras Kate Winslet August 4, 2005 Writer, Director
Extras Ross Kemp and Vinnie Jones July 28, 2005 Writer, Director
Extras Ben Stiller July 21, 2005 Writer, Director
The Office (US) Pilot March 24, 2005 Writer
The Office Downsize March 24, 2005 Writer, Director
Kelsey Grammer Presents The Sketch Show Episode 102 March 20, 2005 Writer
Parkinson Ricky Gervais, Joanna Lumley, Kevin Kline, Beverley Knight October 2, 2004 Guest Star
Alias Façade March 14, 2004 Guest Star
Ricky Gervais Politics January 1, 2004 Writer
The Office Christmas Special (2) December 27, 2003 Writer, Director
The Office Christmas Special (1) December 26, 2003 Writer, Director
Ricky Gervais Animals November 17, 2003 Writer
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross Nigel Harman, Leslie Ash, Ricky Gervais, Kings of Leon November 14, 2003 Guest Star
Wanda at Large Pilot March 26, 2003 Guest Star
The Office Interview November 4, 2002 Writer, Director
The Office Charity October 28, 2002 Writer, Director
The Office Motivation October 21, 2002 Writer, Director
The Office Party October 14, 2002 Writer, Director
The Office Appraisals October 7, 2002 Writer, Director
The Office Merger September 30, 2002 Writer, Director
Room 101 Ricky Gervais April 22, 2002 Guest Star
The Office Judgement August 20, 2001 Writer, Director
The Office New Girl August 13, 2001 Writer, Director
The Office Training July 30, 2001 Writer, Director
The Office The Quiz July 23, 2001 Writer, Director
The Office Work Experience July 16, 2001 Writer, Director