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The Hollywood Reporter
Dick Van Dyke Set for Top TV Honor at Britannia Awardsor personal circumstance. The 2017 edition will follow last year's event which
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 3 days ago
or personal circumstance. The 2017 edition will follow last year's event which honored Ang Lee, Samuel L. Jackson, Ricky Gervais, Ewan McGregor, Felicity Jones, Jodie Foster and Done + Dusted. Other honorees to join Van Dyke are expected to... Read more
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metro
The BBC would be cheap at twice the price, but you should keep complainingBBC can’t afford the market rate and it shouldn’t. But it’s the emerging ‘talen
metro / Posted 4 days ago
BBC can’t afford the market rate and it shouldn’t. But it’s the emerging ‘talent’ that is just as important. James Corden, Ricky Gervais, the new Doctor Jodie Whittaker all came through the BBC’s system. The BBC is the lifeblood of the creative... Read more
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metro
Ed Sheeran to make his Simpsons debut as Lisa Simpson's older crushthat no one was impressed with- but hopefully this news will put all that GoT m
metro / Posted 6 days ago
that no one was impressed with- but hopefully this news will put all that GoT mess behind him. Ed will join celebs like Ricky Gervais, Stephen Hawking and Mick Jagger who have also been made into the famous yellow characters.He’s coming to... Read more
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Scotsman
Crowdfunded Edinburgh Fringe project shows comics in new lightmore than 100 candid portraits of performers at the event captured by photograp
Scotsman / Posted 6 days ago
more than 100 candid portraits of performers at the event captured by photographer Rich Hardcastle, including the likes of Ricky Gervais, Simon Pegg and Eddie Izzard. The project – which is being crowdfunded through Kickstarter – also includes... Read more
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Daily Mail
The results of 25 years photographing comedianswho wants to put them in a new book They feature shots of celebrated funnymen
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
who wants to put them in a new book They feature shots of celebrated funnymen including Eddie Izzard, Steve Coogan and Ricky Gervais Rich Hardcastle is funding his book, 25 Years of Shooting Comedians, through a kickstarter campaign A... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Gervais on Griffin and Maher’s comedic misstepsEnglish funnyman Ricky Gervais is no stranger to controversy—as much for his bl
Inquirier.net / Posted 8 days ago
English funnyman Ricky Gervais is no stranger to controversy—as much for his blunt Golden Globes hosting as for his animal-rights activism. He recently shared his thoughts on embattled comedienne Kathy Griffin and host Bill Maher’s public... Read more
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Variety
Diana Rigg: TV’s Sexiest Woman to Mrs. James Bond to ‘Game of Thrones’she somehow missed out on the “Harry Potter” films (though she hilariously acte
Variety / Posted 9 days ago
she somehow missed out on the “Harry Potter” films (though she hilariously acted with Daniel Radcliffe in an episode of Ricky Gervais’ “Extras,” in which they both played themselves). Rigg has won BAFTA, Emmy, and Tony awards, and in June 1994... Read more
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Evening Standard
Kermit the Frog puppeteer Steve Whitmire ‘devastated’ to be firedPiggy fall head over heels in love in Jim Henson's 'The Great Muppet Caper'. H
Evening Standard / Posted 10 days ago
Piggy fall head over heels in love in Jim Henson's 'The Great Muppet Caper'. Hulton Archive/Getty Images Froggy friends: Ricky Gervais, Kermit, Miss Piggy and Constantine at the Muppets Most Wanted screening (PA) Kermit the Frog (L) and Miss... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Ricky Gervais on bringing back Extras’ Andy Millman: ‘That’s a difficult one’If you miss Ricky Gervais onstage this weekend at Toronto’s Massey Hall, fear n
Calgary Sun / Posted 10 days ago
If you miss Ricky Gervais onstage this weekend at Toronto’s Massey Hall, fear not — he’ll be back on the small screen before you know it. The British funnyman — who is currently on tour with his Humanity standup show — helped create The Office,... Read more
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NZCity
Steve Whitmire has quit as the voice of Kermit the Frog after 27 yearsan evil mastermind and near-exact double of Kermit, in the 2014 movie 'Muppets
NZCity / Posted 11 days ago
an evil mastermind and near-exact double of Kermit, in the 2014 movie 'Muppets Most Wanted', which also featured Ricky Gervais, Ty Burrell and Tina Fey. What's more, the 46-year-old star has been lending his vocal talents to several... Read more
