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Also Known As: Died:
Born: November 24, 1974 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Bristol, England, GB Profession: producer, director, writer, radio host

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CAST: (feature film)

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 Jojo Rabbit (2019)
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 Sherlock Gnomes (2018)
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 Logan (2017)
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 Table 19 (2017)
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 I Give it a Year (2013)
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 Movie 43 (2013)
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2001:
Co-created with Gervais the BBC comedy hit "The Office"; earned an Emmy nomination for Writing
2007:
Cast in the Edgar Wright comedy "Hot Fuzz"
1998:
Enrolled in a TV production training course at the BBC; for his short film project shot a largely improvised 10-minute piece called "Seedy Boss" starring Gervais; this short would later become the basis for "The Office"
1998:
Wrote for Sacha Baron Cohen's "The Eleven O'Clock Show"
2004:
Appeared in the British TV comedy "Garth Marenghi's Darkplace" (Channel 4)
2002:
Directed an unaired comedy called "The Last Chancers" for Channel 4
2007:
Received Emmy nominations for Directing and Writing for the "Extras: The Extra Special Series Finale" (HBO)
2004:
Worked as a script consultant on the sitcom "Nathan Barley" (Channel 4)
2001:
Co-created (with Gervais) the weekly online audio program, "The Ricky Gervais Show"; aired on Xfm in weekly periods for months at a time throughout 2002, 2003, 2004, and mid-2005
2007:
Hosted a radio show on music-oriented show on BBC 6 Music
2009:
Appeared in Ricky Gervais vehicle "The Invention of Lying"
2005:
Co-created "Extras" (BBC2) with longtime collaborator Ricky Gervais; also co-starred onscreen with Gervais, as hapless agent Darren Lamb in this sitcom about struggling actors (aired on HBO in the U.S.); earned Emmy nominations for Best Writing in 2005 and 2007 and for Best Directing in 2007 for the episode "Orlando Bloom"
2005:
Executive produced (with Gervais) the American version of "The Office" (NBC), starring Steve Carell in the Gervais role
1997:
Met future writing partner, Ricky Gervais, when he was hired by London radio station Xfm
2011:
Voiced the robot Wheatley in the acclaimed video game "Portal 2"
2013:
Co-created and starred in "Hello Ladies"
2016:
Played T.E.R.R.Y. on workplace comedy "Dream Corp LLC"
2019:
Wrote, directed and starred in "Fighting With My Family"
2011:
Voiced Paris in "Gnomeo & Juliet"
2011:
Appeared as himself in the faux reality series "Life's Too Short"
2015:
Had recurring guest role on "The Big Bang Theory"
2018:
Appeared in "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" sequel "The Girl in the Spider's Web"
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Education

University of Warwick: - 1996
University of Warwick: - 1996

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