Jun. 25th, 1961
Reading, Berkshire, England, UK
Ricky Gervais' Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2010 - Cemetery Junction
2009 - Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian
2009 - The Invention of Lying
2007 - Stardust
2006 - For Your Consideration
2006 - Night at the Museum
2005 - Valiant
Guest TV Roles
Himself - Panelist
Ricky Gervais (Voiced)
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- His favorite film is _This Is Spinal Tap (1984)_ (qv).
- Former manager of the UK indie band Suede.
- Can play the guitar
- Worked as a DJ on London's XFM radio station and managed bands before going into TV comedy.
- Revealed in an online interview that he does not like using his fame to just make money, including an example when he was offered nearly $4,000,000 for just one day's work on an advert for an unnamed company.
- In 2004 Gervais released a children's book called "Flanimals." The sequel, "More Flanimals," was released in 2005.
- Animal rights group PETA Europe have decided to name a bullock (a cow) they rescued in India, in honor of his love of all creatures [June 24, 2009].
- Very good friends with comedian 'Jon Stewart' (qv).