Ricky Gervais Overview

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Born: June 25, 1961

Born in Reading, England, Ricky Gervais was the youngest of four children growing up in a poor family. Although times were tough, Gervais admired his mother's ability to put aside the family's financial difficulties and create a happy upbringing for the children. At 18, Gervais left home to attend London University, graduating with a degree in philosophy. While in London, he became involved in the city's music scene. Aspiring to be a musician, he joined the ill-fated band Seona Dancing as a... See All

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