The Long, Funny Career of Ricky Gervais

From the 'Office' to 'Extras' and the 'Simpsons,' the roles that have defined Gervais over the years
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Beginning with projects such as his retrospectively hilarious Brit pop band Seona Dreaming and his ode to Bowie break-out TV project Golden Years, Ricky Gervais's career trajectory has taken the comedian from cheeky, irreverent upstart to cheeky, irreverent international comedy star. Here's a chronicle of his (mostly intentionally) hilarious career.

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