David Brent in Virginia . There's a lot of similarities. Born 25 June 1961 (age 59) An accomplished guitarist and singer songwriter from Slough. The Office (UK)The Office (US) At the end of Series One, a not-unexpected restructuring of Wernham-Hogg sees Brent's boss pose him an unattractive choice: he can accept a promotion to the Corporate board, which would lead to the Slough office being merged to Swindon and most of his employees ending up unemployed, or he can keep his post in Slough and the Swindon office would then be merged to Slough, with his workers remaining on the payroll. In the first episode he lists achievements (e.g. David learns that Michael manages the Scranton branch of Dunder Mifflin (the paper company that is the equivalent of Wernham-Hogg in the UK series) and asks if there are any jobs available there, only to be told there are no openings at the moment. In the first episode of the series, he brings Dawn to tears by joking that she is to be fired for stealing Post-it notes. Gets fired from Wernham-Hogg and becomes a salesman, and eventually, a musician He later bring a guitar to the office and plays songs he has written, much to the annoyance of the instructor. Images courtesy of Stack's Bowers Galleries. In the final scene, Brent also succeeds in achieving what he failed to do for the whole series up to that point: he makes the staff laugh. Likes David Brent was a brilliant parody and character study of what a boss is or can become in this day and age. Phone (405) 706-XXXX, (918) 687-XXXX . He sees himself as an entertaining figure, but his staff don't share that view. Gender Male. Similarly, while wanting to be regarded by his staff as "A friend first, and a boss second, probably an entertainer third", he displays a chronic lack of awareness and regard for others' feelings. After appearing in the popular BBC2 documentary "The Office" Brent returned to the music industry starting his own record label "Juxtaposition Records" and releasing a cover of "If You Don't Know Me By Now" however chart success never came Brent's way so he started a career in sales. The third result is David B Brent age 50s in Chardon, OH. In "Motivation", David gets told off by Neil for failing to pay an employee. We had to let him go, he was rubbish. Gets fired from Wernham-Hogg and becomes a salesman, and eventually, a musician. For all his many unlikeable and contemptible characteristics, Brent is not without redeeming merit and is largely depicted as a tragic figure, increasingly so as the show progresses: a lonely and somewhat forlorn man who places too much value in his unrewarding job. This David Brent Quotes website has been founded to document the very best quotes and scenes from the entire Office series. David Brent was born on December 20, 1953. Brent, failing to see any dilemma or conflict of loyalty, immediately and delightedly accepts the job and is later bewildered by the failure of those who will be made redundant to be pleased for him. Returning to the office, he is subject to yet another offensive comment from Chris Finch about his date, and Brent, in a moment of anger, and having finally been pushed too far with the insults, tells him bluntly, "why don't you fuck off". Brent, will you be the Godfather to my child?'. An accomplished guitarist and singer songwriter from Slough. David tells Neil that he has a date for the Christmas party, when he really does not. Brent is a white-collar office middle-manager and the principal character of the series. Among the songs he has played are "Freelove Freeway", "Spaceman Come Down", "Ooh, La La" and "Life on the Road". With Gareth's help, he searches Internet romance websites for suitable women, and lines up three possible candidates for blind dates. David Brent is a fictional character in the BBC television mockumentary The Office, portrayed by the show's co-creator, co-writer and co-director Ricky Gervais. Allies In 2009, Ricky Gervais appeared on Inside the Actors Studio, in which the host James Lipton asked if he could interview Gervais in character as David Brent for a brief period in the show. Address. ... AVERAGE AGE. On 5 August 2014, it was announced that Ricky Gervais would return to the role of Brent for a film titled Life on the Road, which features the character as he tours the UK with his Foregone Conclusion band. Dave was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and brother. Neil later gives a speech to the staff which is met with much praise. At several points, the audience is prompted to feel sympathetic towards Brent. 1. In the season 7 episode "The Seminar", he meets his American counterpartMichael Scott (Steve Carell) while coming out of an elevator the latter is waiting for. At Wembley Stadium on the 1 July 2007, Ricky Gervais performed as David Brent at the Concert for Diana. Enemies Ricky Gervais 1962/1963 He calls from his car to arrange a meeting with the second woman, who does not realise who Brent is, and mocks the manager from The Office documentary. The average David Brent is around 55 years of age with around 86% falling in to the age group of 41-60. Other names Movie Review: David Brent: Life on the Road (2016) UK Release Date: 19 August 2016 Running Time: 96 minutes Rating: 15 Director: Ricky Gervais Writers: Ricky Gervais Cast: Ricky Gervais, Jo Hartley, Doc Brown, Tom Bennett, Mandeep Dhillon, Rebecca Gethings. He imagines his workers find him very funny and enjoy his company, while still respecting him and looking up to him as a boss, even a fatherly figure. Portrayed him as the `` old gang '' compounded by clumsy attempts at retractions, after realising insulting! 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