Ricky Gervais is a comedian, actor, writer, producer, director and anchor. His full name is Ricky Dene Gervais.
He is particularly known as the co-creator and co-writer of the British television mockumentary sitcom “The Office”.
He was born in the Historic market town Reading, England. Ricky’s father’s name was Lawrence Raymond Gervais, a labourer and hod-carrier. And his mother’s name was Eva Sophia.
Gervais did his primary schooling at Whitley Park Infants Junior Schools and Ashmead Comprehensive School.
And studied philosophy at the University of London in 1983. There he received the upper second-class honors award.
In the last year of his college, Gervais teamed up with his friend Bill Macrae to form a new wave pop duo Seona Dancing Music Group.
From there he started his career as a pop star in the music industry. For a few years, he worked as a singer and manager of his music group Siona Dancing.
In the 1990s, He began his career as a stand-up comedian. His first show “Rubbernecker” was at a 5 star Cafe Royal in London. Which was very successful.
He has since done five multinational stand-up comedy shows. After that he also wrote a book “Flanimals”.
But he got his true reputation in 2005. He co-wrote and co-directed the BBC television mock documentary series “The Office“ and “Extras“. He also had two lead roles in both shows.
Ricky has acted in Hollywood films such as Ghost Town, the Night at the Museum trilogy, For Your Consideration, and Muppets Most Wanted.
He has also hosted the Golden Globe Awards in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2016, and 2020.
He is currently working on the Netflix comedy series “After Life”. In this series, he plays the lead role of Tony Johnson.
Ricky Gervais is also the creator, executive producer, director, and writer of the series.
From this, it can be said that they have a talent of many professions. Which makes him an extraordinary person.
He has received many awards for all his extraordinary works. Ricky Gervais has received 7 BAFTA Awards, 5 British Comedy Awards, 2 Emmy Awards, Golden Globe Award and Screen Actors Guild Award.
Apart from this, his name has also been included in Channel 4’s 100 Greatest Stand-Ups and Time 100 list of the world’s most influential people.
Today he has more than 3 million followers on Instagram and over 14 million followers on Twitter. If you follow them, then you will know how much they love animals. So he is always working for animal rights.
Ricky Gervais Quotes :
“Just because you’re offended, doesn’t mean you’re right.” – Ricky Gervais
“You won’t burn in hell. But be nice anyway.” – Ricky Gervais
“The best advice I’ve ever received is, ‘No one else knows what they’re doing either.” – Ricky Gervais
“Hope you’re having the day you deserve.” – Ricky Gervais
“Doing absolutely fuck all must be tiring.” – Ricky Gervais
“A society grows great when old men plant trees the shade of which they know they will never sit in.” – Ricky Gervais
“It’s a strange myth that atheists have nothing to live for. It’s the opposite.” – Ricky Gervais
“When you are dead, you do not know you are dead. It is only painful for others. The same applies when you are stupid.” – Ricky Gervais
“We have nothing to die for. We have everything to live for.” – Ricky Gervais
“You should bring something into the world that wasn’t in the world before. It doesn’t matter what that is.” – Ricky Gervais
“If you can’t joke about the most horrendous things in the world, what’s the point of jokes?” – Ricky Gervais
“The truth can be shocking or uncomfortable but ultimately leads to liberation and dignity.” – Ricky Gervais
“Ignorance might be bliss for the ignorant, but for the rest of us it’s a right fucking pain in the arse.” – Ricky Gervais
“Forgiveness is probably the greatest virtue.” – Ricky Gervais
“Science is constantly proved all the time. If we took every science book and destroyed them all, in a thousand years they’d all be back, because all the same tests would produce the same result.” – Ricky Gervais
“Beliefs do not change facts. Facts, if one is rational, should change beliefs.” – Ricky Gervais
“You do your own thing and you see if you survive.” – Ricky Gervais
“Spirituality really lost its way when it became a stick to beat people with: ‘Do this or you’ll burn in hell.” – Ricky Gervais
“No one wants to see cool people doing brilliantly. I want to see the struggle. That’s the fun bit.” – Ricky Gervais
“It’s better to create something that others criticize than to create nothing and criticize others.” – Ricky Gervais
“We want to see a struggle. We want to see people falling over but getting themselves back up on their feet, and that’s what’s extraordinary.” – Ricky Gervais
“You can’t censor stupidity.” – Ricky Gervais
“Your critics want you to be as unhappy, unfulfilled and unimportant as they are. Let your happiness eat them up from inside.” – Ricky Gervais
“We’re all screwed up in one way or another. It sort of makes you normal.” – Ricky Gervais
“Humanity is a plague. We’re a disgusting, narcissistic, selfish parasite, And the world would be a better place without us.” – Ricky Gervais
“Good people do things for other people. That’s it. The end.” – Ricky Gervais
“Be happy. It really annoys negative people.” – Ricky Gervais
“Animals are not here for us to do as we please with. We are not their superiors, we are their equals. We are their family. Be kind to them.” – Ricky Gervais
“When I see a headline ‘Guess who’s going out with who?’ I don’t guess, and I don’t click.” – Ricky Gervais
“People confuse the subject of the joke with the target of the joke, and they’re very rarely the same.” – Ricky Gervais
“People who criticize you have usually never achieved anywhere near what you have.” – Ricky Gervais
“If your boss is getting you down, look at him through the prongs of a fork and imagine him in jail.” – Ricky Gervais
Ricky Gervais Quotes on Religion :
“As an atheist, I see nothing “wrong” in believing in a God. I don’t think there is a God, but belief in him does no harm.” – Ricky Gervais
“You should keep your atheism to yourself.” – Ricky Gervais
“The existence of God is not subjective. He either exists or he doesn’t. It’s not a matter of opinion.” – Ricky Gervais
“Omniscient power responsible for everything that happens, would also want to judge and punish people for what they are.” – Ricky Gervais
“If there is a God, why did he make me an atheist?” – Ricky Gervais
“Saying atheism is a belief system is like saying not going skiing is a hobby.” – Ricky Gervais
Ricky Gervais Quotes on Life :
“Life is just a series of peaks and troughs. And you don’t know whether you’re in a trough until you’re climbing out.” – Ricky Gervais
“Life is an amazing gift, but it’s only a gift if you’re able to enjoy it.” – Ricky Gervais
“When someone says ‘you’ve changed,’ it usually just means you’ve stopped living your life their way.” – Ricky Gervais
“There’s nothing as interesting as real life out your window.” – Ricky Gervais
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