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Ricky Gervais

Ricky Gervais

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Famous as :

Actor, comedian

Birth Name :

Ricky Dene Gervais

Birth Date :

June 25, 1961

Birth Place :

Reading, Berkshire, England, UK

Claim to fame :

As David Brent in TV series "The Office" (2001-2003)

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Lena Dunham Condemns Nude Photo Leak, Ricky Gervais Backtracks Comment After Backlash

September 02, 2014 03:54:57 GMT

has condemned the leak of celebrities' nude photos, saying that people who stole and spread them on the internet are "sex offenders." Many celebrities such as , , and fell victims to hacking and their naked photos emerged online on Sunday, August 31.
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Ricky Gervais to Reprise 'The Office' Character in New Documentary

August 06, 2014 00:51:36 GMT

' "" character David Brent will once again appear on screen in a movie produced by BBC Films. "" takes place 15 years after the hit TV series, finding Brent as a traveling salesman who goes on a self-funded tour in the United Kingdom with a documentary crew in tow.
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Ricky Gervais Plans New Mockumentary Focusing on David Brent

March 24, 2014 07:59:22 GMT

isn't done with "" yet. The original U.K. version only lasted for 2 seasons and the U.S. version already ended its 9-season run last year, but the British funnyman wants to bring back his character David Brent to the small screen with a new project.
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Sony Debunks 'Ghosbusters 3' Animation Rumor

February 28, 2013 07:25:18 GMT

Sony Pictures claims that "" positively won't be animated. A representative from Sony tells Coming Soon that the studio insists to continue developing the project as a live-action film. It confirms the rumor is not true as there is no animated movie in the works.
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First Video From 'The Muppets... Again!': Ricky Gervais' Awkward Moment With Pepe

February 28, 2013 07:11:03 GMT

As "The Muppets... Again!" is currently in production, a video from the set of the puppet film emerges. The clip, however, is not exactly an on-set footage but it gives a look at what happens between and his "co-star" in between breaks during the shooting of "" sequel.
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Ricky Gervais Presents First Trailer of Comedy Series 'Derek' to U.S. Viewers

December 24, 2012 06:02:34 GMT

' new series "" is set to entertain U.S. fans next year when it gets picked up by Netflix. Written and directed by Gervais himself, the mockumentary records the daily life of Derek Noakes, a guy working at a retirement home and is not exactly the most brilliant staff around the place. The first trailer of the series aired back in April in the U.K. and is now bound for U.S. airing.
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Ricky Gervais Confirms Role in 'The Muppets Sequel'

December 19, 2012 17:57:51 GMT

Just a day after it was reported that is a viable candidate to replace in "The Muppets Sequel", the British comedian stepped forward with a confirmation. "I have just signed up to play the lead in the next Muppet Movie," he tweeted on Wednesday, December 19.
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Ricky Gervais Could Replace Jason Segel as the New Lead in 'Muppets' Sequel

December 18, 2012 03:55:26 GMT

After being left by , "The Muppets Sequel" is now close to find its new lead. The Hollywood Reporter breaks the news that comedian is currently in talks to take the coveted part, being set to star opposite .
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Ricky Gervais on 'The Office' Cancellation: 'All Good Things Come to an End'

August 23, 2012 02:17:32 GMT

has reacted to the news of "" impending end. The British comedian, who created the original and U.K. version of the mockumentary, says in a statement to Speakeasy, "I couldn't be prouder of the success of the US version of 'The Office', but all good things come to an end."
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Ricky Gervais Thinks Jodie Foster's Kids Have Good Sense of Humor Over 'Beaver' Joke

January 17, 2012 03:53:21 GMT

was a bit tamer when hosting the 2012 Golden Globes if compared to last year, but he still managed to grab headlines with his jab at 's sexual orientation. When informed that Foster's sons were present at the awards show, the 50-year-old comedian said he doesn't believe his joke was out of line.
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Ricky Gervais Returns as Golden Globe Host, Hints at Holocaust and Pedophile Jokes

November 17, 2011 01:48:00 GMT

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) is apparently not afraid of controversies. Despite receiving complaints about ' rude jokes at this year's Golden Globe Awards, the association is bringing back the British comedian to host the upcoming 69th annual ceremony.
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Video: Johnny Depp Still Upset at Ricky Gervais' Golden Globes Jokes

October 27, 2011 09:28:57 GMT

still holds a grudge against after the "" actor trashed him at 2010 Golden Globe Awards, so is the premise of a sketch on "". In a sneak peek to the new comedy, the "" star is introduced by Warwick Davis to the creator of U.K.'s "" and he remembers him from the awarding ceremony.
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ABC NOT Asking Ricky Gervais to Host Oscars

August 27, 2011 04:32:46 GMT

has been boasting that *he is considered to host the upcoming Academy Awards, but ABC says the otherwise. Putting the rumor to rest, the network denies that it has ever approached the creator of British "" for the said duty.
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Marvel Studios NOT Coming to Hall H at 2011 Comic Con

June 23, 2011 08:57:48 GMT

A few weeks ago, reports went viral that Warner Bros. Pictures, Walt Disney, DreamWorks, and The Weinstein Company skipped San Diego Comic Con 2011. Now, Marvel Studios confirms that they will sit out Hall H at the convention.
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First Sneak Peek to Ricky Gervais' New Sitcom 'Life's Too Short'

June 23, 2011 08:46:57 GMT

has begun the production of new series "", which he promotes in a teaser. The British actor appears with lead star Warwick Davis as well as co-writer and co-creator in the sneak peek to explain a bit about the show.
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Ricky Gervais Stands Up for Charlie Sheen

