Rik Mayall (1958–2014)

Actor | Writer | Music Department
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KNOWN FOR 
The Young Ones (1982-1984) | Drop Dead Fred (1991) | Bottom Live 3: Hooligan's Island (1997)
AWARDS 
Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 nominations More »
AKA 
20th Century Coyote | Mad Gerald | Kevin Turvey
BORN 
Mar 7, 1958 (died Jun 9, 2014)
HEIGHT 
5' 11¼" (1.80m)

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Past Film & Video (47 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (68 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Man DownMan Down (TV Series) Dad (7 episodes, 2013), Dedicated To The Memory Of (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2013–2014 8
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  • Primary photo for CrackanoryCrackanory (TV Series) Storyteller (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
  • Primary photo for Edición Especial ColeccionistaEdición Especial Coleccionista (TV Series) In Memory Of (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
  • Primary photo for Jambareeqi ReviewsJambareeqi Reviews (TV Series) In Memory Of (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
    • Balto (Jun 15, 2014) In Memory Of  Less
  • Primary photo for Jonathan CreekJonathan Creek (TV Series) DI Gideon Pryke / D.I. Gideon Pryke (2 episodes, 1998)  Less 1998–2013 2
  • Primary photo for Damo and IvorDamo and Ivor (TV Series) Alistair Itchdaddy (2 episodes, 2013)  Less 2013 2
  • Primary photo for The Comic Strip Presents...The Comic Strip Presents... (TV Series) Mr. McVitty / Prof. Predictor / Bilbo / Alan Sellars / Alan / James Huntingdon / Lord Mayor / Dreamy Time Escort / Colin Grigson / Speaker / Hunchback / Ali Kitson / Richard / Tim / Carlos / Toadstool / Tark / Jeremy / Slug / General Erwin / Hovis (19 episodes, 1983), Writer (3 episodes, 1984), Writer ("Masturbike', "Bitch Hill Mutha', "Warriors of Genghis Khan', "Drink Till I Die', "Hey Hey Bad News') (1 episode, 1988)  Less 1983–2012 19
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  • Primary photo for The Learning CurvesThe Learning Curves (TV Movie) Inspiration  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Midsomer MurdersMidsomer Murders (TV Series) David Roper (1 episode, 2009), Performer ("O Tannenbaum (parody)") (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
    • The Creeper (Sep 27, 2009) David Roper, Performer ("O Tannenbaum (parody)")  Less
  • Primary photo for Agatha Christie's MarpleAgatha Christie's Marple (TV Series) Alec Nicholson (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
  • Primary photo for MinderMinder (TV Series) Maurice Robinson (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
  • Primary photo for Gina's Laughing GearGina's Laughing Gear (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 1
  • Primary photo for King Arthur's DisastersKing Arthur's Disasters (TV Series) King Arthur (26 episodes, 2005)  Less 2005–2006 26
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  • Primary photo for SpongeBob SquarePantsSpongeBob SquarePants (TV Series) Lord Reginald (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 1
  • Primary photo for All About GeorgeAll About George (TV Series) George Kinsey (6 episodes, 2005)  Less 2005 6
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  • Primary photo for Shoebox ZooShoebox Zoo (TV Series) Edwin the Eagle (13 episodes, 2004)  Less 2004 13
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  • Primary photo for ABBA: Our Last Video EverABBA: Our Last Video Ever (TV Short) Record boss  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for JellikinsJellikins (TV Series) Narrator  Less 1999–2003
  • Primary photo for Believe NothingBelieve Nothing (TV Series) Professor Adonis Cnut (6 episodes, 2002)  Less 2002 6
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  • Primary photo for Murder Rooms: Mysteries of the Real Sherlock HolmesMurder Rooms: Mysteries of the Real Sherlock Holmes (TV Series) Lt. Daniel Blaney (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001 1
  • Primary photo for Tales of Uplift and Moral ImprovementTales of Uplift and Moral Improvement (TV Series) Mrs. Ffine Carmody (13 episodes, 2001)  Less 2001 13
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  • Primary photo for It's Itsy Bitsy TimeIt's Itsy Bitsy Time (TV Series) Bert / Squidge (1 episode)  Less 1999–2001 1
  • Primary photo for Great PerformancesGreat Performances (TV Series) King Herod (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000 1
  • Primary photo for Watership DownWatership Down (TV Series) Kehaar (26 episodes, 1999)  Less 1999–2000 26
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  • Primary photo for The KnockThe Knock (TV Series) Simon Reid (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000 1
  • Primary photo for Santa's Special DeliverySanta's Special Delivery (TV Movie) Santa Claus (voice)  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for In the RedIn the Red (TV Series) Dominic De'Ath (3 episodes, 1998)  Less 1998 3
