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Gervais Backs Cancer Campaign

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS is fronting an advertising campaign to raise awareness about prostate cancer in the UK. THE OFFICE comedian will sketch the excruciating embarrassment of a rectal examination for a radio...

Carell Keeps His Growing Celebrity Fanbase In Perspective

STEVE CARELL refuses to be intimidated by the growing number of Hollywood superstars who are fans of his hit TV series THE OFFICE. Carell, who plays boss-from-hell DAVID BRENT in a part made famous...

Gervais Gets Cheeky On The Web

British comic RICKY GERVAIS is so desperate to express himself freely, he is planning an anarchic internet-only radio slot away from the constraints of broadcast authorities. THE OFFICE creator is already a popular radio...

Gervais Wowed By Law

RICKY GERVAIS knew he'd made it big when screen star JUDE LAW waved at him at last year's (04) Emmy Awards. The British funnyman, who was awarded two Golden Globes for his hit TV...

Gervais Goes Highbrow

British comic RICKY GERVAIS insists he lives a staggeringly expensive lifestyle because it's the only way he can be treated with respect. THE OFFICE creator is still as down to earth as ever,...

Bruce Almighty To Return With Carell In Control

Hit comedy BRUCE ALMIGHTY is heading back to the big screen as a vehicle for JIM CAREY's sidekick in the original movie, STEVE CARELL. The funnyman, who played a bumbling TV news man in...

Carell's Waxing Woes

Actor STEVE CARELL truly suffered for his art while filming his new hit comedy THE 40-YEAR-OLD VIRGIN - by waxing his hairy body as film cameras rolled. Carell is seen cursing and pained in...

Carell Vows Never To Reveal When He Lost His Virginity

Actor STEVE CARELL was so certain he was going to be bombarded with questions about his first sexual experience while promoting his new movie, he and his wife made a pact to keep it secret....

Gervais To Star As Studio Boss In Hollywood Movie

British comic RICKY GERVAIS is set to star in a movie which takes a satirical look at Hollywood's obsession with award shows. THE OFFICE icon will play a studio boss in FOR YOUR...

Carell's Virgin Lures Fans

STEVE CARELL's maiden voyage as a leading man has proved to be fruitful, with his new film THE 40-YEAR-OLD VIRGIN opening at the top of the US box office with $20.6 million (GBP11.4 million)....

Gervais' Extras Awarded Second Series

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS' new TV comedy EXTRAS has been awarded a second series despite receiving a lukewarm response from critics. The BBC made no hesitation over the decision to commission a second series...

Gervais Teams Up With Tap

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS is so thrilled he has been invited to work with the team behind THIS IS SPINAL TAP, he is terrified it is all a dream. THE OFFICE creator will star...

Lost And Housewives Win Critics Awards

Hit new shows LOST and DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES were the big winners at the Television Critics Associations Awards in Los Angeles last night (23JUL05). Desert island drama Lost beat the Housewives, HOUSE, RESCUE ME and...

Gervais Falls For Marge Simpson

RICKY GERVAIS is such a big fan of hit US cartoon series THE SIMPSONS he didn't just write an episode - he gave himself a starring role. The British funnyman leapt at the opportunity...

Gervais Fears Extras Will Be A Disappointment To Many

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS is terrified his new TV comedy EXTRAS will be considered a disappointment - because it is unlikely the show will be able to replicate the success of his award-winning THE OFFICE....

Gervais Desperate For Hatcher

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS is desperate to sign up DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES beauty TERI HATCHER for the second series of his new TV show. Although the first series of EXTRAS is only just hitting British...

Gervais Snubs Bizarre Hollywood Roles

THE OFFICE star RICKY GERVAIS has spurned a succession of big money Hollywood offers, because he is scared of starring in a flop. The British funnyman, who has won a Golden Globe and numerous...

Madonna Meets Comedy Hero Gervais

MADONNA's most memorable moment from yesterday's (02JUL05) Live 8 concert in London was meeting her hero - British comedian RICKY GERVAIS. The veteran superstar pleaded with THE OFFICE actor to give her a...

Gervais Considers Us Cameo

RICKY GERVAIS is considering a cameo role in the American version of his hit comedy show THE OFFICE, after a second series was commissioned. The funnyman, who starred as misguided boss DAVID BRENT in...

Freeman Quits Comedy For Good

British funnyman MARTIN FREEMAN has devastated fans by announcing his plans to quit comedy for good. The star shot to fame in hit British TV comedy THE OFFICE, and has garnered international acclaim as...

Stewart To Join Extras Cast

PATRICK STEWART has joined the all-star cast for RICKY GERVAIS' new British TV comedy EXTRAS - even though the GOLDEN GLOBE-winning funnyman pokes fun at his varied acting career. THE OFFICE creator and his...

Freeman: 'I'll Never Be Brando'

British actor MARTIN FREEMAN was desperate to become the next MARLON BRANDO when he was younger - but his aims have become far more humble even after his breakthrough role in UK TV series THE...

Carey Chases Role In Extras

Superstar singer MARIAH CAREY is begging British comedian RICKY GERVAIS for a cameo role in his new show EXTRAS. The curvy BUTTERFLY singer "laughed herself hoarse at THE OFFICE", Gervais' GOLDEN GLOBE-winning TV show,...

Gervais Defends American Office

Comedian RICKY GERVAIS has staunchly defended the US version of his hit British TV series THE OFFICE, insisting it's just as funny as the celebrated original. The 43-year-old comic, who played irritating office manager...

Office Star Storms Hollywood

THE OFFICE beauty LUCY DAVIS has landed her first role in America after grabbing attention in the GOLDEN GLOBE-winning British comedy. The blonde actress, who played DAWN in RICKY GERVAIS' hit show, will star...

Gervais Declined Huge Money Offer

GOLDEN GLOBE-winning comedian RICKY GERVAIS turned down an exclusive $9.5 million (GBP5 million) deal with the BBC because he didn't want to become the UK broadcaster's "bitch". Gervais was offered the huge sum on...

Gervais Shunned Lead Hollywood Role

British comic RICKY GERVAIS stunned a board of Hollywood bosses when he snubbed a major movie role, and advised them to offer it to JOHN CUSACK. The creator and star of THE OFFICE became...

Law Backs Out Of Gervais Comedy

Actor JUDE LAW has disappointed British comic RICKY GERVAIS by pulling out of his forthcoming star-studded television comedy EXTRAS. The ALFIE heart-throb, who was set to play himself in an episode of the long-awaited...

Gervais' New Comic Character

British comic RICKY GERVAIS slipped effortlessly into character for his upcoming television comedy EXTRAS, because he feels an affinity with the role. The GOLDEN GLOBE-winning THE OFFICE creator will play ANDY MILLMAN, a bit-part...

Gervais Not Interested In Money

Comedian RICKY GERVAIS has downplayed the financial success he's achieved since his hit TV show THE OFFICE launched to fame, insisting money has never motivated him. The star and writer of the hugely successful...

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