94 Facts About Ricky Gervais

1. Ricky Gervais added "It's about the forgotten—everyone's forgotten.

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2. Ricky Gervais added "It's about the forgotten—everyone's forgotten.

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3. Ricky Gervais added "It's about the forgotten—everyone's forgotten.

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7. Ricky Gervais added "It's about the forgotten—everyone's forgotten.

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11. Ricky Gervais added "It's about the forgotten—everyone's forgotten.

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12. Ricky Gervais added "It's about the forgotten—everyone's forgotten.

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13. Ricky Gervais added "It's about the forgotten—everyone's forgotten.

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16. Ricky Gervais added "It's about the forgotten—everyone's forgotten.

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17. Ricky Gervais added "It's about the forgotten—everyone's forgotten.

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18. Ricky Gervais added "It's about the forgotten—everyone's forgotten.

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19. Ricky Gervais added "It's about the forgotten—everyone's forgotten.

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20. Ricky Gervais added "It's about the forgotten—everyone's forgotten.

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21. Ricky Gervais started his career as a singer during his final year at University College London.

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22. Ricky Gervais is an Engish actor, writer, director, standup comedian, host, and singer.

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23. Ricky Gervais met her during college years at University College London.

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24. In 2002, Ricky Gervais took part in a charity boxing match against entrepreneur Grant Bovey.

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25. Ricky Gervais took a job as "Head of Speech" at Xfm London and hired longtime collaborator Stephen Merchant as his assistant.

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26. Ricky Gervais was in a music group in the early 1980s called Seona Dancing.

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27. Ricky Gervais lives in London with his girlfriend Jane Fallon, a television producer.

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28. In 2010, Ricky Gervais added another item to his long list of achievements.

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29. Ricky Gervais stars as an offbeat nursing home worker on the show.

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30. Ricky Gervais began developing quite a fan base in the United States after The Office was aired on the BBC America cable channel.

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31. Ricky Gervais landed his own nightly program on the station, but he left after Xfm was bought out by another company.

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32. In 1997, Ricky Gervais went to work for Xfm, a London radio station.

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33. Ricky Gervais donated his £5,000 prize money to the training of a Macmillan nurse who specialised in cancer support.

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34. Ricky Gervais was trained for the three-round contest by famous boxing trainer brothers Frank and Eugene Maloney, at their Fight Factory gymnasium.

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35. Ricky Gervais uses social media to promote his work to his fans.

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36. Ricky Gervais joined Twitter in December 2009 when he first hosted the 66th Golden Globes.

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37. Ricky Gervais is an honorary associate of the UK's National Secular Society and a patron of Humanists UK, a British charity which promotes the humanist worldview and campaigns for a secular state and on human rights issues.

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38. Ricky Gervais directed and starred in, Special Correspondents, which began filming in May 2015.

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39. Ricky Gervais would break into his trademark hysterical laugh every time his character made Louie the butt of a joke.

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40. Ricky Gervais clarified the extent of his input in a joint interview for Dazed and Confused magazine (January 2006): "No, all I did was put down a load of observations on an email and they made it look like a Simpsons script.

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41. Ricky Gervais is the only British comic to write and star in a Simpsons episode.

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42. Ricky Gervais continued his Humanity show throughout 2017 and into 2018; appearing at SF Sketchfest as part of the tour, which devoted a night in honor of the comedian, alongside comedic legend and mentor Christopher Guest.

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43. Ricky Gervais said, "Finally, I'm going to do some stand-up.

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44. Ricky Gervais added "It's about the forgotten—everyone's forgotten.

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45. Ricky Gervais attended Whitley Park Infants and Junior Schools, and received his secondary education at Ashmead Comprehensive School; after a spell as a gardener at the University of Reading, he moved on to University College London in 1980.

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46. Ricky Gervais met Gervais' mother, Eva Sophia, who was English, during a blackout; they settled in Whitley.

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47. Ricky Gervais hosted the Golden Globe Awards in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2016, and appears on the game show Child Support.

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48. Ricky Gervais has starred in the Hollywood films Ghost Town, and Muppets Most Wanted, and wrote, directed and starred in The Invention of Lying and the Netflix released Special Correspondents.

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49. Ricky Gervais has performed five multi-national stand-up comedy tours, and wrote the Flanimals book series.

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50. Ricky Gervais reprised his role as Brent in the comedy film David Brent: Life on the Road.

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51. Ricky Gervais leads fight to save white lion from being SHOT by hunters.

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52. Ricky Gervais leads stars' battle to save white lion set to be 'shot by hunters'.

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53. Ricky Gervais is creating and starring in this new comedy series.

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54. Ricky Gervais has joined the calls for the UK government to ban testing on dogs.

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55. Ricky Gervais is to lend his voice to a new animated movie for Netflix.

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56. Ricky Gervais surprises Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb with a visit during their morning chat.

