The Untold Truth of Ricky Gervais’ Family |
Ricky Gervais wife and familyEdit
Jane Fallon (long-term partner)
- Date of birth: December 9, 1960 (62 years)
- Zodiac sign: Sagittarius
Duration of Relationship: 1982 till present
Jane is a writer who authored 10 books, including Faking Friends and Strictly Between Us. Besides, she produced some television projects such as EastEnders and Undercover Heart. Jane got romantically involved with Ricky in 1982 when they both studied at University College London. They have been living together since 1984 but prefer not to get hitched officially.
The celebrity reveals that the biggest fear of his life is to lose Jane as he can’t do anything without her. And though he frequently trolls her on Twitter, they seem to be madly in love.
Ricky Gervais kids
Ricky Gervais doesn’t have any kids. He names various reasons for such a decision, one of which is the world’s overpopulation.
Lawrence Raymond Gervais (father)
Date of Birth: April 3, 1919
Date of Death: July 2002 (age 83)
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Being nicknamed Jerry, Lawrence drew his first breath in Canada but relocated to the UK during the World War II. He used to be a laborer and hod carrier. Once, Ricky told that his dad was drunk when he filled in the birth certificate and misspelled his middle name by writing Dene instead of Denny.
Eva Sophia M Gervais (nee House) (mother)
Date of Birth: June 2, 1925
Date of Death: January 2000 (age 74)
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Keeping English roots, Eva tied knots with Lawrence in 1944. She was a housewife and took care of her four kids. Her stellar son revealed that they were pretty poor and Eva got herself into debt to make Christmas presents for her kids and had to work the whole following year to repay it.
In 2000, Eva passed away after a one-year battle with lung cancer. Gervais credits her for inspiring him to write a scene for The Invention of Lying film, where the protagonist assures his mom that God exists so that she can pass away without fear. The fact is that the celebrity, who is an atheist, was going to do that before Eve’s death but the woman didn’t ask him about God.
Lawrence Leonard "Larry" Gervais (brother)
Date of Birth: 1945
Date of Death: July 6, 2019 (age 75)
Larry is the eldest of four siblings. He was a retired teacher. Larry lived and died in Scotland.
Marsha Gervais (sister)
- Date of birth: 1948
Marsha is a pedagogue for kids with learning disabilities. In 2018, Ricky told that when he was 9, Marsha was babysitting him and allowed him to watch a horror movie. Subsequently, the boy couldn’t sleep for two weeks.
Bob Gervais (brother)
- Date of birth: 1950
Ricky reveals that Bob is the funniest person on Earth and he has always aspired to be like him. The humor didn’t leave the brothers even at their mom’s funeral as they played some pranks at it.
Ricky Gervais is rather a multi-talented personality who deals with acting, writing, directing along with being a successful comedian. He is most famed for creating and starring in The Office television series, which brought him Golden Globe, Primetime Emmy and BAFTA TV Awards.
In the 1980s, Ricky aspired to become a music star but got involved into standup comedy in the 1990s. Since then, he has made dozens of specials and shows. Having reached stardom thanks to The Office in the early 2000s, Gervais created and played in some other television series, including Extras, Derek and After Life. He also acted on the big screen in Night at the Museum, Ghost Town, The Invention of Lying plus Muppets Most Wanted. Additionally, the celebrity authors books and hosts podcast The Ricky Gervais Show, which has turned into an animated television show.