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David Walliams (1971 - d.)

"David Walliams"

David Edward Williams OBE (born 20 August 1971), known professionally as David Walliams , is an English comedian, actor, writer, and television personality. He is best known for his work with Matt Luca...

10/19/2020 10/19/2020

Craig Cash (born 11 September 1960)[1] is an English comedian, actor, director and BAFTA award-winning writer and producer. His best known works are in the television shows The Royle Family, The Fast S...

9/27/2020 9/27/2020

Tim Brooke-Taylor, OBE MP (1940 - 2020)


A member of the Order of the British Empire . Timothy Julian Brooke-Taylor OBE (17 July 1940 – 12 April 2020) was an English comedian and actor. He became active in performing in comedy sketches whil...

4/12/2020 6/24/2020

James Anthony Patrick Carr (born 15 September 1972) is a British-Irish comedian, writer and television presenter. He is known for his dark humour, distinctive laugh, and heckler interaction. Carr moved...

1/22/2020 1/22/2020

Arthur Askey MP (1900 - 1982)

Arthur Bowden Askey , CBE (6 June 1900 – 16 November 1982) was an English comedian and actor. Askey's humour owed much to the playfulness of the characters he portrayed, his improvisation, and his us...

1/16/2012 12/5/2019

Spike Milligan MP (1918 - 2002)

"Spike Milligan"

Terence Alan Milligan KBE (16 April 1918 – 27 February 2002), known as Spike Milligan , was a British-Irish comedian, writer, poet, playwright and actor. The son of an Irish father and an English mot...

11/16/2011 11/3/2019

Hylda Baker (1905 - 1986)

Hylda Baker (4 February 1905 – 1 May 1986) was an English comedienne, actress and music hall performer. Born and brought up in Farnworth, Lancashire, she is perhaps most well known for her role as Ne...

11/6/2011 11/3/2019

Max Miller MP (1894 - 1963)

) Thomas Henry Sargent (21 November 1894 – 7 May 1963), better known by the stage name Max Miller – the Cheeky Chappie - was a British front-cloth comedian who was top of the bill in variety in the 1...

1/5/2012 11/3/2019

Eric Morecambe MP (1926 - 1984)

"Eric Morcambe"

John Eric Bartholomew , OBE (14 May 1926 – 28 May 1984), known by his stage name Eric Morecambe , was an English comedian who together with Ernie Wise formed the award-winning double act Morecambe an...

11/1/2011 11/1/2019

Ernie Wise, OBE MP (1925 - 1999)

"Ernie Wise"

Ernest Wiseman , OBE (27 November 1925 – 21 March 1999), known by his stage name Ernie Wise , was an English comedian, best known as one half of the comedy duo Morecambe and Wise, who became a national...

7/6/2012 11/1/2019

Frankie Howerd, OBE (1917 - 1992)

Francis Alick Howard , OBE (6 March 1917 – 19 April 1992), better known by his stage-name Frankie Howerd, was an English comedian and comic actor whose career, described by fellow comedian Barry Crye...

11/12/2011 11/1/2019

Benny Hill (1924 - 1992)

"Benny Hill"

Alfred Hawthorne "Benny" Hill (21 January 1924 – 20 April 1992) was an English comedian and actor, best remembered for his television programme The Benny Hill Show , an amalgam of slapstick, burlesqu...

11/16/2011 11/1/2019

Eric Sykes, CBE MP (1923 - 2012)

Eric Sykes From Wikipedia CBE (4 May 1923 – 4 July 2012) was an English radio, television and film writer, actor and director whose performing career spanned more than 50 years. He frequently wro...

11/16/2011 11/1/2019

Charlie Chaplin MP (1889 - 1977)


Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin , KBE (16 April 1889 – 25 December 1977) was an English comic actor, filmmaker, and composer who rose to fame in the era of silent film. Chaplin became a worldwide icon thro...

7/15/2009 11/1/2019

Peter Sellers MP (1925 - 1980)

Official Peter Sellers Site Peter Sellers - Comic Genius Peter Seller Appreciation Society Peter Sellers - Wikipedia Bio (PETER SELLERS) Richard Henry Sellers, OBE (8 September 1925 – 24 July...

3/6/2009 11/1/2019

Gary Delaney (1973 - d.)

Gary Justin Delaney (born 16 April 1973) is an English writer and stand-up comedian.

9/11/2013 10/31/2019

John Oliver MP

New York, New York County, New York, United States

John William Oliver (born 23 April 1977) is a British comedian, political satirist and actor. He is best known in America for his work on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and the satirical comedy podc...

