It's going to be a night of partying and heavy drinking or, as Charlie Sheen calls it, breakfastPeople in the news Jan 18, 2011
Watching 'The Office' finale may remind some of the Chris Martin episode of 'Extras,Gervais discusses 'Office' season finale May 20, 2011
I am forbidden to work on the Sabbath. ... I pleaded with my Bishop, 'But surely watching the Oscars counts as pleasure.' My Bishop replied, 'Then you are a bigger (expletive) than you look my son.Gervais says he won't watch the Oscars Feb 24, 2011
I hope my contribution will be helpful to the organizers of The Academy (of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences)Gervais says he won't watch the Oscars Feb 24, 2011
I hope my contribution will be helpful to the organizers of The Academy (of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences)People in the news Feb 25, 2011
Ricky Dene Gervais (English pronunciation: /dʒərˈveɪz/; born 25 June 1961) is an English comedian, actor, director, radio presenter, producer, musician, and writer.
Gervais achieved mainstream fame with his television series The Office and the subsequent series Extras, both of which he co-wrote and co-directed with friend and frequent collaborator Stephen Merchant. In addition to writing and directing the shows, Gervais also played the lead roles of David Brent in The Office and Andy Millman in Extras. Gervais has also starred in a number of Hollywood films, assuming leading roles in Ghost Town and The Invention of Lying. He has performed on four sell-out stand-up comedy tours, written the best-selling Flanimals book series and starred with Stephen Merchant and Karl Pilkington in the most downloaded podcast in the world as of March 2009, The Ricky Gervais Show.
He has won a multitude of awards and honours, including seven BAFTA Awards, five British Comedy Awards, two Emmy Awards, three Golden Globe Awards and the 2006 Rose d'Or, as well as a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination. In 2007 he was voted the 11th greatest stand-up comic on Channel 4's 100 Greatest Stand-Ups and again in the updated 2010 list as the 3rd greatest stand-up comic. In 2010 he was named on the TIME 100 list of the world's most influential people. In 2010, Gervais became the first person to host the Golden Globe Awards in 14 years, and did so again in 2011.