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57. Ricky Gervais is active in the prevention of illegal wildlife trade; he supported the handing over of ivory trinkets to the Metropolitan police in London.

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58. Ricky Gervais is a music fan and has stated that his hero is David Bowie, and his favourite song "Letter to Hermione".

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59. Ricky Gervais lives between Hampstead and New York City with his partner, producer and author Jane Fallon, whom he has been with since 1982.

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60. Ricky Gervais made a cameo appearance on Saturday Night Live in a Digital Short during which he joked that The Office was adapted from a Japanese programme of the same name.

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61. Ricky Gervais has guest-starred on Alias as Daniel Ryan, a former Royal Navy bomb-disposal specialist turned rogue Irish Republican Army bomb-maker.

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62. Ricky Gervais had a cameo role in Simon Pegg's and Jessica Hynes's sitcom Spaced, as Dave, an estate agent who mistakenly placed the advertisement for a property for a couple that turns out to be the premise of the show.

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63. In 2013, Ricky Gervais announced that his next stand up show will be called Humanity.

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64. Ricky Gervais began his stand-up career in the late 1990s; his first successful show took place at the Cafe Royal, as part of the 2001 Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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65. Ricky Gervais was influenced by Curb Your Enthusiasm, in making Extras, particularly in the format of celebrities making fools of themselves or subverting their public personas.

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66. Ricky Gervais has said that the episode "Training" is his favourite, where Brent plays his guitar and sings.

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67. In 1998 Ricky Gervais was made redundant when the station was taken over by the Capital Radio group.

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68. Ricky Gervais worked as an assistant events manager for the University of London Union, then moved from ULU to a job as head of speech at the alternative radio station Xfm.

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69. Ricky Gervais mocked the TV show host quoting her version of "Fun".

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70. Ricky Gervais plays Bertram, who survives a near-death experience and now has the ability to see ghosts.

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71. In 2015, Ricky Gervais donated a signed acoustic guitar to help raise funds for Story Book Farm Primate Sanctuary in Ontario, Canada, with a special call-out to Pockets Warhol.

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72. In December 2013, Ricky Gervais bought a $1000 cake shaped like a moonbear to raise funds for Animal Asia.

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73. Ricky Gervais named an Asian black bear, known as a moonbear, Derek after his character Derek Noakes from his series Derek.

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74. In 2013, Ricky Gervais was named Person of the Year by PETA for his work on curbing animal abuse.

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75. In 2002, Ricky Gervais took part in a charity boxing match against Grant Bovey, for the UK charity telethon Comic Relief.

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76. Ricky Gervais won the Genesis Award from the Humane Society in March 2015 for his contribution to raising awareness for animal welfare on social media.

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77. Ricky Gervais uses social media to raise awareness of animal welfare.

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78. In 2012, Ricky Gervais won a Shorty Award for Lifetime Achievement for his popular presence on social media.

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79. On 2 July 2005, Ricky Gervais appeared at the Live 8 event held in London's Hyde Park, where he performed his famous dance.

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80. On 5 November 2015 Ricky Gervais signed up to play Ika Chu, a villainous cat, in an animated film Blazing Samurai.

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81. Ricky Gervais released a children's book in 2004, Flanimals, which depicted nonsense animals.

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82. Ricky Gervais is one of two featured comedians in the video game Grand Theft Auto IV who performs at the Split Sides comedy club on the virtual stand-up stage and as an interviewee on the in game radio station We Know The Truth.

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83. Ricky Gervais has been on The Late Show with David Letterman 26 times.

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84. Ricky Gervais responded, "They are my friends, but I had to play the outsider.

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85. Ricky Gervais hosted the 67th, 68th, 69th and 73rd Golden Globe Awards, his appearance in 2010 made him the first master of ceremonies since 1995.

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86. In the episode, Ricky Gervais plays a dolphin named Billy Finn who gives Peter Griffin a Mercedes-Benz hood ornament, Peter half-heartedly promises a favor to him.

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87. In 2012, Ricky Gervais made a guest appearance on Family Guy in the episode titled "Be Careful What You Fish For".

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88. One of the first animations Ricky Gervais voiced was the character of Penguin in Robbie the Reindeer's Legend of the Lost Tribe.

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89. In May 2016, Ricky Gervais was back doing stand up in London, starting with some low key warm-ups with cast members from Derek.

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90. In November 2011, Ricky Gervais filmed in London a 35-minute pilot episode for a potential comedy-drama series called Derek, which aired on Channel 4 on 12 April 2012.

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91. In 2007, Ricky Gervais won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series for his portrayal of Andy Millman in the second series of Extras.

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92. Ricky Gervais produced a series of YouTube videos under the title 'Learn Guitar with David Brent', featuring acoustic guitar versions of nine songs.

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93. In 2013, Ricky Gervais performed a live tour as David Brent along with a band under the name "Foregone Conclusion".

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94. Ricky Gervais appeared on The 11 O'Clock Show on Channel 4 between 1998 and 2000.

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