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NZCity
Ricky Gervais thinks fame has become a "ruthless and demanding profession"The 56-year-old star believes people "would rather be known as an idiot" nowada
NZCity / Posted 11 days ago
The 56-year-old star believes people "would rather be known as an idiot" nowadays than not at all. He said: "When I wrote The Office, I watched a lot of docusoaps from the... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Kermit the Frog voice actor quitsConstantine, an evil mastermind and near-exact double of Kermit, in the 2014 mo
Eye Witness News / Posted 12 days ago
Constantine, an evil mastermind and near-exact double of Kermit, in the 2014 movie Muppets Most Wanted, which also featured Ricky Gervais, Ty Burrell and Tina Fey. What's more, the 46-year-old star has been lending his vocal talents to several... Read more
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Football365
Premier League Hall of Shame: West HamCorden now (yeah, research and everything), he strikes as someone trying to imi
Football365 / Posted 13 days ago
Corden now (yeah, research and everything), he strikes as someone trying to imitate the wondrous comedy of Ricky Gervais’ The Office character, but succeeding only in becoming David Brent. For a period of at least 18 months,... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Ricky Gervais talks God, bringing back David BrentIt’s been over seven years since Ricky Gervais’ last standup tour. But don’t ex
Sarnia Observer / Posted 13 days ago
It’s been over seven years since Ricky Gervais’ last standup tour. But don’t expect to hear any Trump jokes when he hits the stage at Toronto’s Massey Hall for the first show of a three-night stand Friday, July 14. “I do that on my own time and I do... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
Ricky Gervais talks God, bringing back David BrentIt’s been over seven years since Ricky Gervais’ last standup tour. But don’t ex
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 13 days ago
It’s been over seven years since Ricky Gervais’ last standup tour. But don’t expect to hear any Trump jokes when he hits the stage at Toronto’s Massey Hall for the first show of a three-night stand Friday, July 14. “I do that on my own time and I do... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Ricky Gervais talks God, bringing back David BrentIt’s been over seven years since Ricky Gervais’ last standup tour. But don’t ex
Chatham Daily News / Posted 13 days ago
It’s been over seven years since Ricky Gervais’ last standup tour. But don’t expect to hear any Trump jokes when he hits the stage at Toronto’s Massey Hall for the first show of a three-night stand Friday, July 14. “I do that on my own time and I do... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Ricky Gervais talks God, bringing back David BrentIt’s been over seven years since Ricky Gervais’ last standup tour. But don’t ex
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 13 days ago
It’s been over seven years since Ricky Gervais’ last standup tour. But don’t expect to hear any Trump jokes when he hits the stage at Toronto’s Massey Hall for the first show of a three-night stand Friday, July 14. “I do that on my own time and I do... Read more
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BBC News
Rhino poacher-hunting dog from South Africa gets hero medaldone if we are to save the rhino from extinction," he said. The PDSA gold-meda
BBC News / Posted 13 days ago
done if we are to save the rhino from extinction," he said. The PDSA gold-medal winner was announced by British comedian Ricky Gervais, who praised K9 Killer and the Kruger National Park's Special Operations Team. "He helped capture dozens of... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Ricky Gervais talks God, bringing back David Brent and teasing Johnny DeppIt’s been over seven years since Ricky Gervais’ last standup tour. But don’t ex
Calgary Sun / Posted 13 days ago
It’s been over seven years since Ricky Gervais’ last standup tour. But don’t expect to hear any Trump jokes when he hits the stage at Toronto’s Massey Hall for the first show of a three-night stand Friday, July 14. “I do that on my own time and I do... Read more
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Evening Standard
Ricky Gervais, comedy review: Much more than another day at the officeRicky Gervais last embarked on a live stand-up tour and the break seems to have
Evening Standard / Posted 14 days ago
Ricky Gervais last embarked on a live stand-up tour and the break seems to have done him good. His last show, Science, was disappointing and immodest. His latest outing, Humanity, is still pretty immodest — though when is Gervais not immodest? — but... Read more
