Ricky Gervais

Writer | Producer | Actor
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KNOWN FOR 
The Office (2005-2013) | The Invention of Lying (2009) | Cemetery Junction (2010)
AWARDS 
Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 24 wins & 57 nominations More »
AKA 
Brent | Seona Dancing
BORN 
Jun 25, 1961 (age 56)
HEIGHT 
5' 8" (1.73m)

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Projects in Development (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Films in Production (2 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
  • Primary photo for FlanimalsFlanimals Executive Producer, Writer (characters)  Less
  • Primary photo for The WilloughbysThe Willoughbys The Cat, Executive Producer  Less Filming
Past Film & Video (35 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (52 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for KonttoriKonttori (TV Series) Writer (creator) ( 8 episodes, 2017 ) , Writer (based on the original screenplay by) ( 3 episodes, 2017 )  Less 2017 8
    • Tuomiopäivä (Mar 3, 2017) Writer (based on the original screenplay by), Writer (creator)  Less
    • Tytöt ja pojat (Mar 3, 2017) Writer (creator)  Less
    • Pelillistäminen (Mar 3, 2017) Writer (creator)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Xander De Rycke: Houdt het voor bekeken 2015-2016Xander De Rycke: Houdt het voor bekeken 2015-2016 (TV Special) Thanks  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for 73rd Golden Globe Awards73rd Golden Globe Awards (TV Special) Himself - Host, Writer (special material)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for BoJack HorsemanBoJack Horseman (TV Series) Hedgehog at Orphanage ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015 1
    • Out to Sea (Jul 17, 2015) Hedgehog at Orphanage (voice)  Less
  • Primary photo for GalavantGalavant (TV Series) Xanax ( 1 episode, 2015 ) , Performer ("A Day In Richard's Life") ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015 1
    • Dungeons and Dragon Lady (Jan 18, 2015) Xanax, Performer ("A Day In Richard's Life") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Galavant ShowcaseThe Galavant Showcase (TV Movie) Performer ("A Day In Richard's Life")  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for DerekDerek (TV Series) Derek / Derek Noakes ( 14 episodes, 2012–2014 ) , Writer ( 14 episodes, 2012–2014 ) , Director ( 14 episodes, 2012–2014 ) , Executive Producer ( 14 episodes, 2012–2014 )  Less 2012–2014 14
    • Christmas Special (Dec 22, 2014) Derek, Director, Executive Producer, Writer  Less
    • Episode #2.6 (May 30, 2014) Derek, Director, Executive Producer, Writer  Less
    • Episode #2.5 (May 30, 2014) Derek, Director, Executive Producer, Writer  Less
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  • Primary photo for Learn Guitar with David BrentLearn Guitar with David Brent (TV Series) David Brent ( 9 episodes, 2013 ) , Writer ( 2 episodes, 2013 )  Less 2013 9
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  • Primary photo for The OfficeThe Office (TV Series) Writer (creator) ( 187 episodes, 2005–2013 ) , Executive Producer ( 179 episodes, 2005–2013 ) , David Brent ( 2 episodes, 2011 ) , Writer ( 1 episode, 2006 ) , Writer (teleplay by) ( 1 episode, 2005 ) , Writer (based on the BBC series "The Office" created by) ( 1 episode, 2005 )  Less 2005–2013 188
    • Finale (May 16, 2013) Writer (creator)  Less
    • A.A.R.M. (May 9, 2013) Writer (creator)  Less
    • Livin' the Dream (May 2, 2013) Writer (creator)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Life's Too ShortLife's Too Short (TV Series) Director ( 8 episodes, 2011–2013 ) , Writer (creator) ( 8 episodes, 2011–2013 ) , Executive Producer ( 8 episodes, 2011–2013 ) , Ricky Gervais ( 7 episodes, 2011–2013 ) , Writer ( 5 episodes, 2011–2013 ) , Writer ( 3 episodes, 2011 )  Less 2011–2013 8
    • Easter Special (Mar 30, 2013) Ricky Gervais, Director, Executive Producer, Writer (creator), Writer  Less
    • Episode #1.7 (Dec 20, 2011) Ricky Gervais, Director, Executive Producer, Writer (creator), Writer  Less
    • Episode #1.6 (Dec 15, 2011) Ricky Gervais, Director, Executive Producer, Writer (creator), Writer  Less
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  • Primary photo for KontoretKontoret (TV Series) Writer (based on the BBC series "The Office" created by) ( 18 episodes, 2012–2013 )  Less 2012–2013 18
    • Brännboll (Mar 17, 2013) Writer (based on the BBC series "The Office" created by)  Less
    • Psykologi (Mar 17, 2013) Writer (based on the BBC series "The Office" created by)  Less
    • Näsorna (Mar 10, 2013) Writer (based on the BBC series "The Office" created by)  Less
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  • Primary photo for The Making of DerekThe Making of Derek (TV Movie) Himself / Derek, Executive Producer  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for An Idiot AbroadAn Idiot Abroad (TV Series) Himself - Executive Producer ( 20 episodes, 2010–2012 ) , Executive Producer ( 20 episodes, 2010–2012 )  Less 2010–2012 20
