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Happy Birthday Ricky Gervais! An Excuse To Post Again 'The Office's David Brent, Gareth And The Stapler...

25/06/2013 13:06 BST | Updated 25/08/2013 10:12 BST

Happy Birthday Ricky Gervais!

Despite arriving in the world on the same day as a certain illustrious pop star, HuffPostUK has not forgotten you.

We could have listed 52 of your greatest moments, from Andy Millman's existential epiphany during the 'Extras' feature-length finale, the glorious compassion of Derek, to your own silencing the room at the Golden Globes, two years running...

Or we could just do this, and salute you...