Ricky Dene Gervais ( jər-VAYZ; born 25 June 1961) is an English comedian, actor, writer, producer, and director. He is 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, a Golden Globe Award, 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 Stand-Ups and at No. 3 on the updated 2010 list. In 2010, he was named to the Time 100 list of the world's most influential people.
|Full name at birth||
Ricky Dene Gervais
|Claim to fame||
Life's Too Short
|Date of birth||
25 June 1961
|Place of birth||
Reading, Berkshire, England, UK
Actor, Comic, Director, Producer, Musician
5' 8" (173 cm)
Ashmead Comprehensive Boys School, Reading, Berkshire, England
University College London for a Degree in Philosophy
United Agents Ltd
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