61 years old (Born on June 25, 1961)
English actor, comedian, author, director, producer; He is famous from The Office.Is the youngest of four siblings. He has been with long term partner producer Jane Fallon since 1982. Worked as a DJ on London's XFM radio station and managed bands before going into TV comedy. Won the 2003 O.K. Comedy Award. Can play the guitar
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Fun Facts About Ricky Gervais
Former manager of the UK indie band Suede.
Was in a music group in the early 80s called 'Seona Dancing'. They released two singles - "Bitter Heart" and "More To Lose" - but didn't have any success.
He grew up in relative poverty but he has always admired his mother for the way in which she did not allow it to get in the way of a happy upbringing. She got herself into debt in order to make sure he had plenty of Christmas presents and it took her the whole of the following year to work her way out of it until Christmas beckoned again.
His favorite film is This Is Spinal Tap (1984).
Very good friends with comedian Jon Stewart.
In 2004 Gervais released a children's book called "Flanimals". The sequel "More Flanimals" was released in 2005.