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Rik Mayall

1958 - 2014

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Richard Michael Mayall (7 March 1958 – 9 June 2014) was an English comedian, actor and writer. He formed a close partnership with Ade Edmondson while they were students at Manchester University, and was a pioneer of alternative comedy in the 1980s. Mayall starred in numerous successful comedy series throughout his career, including The Young Ones (1982–1984), The Comic Strip Presents... Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rik Mayall has received more than 7,384,373 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia. Rik Mayall is the 6,926th most popular actor (down from 6,421st in 2019), the 4,920th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 4,626th in 2019) and the 817th most popular British Actor.

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  • 4.99

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Among actors, Rik Mayall ranks 6,926 out of 9,996Before him are Damon Herriman, Alfonso Herrera, Reynaldo Gianecchini, Adriana Esteves, Erik Palladino, and Ann Doran. After him are Mark Mothersbaugh, Kim Sa-rang, Buğra Gülsoy, Janis Paige, Marilu Henner, and Kyle Richards.

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Among people born in 1958, Rik Mayall ranks 401Before him are Roddy Doyle, Iva Bittová, Eddy Planckaert, Benjamin Zephaniah, Steven Isserlis, and Phil Anderson. After him are Vladimir Makei, John Aldridge, Flemming Rasmussen, Gaétan Boucher, Gianni Alemanno, and Christopher Dean. Among people deceased in 2014, Rik Mayall ranks 431Before him are Paul England, Marcia Strassman, Jeremiah Denton, Edmund Bruggmann, Constantin Alexandru, and Franca Falcucci. After him are Mona Freeman, Albert Reynolds, Dick Jones, William Jones, Abel Laudonio, and Bob Kenney.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Rik Mayall ranks 4,920 out of 7,765Before him are Emlyn Hughes (1947), Benjamin Zephaniah (1958), Steven Isserlis (1958), Stella Gibbons (1902), Andrew Davis (1944), and Phil Anderson (1958). After him are Maxwell T. Masters (1833), Susan Hill (1942), John Ballance (1839), Joanna Baillie (1762), John Aldridge (1958), and Eddie Thomson (1947).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Rik Mayall ranks 817Before him are Emilia Fox (1974), Caroline Bliss (1961), Rupert Davies (1916), Lynne Frederick (1954), Katie Leung (1987), and Gloria Holden (1903). After him are Phoebe Waller-Bridge (1985), Joan Sims (1930), Robert James-Collier (1976), Darren Shahlavi (1972), Steve-O (1974), and Binnie Barnes (1903).

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