June 25, 1961
61 years old
5 ft 8 in | 173 cm
78 kg | 172 lbs
10 US | 43 EU
Ricky Dene Gervais was born in Reading, Berkshire, England, on June 25, 1961, is an English actor.
Young Ricky Gervais first started performing stand-up comedy in the late 1990s.
He made his big screen debut in comedy film Dog Eat Dog (2001) in role as Bouncer.
He got his television debut in sketch and stand-up show The Jim Tavaré Show (1999) in various roles.
Ricky's breakthrough performance came as David Brent in mockumentary sitcom The Office (2001-2003).
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Ricky Gervais is 61 years old.
Ricky Gervais net worth is around 140 million dollars.
He played Dr. McPhee in fantasy comedy films:
Night at the Museum (2006)
Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009)
Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014)
He won the Satellite Award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture Comedy for his role as Dr. Bertram Pincus in fantasy comedy movie Ghost Town (2008).
He co-directed, co-wrote and starred in role as Mark Bellison in romantic comedy film The Invention of Lying (2009), for which he won the Peter Sellers Award for Comedy.
He co-directed, co-wrote and starred in role as Len Taylor in coming-of-age comedy drama film Cemetery Junction (2010).
For Your Consideration (2006) comedy opposite Christopher Guest and Catherine O'Hara
Stardust (2007) romantic fantasy adventure with Claire Danes and Charlie Cox
He voiced Argonaut in action comedy film Spy Kids: All the Time in the World (2011).
He voiced Mr. James Bing in animated comedy adventure science fiction movie Escape from Planet Earth (2013).
He portrayed Dominic Badguy in musical crime comedy film Muppets Most Wanted (2014).
He voiced The Conceited Man in animated fantasy adventure drama film The Little Prince (2015).
He directed, wrote and starred in role as David Brent in mockumentary comedy film David Brent: Life on the Road (2016).
Special Correspondents (2016) satirical comedy opposite Eric Bana and Vera Farmiga
He voiced Ika Chu in animated martial arts comedy film Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank (2022).
He co-created, co-wrote and starred in role as David Brent in mockumentary sitcom The Office (2001-2003), for which he won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy also won three British Academy Television Awards for Best Comedy Performance.
He co-created, co-wrote and starred in role as Andy Millman in BBC/HBO sitcom Extras (2005-2007), for which he won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series and a Golden Globe Award for Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy also won the British Academy Television Award for Best Comedy Performance.
He was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program for his voice role as Himself in comedy animated series The Ricky Gervais Show (2010-2012).
He directed, wrote and starred in role as Derek Noakes in comedy drama television series Derek (2012-2014), for which he was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy.
He created, directed, wrote and starred in role as Tony Johnson in Netflix black comedy drama television series After Life (2019-2022).
Out of England (2008), for which he was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Variety Special and for Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Special
Out of England 2 (2010)
Attended Whitley Park Infants and Junior Schools in Reading, England and Ashmead Comprehensive School in Aylesbury, England.
Graduated from University College London (UCL) (1983), with a degree in Philosophy.
Has two older brothers: Larry, Robert and one older sister, Marsha.
Has French-Canadian, English and Iroquois First Nations ancestry.
He was a singer of the new wave group Seona Dancing in the early 1980s.
He wrote the Flanimals book series.
He is a supporter of animal rights.
He was awarded the Lord Houghton Award for Service to Animal Welfare from Animal Defenders International.
He was awarded the Humane Society International Cecil Award in 2018
Fan of the UFC and Reading F.C.
He voiced Dr. McPhee in video game Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009).
He starred as himself in video game Grand Theft Auto IV (2008).
He is a vegan.
He won the Charlie Chaplin Award for Excellence in Comedy in 2016.
Lives in Hampstead, London, England and Marlow, Buckinghamshire, England.
He started dating British author Jane Fallon in 1982.