Gervais worked initially in the music industry, attempting a career as a pop star in the s as the singer of the new wave act Seona Dancing and working as the manager of the then-unknown band Suede before turning to comedy. Britannia Awards . Gervais made a cameo appearance on Saturday Night Live in a Digital Short during which he joked that The Office was adapted from a Japanese programme of the same name with Steve Carell reprising his role as Michael Scott. I tell jokes about the surgery, my big hands, and my often-deep voice; it's just that I took the unheard-of step of making them funny and original. Gervais and the band performed songs written under the Brent character including songs such as "Equality Street" and " Free Love Freeway ".
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He joined Twitter in December when he first hosted the 66th Golden Globes. I make it out like I'm window-shopping for remodeling projects. TV Guide.
Broadcasting Press Guild Awards.