British comedian Ricky Gervais is hosting the Golden Globe awards for the third-straight year on Jan. 15, 2012. Here, he hosts the 68th annual Golden Globes ceremony on Jan. 16, 2011, in Los Angeles.
From left, Louis C.K., Jane Fallon and co-director/co-writer/actor Ricky Gervais arrive at the premiere of "The Invention of Lying" at the Chinese Theater on Sept. 21, 2009, in Los Angeles.
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Comedian Ricky Gervais attends the Broadway opening night of "The Motherf**cker with the Hat" at Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre on April 11, 2011, in New York.
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Ricky Gervais, Rob Lowe, Jennifer Garner and Louis C.K. arrive at the premiere of "The Invention of Lying" at the Grauman's Chinese Theatre in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles, on Sept. 21, 2009.
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Ricky Gervais gained fame in the British version of the hit TV show "The Office," which he co-wrote and co-directed.
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Host Ricky Gervais arrives at the 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards held at The Beverly Hilton hotel on Jan. 16, 2011, in Beverly Hills, Calif.
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Ricky Gervais speaks onstage at the 62nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Aug. 29, 2010, in Los Angeles.
Ricky Gervais and partner Jane Fallon arrive at the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday, Aug. 29, 2010, in Los Angeles.
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Ricky Gervais has won multiple awards and honours, including seven BAFTA Awards, two Emmy Awards and three Golden Globes. In 2010, he was on TIME magazine's list of the world's most influential people.
Actor Ricky Gervais, left, and writer Jane Fallon arrive at the HBO Emmy Party in West Hollywood, Calif. on Sept. 20, 2009.
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Director and actor Ricky Gervais attends a press conference for the film "Invention of Lying" during the Toronto International Film Festival on Sept. 14, 2009 in Toronto.
Ricky Gervais, left, and his girlfriend Jane Fallon, walk the red carpet at the premier for "Night At The Museum: Battle Of The Smithsonian" at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, on May 14, 2009.