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BBC News
Is humour the way to keep an office happy?jokes signals low competence, and the combined effect of high confidence and lo
BBC News / Posted 18 days ago
jokes signals low competence, and the combined effect of high confidence and low competence harms status."Image caption Ricky Gervais' toe-curling character David Brent, in The Office, regularly over-stepped the mark when it came to office... Read more
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Variety
Hollywood Celebrates the 4th of July With Red, White, & Blue Pridethings off with a photo of his own personal hero/”Avengers” co-star Chris Evans
Variety / Posted 19 days ago
things off with a photo of his own personal hero/”Avengers” co-star Chris Evans … er … Captain America. Ellen DeGeneres, Ricky Gervais, and Hank Azaria made sure to keep the holiday light by tweeting pictures of particularly patriotic animals and... Read more
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Junkee
All The Things I Thought ‘Baby Driver’ Was About Before I Saw ItDriver: A Baby Who Drives Men(/Women) Starring (the voice talents of): Andrew
Junkee / Posted 21 days ago
Driver: A Baby Who Drives Men(/Women) Starring (the voice talents of): Andrew Garfield, Alison Brie, Miranda Hart, Ricky Gervais, Idris Elba and Helen Mirren Written and Directed by: Phil Lord and Christopher Miller This family-friendly... Read more
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The Courier
Catch them in the actin Moulin Rouge! (2001) but more memorably in the recent British TV series Cast
The Courier / Posted 22 days ago
in Moulin Rouge! (2001) but more memorably in the recent British TV series Cast Offs. Where you should look out for her In Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant's keenly anticipated Life's Too Short. ''Having dwarfism, I was worried about falling... Read more
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The Irish Times
Steve Carell: Some people sprint to the top. For me it happened over years. I didn’t noticeactor landed a job with The Daily Show in 1998. Since then, the hits have just
The Irish Times / Posted 23 days ago
actor landed a job with The Daily Show in 1998. Since then, the hits have just kept on coming. In 2004 he was cast in the Ricky Gervais role in the US transfer of The Office and debuted the beloved, boneheaded Brick in Anchorman: The Legend of Ron... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
10 BBC shows that have made us laugh the mostus into the hilarious world of Edina and Patsy and their desperate attempts to
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 23 days ago
us into the hilarious world of Edina and Patsy and their desperate attempts to stay young and hip 9. The comedy duo of Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant gave us everything from The Office to The Ricky Gervais Show 10. Miranda Hart’s eponymous... Read more
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The Irish Times
Silver pox? Steve Carell on the strange reaction to his new hairactor landed a job with The Daily Show in 1998. Since then, the hits have just
The Irish Times / Posted 24 days ago
actor landed a job with The Daily Show in 1998. Since then, the hits have just kept on coming. In 2004 he was cast in the Ricky Gervais role in the US transfer of The Office and debuted the beloved, boneheaded Brick in Anchorman: The Legend of Ron... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
BBC Faces of Comedy exhibition set to fill the Forum in Norwichin Norwich on Saturday, July 1. Funny men and women including Tony Hancock, Vi
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 24 days ago
in Norwich on Saturday, July 1. Funny men and women including Tony Hancock, Victoria Wood, David Jason, Rowan Atkinson, Ricky Gervais and Miranda Hart are featured in more than 80 photos ranging from the 1930s to the present day. Richard Fair,... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
BBC Faces of Comedy exhibition set to fill the Forum in Norwichin Norwich on Saturday, July 1. Funny men and women including Tony Hancock, Vi
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 24 days ago
in Norwich on Saturday, July 1. Funny men and women including Tony Hancock, Victoria Wood, David Jason, Rowan Atkinson, Ricky Gervais and Miranda Hart are featured in more than 80 photos ranging from the 1930s to the present day. Richard Fair,... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Ticketmaster's cashback deal for summer festivals and gigsin 2017. If you fancy checking out one of the big comedy tours coming to Londo
Liverpool Echo / Posted 24 days ago
