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Gervais' Girlfriend Worries About His Reaction To Book

8th January 2007

RICKY GERVAIS' girlfriend is worried about showing the British comedian her recently completed first book in case he criticises it. JANE FALLON has been dating THE OFFICE star Gervais for 23 years and she's concerned...

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Dicaprio And Mirren Lead Sag Nominations

4th January 2007

BABEL, DREAMGIRLS, LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE, LEONARDO DiCAPRIO and DAME HELEN MIRREN will lead the way at the Screen Actor's Guild Awards later this month. The three films each earned three nominations, while DiCaprio and Mirren...

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Babel, Dreamgirls + The Departed Lead Pga Honours

4th January 2007

BABEL, DREAMGIRLS and THE DEPARTED have all cemented their lead in the Oscars Best Movie race after being named among the nominees for The Producers Guild of America film awards yesterday (03JAN07). The big three...

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Merchant Bemoans Gervais' Star Appeal

4th January 2007

British funnyman STEPHAN MERCHANT is jealous his EXTRAS co-star RICKY GERVAIS boasts more celebrity friends than he does. Merchant, who also worked with Gervais on hit show THE OFFICE, can't understand why he is continually...

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Gervais: 'Acting Is Too Difficult'

27th December 2006

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS insists he's not tempted to further his big screen acting career - because he finds it hard to concentrate on "serious roles". THE OFFICE funnyman admits he hasn't felt the lure...

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The Office Almost Scrapped Over Director Row

22nd December 2006

Hit comedy THE OFFICE was almost scrapped before production got underway, after creators RICKY GERVAIS and STEPHEN MERCHANT fell out with the BBC. In a forthcoming documentary, producer TOBY STEVENS reveals BBC bosses wanted to...

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Gervais Turned Down 80 Movie Roles

21st December 2006

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS turned down 80 movies roles after finding fame in hit comedy THE OFFICE. Gervais insists he only now feels like a proper actor after co-starring with BEN STILLER in new movie...

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Gervais Makes Christmas A Lottery

20th December 2006

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS is taking his chances on Christmas presents this year (06) - he's buying his relatives GBP1,000 ($1,950) worth of lottery scratch cards. THE OFFICE star spent GBP10 ($19.5) on cards for...

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Mayer Agrees To Office Parody

19th December 2006

JOHN MAYER initially refused to allow his song YOUR BODY IS A WONDERLAND to be used on the US version of hit comedy THE OFFICE, but changed his mind after producers explained the hilarious scene....

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Gervais Finally Feels Like A 'Proper Actor'

19th December 2006

THE OFFICE star RICKY GERVAIS felt like a "proper actor" for the first time when he teamed up with BEN STILLER to star in new movie NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM. The Golden Globe winner, who...

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Gervais Tips Borat For Golden Globe

19th December 2006

RICKY GERVAIS is tipping fellow British funnyman SACHA BARON COHEN to follow in his footsteps by triumphing at next year's (07) Golden Globe Awards. Gervais Best won a Best Actor For A Television Series Golden...

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Fame Made Gervais Feel Fat

18th December 2006

THE OFFICE star RICKY GERVAIS had no idea people saw him as overweight until he found fame, because of the way the media describes him. The Golden Globe winner is tired of being described in...

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Babel Towers Over Rivals In Golden Globe Nominations

14th December 2006

Ensemble drama BABEL leads the nominations at next year's (07) Golden Globe Awards, boasting seven nods including Best Dramatic Picture and an acting accolade for star BRAD PITT. The film, spanning several countries telling four...

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Babel Towers Over Rivals In Golden Globe Nominations

14th December 2006

Ensemble drama BABEL leads the nominations at next year's (07) Golden Globe Awards, boasting seven nods including Best Dramatic Picture and an acting accolade for star BRAD PITT. The film, spanning several countries telling four...

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Writers Guild Reveal Tv Nominations

14th December 2006

There were few surprises when nominations for the Writers Guild TV Awards were revealed yesterday (13DEC06) with castaway show LOST, mob hit THE SOPRANOS, and KIEFER SUTHERLAND-starring 24 all battling it out for Best Drama....