3/6/2014 10/31/2019

Sarah Jane Millican (née King ; born 29 May 1975) is an English comedian. Millican won the comedy award for Best Newcomer at the 2008 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. In February 2013 she was listed as one...

9/11/2013 10/31/2019

Sacha Baron Cohen MP

"Ali G", "Borat"

Sacha Noam Baron Cohen (born 13 October 1971) is an English stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and voice artist. He is most widely known for writing and playing three unorthodox fictional characters Ali...

4/6/2009 10/29/2019

Simon John Pegg (né Beckingham;[1][2] born 14 February 1970)[3] is an English actor, comedian, screenwriter, and producer. He came to public prominence in the UK as the co-creator of the Channel 4 sitc...

9/11/2014 10/29/2019

Ricky Dene Gervais ; born 25 June 1961) is an English actor, comedian, screenwriter, director, producer, musician, presenter, and author. He is perhaps best known for creating, writing, and acting in t...

12/1/2011 10/28/2019

Lenny Henry MP

"Lenny Henry"

Sir Lenworth George Henry , KBE (born 29 August 1958), known as Lenny Henry , is an English stand-up comedian, actor, blues singer, writer, and television presenter, known for co-founding charity Comic...

6/7/2011 10/28/2019

Dawn French MP

Cornwall, England, United Kingdom

Dawn Roma French (born 11 October 1957) is an English actress, writer, and comedian, best known for starring in and writing for the comedy sketch show French and Saunders with comedy partner Jennifer S...

6/7/2011 10/28/2019

Sir Bruce Forsyth MP (1928 - 2017)

Sir Bruce Joseph Forsyth-Johnson CBE (born 22 February 1928) was an English television presenter and entertainer whose career spanned more than 75 years. In 2012, Guinness World Records recognised Fors...

6/9/2011 10/27/2019

Sir Michael Edward Palin KCMG CBE FRGS (/ˈpeɪlɪn/; born 5 May 1943) is an English comedian, actor, writer and television presenter. He was a member of the comedy group Monty Python. Since 1980 he has...

1/2/2015 10/27/2019

He is an English actor, comedian, writer and film producer. He achieved success at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, and as a scriptwriter on The Frost Report. In the late 1960s he became a member of Mont...

8/18/2010 10/27/2019

Billy Connolly MP

"Billy Connelly"

Sir William Connolly , CBE (born 24 November 1942) is a Scottish stand-up comedian, musician, presenter, actor and artist. He is sometimes known, especially in his homeland, by the Scots nickname " T...

1/12/2012 10/27/2019

Sir Tony Robinson MP

"Tony Robinson"

Sir Anthony Robinson (born 15 August 1946) is an English actor, comedian, author, presenter and political activist. He played Baldrick in the BBC television series Blackadder and has hosted several h...

3/7/2013 10/27/2019

Rik Mayall MP (1958 - 2014)

Richard Michael Mayall (7 March 1958 – 9 June 2014) was an English comedian, actor and writer. Mayall formed a close partnership with Ade Edmondson while they were students at Manchester University, ...

4/7/2008 10/27/2019

Peter Hugh Dennis (born 13 February 1962), known professionally as Hugh Dennis , is an English comedian, actor, writer, impressionist and voice-over artist, best known for being one half of Punt and ...

4/12/2016 10/27/2019

Russell Edward Brand (born 4 June 1975) is an English comedian, actor, radio host, author, and activist. Only child. He is an English comedian, actor, columnist, author and presenter of radio and...

5/30/2010 10/27/2019

Ronnie Barker MP (1929 - 2005)

"Bob Ferris", "Jack Goetz", "Gerald Wiley", "David Huggett", "Jonathan Cobbald"

Ronnie Barker From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Born Ronald William George Barker 25 September 1929 Bedford, Bedfordshire, England Died 3 October 2005 (aged 76) Adderbury, Oxfordshire...

12/11/2017 10/27/2019

David Mitchell MP

"David James Stuart Mitchell"

London, United Kingdom

) David James Stuart Mitchell (born 14 July 1974) is a British comedian, actor and writer. He is half of the comedy duo Mitchell and Webb alongside Robert Webb. The duo starred in the Channel 4 sitco...

1/1/2013 10/26/2019

Caroline Aherne (1963 - 2016)

Caroline Mary Aherne (24 December 1963 – 2 July 2016) was an English comedian and BAFTA-winning writer and actress, best known for performing as the acerbic chat show host Mrs Merton, various roles i...

