Rik Mayall

Actor, Comedian, Screenwriter
Rik Mayall possibly did more to put alternative comedy on the map and on television than any other British comedian. Loud-mouthed by anyone's standards, he nonetheless was beloved by many across the U.K. and the world ... Read more »
Born: 03/07/1958 in Harlow, England, GB

Filmography

Actor (31)

De Ontsnapping 2015 (Movie)

(Actor)

Station Jim 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

Errors of the Human Body 2013 (Movie)

Samuel Mead (Actor)

Valiant 2005 (Movie)

Voice of Cufflingk (Voice)

Blackadder: Back & Forth 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Jellabies and Friends 1999 - 2001 (TV Show)

Narrator

Jesus Christ Superstar 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Kevin of the North 2001 (Movie)

(Actor)

A Monkey's Tale 2000 (Movie)

of Gerard (Voice)

Guest House Paradiso 2000 (Movie)

Richie Twat (Actor)

Merlin: The Return 2000 (Movie)

(Actor)

Bring Me the Head of Mavis Davis 1999 (Movie)

Marty Starr (Actor)

Remember Me? 1999 (Movie)

Ian (Actor)

Blackadder Back and Forth 1998 (Movie)

Robin Hood (Actor)

The Wind in the Willows 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Voice

The Princess and the Goblin 1994 (Movie)

of Froglip (Voice)

Carry on Columbus 1993 (Movie)

Sultan of Turkey (Actor)

Little Noises 1992 (Movie)

Mathias Lichtenstein (Actor)

Drop Dead Fred 1991 (Movie)

Drop Dead Fred (Actor)

Eat the Rich 1988 (Movie)

Micky (Actor)

Whoops Apocalypse 1988 (Movie)

Specialist Catering Commander (Actor)

More Bad News 1986 (Movie)

Colin (Actor)

Mr. Jolly Lives Next Door 1986 (Movie)

Rik (Actor)

The Strike 1986 (Movie)

Speaker/Grotesque Man (Actor)

An American Werewolf in London 1981 (Movie)

2nd Chess Player (Actor)

Eye of the Needle 1981 (Movie)

Sailor (Actor)

Shock Treatment 1981 (Movie)

"Rest Home" Ricky (Actor)

Couples & Robbers 1980 (Movie)

Morris (Actor)

The Canterville Ghost (Movie)

(Actor)

The Young Ones (TV Show)

Actor
Writer (2)

Guest House Paradiso 2000 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Mr. Jolly Lives Next Door 1986 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Biography

Rik Mayall possibly did more to put alternative comedy on the map and on television than any other British comedian. Loud-mouthed by anyone's standards, he nonetheless was beloved by many across the U.K. and the world, as was witnessed by the outpouring of affection at his untimely death on June 09, 2014. Although most would say they were familiar with his work with long-time partner Adrian Edmondson on such shows as "The Comic Strip Presents..." (Channel 4 1982-2012) and his international breakthrough "The Young Ones" (BBC 1982-84), he also did solo work in films like "An American Werewolf in London" (1981) and his starring vehicle "Drop Dead Fred" (1991), as well as voice-over work including his performance as Toad in "The Wind in the Willows" (1995) and "The Willows in Winter" (1996).

Relationships

Barbara Mayall

Wife

Bonnie Mayall

Daughter
born c. 1995

Rosie Mayall

Daughter
born c. 1986

Sidney Mayall

Son
born c. 1988

Lise Mayer Screenplay

Ex-Companion

EDUCATION

Manchester University

1975 - 1978

Milestones

1991

Starred in "Drop Dead Fred" with Phoebe Cates

1991

Co-wrote and co-starred in "Bottom" with Adrian Edmondson

1982

Co-starred in and co-wrote BBC comedy series "The Young Ones"

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