Larry David and Ricky Gervais are comedy superstars of the US and British comedy scenes.
David is best known for his role in the creation of the shows, Seinfeld and Curb Your Enthusiasm, Gervais for his part in creating shows such as The Office and Extras, as well as his movie career and controversial stand up act. Having emerged from humble beginnings, both men now have all the wealth and fame that they could wish for.
On the surface, their backgrounds and personalities seem quite different, yet their rags to riches life stories and styles of comedy has some definite similarities. So how do these two giants of comedy compare with each other over all?