in 2017. If you fancy checking out one of the big comedy tours coming to London and beyond in late 2017 then the likes of Ricky Gervais, John Bishop, Chris Rock and Michael McIntyre are just some of the names play the O2 Arena. Other events... Read more
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Yorkshire evening post
Hit musical Addams Family heads to Bradford Alhambrahe’s written a warts-and-all autobiography and, perhaps most notably, allowed h
Yorkshire evening post / Posted 25 days ago
he’s written a warts-and-all autobiography and, perhaps most notably, allowed himself to be mercilessly lampooned in Ricky Gervais’ Extras. “I don’t regret it for a single moment. Every time that someone thinks that they have me sussed, I... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Wicked sense of humour has pain of rare disease under wrapsSurvive a kidney transplant. Don't reject kidney if said transplant takes place
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 26 days ago
Survive a kidney transplant. Don't reject kidney if said transplant takes place! Don't die. Learn to draw!'' The Ricky Gervais fan likes to poke fun at herself. ''I think everyone is too politically correct these days and, I don't know,... Read more
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Daily Record
Elton John signs Airdrie jersey during after sensational concert at Excelsiorto become the biggest name yet to put pen to polyester, following in the finger
Daily Record / Posted 26 days ago
to become the biggest name yet to put pen to polyester, following in the fingertips of other huge names such as Tom Hanks, Ricky Gervais and Mark Hamill. The signed Elton jersey is currently up for grabs on eBay and funds generated from its’ sale... Read more
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express
Cashier spared jail after stealing £10k from DYING great-grandmotherof Shepshed, Leics, stole nearly £1,000 around the time of Mrs Thornley’s death
express / Posted 27 days ago
of Shepshed, Leics, stole nearly £1,000 around the time of Mrs Thornley’s death in April, 2015. Related articles Ricky Gervais, Paul O'Grady call for tougher animal abuser jail time Charity worker facing jail after conning OAP, 102, out... Read more
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express
'Not long enough' Ricky Gervais, Paul O'Grady call for tougher animal abuser jail time TOP comedians say there is nothing funny about the way that animal abusers ar
express / Posted 27 days ago
TOP comedians say there is nothing funny about the way that animal abusers are getting soft sentences for appalling cruelty. Ricky Gervais, Paul O'Grady and... Read more
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NZCity
Ricky Gervais used to "fear" fameThe 'Office' star was worried about being regarded as a "celebrity" when he fir
NZCity / Posted 27 days ago
The 'Office' star was worried about being regarded as a "celebrity" when he first found success and was concerned he'd lose his privacy. He said: "When I was about to be famous, I feared it on a few levels. I feared... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Host of top comedians join Battersea Dogs and Cats Home in call for stronger animal cruelty sentencesharshest sentence an animal abuser can receive is six months in prison, no matt
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 27 days ago
harshest sentence an animal abuser can receive is six months in prison, no matter what the crime. Paul O'Grady, Ricky Gervais, Sue Perkins, Harry Hill and Tracey Ullman are backing Battersea's campaign for the maximum sentence for the... Read more
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Reality TV World
The Almanac for June 25, the 176th day of 2017(age 71); actor Jimmie Walker in 1947 (age 70); U.S. Supreme Court Justice Soni
Reality TV World / Posted 28 days ago
(age 71); actor Jimmie Walker in 1947 (age 70); U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor in 1954 (age 63); actor/writer Ricky Gervais in 1961 (age 56); musician George Michael in 1963.On this date in history: ADVERTISEMENT In 1876, U.S. Army... Read more
28d
The Champaign News-Gazette
This day in history, June 25, 2017David Paich (Toto) is 63. Actor Michael Sabatino is 62. Celebrity chef Anthony
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 28 days ago
David Paich (Toto) is 63. Actor Michael Sabatino is 62. Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain is 61. Actor-writer-director Ricky Gervais is 56. Actor John Benjamin Hickey is 54. Actress Erica Gimpel is 53. Basketball Hall of Famer Dikembe Mutombo... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
This date in history, June 25, 2017David Paich (Toto) is 63. Actor Michael Sabatino is 62. Celebrity chef Anthony
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 28 days ago