    • A Commentary (Dec 21, 2012) Himself - Executive Producer, Executive Producer  Less
    • The Short Way Around: China (Feb 2, 2013) Himself - Executive Producer (voice), Executive Producer  Less
    • The Short Way Around: India (Jan 26, 2013) Himself - Executive Producer (voice), Executive Producer  Less
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  • Primary photo for 4Funnies4Funnies (TV Series) Executive Producer ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012 1
    • Gittins (Dec 7, 2012) Executive Producer  Less
  • Primary photo for The Ricky Gervais ShowThe Ricky Gervais Show (TV Series) Himself ( 39 episodes, 2010–2012 ) , Executive Producer ( 39 episodes, 2010–2012 ) , Writer (creator: the original audio book series) ( 26 episodes, 2011–2012 ) , Writer (creator) ( 13 episodes, 2010 )  Less 2010–2012 39
    • The Year (Jul 13, 2012) Himself, Executive Producer, Writer (creator: the original audio book series)  Less
    • World Cup (Jul 6, 2012) Himself, Executive Producer, Writer (creator: the original audio book series)  Less
    • Wartime (Jun 29, 2012) Himself, Executive Producer, Writer (creator: the original audio book series)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Family GuyFamily Guy (TV Series) Dolphin / Billy Finn ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for The 69th Annual Golden Globe AwardsThe 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards (TV Special) Himself - Host, Writer (special material written by)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for The Making of Life's Too ShortThe Making of Life's Too Short (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Curb Your EnthusiasmCurb Your Enthusiasm (TV Series) Ricky Gervais ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011 1
    • The Hero (Aug 14, 2011) Ricky Gervais  Less
  • Primary photo for Talking FunnyTalking Funny (TV Movie) Himself, Executive Producer  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for The SimpsonsThe Simpsons (TV Series) Ricky Gervais / Charles Heathbar ( 2 episodes, 2006–2011 ) , Writer ( 1 episode, 2006 ) , Performer ("Lady", "Lady Riff") ( 1 episode, 2006 ) , Lyrics ("You Make Me Laugh") ( 1 episode, 2006 ) , Writer ("Lady", "Lady Riff") ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006–2011 2
    • Angry Dad: The Movie (Feb 20, 2011) Ricky Gervais (voice)  Less
    • Homer Simpson, This Is Your Wife (Mar 26, 2006) Charles Heathbar (voice), Lyrics ("You Make Me Laugh"), Performer ("Lady", "Lady Riff"), Writer ("Lady", "Lady Riff"), Writer  Less
  • Primary photo for The 68th Annual Golden Globe AwardsThe 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards (TV Special) Himself - Host, Writer (special material written by)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Ricky Gervais: Out of England 2 - The Stand-Up SpecialRicky Gervais: Out of England 2 - The Stand-Up Special (TV Special) Himself, Executive Producer, Writer  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for LouieLouie (TV Series) Dr. Ben ( 2 episodes, 2010 )  Less 2010 2
  • Primary photo for The 67th Annual Golden Globe AwardsThe 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards (TV Special) Himself - Host, Writer (special material written by)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Sesame StreetSesame Street (TV Series) Ricky Gervais ( 3 episodes, 2009 )  Less 2009 3
  • Primary photo for Comedy ShowcaseComedy Showcase (TV Series) Script Editor ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009 1
    • PhoneShop (Nov 13, 2009) Script Editor  Less
  • Primary photo for PhoneShopPhoneShop (TV Series) Script Editor ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009 1
  • Primary photo for SpongeBob SquarePantsSpongeBob SquarePants (TV Series) Narrator ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009 1
  • Primary photo for Comic Relief 2009Comic Relief 2009 (TV Special) Himself, Writer  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Inside the Actors StudioInside the Actors Studio (TV Series) Writer ("Free Love on the Free Love Freeway") ( 1 episode, 2009 ) , Himself - Guest ( 1 episode, 2009 ) , Performer ("Free Love on the Free Love Freeway") ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009 1
    • Ricky Gervais (Jan 19, 2009) Himself - Guest, Performer ("Free Love on the Free Love Freeway"), Writer ("Free Love on the Free Love Freeway")  Less
  • Primary photo for Ricky Gervais: Out of England - The Stand-Up SpecialRicky Gervais: Out of England - The Stand-Up Special (TV Special) Himself, Executive Producer, Writer  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Say WhatSay What (TV Series) Special Thanks ( 5 episodes, 2007–2008 )  Less 2007–2008 5