8/22/2016 10/26/2019

Stephen John Fry (born 24 August 1957) is an English actor, screenwriter, author, playwright, journalist, poet, comedian, television presenter, film director, and a director of Norwich City Football ...

12/31/2011 10/26/2019

Jack Peter Benedict James Whitehall (born 7 July 1988) is an English comedian, television presenter and actor. He is best known for his stand up comedy, for starring as JP in the TV series Fresh Meat, ...

12/21/2017 10/26/2019

James Hugh Calum Laurie , OBE (born 11 June 1959), known as Hugh Laurie ( /ˌhjuː ˈlɒri/), is an English actor, voice artist, comedian, writer, musician, recording artist and director. He first became...

12/20/2012 10/25/2019

Russell Joseph Howard (born 23 March 1980) is an English comedian, television and radio presenter and actor, best known for his TV shows Russell Howard's Good News and The Russell Howard Hour and his a...

12/25/2017 10/25/2019

Terry Gilliam MP

Greater London, England, United Kingdom

Terrence Vance "Terry" Gilliam (1940-) is an American-born British screenwriter, film director, animator, actor, comedian and member of the Monty Python comedy troupe. Terry's trademark

5/3/2018 10/25/2019

Paul James Martin (born 9 July 1957), known professionally as Paul Merton , is an English writer, actor, comedian, radio and television presenter. Paul Merton - Who Do You Think You Are? , The Gene...

1/15/2013 10/25/2019

Caroline Quentin (born Caroline Jones ; 11 July 1960) is an English actress, and television presenter. Quentin became known for her television appearances: portraying Dorothy in Men Behaving Badly (1...

1/15/2013 10/25/2019

Ricky Tomlinson MP

"Eric Tomlinson", "Ricky Tomlinson"

Eric "Ricky" Tomlinson (born 26 September 1939) is an English actor, comedian, author and political activist. He is best known for his roles as Bobby Grant in Brookside , DCI Charlie Wise in Cracker ...

9/2/2019 10/25/2019

Benjamin Charles Elton (born 3 May 1959) is a British-Australian comedian, author, playwright, actor and director. He was a part of London's alternative comedy movement of the 1980s and became a writ...

4/16/2011 10/25/2019

Richard Ellef Ayoade (born 12 June 1977) is an English actor, comedian, writer, director and television presenter. He is best known for his role as the socially awkward IT technician Maurice Moss in Ch...

2/7/2010 10/25/2019

Michael Crawford MP

"Michael Patrick Crawford"

Michael Crawford From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Michael Crawford CBE Michael Crawford.jpg Crawford in Sydney in 2012 Born Michael Patrick Smith 19 January 1942 (age 75) Salisbu...

12/12/2017 10/25/2019

Stan Laurel MP (1890 - 1965)

Stan Laurel (born Arthur Stanley Jefferson ; 16 June 1890 – 23 February 1965) was an English comic actor, writer, and film director who was part of the comedy duo Laurel and Hardy. He appeared with h...

6/16/2008 10/25/2019

Mark Gatiss (/ˈɡeɪtɪs/; born 17 October 1966) is an English actor, comedian, screenwriter, director, producer and novelist. His work includes writing for and acting in the TV series Doctor Who and Sh...

6/22/2015 10/25/2019

Richard Osman From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Richard Osman Born Richard Thomas Osman 28 November 1970 (age 48) Billericay, Essex, England Nationality British Education Warden Par...

2/6/2019 2/6/2019

Ken Dodd, OBE MP (1927 - 2018)

Sir Kenneth Arthur Dodd, OBE (8 November 1927 – 11 March 2018) was an English comedian, singer-songwriter and actor, identified by his unruly hair and protruding teeth, his red, white and blue "ticklin...

5/29/2012 3/12/2018

Arthur Haynes (1914 - 1966)

Mr. Arthur Haynes, who died on Saturday at the age of 52, was a comedian whose success was due rather to the native drollery of his personality than to the undoubted skill with which he worked. The son...

7/17/2012 9/11/2015

Rowan Atkinson MP

"'Mr. Bean'"

Rowan Sebastian Atkinson (born 6 January 1955) is an English actor, comedian and screenwriter. He is well known for his work on the satirical sketch comedy show Not the Nine O'Clock News, and the sitco...

4/22/2011 9/11/2015

David Jason MP

"Del boy"

Sir David John White , OBE (born 2 February 1940), known professionally as by his stage name David Jason , is an English actor, comedian, screenwriter and television producer. He is best known for hi...

9/10/2015 9/10/2015