7 Nominations

2 Wins

Ricky Gervais

Ricky Gervais (born June 25, 1961, in Reading, England) is a British comedian who won major critical acclaim and international attention for his co-creation of the original British version of The Office (2001-2003), which earned him a Golden Globe for his starring role as David Brent. He was nominated for his roles in Extras (2005-2007) and Derek (2012-2014), that he created, wrote and directed, as he did for After Life (2019-2020). His film credits include Ghost Town (2008), The Invention of Lying (2009) that he co-wrote and co-directed, Muppets Most Wanted (2014), Night at the Museum (2006) and sequels Battle of the Smithsonian (2009), Secret of the Tomb (2014). He hosted the Golden Globe Awards for three consecutive years in 2010, 2011, 2012 before returning to host in 2016 and 2020. Gervais wrote and performed the comedy specials Ricky Gervais: SuperNature (2022), Ricky Gervais: Armageddon (2023).


Golden Globe Awards