Ricky Gervais

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  • Birth Name: Ricky Dene Gervais
  • Birth Place: Reading, Berkshire, England
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 06/25/1961, Cancer
  • Profession: Actor; writer; director; producer
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Top Videos: Muppets Unscripted, Christopher Walken Dance Supercut, Fargo Trailer

This week, the stars of the upcoming movie Muppets Most Wanted — both felt and human — got together to answer questions from Twitter users. A contestant on Wheel of Fortune solved a seemingly-impossible final puzzle with just two letters, and the self-described "world's greatest trick shot artists" performed nine trick shots in a row. Plus: A pit bull was caught misbehaving by a Nanny Cam, and The Huffington Post put together an amazing compilation of Christopher Walken dancing. Check out those clips and more in our weekly roundup of the best online videos:

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Celebrities React to Philip Seymour Hoffman's Death

News of Philip Seymour Hoffman's sudden death Sunday shook the film world, and many of the actor's colleagues, friends and co-stars took to Twitter to express their grief.

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Muppets Most Wanted Trailer: Fear the Frog!

"It's not easy being mean." Those are the words of the frog Constantine in the upcoming Disney film Muppets Most Wanted, which hits theaters this spring. It seems that the master criminal bears a striking resemblance to another amphibian we may know: Kermit.read more

Videos

Ricky Gervais talks stand-up and an OFFICE cameo.
2011 Golden Globes: Ricky Gervais
Escape from Planet Earth - Clip - Family
2010 Emmys: Alexander Skarsgard

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Life's Too Short Special
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Credits

Year Title Description
2014 An Idiot Abroad TV Show Series, Host
2014 An Idiot Abroad TV Show Series, Producer
2013 Derek TV Show Series, Actor - Derek Noakes
2013 Escape From Planet Earth Movie, Actor - Mr. James Bing
2013 David Blaine TV Show Series, Appearing

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Stephen Merchant Goes Solo With the New Comedy Hello Ladies

It's 8am, and Stephen Merchant is in pain. The 6-foot-7 Englishman strained his back the night before while lip-synching to DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince's "Boom! Shake the Room" on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon in a clip that's about to go viral.

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The Thursday Playlist: Burn Notice and Other Finales, Derek on Netflix

Fans often feel burned when the final curtain falls on a favorite show — especially when it happens unexpectedly and without resolution (just ask fans of A&E's The Glades or, even more recently, AMC's The Killing, which at least solved its third-season case before the grim fadeout). This is not the situation with USA's Burn Notice, which has been leading all summer to a calculated big finish (Thursday, 9/8c) after seven seasons of... read more

Top Videos: New Fall Shows, Ricky Gervais Resurrects David Brent, Burger Lab Season 2

This week, the major networks unveiled trailers for their new series at the upfront presentations in New York City. Ahead of the American Office finale this week, Ricky Gervais resurrects the original inspiration for Michael Scott: David Brent from the show's British version. Top Chef Season 8 winner Richard Blais debuted Season Two of his web series Burger Lab, and Hannah Hart, the creator of web series "My Drunk Kitchen," posted more  video diaries to her new YouTube channel about her cross-country road trip adventures. Check out those clips in our weekly roundup of the best online videos:

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The Office Closes Its Doors: Producers and Cast Reflect on American-izing the British Series

A single-camera, mockumentary-style comedy following the employees of a paper company in Scranton, Pa.? When the American adaptation of the critically beloved British series The Office debuted on NBC in March 2005, it was a far stretch from the network's glossy, multi-camera powerhouses, like Friends and Will & Grace. Nine seasons and countless "that's what she saids" later, the Scranton party will stop on Thursday, May 16 at 9/8c on NBC.

TVGuide.com spoke to stars Rainn Wilson (Dwight Schrute), Jenna Fischer (Pam Beesly-Halpert), Angela Kinsey (Angela Martin), Oscar Nunez (Oscar Martinez), Kate Flannery (Meredith Palmer), Ellie Kemper (Erin Hannon), Jake Lacy (Pete Campbell), producer and director Ken Kwapis, and executive producers Greg Daniels, Ben Silverman and Mike Schur about The Office's long, strange trip from British underground hit to America's favorite workplace. This is the first in a... read more

10 Things You Didn't Know About NBC's The Office

Bob Odenkirk as Michael Scott? An African-American Pam Beesly? A spinoff starring Ed Helms as suburban dad Andy Bernard?

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