He's in the No. 1 holiday movie (Night at the Museum), his brilliant The Office has made a successful transition to American TV, he has written and performed in an episode of The Simpsons, and yet Ricky Gervais continues to play the born loser. Bless his (and our) lucky stars.
In Extras, an HBO-BBC collaboration now in its second season of wickedly biting showbiz satire (Sundays at 10 pm/ET), Gervais plays the hapless Andy Millman, a would-be actor of questionable talent and limitless desperation, who for years has been an envious bystander on movie sets. This setup allows movie stars and other celebrities (from Kate Winsle