David Paich (Toto) is 63. Actor Michael Sabatino is 62. Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain is 61. Actor-writer-director Ricky Gervais is 56. Actor John Benjamin Hickey is 54. Actress Erica Gimpel is 53. Basketball Hall of Famer Dikembe Mutombo... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
June 25He eas found dead in bed at age 53 in his Oxfordshire, England, home on Dec. 25
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 29 days ago
He eas found dead in bed at age 53 in his Oxfordshire, England, home on Dec. 25, 2016. [ + - ] 1961: Comedian and actor Ricky Gervais, best known for the British television series "The Office" and "Extras," is born in Reading, Berkshire,... Read more
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The Inyo Register
June 25)– Laurent Rodriguez, French rugby player 1961 – Timur Bekmambetov, Kazakh dire
The Inyo Register / Posted 29 days ago
– Laurent Rodriguez, French rugby player 1961 – Timur Bekmambetov, Kazakh director, producer, and screenwriter 1961 – Ricky Gervais, English comedian, actor, director, producer and singer 1963 – Doug Gilmour, Canadian ice hockey player and... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
June 25He eas found dead in bed at age 53 in his Oxfordshire, England, home on Dec. 25
KTXS Abilene / Posted 29 days ago
He eas found dead in bed at age 53 in his Oxfordshire, England, home on Dec. 25, 2016. [ + - ] 1961: Comedian and actor Ricky Gervais, best known for the British television series "The Office" and "Extras," is born in Reading, Berkshire,... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
June 25He eas found dead in bed at age 53 in his Oxfordshire, England, home on Dec. 25
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 29 days ago
He eas found dead in bed at age 53 in his Oxfordshire, England, home on Dec. 25, 2016. [ + - ] 1961: Comedian and actor Ricky Gervais, best known for the British television series "The Office" and "Extras," is born in Reading, Berkshire,... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
June 25He eas found dead in bed at age 53 in his Oxfordshire, England, home on Dec. 25
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 29 days ago
He eas found dead in bed at age 53 in his Oxfordshire, England, home on Dec. 25, 2016. [ + - ] 1961: Comedian and actor Ricky Gervais, best known for the British television series "The Office" and "Extras," is born in Reading, Berkshire,... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
June 25He eas found dead in bed at age 53 in his Oxfordshire, England, home on Dec. 25
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 29 days ago
He eas found dead in bed at age 53 in his Oxfordshire, England, home on Dec. 25, 2016. [ + - ] 1961: Comedian and actor Ricky Gervais, best known for the British television series "The Office" and "Extras," is born in Reading, Berkshire,... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
June 25He eas found dead in bed at age 53 in his Oxfordshire, England, home on Dec. 25
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 29 days ago
He eas found dead in bed at age 53 in his Oxfordshire, England, home on Dec. 25, 2016. [ + - ] 1961: Comedian and actor Ricky Gervais, best known for the British television series "The Office" and "Extras," is born in Reading, Berkshire,... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
June 25He eas found dead in bed at age 53 in his Oxfordshire, England, home on Dec. 25
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 29 days ago
He eas found dead in bed at age 53 in his Oxfordshire, England, home on Dec. 25, 2016. [ + - ] 1961: Comedian and actor Ricky Gervais, best known for the British television series "The Office" and "Extras," is born in Reading, Berkshire,... Read more
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Daily Herald
Today in HistoryDavid Paich (Toto) is 63. Actor Michael Sabatino is 62. Celebrity chef Anthony
Daily Herald / Posted 29 days ago
David Paich (Toto) is 63. Actor Michael Sabatino is 62. Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain is 61. Actor-writer-director Ricky Gervais (jer-VAYZ') is 56. Actor John Benjamin Hickey is 54. Actress Erica Gimpel is 53. Basketball Hall of Famer... Read more
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Boston Globe
This day in historyDavid Paich (Toto) is 63. Actor Michael Sabatino is 62. Celebrity chef Anthony
Boston Globe / Posted 29 days ago
David Paich (Toto) is 63. Actor Michael Sabatino is 62. Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain is 61. Actor-writer-director Ricky Gervais is 56. Actor John Benjamin Hickey is 54. Actress Erica Gimpel is 53. Basketball Hall of Famer Dikembe Mutombo... Read more
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