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Gervais: 'Being Overweight Helped My Career'

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS likes his chubby frame - because it has boosted his career. The Office star, 46, is under no pressure to lose weight, insisting his unpolished appearance has prompted his success. He...

Gervais 'Embarrassed' By Wealth

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS feels "guilty" about his $14 million (GBP7 million) fortune - because he doesn't think he deserves to be wealthy. The 46-year-old creator of hit TV show The Office insists he is...

Gervais' Cancer Scare

British comic RICKY GERVAIS has had two cancer scares in seven years - prompting him to have regular health checks. The Office star was forced to analyse his health after his mother died of lung...

Gervais Feared De Niro Rejection

Funnyman RICKY GERVAIS was so afraid ROBERT DE NIRO would reject his offer to guest star on his comedy show EXTRAS, he almost didn't ask. Gervais was filming fantasy movie Stardust with De Niro when...

The Office Set For U.s. Spin-off

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS' cult TV comedy THE OFFICE is set for even more success - as a spin-off. TV bosses in America are so pleased with the success of the offbeat U.K. show's reworked...

Carell Claims Gervais Emmy

Funnyman STEVE CARELL has no intention of handing over the Emmy Award he claimed on behalf of pal RICKY GERVAIS - because the Brit wasn't there to accept it. Gervais won his second Emmy earlier...

The Office Scores British Comedy Record

Funnyman RICKY GERVAIS' hit show THE OFFICE has officially been named the most successful British comedy of all time. The programme has won a clutch of honours around the globe, and its U.S. spin-off is...

Spaced Remade For Us

Cult British comedy series Spaced is to be remade for American viewers, according to industry reports.Variety claims the Channel 4 show is to be retooled for US screens by Fox, with Will & Grace writer...

By on 30 October 2007

Danes Hassled Gervais For Extras Role

Actress CLAIRE DANES was devastated when British comedian RICKY GERVAIS turned her down for a role in TV show EXTRAS. The 28-year-old actress was left star-struck after meeting The Office creator on the set of...

Danes Appeared In Stardust For Gervais

Hollywood actress CLAIRE DANES agreed to appear in new movie STARDUST because she was desperate to work with British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS. The Romeo and Juliet star couldn't turn down the opportunity to work alongside...

Gervais Plays Fool For De Niro

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS tried to impress his icon ROBERT DE NIRO on the set of movie STARDUST by telling silly jokes. The funnyman admits he was so nervous about meeting the Hollywood star, he...

Stardust Premiere Dazzles Leicester Square

Hollywood superstars and British talent attended the UK premiere of Stardust last night in London's Leicester Square.Some stellar attendees lined a specially-designed green carpet for the first showing of Matthew Vaughan's new movie.Michelle Pfeiffer, Charlie...

By on 04 October 2007

Us Audience Turns Off Emmys

This Sunday's Emmy primetime awards may have been one of the least-watched ever, initial figures suggest.According to statistics released by ratings analysts Nielsen Media Research, the prize-giving ceremony attracted 13.1 million viewers when it aired...

By on 19 September 2007

At Emmys, It's Mob Rule For Final Time

Last season's lowest-rated network was the biggest winner at Sunday night's 59th annual Emmy Awards bash, while last season's top-rated network took only a single trophy. NBC took home seven awards, including best comedy series...

Xtina Adds To Pregnancy Rumours At Emmys

Christina Aguilera has done little to dispel rumours she is expecting her first child following a hint-filled evening at the Emmy awards.Pregnancy rumours have followed the 26-year-old since June, and despite her best efforts arriving...

By on 17 September 2007

Gervais And Mirren Win Emmys

Ricky Gervais and Dame Helen Mirren have been honoured at American television's biggest awards bash, the Emmys.Office star Gervais won the outstanding lead actor in a comedy series prize for his portrayal of Andy Millman...

By on 17 September 2007

Gervais Lies His Way To Directorial Debut

Funnyman RICKY GERVAIS is to make his feature film directorial debut with new comedy THIS SIDE OF THE TRUTH. The four-time Emmy Award nominee will also star in the project, about an entertainer who tells...

Generous Gervais Donates Show Proceeds To Cancer Charity

Comedian RICKY GERVAIS has donated the $400,000 (GBP200,000) proceeds from a stand-up performance in Scotland to a cancer charity. The star was criticised recently for charging fans $75 (GBP37.50) to watch his show at the...

Gervais: 'My Career Is Not In Jeopardy'

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has dismissed reports his career is in jeopardy after he was allegedly booed offstage at the Concert for Diana. The Office star took to the stage for a stand-up comedy segment...

Bedingfield Wants Dance Tips From Gervais

Pop star NATASHA BEDINGFIELD wants British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS to show her the comical dance he performs in comedy series THE OFFICE, so she can teach the routine to JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE. The Unwritten hitmaker, who...

Gervais At Centre Of Ticket Pricing Row

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has been accused of setting extortionate ticket prices for his 90-minute one-man show at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Entry to The Office star's Fame show, scheduled to take place at Edinburgh...

Groening Begs Gervais For Help

Cartoonist MATT GROENING is pleading with British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS to return as a guest star in THE SIMPSONS. The Office actor Gervais became the first guest star to receive a writing credit following his...

Jolie Loves Gervais

Hollywood star ANGELINA JOLIE is such a huge fan of British comedy THE OFFICE, she can't get enough of RICKY GERVAIS and his hilarious work antics. The Tomb Raider beauty fell in love with the...

Heroes Triumphs At Tca Awards

Supernatural drama Heroes triumphed at the US Television Critics Association (TCA) awards in Los Angeles. The NBC show, which begins in the UK on BBC2 this week, was recognised as the programme of the year...

By on 23 July 2007

Emmy Nods: Sopranos Gets More Bang For The Blank

The Sopranos may have ended with a blank screen, but it filled up the list of Emmy nominations announced today (Thursday) with 15 bids, including best drama, best actor (James Gandolfini) and best actress (Edie...

Little Britain Adopted By Us

Little Britain creators Matt Lucas and David Walliams are to make an American version of the show, it has been announced.Filming on the new project is due to begin in the autumn, with the six-part...

By on 13 July 2007

Funnymen Get Singing On Simpsons Compilation

Former FRASIER star KELSEY GRAMMER, British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS and satirist 'WEIRD' AL YANKOVIC are all to appear on a new compilation album featuring the hits of THE SIMPSONS. Show producers have remastered almost 40...

Gervais: 'I've Stopped Brushing My Teeth To Help Environment'

Funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has come up with the perfect way to help the environment - he has stopped brushing his teeth. The Office star, who appeared at the London leg of the Live Earth concerts...

Gervais And Rock To Make Buddy Comedy

Comedians RICKY GERVAIS and CHRIS ROCK want to star in their own buddy cop film, after becoming friends at LIVE EARTH. The pair were both at the London leg of the event introducing other acts,...

Gervais And Rock To Make Buddy Comedy

Comedians RICKY GERVAIS and CHRIS ROCK want to star in their own buddy cop film, after becoming friends at LIVE EARTH. The pair were both at the London leg of the event introducing other acts,...

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