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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- He has been with long-term partner, producer 'Jane Fallon' (qv), since 1982.
- In the early '80s was in a singing group called Seona Dancing. He was the main singer while Bill McCrae wrote music. They were not successful in the UK however were very popular in the Phillipines.
- In 2004 Gervais released a children's book called "Flanimals." The sequel, "More Flanimals," was released in 2005.
- Worked as a DJ on London's XFM radio station and managed bands before going into TV comedy.
- 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.
- Very good friends with comedian 'Jon Stewart' (qv).
- Former manager of the UK indie band Suede.
- Is the youngest of four siblings.