Ricky Gervais 1961-06-25 Whitley, Berkshire, Reading, England, UK
Ricky Dene Gervais (born 25 June 1961) is an English comedian, actor, director, producer, musician and writer. Gervais achieved mainstream fame with his television series The Office and the subsequent series Extras, both of which he co-wrote and co-directed with friend and frequent collaborator Stephen Merchant. In addition to writing and directing the shows, Gervais also played the lead roles of David Brent in The Office and Andy Millman in Extras. Gervais has also starred in a number of Hollywood films, assuming leading roles in Ghost Town and The Invention of Lying. He has performed on four sell-out stand-up comedy tours, written the best-selling Flanimals book series and starred with Merchant and Karl Pilkington in the most downloaded podcast in the world as of March 2009, The Ricky Gervais Show. He has won a multitude of awards and honours, including seven BAFTA Awards, five British Comedy Awards, two Emmy Awards, three Golden Globe Awards and the 2006 Rose d'Or, as well as a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination. In 2007 he was voted the 11th greatest stand-up comic on Channel 4's 100 Greatest Stand-Ups and again in the updated 2010 list as the 3rd greatest stand-up comic. In 2010 he was named on the TIME 100 list of the world's most influential people. Gervais hosted both the 2010 and 2011 Golden Globe Awards. Description above from the Wikipedia article Ricky Gervais, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.
David Bradley 1942-04-17 York, North Yorkshire, England, UK
David Bradley is an English character actor. He has recently become known for playing the caretaker of Hogwarts, Argus Filch, in the Harry Potter series of films. Bradley was born in York, England. He became an actor in 1971, first appearing on television that year in the successful comedy Nearest and Dearest playing a police officer. He was awarded a Olivier Award in 1991 for his supporting actor role in King Lear at the Royal National Theatre. Bradley appeared in Nicholas Nickleby (2002) and had a small role in the 2007 comedy film Hot Fuzz as a farmer who illegally hoarded weapons, including a sea mine which later proves important to the story.
Diane Morgan 1975-10-05 Bolton, Greater Manchester, England
Diane Morgan is an English actress, stand up, comedian and writer. Originally from Bolton, Greater Manchester, she studied at East 15 Acting School and worked with Ken Campbell on the 24 hour play The Warp. Credits include Phoenix Nights, Mount Pleasant, Him and Her, Charlie Brooker's Weekly Wipe (as Philomena Cunk) Utopia, Rovers, Drunk History, We The Jury, Motherland, The Archivologists and Cunk on Britain. One half of comedy duo Two Episodes of Mash with Joe Wilkinson, and star of several short films, including The Boot Sale directed by Jonathan van Tulleken, written by Rick Edwards, which was shortlisted in the Virgin Media Shorts film competition 2010
Ashley Jensen 1969-08-11 Annan, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, UK
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Ashley Jensen (born 10 August 1969) is a Scottish actress who is best known for her roles in the television series Extras and ABC's Ugly Betty. From September 2009 to May 2010, she also co-starred in the CBS sitcom Accidentally on Purpose as Olivia. Description above from the Wikipedia article Ashley Jensen, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.
Penelope Wilton 1946-06-03 Scarborough, North Yorkshire, England, UK
Penelope Wilton (b. 1946) is a common name in British Theatre for which she has been nominated for the Laurence Oliver Award several times. Furthermore, she is a known name for all her work in British Television as well, most recently as a consistent part of 'Downton Abbey' on ITV.
David Earl is a British actor and comedian, best known for his comedy character Brian Gittins. He has featured in several projects associated with Ricky Gervais, most notably as Kevin 'Kev' Twine in the sitcom Derek, and in smaller roles in Extras and the film Cemetery Junction. He also co-wrote and starred in the sitcom Rovers for Sky 1 with Joe Wilkinson. He currently plays Brian, a hoarder, in the Netflix Series “After Life”.
Ethan Lawrence 1992-09-28 Essex, England
Best known for his role as Joe Poulter in the BBC Three sitcom Bad Education. He appeared as a series regular in all 19 episodes during the show's run between 2012 and 2014.
Kath Hughes has appeared in Julia Davis’ Sally4Ever and Ricky Gervais’ Netflix sitcom Afterlife. She also appeared in The End of the F***ing World and Russell Davies' Years & Years. A radio regular (Newsjack, Welcome Strangers, Alexei Sayle’s The Absence of Normal) and an established sketch act (award winning Gein’s Family Giftshop and the new TAROT); Kath is a firm favourite on the comedy scene.