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  • Primary photo for ExtrasExtras (TV Series) Andy Millman ( 13 episodes, 2005–2007 ) , Writer ( 13 episodes, 2005–2007 ) , Director ( 13 episodes, 2005–2007 ) , Executive Producer ( 7 episodes, 2006–2007 ) , Performer ("Fix You") ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2005–2007 13
    • The Extra Special Series Finale (Dec 16, 2007) Andy Millman, Director, Executive Producer, Writer  Less
    • Jonathan Ross (Feb 12, 2007) Andy Millman, Director, Executive Producer, Writer  Less
    • Sir Ian McKellen (Feb 5, 2007) Andy Millman, Director, Executive Producer, Writer  Less
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  • Primary photo for Kids UnlimitedKids Unlimited (TV Series) Special Thanks ( 4 episodes, 2007 )  Less 2007 4
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  • Primary photo for Ricky Gervais Meets... Garry ShandlingRicky Gervais Meets... Garry Shandling (TV Special) Himself, Executive Producer, Writer  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Ricky Gervais Meets... Christopher GuestRicky Gervais Meets... Christopher Guest (TV Special) Himself, Executive Producer, Writer  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Le bureauLe bureau (TV Mini-series) Writer (original screenplay) ( 5 episodes, 2006 )  Less 2006 5
    • Episode #1.6 (Jun 30, 2006) Writer (original screenplay)  Less
    • Episode #1.5 (Jun 30, 2006) Writer (original screenplay)  Less
    • Episode #1.3 (Jun 8, 2006) Writer (original screenplay)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Ricky Gervais Meets... Larry DavidRicky Gervais Meets... Larry David (TV Special) Himself, Executive Producer, Writer  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for StrombergStromberg (TV Series) Writer ("The Office" created & written by) ( 9 episodes, 2005 ) , Writer (television series: "The Office") ( 1 episode, 2005 )  Less 2005 10
    • Tag der offenen Tür (Nov 13, 2005) Writer ("The Office" created & written by)  Less
    • Die Kündigung (Nov 6, 2005) Writer ("The Office" created & written by)  Less
    • Die Putzfrau (Oct 30, 2005) Writer ("The Office" created & written by)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Kelsey Grammer Presents: The Sketch ShowKelsey Grammer Presents: The Sketch Show (TV Series) Writer  Less 2005– 
  • Primary photo for AliasAlias (TV Series) Daniel Ryan ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004 1
    • Facade (Mar 14, 2004) Daniel Ryan  Less
  • Primary photo for The OfficeThe Office (TV Series) David Brent ( 14 episodes, 2001–2003 ) , Writer ( 14 episodes, 2001–2003 ) , Director ( 14 episodes, 2001–2003 ) , Performer ("Mahna Mahna") ( 1 episode, 2002 ) , Performer ("Crazy Maze", "Life") ( 1 episode, 2001 ) , Performer ("If You Don't Know Me by Now") ( 1 episode, 2003 ) , Writer ("Spaceman", "Paris Nights", "Reaching Out to a Higher Ground", "Free Love on the Free Love Freeway") ( 1 episode, 2001 ) , Performer ("Handbags and Gladrags", "Spaceman", "Paris Nights", "Reaching Out to a Higher Ground", "Free Love on the Free Love Freeway") ( 1 episode, 2001 )  Less 2001–2003 14
    • Christmas Special: Part 2 (Dec 27, 2003) David Brent, Director, Writer  Less
    • Christmas Special: Part 1 (Dec 26, 2003) David Brent, Director, Performer ("If You Don't Know Me by Now") (uncredited), Writer  Less
    • Interview (Nov 4, 2002) David Brent, Director, Writer  Less
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  • Primary photo for HappinessHappiness (TV Series) Ricky Gervais ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 2003 1
  • Primary photo for The Sketch ShowThe Sketch Show (TV Series) Writer  Less 2001–2003
  • Primary photo for Robbie the Reindeer in Legend of the Lost TribeRobbie the Reindeer in Legend of the Lost Tribe (TV Short) Penguin (voice)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for SpacedSpaced (TV Series) Dave ( 1 episode, 2001 )  Less 2001 1
  • Primary photo for Meet Ricky GervaisMeet Ricky Gervais (TV Series) Himself - Host ( 6 episodes, 2000 ) , Writer ( 6 episodes, 2000 )  Less 2000 6
    • Episode #1.6 (Oct 27, 2000) Himself - Host, Writer  Less
    • Episode #1.5 (Oct 20, 2000) Himself - Host, Writer  Less
    • Episode #1.4 (Oct 13, 2000) Himself - Host, Writer  Less
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  • Primary photo for BruiserBruiser (TV Series) Writer (additional material) ( 5 episodes, 2000 )  Less 2000 5
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  • Primary photo for Comedy LabComedy Lab (TV Series) Clive Meadows ( 1 episode, 1999 ) , Writer ( 1 episode, 1999 )  Less 1999 1
    • Golden Years (Sep 8, 1999) Clive Meadows, Writer  Less
  • Primary photo for The Jim Tavaré ShowThe Jim Tavaré Show (TV Series) Writer ( 12 episodes, 1999 ) , Various Characters ( 7 episodes, 1999 )  Less 1999 13
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  • Primary photo for This LifeThis Life (TV Series) Music Advisor ( 1 episode, 1996 )  Less 1996 1
