The Ricky Gervais Handbook - Everything you need to know about Ricky Gervais by pamela (editor) hornsby

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Ricky Dene Gervais (born 25 June 1961) is a British comedian, actor, director, 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 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, two British Comedy Awards, two Emmy Awards, one Golden Globe Award 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. Gervais hosted both the 2010 and 2011 Golden Globe Awards.

This book is your ultimate resource for Ricky Gervais. Here you will find the most up-to-date information, photos, and much more.

In easy to read chapters, with extensive references and links to get you to know all there is to know about his Early life, Career and Personal life right away: The Ricky Gervais Show, List of The Ricky Gervais Show episodes, The Office (UK TV series), Dog Eat Dog (film), Valiant (2005 film), For Your Consideration (film), Night at the Museum, Stardust (2007 film), Ghost Town (film), Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian, The Invention of Lying, SpongeBob's Truth or Square, Cemetery Junction (film), Flanimals, The Muppets (film), The 11 O'Clock Show, Comedy Lab, Bruiser (TV series), Meet Ricky Gervais, The Sketch Show, Alias (TV series), Extras, Homer Simpson, This Is Your Wife, Louie (TV series), An Idiot Abroad, Conan (TV series), Life's Too Short

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Published January 1, 2011 by Tebbo.
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs.

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