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Ricky Dene Gervais

(1961-), Comedian

Sitter in 2 portraits
Reading-born writer and performer, Gervais launched his radio career in 1997 on London's Xfm. His first television appearance was on the 11 O'Clock Show (1998). Gervais rose to fame in 2001 with his character David Brent in the award-winning comedy The Office, which he wrote and directed with Stephen Merchant. The duo went on to collaborate on Extras (2005-7) and The Ricky Gervais Show (2010-12). Merchant and Gervais also starred in the BBC TV series Life's Too Short (2011-13) alongside Warwick Davies.

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Ricky Gervais, by Spiros Politis - NPG x125840

Ricky Gervais

by Spiros Politis
C-type colour print, December 2001
NPG x125840

Ricky Gervais; Stephen Merchant, by Alexander McIntyre - NPG x132598

Ricky Gervais; Stephen Merchant

by Alexander McIntyre
bromide print, 2005
NPG x132598

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Johannes Kleybolte

14 April 2016, 07:57

Gervais seems to be born in 1961!

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