April 18, 2011 11:12:00 GMT

is currently on the road in the U.S. with his "My Violent Torpedo of Truth/Death Is Not an Option" tour, which he launched after he was fired from his role in Two and a Half Men following a falling out with writer Chuck Lorre earlier this year.
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Russell Brand, Ricky Gervais and More Simpsonized

February 11, 2011 08:38:38 GMT

Al Jean and his team first teased "" fans with an animated version of who is hard to be portrayed "bad". They have now unleashed the rest of the Hollywood movie icons who will attend the special Oscar episode called "Angry Dad: The Movie".
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Ricky Gervais: NBC Asked Me to Not Rule Out Third Golden Globe Gig

February 03, 2011 09:18:58 GMT

British funnyman has cleared up comments he made claiming he has been asked back to host the next Golden Globes ceremony, insisting he has "no idea" if he will officially receive a request. The comedian wrote in an article for a British magazine that organizers had asked him "to consider a third year" as host of the show, despite causing outrage with his jokes at last month's bash.
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Ricky Gervais NOT Invited to Host Golden Globes Again

February 02, 2011 06:59:16 GMT

Golden Globes organizers have denied inviting back to host the 2012 ceremony after he caused controversy with his risque, mean-spirited humor at the prizegiving last month. Philip Berk, the president of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) which oversees the annual ceremony and telecast, disapproved of the Brit's barbed jibes, labeling Gervais' behavior "totally unacceptable", but the defiant star has refused to apologize for his jokes.
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Ricky Gervais Asked to Host 2012 Golden Globes Despite Critics

February 01, 2011 08:55:22 GMT

British funnyman has been asked to return as host of the Golden Globes next year, despite the furore surrounding his acerbic style at the January prizegiving. The comedic actor sparked outrage during his hosting duties at the glitzy awards show after aiming a number of barbed jibes at the star-studded audience.
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Ricky Gervais to Visit U.S. 'The Office' in a Blink

January 20, 2011 03:59:31 GMT

, who was both criticized and praised as the host of recent Golden Globe Awards, will appear in the U.S. version of "" this month. Fans of the NBC show have been dreaming of a cameo from the original "Office" star for years, but it is only now that it would happen.
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Jennifer Lopez Threatened Ricky Gervais at Golden Globes

January 19, 2011 07:00:57 GMT

threatened Golden Globes host with physical violence if he poked fun at her as she took to the stage as a presenter at the ceremony on Sunday, January 16. Gervais' Globes comedy left a lot to be desired by many critics and celebrities, who have taken aim at the Brit for his mean-spirited banter - and actually targeted the funnyman from the stage at the prizegiving.
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HFPA Admits Golden Globes Host Ricky Gervais 'Crossed the Line'

January 18, 2011 02:26:28 GMT

Some people were in agreement that crossed the line when he delivered his opening monologue at the 68th Golden Globes Awards on Sunday, January 16. Hollywood Foreign Press Association President Philip Berk released a statement to THR, saying "Some of the things he said were totally unacceptable."
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68th Golden Globes: Ricky Gervais Opens With Charlie Sheen, Scientology, Cher Jokes

January 17, 2011 02:32:06 GMT

hosted his second Golden Globe Awards on Sunday, January 16 at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. He made no grand entrance but managed to bring out laughter with his harsh jokes about , "" and among others.
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Ricky Gervais Played Prank on Robert Downey Jr. and Zach Galifianakis

November 06, 2010 02:49:56 GMT

showed and he is "in charge" of British comedy - by gatecrashing their interview on a U.K. TV show. The pair appeared on morning show "Daybreak" on Friday, November 5 to discuss their new movie, "", but within a minute Gervais arrived onset and jokingly told them he would be sitting in on the chat.
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Sporting Slimmer Figure, Ricky Gervais Promises to Stop Making Fat Jokes

October 05, 2010 07:46:43 GMT

Once-chubby funnyman has dropped a segment of his stand-up comedy show poking fun at fat people after adopting a healthier lifestyle and shedding more than 20 pounds (nine kilograms). "" creator is known for his heavier frame but he has recently cut down on his food intake and started exercising more regularly with his longtime girlfriend Jane Fallon - and now they're both lighter on their feet.
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Ricky Gervais Raising Awareness of Baby Monkeys Trade

September 24, 2010 03:21:44 GMT

is backing a campaign to stamp out the trade in baby monkeys for laboratory research, branding the practice "shameful" and "disgusting". Officials at the British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection (BUAV) are calling for an end to the international industry, claiming thousands of wild primates are taken from their families every year for export to research centers.
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Ricky Gervais Persuaded by Prince Harry to Perform in Afghanistan

September 14, 2010 09:12:49 GMT

has friends in high places - British royal Prince Harry turned up to his recent stand-up show and asked for an autograph for his grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II. "" creator performed at London's Hammersmith Apollo venue earlier this month and mingled with rocker and Prince Harry afterwards.
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Matthew Morrison, Sofia Vergara and More Tapped as Emmys Presenters

August 17, 2010 04:43:55 GMT

The first group of presenters for the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards has been announced. and are tapped for the duty along with the likes of , , and .
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Edie Falco to Host Premiere of 'My Dog: An Unconditional Love Story'

August 13, 2010 07:28:54 GMT

Actress is sharing the bond she has with her beloved pooch in a new film featuring a string of celebrity pet owners. The former "The Sopranos" star will host the premiere of "My Dog: An Unconditional Love Story" at the Guild Hall in the Hamptons, New York on August 23.
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