Self (169 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
Archive Footage (28 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for The Graham Norton ShowThe Graham Norton Show (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Guest ( 6 episodes, 2008–2017 )  Less 2008–2017
    • Compilation Show (Mar 3, 2017) Himself (archive footage)  Less
    • Compilation (Jun 27, 2014) Himself - Guest (archive footage)  Less
    • Compilation (Mar 22, 2013) Himself (archive footage)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Entertainment TonightEntertainment Tonight (TV Series) Himself ( 3 episodes, 2016 )  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for The Drunken PeasantsThe Drunken Peasants (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Comedy BloopersComedy Bloopers (TV Movie) Andy Millman / David Brent (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Greatest Stand Up ComediansGreatest Stand Up Comedians (TV Movie) Himself - 18th Place (archive footage)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Are You Having a Laugh? Comedy and ChristianityAre You Having a Laugh? Comedy and Christianity (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Tales of Television CentreTales of Television Centre (TV Movie) David Brent (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Live from Studio FiveLive from Studio Five (TV Series) Himself ( 3 episodes, 2009–2010 )  Less 2009–2010
    • Episode #1.91 (Jan 27, 2010) Himself (archive footage)  Less
    • Episode #1.73 (Dec 23, 2009) Himself (archive footage)  Less
    • Episode #1.46 (Nov 16, 2009) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for ITV Lunchtime NewsITV Lunchtime News (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Comedy Superstars 2010Comedy Superstars 2010 (Video) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Loose WomenLoose Women (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009
    • Episode #13.233 (Aug 7, 2009) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night Live: Just ShortsSaturday Night Live: Just Shorts (TV Special) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Sunday NightSunday Night (TV Series) Himself / Dominic Badguy ( 1 episode )  Less 2009– 
  • Primary photo for Comedy ConnectionsComedy Connections (TV Series) Andy Millman ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008
    • Sorry! (Aug 22, 2008) Andy Millman (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Comedy Map of BritainThe Comedy Map of Britain (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008
    • Episode #2.1 (Apr 19, 2008) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for TV's Funniest Music MomentsTV's Funniest Music Moments (TV Movie) Himself - Seona Dancing (archive footage)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for New Heroes of ComedyNew Heroes of Comedy (TV Series) Himself / David Brent / Andy Millman / Various Characters ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008
    • Ricky Gervais (Feb 22, 2008) Himself / David Brent / Andy Millman / Various Characters (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Channel 4 at 25Channel 4 at 25 (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for 100 Greatest Stand-Ups100 Greatest Stand-Ups (TV Special) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Room 101Room 101 (TV Series) Andy Millman ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007
    • Episode #11.1 (Jan 5, 2007) Andy Millman (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Big Fat Quiz of the YearThe Big Fat Quiz of the Year (TV Special) Andy Millman (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for The Story of Light EntertainmentThe Story of Light Entertainment (TV Mini-series) Self ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006
    • The Comics (Aug 12, 2006) Self (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Richard & JudyRichard & Judy (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2005 )  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for The Big Fat Quiz of the YearThe Big Fat Quiz of the Year (TV Special) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Greatest Before They Were Stars TV MomentsGreatest Before They Were Stars TV Moments (TV Movie) Himself - Seona Dancing (archive footage)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Greatest TV Comedy MomentsGreatest TV Comedy Moments (TV Movie) Himself / David Brent (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for The Comedians' ComedianThe Comedians' Comedian (TV Special) Self (archive footage)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for The Curse of Noel EdmondsThe Curse of Noel Edmonds (TV Movie) David Brent (archive footage)  Less 2004
Other (3 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
Domestic gross includes USA and Canada.

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