Rik Mayall

Comedian, TV Writer

1958 –

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Who is Rik Mayall?

Richard Michael "Rik" Mayall is an English comedian, writer and actor. Mayall is best known for his comedy partnership with Adrian Edmondson, his over-the-top, energetic portrayal of characters and as a pioneer of alternative comedy in the early 1980s. He appeared in numerous sitcoms including The Young Ones, Blackadder, The New Statesman and Bottom and the big screen in comedy films Drop Dead Fred and Guest House Paradiso.

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Born
Mar 7, 1958
Harlow
Also known as
  • Richard Michael Mayall
  • Rick
  • Colin Grigson
  • 20th Century Coyote
  • Mad Gerald
  • Richard Michael "Rik" Mayall
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Siblings
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Nationality
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Education
  • University of Manchester
Lived in
  • Droitwich Spa

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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