  • Primary photo for Tom and VickyTom and Vicky (TV Series) Actor  Less 1998– 
  • Primary photo for The BillThe Bill (TV Series) Patrick Massie (2 episodes, 1997)  Less 1997 2
  • Primary photo for The Canterville GhostThe Canterville Ghost (TV Movie) Reverend Dampier  Less 1997
  • Primary photo for The Willows in WinterThe Willows in Winter (TV Movie) Toad (voice)  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for How to Be a Little SodHow to Be a Little Sod (TV Series) Little S*d (10 episodes, 1995)  Less 1995–1996 10
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  • Primary photo for The Wind in the WillowsThe Wind in the Willows (TV Movie) Toad (voice)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Look at the State We're In!Look at the State We're In! (TV Mini-series) Rattner (6 episodes, 1995)  Less 1995 6
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  • Primary photo for BottomBottom (TV Series) Richie (18 episodes, 1991), Writer (18 episodes, 1991)  Less 1991–1995 18
    • Carnival (Feb 10, 1995) Richie, Writer  Less
    • Finger (Feb 3, 1995) Richie, Writer  Less
    • Dough (Jan 27, 1995) Richie, Writer  Less
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  • Primary photo for Clair de LuneClair de Lune (TV Movie) Toby  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for Dirty Old TownDirty Old Town (TV Movie) Raymond  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for The Big OneThe Big One (TV Movie) Lewis Fox  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for The New StatesmanThe New Statesman (TV Series) Alan B'Stard / Alan B'stard (29 episodes, 1987)  Less 1987–1994 29
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  • Primary photo for The World of Peter Rabbit and FriendsThe World of Peter Rabbit and Friends (TV Series) Tom Thumb (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994 1
  • Primary photo for A. B'Stard ExposedA. B'Stard Exposed (TV Movie) Alan B'Stard  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Dancing QueenDancing Queen (TV Movie) Neil  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Briefest EncounterBriefest Encounter (TV Movie) Greg  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Micky LoveMicky Love (TV Movie) Micky Love  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Horse OperaHorse Opera (TV Movie) Wyatt Earp  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Grim TalesGrim Tales (TV Series) Narrator (22 episodes, 1989)  Less 1989–1991 22
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  • Primary photo for Snakes and LaddersSnakes and Ladders (TV Series) Alternative comedian (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989 1
    • Episode #1.7 (Nov 28, 1989) Alternative comedian  Less
  • Primary photo for Blackadder Goes ForthBlackadder Goes Forth (TV Series) Squadron Commander Lord Flasheart (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989 1
    • Private Plane (Oct 19, 1989) Squadron Commander Lord Flasheart  Less
  • Primary photo for Jake's JourneyJake's Journey (TV Movie) Troll  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for French and SaundersFrench and Saunders (TV Series) Dawn's co-star (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987 1
  • Primary photo for Filthy Rich & CatflapFilthy Rich & Catflap (TV Series) Richard Rich (6 episodes, 1987), Writer (additional material) (6 episodes, 1987)  Less 1987 6
    • Episode #1.6 (Feb 11, 1987) Richard Rich, Writer (additional material)  Less
    • Episode #1.5 (Feb 4, 1987) Richard Rich, Writer (additional material)  Less
    • Episode #1.4 (Jan 28, 1987) Richard Rich, Writer (additional material)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Comic ReliefComic Relief (TV Special) Rick, Writer  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Black-Adder IIBlack-Adder II (TV Series) Flashheart (1 episode, 1986)  Less 1986 1
    • Bells (Jan 9, 1986) Flashheart  Less
  • Primary photo for JackanoryJackanory (TV Series) Reader / Storyteller (4 episodes, 1966)  Less 1966–1986 4
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  • Primary photo for Happy FamiliesHappy Families (TV Series) Priest (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1985 1
  • Primary photo for Saturday LiveSaturday Live (TV Series) 20th Century Coyote (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1985 1
    • Episode #1.0 (Jan 12, 1985) 20th Century Coyote  Less
  • Primary photo for Cannon and BallCannon and Ball (TV Series) Tourist Information Clerk (1 episode, 1984)  Less 1984 1
    • Episode #6.4 (Nov 3, 1984) Tourist Information Clerk  Less
  • Primary photo for The Lenny Henry ShowThe Lenny Henry Show (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1984)  Less 1984 1
  • Primary photo for The Young OnesThe Young Ones (TV Series) Rick / Bobby Malvenes / Alien Spotter / Dicky / Fly #1 / TV Announcer (12 episodes, 1982), Writer (12 episodes, 1982), Performer (theme song) (12 episodes, 1982)  Less 1982–1984 12
    • Summer Holiday (Jun 19, 1984) Rick, Performer (theme song) (uncredited), Writer  Less
