Rik Mayall Rank
About Rik Mayall
He was a British actor and comedian who was born Richard Maywall. He is noted to have played a significant role in the mainstreaming comic style, "alternative comedy" in the 1980s.
Mayall’s parents taught drama right from the time he was young, this gave him the opportunity to have mastered the art right from a young age as he featured in his parents plays. This also bred his zeal to study drama at University of Manchester.
Some of his notable works include; "The Comic Strip Presents", "The New Statesman", Believe Nothing", and more.
He was born to parents John and Gillian Maywall who taught drama. His siblings include; Libby, Kate and Anthony.
He got married to makeup artist, Barbara Robbin in 1985 and their marriage spanned for about 29 years before his sudden death in 2014. His children include; Rosie, Bonnie and Sidney.
He won the British Comedy Awards for the "Best TV Comedy Actor" in 1993. That same years, Mayall also won the "Outstanding Voice-Over Performance" at the Primetime Emmy Awards.
He made it into the top 50 comedy performers of all time in a 2005 Channel 4 "Comedians' Comedian" poll.
Ironically, he died of a heart attack while jogging.
He ranked 91st on the "Top 100 Stand-Up Comedians" in 2010.
Rik Mayall Rank
Rik Mayall's Popularity
Rik Mayall was a famous British actor, who was born on March 7, 1958. As a person born on this date, Rik Mayall is listed in our database as the 68th most popular celebrity for the day (March 7) and the 140th most popular for the year (1958).
People born on March 7 fall under the Zodiac sign of Pisces, the Fish. Rik Mayall is the 1654th most popular Pisces.
Aside from information specific to Rik Mayall's birthday, Rik Mayall is the 294th most famous British.
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