Jun. 25th, 1961
Reading, Berkshire, England, UK
Ricky Gervais' Main TV Roles
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- Has stated in interviews that he turned down several film roles before he accepted his lead role in _Ghost Town (2008)_ (qv). These included _Mission: Impossible III (2006)_ (qv), _The Da Vinci Code (2006)_ (qv), _Ocean's Thirteen (2007)_ (qv) and "The Pirates of the Caribbean" trilogy.
- He has been with long-term partner, producer 'Jane Fallon' (qv), since 1982.
- Won the 2003 O.K. Comedy Award.
- Is the youngest of four siblings.
- Very good friends with comedian 'Jon Stewart' (qv).
- His favorite film is _This Is Spinal Tap (1984)_ (qv).
- 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.
- He grew up in relative poverty but he has always admired his mother for the way in which she did not allow it to get in the way of a happy upbringing. She got herself into debt in order to make sure he had plenty of Christmas presents and it took her the whole of the following year to work her way out of it until Christmas beckoned again.