    • Sick (Jun 12, 1984) Rick, Performer (theme song) (uncredited), Writer  Less
    • Time (Jun 5, 1984) Rick / Bobby Malvenes, Performer (theme song) (uncredited), Writer  Less
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  • Primary photo for A Kick Up the EightiesA Kick Up the Eighties (TV Series) Kevin Turvey (3 episodes, 1981)  Less 1981–1984 3
    • Episode #2.2 (Jan 10, 1984) Kevin Turvey (as Kevin Turvey)  Less
    • Episode #1.2 (Sep 28, 1981) Kevin Turvey (as Kevin Turvey)  Less
    • Episode #1.1 (Sep 21, 1981) Kevin Turvey (as Kevin Turvey)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Black AdderThe Black Adder (TV Series) Mad Gerald - Himself (1 episode, 1983)  Less 1983 1
    • The Black Seal (Jul 20, 1983) Mad Gerald - Himself (as Mad Gerald)  Less
  • Primary photo for Whoops ApocalypseWhoops Apocalypse (TV Series) Biff (1 episode, 1982)  Less 1982 1
  • Primary photo for Kevin Turvey: The Man Behind the Green DoorKevin Turvey: The Man Behind the Green Door (TV Short) Kevin Turvey (as Kevin Turvey), Writer  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Wood and WaltersWood and Walters (TV Series) Contestant / Mitch (1 episode, 1982)  Less 1982 1
  • Primary photo for 81 Take 281 Take 2 (TV Movie) Actor  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for WolcottWolcott (TV Mini-series) PC Fell  Less 1981– 
  • Primary photo for The Comic StripThe Comic Strip (TV Short) Richard Dangerous, Writer  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for The SquadThe Squad (TV Series) 1st Supporter (1 episode, 1980)  Less 1980 1
    • New Boys (Oct 1, 1980) 1st Supporter  Less
Self (32 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Ben Elton: Laughing at the 80sBen Elton: Laughing at the 80s (TV Movie) Himself / Various Characters  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for The British Comedy Awards 2011The British Comedy Awards 2011 (TV Special) Himself  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Live from Studio FiveLive from Studio Five (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Blackadder Rides AgainBlackadder Rides Again (TV Special) Himself  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Me and My GoldfishMe and My Goldfish (Short) Himself  Less 2008 £8K
  • Primary photo for Comedy ConnectionsComedy Connections (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for University Challenge: The Story So FarUniversity Challenge: The Story So Far (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for This WeekThis Week (TV Series) Alan B'Stard (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Violent NationViolent Nation (TV Series) Self  Less 2005–2006
  • Primary photo for The Paul O'Grady ShowThe Paul O'Grady Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for 40 Years of University Challenge40 Years of University Challenge (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for The Big BreakfastThe Big Breakfast (TV Series) Self (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for The Making of 'Guest House Paradiso'The Making of 'Guest House Paradiso' (Video) Himself  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Laughter in the House: The Story of British SitcomLaughter in the House: The Story of British Sitcom (TV Mini-series) Himself / 'Lord Flashheart'  Less 1999– 
  • Primary photo for A History of Alternative ComedyA History of Alternative Comedy (TV Mini-series) Himself  Less 1999– 
  • Primary photo for Wham! Bam! Strawberry Jam!Wham! Bam! Strawberry Jam! (TV Series) Himself - Presenter (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995
    • Episode #1.1 (Feb 18, 1995) Himself - Presenter  Less
  • Primary photo for The British Comedy Awards 1993The British Comedy Awards 1993 (TV Special) Himself  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Going Live!Going Live! (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1993)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Aspel & CompanyAspel & Company (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1993)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for The Full WaxThe Full Wax (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Love HurtsLove Hurts (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992
    • Cured (Jan 31, 1992) Himself  Less
  • Primary photo for Auntie's BloomersAuntie's Bloomers (TV Series) Himself / Actigng Role (1 episode, 1991)  Less 1991
    • Auntie's Bloomers (Dec 29, 1991) Himself / Actigng Role (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for WoganWogan (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1991)  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Late Night with David LettermanLate Night with David Letterman (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1991)  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Comic ReliefComic Relief (TV Special) Alan B'Stard  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Come DancingCome Dancing (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Walking to New OrleansWalking to New Orleans (TV Movie) Self  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Weekend in WallopWeekend in Wallop (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Boom Boom, Out Go the LightsBoom Boom, Out Go the Lights (TV Special) Himself  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Friday Night, Saturday MorningFriday Night, Saturday Morning (TV Series) Himself (3 episodes, 1980)  Less 1980–1981
