Ricky Gervais is an English stand-up comedian, actor, director, screenwriter and singer who gained recognition on 'The 11 O'Clock Show' (1999-2000). He subsequently portrayed various characters on 'The Jim Tavaré Show' (1999) and earned his own show, 'Meet Ricky Gervais' (2000).
One of his best roles was as the insecure but narcissistic general manager David Brent on the BBC series 'The Office' (2001), which he co-wrote and co-directed like 'Extras' in 2005. He later reprised his role in two episodes of the American version of 'The Office' and in the mockumentary 'David Brent: Life on the Road'.
His select filmography contains movies such as 'Ghost Town', 'Muppets Most Wanted', 'The Invention of Lying', and 'Special Correspondents'. He provided voice on 'The Ricky Gervais Show', played the main role on 'Derek', and appeared as himself on shows like 'The Simpsons', 'Sesame Street', 'An Idiot Abroad', and 'Life's Too Short'.
Tristan Thorn is in love with Victoria and in order to marry her promises to bring a fallen star. In the magical kingdom of Stormhold, he discovers that the star is actually a woman named Yvaine and three evil witches and the king’s son are also after her. As he tries to protect her on his way back, he unravels his own true identity.
Socially-awkward dentist, Bertram Pincus, almost dies during a surgical procedure and incredibly, is revived after 7 minutes. Following this, he realizes that he can see and connect with ghosts, who are now after him to solve their problems. One of them, Frank Herlihy, badgers him to break up the forthcoming wedding of his widow, Gwen. Now, where will this lead Bertram to?
Mark Bellison is a screenwriter of historical readings in an alternate universe where the concept of lying does not exist and people tell whatever is on their minds. After being fired from his job and warned of being evicted, he blurts out a lie in the bank and realizes how it can change his life forever.
Larry Daley is divorced and unsuccessful. He is hired to work as a night watchman at a museum where, much to his astonishment, he finds that the exhibits to come to life every night and create a ruckus. It is up to Larry now to control the exhibits, prevent a theft attempt by three old guards and eventually gain respect in his son’s eye.
The Muppets set out on a grand world tour, performing in locations such as Madrid, Berlin, London and Dublin. However, just after finishing their performance in Berlin, they find themselves involved in a jewel heist.
The film is the final installment of a trilogy based on Night at the Museum. The story focuses on Larry Daley, a night guard at American Museum of Natural History, where all the artifacts come to life at night and describes his travel to London in the company of Teddy Roosevelt, Sacagewea, Jedediah, Octavius, Dexter, Attila the Hun in order to save the tablet of Ahkmenrah from losing its magic.
In this second installment in the Night at the Museum series, Larry learns that the exhibits will be moved to the Smithsonian Institution without the Tablet of Ahkmenrah. He soon receives a call for help from Jedediah who, along with his other friends, is under attack from Kahmunrah. Kahmunrah intends to raise an army and conquer the world. Larry now must save his friends.
The Little Prince is an animated fantasy film, which revolves around a little girl, who is taken by her neighbor, the Aviator, to a magical world, the world of the Little Prince.
Escape from Planet Earth is an animated comedy sci-fi adventure film which tells the story of an Astronaut named Scorch Supernova, who finds himself in a trap after responding to an SOS from a dangerous alien planet.
During the time of the Second World War, a pigeon named Valiant wants to help the Allied Forces as they prepare for the D-Day invasion. Meanwhile, most of the carrier pigeons were being decimated by Von Talon, a German falcon. The Royal Homing Pigeon Corps decides to accept Valiant as part of their team, and sends him on a dangerous mission.
Ricky Gervais Awards
|The Office||Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical||2004|
|Extras||Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series||2007|
|The Office||Outstanding Comedy Series||2006|
|Extras||Best Comedy Performance||2007|
|The Office||Best Comedy Performance||2004|
|The Office||Situation Comedy Award||2004|
|The Office||Best Comedy Performance||2003|
|The Office||Situation Comedy Award||2003|
|The Office||Best Comedy Performance||2002|
|The Office||Situation Comedy Award||2002|