STARmeter
Top 5000
Down 319 this week

Ricky Gervais


Ricky Gervais was born in a suburb of Reading, Berkshire. He was educated at Ashmead Comprehensive School and went on to study at University College, London, where he gained a degree in Philosophy. After university, Gervais attempted to pursue a pop career with Seona Dancing, a duo he formed with a fellow student. Similar to many groups in the ... See full bio »
More at IMDbPro » Contact Info on IMDbPro Contact Info: View agent, manager and legal
Add or change photos on IMDbPro Represent Ricky Gervais? Add or change photos

Editors' Spotlight

Fall TV Premiere Week

Many of your favorite shows are coming back, along with plenty of series premieres. Here's a list of the shows premiering between Sunday, September 21 and Friday, September 26.


Watch on TV

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 35 people
created 04 Jul 2011
 
a list of 31 people
created 02 Jan 2012
 
a list of 38 people
created 14 Sep 2012
 
ppl
a list of 23 people
created 25 Mar 2013
 
a list of 25 people
created 6 months ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Ricky Gervais.

User Polls

Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 20 wins & 45 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Writer (31 credits)
 2012-2014 Derek (TV Series) (written by - 13 episodes)
- Episode #2.6 (2014) ... (written by)
- Episode #2.5 (2014) ... (written by)
- Episode #2.4 (2014) ... (written by)
- Episode #2.3 (2014) ... (written by)
- Episode #2.2 (2014) ... (written by)
 2013 Learn Guitar with David Brent (TV Series)
  The Office (TV Series) (185 episodes, 2005 - 2013) (written by - 1 episode, 2006) (teleplay - 1 episode, 2005)
- Finale (2013) ... (creator)
- A.A.R.M. (2013) ... (creator)
- Livin' the Dream (2013) ... (creator)
- Paper Airplane (2013) ... (creator)
- Stairmageddon (2013) ... (creator)
  Life's Too Short (TV Series) (written by - 5 episodes, 2011 - 2013) (writer - 3 episodes, 2011)
- Easter Special (2013) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Episode #1.7 (2011) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Episode #1.6 (2011) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Episode #1.5 (2011) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Episode #1.4 (2011) ... (creator) / (writer)
 2013 The Return of Brent (Short)
 2010-2012 The Ricky Gervais Show (TV Series) (39 episodes)
- The Year (2012) ... (creator)
- World Cup (2012) ... (creator)
- Wartime (2012) ... (creator)
- Society (2012) ... (creator)
- Earth (2012) ... (creator)
 2010 Ricky Gervais: Out of England 2 - The Stand-Up Special (TV Movie documentary) (written by)
 2010 Ricky Gervais: Live IV - Science (Video documentary) (written by)
 2010 Cemetery Junction (written by)
 2009 The Invention of Lying (written by)
 2009 Comic Relief 2009 (TV Movie)
 2008 Ricky Gervais: Out of England - The Stand-Up Special (TV Movie documentary) (written by)
 2005-2007 Extras (TV Series) (written by - 13 episodes)
- The Extra Special Series Finale (2007) ... (written by)
- Jonathan Ross (2006) ... (written by)
- Sir Ian McKellen (2006) ... (written by)
- Chris Martin (2006) ... (written by)
- Daniel Radcliffe (2006) ... (written by)
 2007 Ricky Gervais Live 3: Fame (Video) (written by)
 2006 Le bureau (TV Mini-Series) (original screenplay - 2006)
 2006 The Simpsons (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Homer Simpson, This Is Your Wife (2006) ... (written by)
 2006 Ricky Gervais Meets... Larry David (TV Movie documentary)
  Stromberg (TV Series) ("The Office" created & written by - 9 episodes, 2005) (television series: "The Office" - 1 episode, 2005)
- Tag der offenen Tür (2005) ... ("The Office" created & written by)
- Die Kündigung (2005) ... ("The Office" created & written by)
- Die Putzfrau (2005) ... ("The Office" created & written by)
- Der Vertrag (2005) ... ("The Office" created & written by)
- Theo (2005) ... ("The Office" created & written by)
 2004 Ricky Gervais Live 2: Politics (Video documentary) (written by)
 2001-2003 The Office (TV Series) (written by - 14 episodes)
- Christmas Special: Part 2 (2003) ... (written by)
- Christmas Special: Part 1 (2003) ... (written by)
- Interview (2002) ... (written by)
- Charity (2002) ... (written by)
- Motivation (2002) ... (written by)
 2003 Ricky Gervais Live: Animals (Video documentary) (written by)
 2001 The Sketch Show (TV Series)
 2000 Meet Ricky Gervais (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (2000) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.5 (2000) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.4 (2000) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.3 (2000) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.2 (2000) ... (writer)
 2000 Bruiser (TV Series) (additional material - 5 episodes)
- Get Me Roger Slippers (2000) ... (additional material)
- Nutty Puppet Mayhem ... (additional material)
- Love Golf ... (additional material)
- Putchek's Revenge ... (additional material)
- Not Now, Darling ... (additional material)
 1999 The Jim Tavaré Show (TV Series) (12 episodes)
- Episode #2.6 (1999)
- Episode #2.5 (1999)
- Episode #2.4 (1999)
- Episode #2.3 (1999)
- Episode #2.2 (1999)
 1999 Comedy Lab (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Golden Years (1999) ... (written by)
 1998 The 11 O'Clock Show (TV Series) (writer)
Show Show Producer (22 credits)
Show Show Actor (40 credits)
Show Show Director (9 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (6 credits)
Show Show Music department (2 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (2 credits)
Show Show Thanks (6 credits)
Show Show Self (166 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (24 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercial "Ricky is a Pig-Nosed Troll" for "High-speed 4G LTE, available in the all-new Audi A3." See more »

Publicity Listings:

20 Interviews | 23 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 6 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:


Alternate Names:

Seona Dancing

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

About the show-biz lifestyle: It's all too much trouble for me. It's probably because I'm fat and lazy and old. See more »

Trivia:

Has a degree in Philosophy. See more »

Trademark:

Unique, high-pitched laugh See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

Message Boards

Recent Posts
When did he get into the animal fanaticism? avildsen-610-19446
Don't find him funny one bit racey1979
The Man is a Genius ErinTCB68
Did Steve and Ricky fall out??? Monerz
really cute:-) -- For NON- RICKY- HATERS ONLY!!!!!!!! CryingAngel85
On Graham Norton's show... roo1
Discuss Ricky Gervais on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page