How Did Rik Mayall Die? Date of Death, Cause of Death, Age, and Birthday

Rik Mayall death

The TV actor Rik Mayall passed away at age 56, too young.

Biography - A Short Wiki

British cult comedian who is best known for his role on the television series The Young Ones and for his role as Fred in the film Drop Dead Fred.

He married Barbara Robbin in 1985, and the couple had their first child in 1986.

How did Rik Mayall die?

Heart Attack caused Rik Mayall's death in 2014.

Information about the death of Rik Mayall
Cause of deathHeart Attack
Age of death56 years
ProfessionTv Actor
BirthdayMarch 7, 1958
Death dateJune 9, 2014
Place of deathBarnes, London, United Kingdom
Place of burialPasture Farm, Totnes, Devon, England


With 1,000-seater venues, rather than 5,000-seaters, there are richer opportunities for sucking the audience in.

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Storytelling has always been one of my great pleasures.

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As I see it, there’s mainstream comedy – and then there’s me, out in the badlands.

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When I was young, I saw some of my heroes doing it on the telly. We’re talking about Spike Milligan, Peter Sellers, Arthur Lowe, Ian McKellan, Kenneth Williams. These were all guys telling stories to me.

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You perform for a different audience each night. People who don’t understand just think that you go out there every night and do the same thing, but you don’t – you have to find out who they are and give it to them.

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