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Movie And Tv Top Tens Announced

11th December 2006

DREAMGIRLS, UNITED 93 and BORAT: CULTURAL LEARNINGS OF AMERICA FOR MAKE BENEFIT GLORIOUS NATION OF KAZAKHSTAN are among the films of 2006, according to the American Film Institute. The organisation has revealed its top ten...

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Gervais' House Plans Upset Neighbours

11th December 2006

English funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has upset his London neighbours with plans to build an underground swimming pool in his Hampstead mansion. THE OFFICE and EXTRAS creator recently purchased a $3.9 million (GBP2 million) home in...

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Davis Weds Actor Yeoman

10th December 2006

THE OFFICE star LUCY DAVIS married Welsh actor OWAIN YEOMAN at London's St Paul's Cathedral yesterday (09DEC06). The cathedral, which hosted the wedding of PRINCE CHARLES and DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES in 1983, and is...

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Davis' Royal Wedding Connection

7th December 2006

Former THE OFFICE actress LUCY DAVIS has called on her family's royal connections to stage her wedding in St Paul's Cathedral, London. The cathedral was the same venue which hosted the wedding of PRINCE CHARLES...

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Anatomy, Lost, Earl And Office Lead Pga Nominations

5th December 2006

GREY'S ANATOMY, LOST, MY NAME IS EARL and the US version of THE OFFICE lead the nominations for the Producers Guild of America Awards in the television categories announced yesterday (04DEC06). Grey's Anatomy and Lost...

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The Things They Say 3463

29th November 2006

"I know about office protocol in Britain, whereas in America I don't know if I'm getting it right or not." THE OFFICE creator RICKY GERVAIS worries the episode he's written for the US spin-off show,...

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Stiller's 'Monster' Script Shock

24th November 2006

BEN STILLER tried to get out of appearing as himself in British TV comedy EXTRAS - because he thought people would always see him as a "monster" afterwards. The Hollywood actor committed to the part...

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Fascinating Fact 2490

21st November 2006

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS' cameo role in US TV show 24 was reportedly axed after he filmed a walk-on part. British newspaper The Sun claims producers decided he was "too recognisable" after his success with...

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Cowell Refused To Sing On Extras

20th November 2006

AMERICAN IDOL judge SIMON COWELL refused to make a karaoke cameo on RICKY GERVAIS' TV show EXTRAS because he can't sing. The music mogul has broken thousands of young hopefuls' hearts with savage appraisals of...

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Gervais And Merchant Go Head-to-head

15th November 2006

Comedy duo RICKY GERVAIS and STEPHEN MERCHANT will compete with each other for the Best TV Actor prize at the British Comedy Awards. The pair have both been nominated in the same category. Their latest...

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Fascinating Fact 2421

10th November 2006

THE OFFICE star RICKY GERVAIS has the funniest face in Britain, according to scientists who used special computer software to find "the perfect comedy face".

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Fascinating Fact 2388

6th November 2006

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS is set to reveal the secrets of hit TV show THE OFFICE in a new behind-the-scenes documentary. Producer TOBY STEVENS confirms he's in talks with Gervais and co-writer STEPHEN MERCHANT to...

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I'm With Stupid Gets Hollywood Makeover

24th October 2006

American film-makers PETER and BOBBY FARRELLY have signed up to produce a US pilot of little-known BBC Three sitcom I'M WITH STUPID The DUMB AND DUMBER brothers will give the British TV show a...

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Fascinating Fact 2227

10th October 2006

THE OFFICE creator RICKY GERVAIS has splashed out GBP2.5 million ($4.5 million) on a mansion in north London. The luxurious property comes complete with underfloor heating.

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Gervais' Animal Sanctuary Dreams

19th September 2006

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS dreams of leaving behind his TV career so he can open an animal sanctuary. THE OFFICE creator Gervais admits he would like nothing better than living with nature in the countryside....

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