Ricky Gervais
FameRank: 9

"Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series/Outstanding Comedy Series"

2006 The Office/The Office

"Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series/Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series"

2007 Extras (TV series)/Extras

/ goldenglobeawards = "Golden Globe Award for Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy/Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy"

2008 Extras (TV series)/Extras

"Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy/Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy"

2004 The Office (UK TV series)/The Office



"Ricky Dene Gervais" (; born 25 June 1961)

is an English comedian, actor, voice actor, film director, producer, musician, screenwriter, and radio presenter.

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The A-list celebrities were always going to be the icing on the cake. It's always been more of an ensemble piece.

People see me in the suit and they know I'm not fooling anyone, they know I'm rock and roll through and through.

It's the one thing I actively don't like: just being recognized.

Pol Pot - he rounded up anybody he thought was intellectual and had them executed. And how he told someone was intellectual or not was whether they wore glasses. If they're that clever, take them off when they see him coming!

Karl had expressed his horror in the past at the thought of a rectal examination, and I thought this 'fear' was a nice theme.

I suppose I grew up wishing I was an American Jew for the comedy and the one-liners. ... actress who does a Holocaust movie because, as she explains, it's a surefire way to finally win an Oscar.

I'm from a little place called England ... We used to run the world before you.

She said, 'I'm your biggest fan,' and I said, 'Who are you?' She said, 'Paris Hilton.'

Look, just tell me where that lemon came from and I'll shut up and go away.