    • Episode #4.6 (Mar 6, 1981) Himself (as 20th Century Coyote)  Less
    • Episode #4.1 (Jan 30, 1981) Himself (as 20th Century Coyote)  Less
    • Episode #3.6 (Oct 31, 1980) Himself  Less
  • Primary photo for Fundamental FrolicsFundamental Frolics Himself  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for The Rocky Horror TreatmentThe Rocky Horror Treatment (TV Movie) Himself (uncredited)  Less 1981
Archive Footage (26 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for How The Young Ones Changed ComedyHow The Young Ones Changed Comedy (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2018
  • Primary photo for Dawn French Live: 30 Million MinutesDawn French Live: 30 Million Minutes (TV Special) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Comedy BloopersComedy Bloopers (TV Movie) Richie (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Wogan: The Best OfWogan: The Best Of (TV Series) Himself (1 episode)  Less 2015– 
  • Primary photo for Rik Mayall: Lord of MisruleRik Mayall: Lord of Misrule (TV Movie) Himself / Various (archive footage)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for TV's Nastiest VillainsTV's Nastiest Villains (TV Movie) Alan B'Stard (archive footage)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Tales of Television CentreTales of Television Centre (TV Movie) Acting Roles (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for My Favourite JokeMy Favourite Joke (TV Series) Rick (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011
    • Episode #1.3 (Aug 5, 2011) Rick (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Video Nasties: Moral Panic, Censorship & VideotapeVideo Nasties: Moral Panic, Censorship & Videotape Himself (archive footage)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Alan Davies' Teenage RevolutionAlan Davies' Teenage Revolution (TV Mini-series) Rick (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010
    • Get Up, Stand Up (Sep 23, 2010) Rick (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Great TV MistakesGreat TV Mistakes (TV Movie) Lord Flashheart (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for The Greatest Christmas Comedy MomentsThe Greatest Christmas Comedy Moments (TV Movie) Various Characters (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Comedy ClassicsComedy Classics (TV Series) Alan B'Stard (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008
    • The New Statesman (Dec 2, 2008) Alan B'Stard (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Blackadder's Most Cunning MomentsBlackadder's Most Cunning Moments (TV Movie) Lord Flashheart (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for The Comedy Map of BritainThe Comedy Map of Britain (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008
    • Episode #2.3 (May 3, 2008) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Story of JackanoryThe Story of Jackanory (TV Movie) Himself - 'Jackanory' Storyteller (archive footage)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for 100 Greatest Stand-Ups100 Greatest Stand-Ups (TV Special) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The Story of Light EntertainmentThe Story of Light Entertainment (TV Mini-series) Self (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006
    • Double Acts (Jul 22, 2006) Self (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for 80s80s (TV Series) Rick (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005
    • Episode #1.1 (Sep 21, 2005) Rick (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Comedians' ComedianThe Comedians' Comedian (TV Special) Self (archive footage)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Comedy ConnectionsComedy Connections (TV Series) Himself (1999) / Alan B'Stard (2 episodes, 2004)  Less 2004
    • The Young Ones (Aug 2, 2004) Himself (1999) (archive footage)  Less
    • Birds of a Feather (Jun 28, 2004) Alan B'Stard (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Who Killed Saturday Night TV?Who Killed Saturday Night TV? (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for The GreatestThe Greatest (TV Series) Alan B'Stard (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for What's a Carry On?What's a Carry On? (TV Movie) The Sultan (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Comic Relief: Behind the NoseComic Relief: Behind the Nose (TV Movie) Alan B'stard (archive footage)  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Wood and WaltersWood and Walters (TV Series) Mitch (1 episode, 1982)  Less 1982
    • One More Time (Feb 21, 1982) Mitch (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
Other (2 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE

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