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Ricky Gervais

1961 - Today

Ricky Gervais

Ricky Dene Gervais ( jər-VAYZ; born 25 June 1961) is an English comedian, actor, writer, producer, and director. He is best known for co-creating, writing, and acting in the British television series The Office (2001–2003). He has won seven BAFTA Awards, five British Comedy Awards, two Emmy Awards, a Golden Globe Award, and the Rose d'Or twice (2006 and 2019), as well as a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ricky Gervais has received more than 10,072,582 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,814th most popular comedian.

Memorability Metrics

  • 10M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 51.12

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 47

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.72

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.28

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among COMEDIANS

Among comedians, Ricky Gervais ranks 25 out of 8Before him are Melissa McCarthy, Henry Winkler, Harpo Marx, Ronald Golias, Chris Rock, and John Ritter. After him are Jackie Gleason, Larry David, Bernie Mac, Mary Tyler Moore, Zach Galifianakis, and Jerry Seinfeld.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1961, Ricky Gervais ranks 79Before him are The Edge, Jennifer Coolidge, Vince Neil, Ralph Macchio, Joan Chen, and Jacky Cheung. After him are Chad Smith, Jonas Jonasson, Franky Van der Elst, Andy Fletcher, Christopher Meloni, and Tony Rominger.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Ricky Gervais ranks 1,911 out of 5,347Before him are David A. Stewart (1952), Sebastian Coe (1956), Billy Wright (1924), Taron Egerton (1989), Eleanor, Fair Maid of Brittany (1182), and Elizabeth Garrett Anderson (1836). After him are Nick Simper (1945), Terence Fisher (1904), Annie Chapman (1841), Joseph Whitworth (1803), Joan Beaufort, Queen of Scots (1404), and Catherine Carey (1523).

Among COMEDIANS In United Kingdom

Among comedians born in United Kingdom, Ricky Gervais ranks 3Before him are Bob Hope (1903) and Simon Pegg (1970). After him are Steve Coogan (1965), Tracey Ullman (1959), and Stephen Merchant (1974).