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25/06/2013 09:06 BST | Updated 25/08/2013 06:12 BST

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

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...