Find out more about the greatest 21st Century British Comedians, including Rowan Atkinson, Sacha Baron Cohen, Stephen Fry, John Cleese and Ricky Gervais.
Rowan AtkinsonRowan Atkinson
06 January 1955
Actor & Comedian
Sacha Baron CohenSacha Baron Cohen
13 October 1971
Actor

Jack WhitehallJack Whitehall
07 July 1988
Comedian

Noel FieldingNoel Fielding
21 May 1973
Comedian

Freddie StarrFreddie Starr
09 January 1943
Comedian

Ricky GervaisRicky Gervais
25 June 1961
Actor, Comedian
James CordenJames Corden
22 August 1978
Actor

John OliverJohn Oliver
23 April 1977
Comedian

Steve-OSteve-O
13 June 1974
Actor

Hugh LaurieHugh Laurie
11 June 1959
Actor
Stephen FryStephen Fry
24 August 1957
Comedian, Actor

John CleeseJohn Cleese
27 October 1939
Actor & Comedian
Richard AyoadeRichard Ayoade
12 June 1977
Actor

Sandi ToksvigSandi Toksvig
03 May 1958
Comedian, Writer

Rik MayallRik Mayall
07 March 1958
Comedian
Michael PalinMichael Palin
05 May 1943
Comedian, Actor

Eric IdleEric Idle
29 March 1943
Comedian
Brian BlessedBrian Blessed
09 October 1936
Actor

Russell HowardRussell Howard
23 March 1980
Comedian

Cilla BlackCilla Black
27 May 1943
Singer
Dawn FrenchDawn French
11 October 1957
 

Justin FletcherJustin Fletcher
15 June 1970
Actor, Comedian
Johnny VegasJohnny Vegas
11 September 1971
Actor

Sarah AlexanderSarah Alexander
03 January 1971
Actress

Norman WisdomNorman Wisdom
04 February 1915
Actor

Tim VineTim Vine
04 March 1967
Comedian, Actor, Writer
Donald SindenDonald Sinden
09 October 1923
Actor
Mollie SugdenMollie Sugden
21 July 1922
Actress

Ricky TomlinsonRicky Tomlinson
26 September 1939
Actor

Jack DeeJack Dee
24 September 1961
Stand-Up Comedian & Actor

Mark ThomasMark Thomas
11 April 1963
Comedian
David Mitchell (Comedian)David Mitchell (Comedian)
14 July 1974
Comedian

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Eddie IzzardEddie Izzard
07 February 1962
Comedian, Voice actor, Stage actor, Film actor

Gavin McInnesGavin McInnes
17 July 1970
Writer, Actor, Entrepreneur, Comedian, Columnist,

Stephen MerchantStephen Merchant
24 November 1974
Actor, Comedian, Screenwriter, Radio personality,

Sue PerkinsSue Perkins
22 September 1969
Comedian
Jimmy CarrJimmy Carr
15 September 1972
Actor, Comedian, Television presenter

Matt BerryMatt Berry
02 May 1974
Actor, Screenwriter
Steve CooganSteve Coogan
14 October 1965
Actor, Comedian, Screenwriter, Film producer

Bob MortimerBob Mortimer
23 May 1959
Comedian

David JasonDavid Jason
02 February 1940
Actor
Paddy McGuinnessPaddy McGuinness
14 August 1973
Comedians

Mathew HorneMathew Horne
06 September 1978
Actor
Joseph MarcellJoseph Marcell
14 August 1948
Actor

Greg DaviesGreg Davies
14 May 1968
Actor

Nick FrostNick Frost
28 March 1972
Actor

Paul MertonPaul Merton
09 July 1957
Comedian, Actor

Miriam MargolyesMiriam Margolyes
18 May 1941
Actor, Voice actor, Comedian
Peter SerafinowiczPeter Serafinowicz
10 July 1972
Actor, Comedian, Voice actor, Screenwriter,

Michael McIntyreMichael McIntyre
21 February 1976
Actor, Stand-up comedian, Presenter

Terry JonesTerry Jones
01 February 1942
Actor, Comedian, Film director, Screenwriter,

Martin ClunesMartin Clunes
28 November 1961
Comedian, Actor, Film director, Musician
Jennifer SaundersJennifer Saunders
06 July 1958
Comedians

Sharon HorganSharon Horgan
13 July 1970
Actress
Matt LucasMatt Lucas
05 March 1974
Television actor, Actor, Comedian, Screenwriter

Simon AmstellSimon Amstell
29 November 1979
Comedian, Television presenter, Screenwriter,

Rob BrydonRob Brydon
03 May 1965
Actor, Television actor, Film actor, Comedian,
Bradley WalshBradley Walsh
04 June 1960
Association football player, Comedian, Film actor

Kris MarshallKris Marshall
01 April 1973
Actor
Patricia RoutledgePatricia Routledge
17 February 1929
Actress

Caroline AherneCaroline Aherne
24 December 1963
Actor, Comedian, Television producer, Television

Ben MillerBen Miller
24 February 1966
Film director, Actor, Comedian, Screenwriter, Film
Deep RoyDeep Roy
01 December 1957
Actor

Tony RobinsonTony Robinson
15 August 1946
Television producer, Television actor, Film actor,
Hugh DennisHugh Dennis
13 February 1962
Comedian

Mackenzie CrookMackenzie Crook
29 September 1971
Actor

Les DennisLes Dennis
12 October 1953
Actor, Comedian

Tamsin GreigTamsin Greig
12 July 1966
Actress
Simon BirdSimon Bird
19 August 1984
Actor, Comedian, Screenwriter, Film actor
Mark GatissMark Gatiss
17 October 1966
Actor, Comedian, Screenwriter, Novelist, Voice

Alan CarrAlan Carr
14 June 1976
Actor, Comedian, Film actor, Screenwriter

Sally PhillipsSally Phillips
10 May 1969
Actress

Neil MorrisseyNeil Morrissey
04 July 1962
Actor
Sean LockSean Lock
22 April 1963
Comedian, Actor, Screenwriter

Michael CrawfordMichael Crawford
19 January 1942
Film actor, Singer, Comedian, Stage actor

Julian BarrattJulian Barratt
04 May 1968
Actor, Comedian, Composer

Tracey UllmanTracey Ullman
30 December 1959
Actress

Katy WixKaty Wix
28 February 1980
Actor, Comedian
Vic ReevesVic Reeves
24 January 1959
Comedian, Autobiographer, Singer

Lee MackLee Mack
04 August 1968
Television actor, Autobiographer
Sarah MillicanSarah Millican
29 May 1975
Comedian

Julia DavisJulia Davis
25 August 1966
Comedian

Ronnie CorbettRonnie Corbett
04 December 1930
Comedian, Author, Writer, Film actor, Stage actor,
Alexander ArmstrongAlexander Armstrong
02 March 1970
Actor, Comedian, Television presenter, Dub actor

Josh WiddicombeJosh Widdicombe
08 April 1983
Comedian
Ben EltonBen Elton
03 May 1959
Actor, Comedian, Novelist, Writer, Screenwriter,

Jasper CarrottJasper Carrott
14 March 1945
Actor

Jo BrandJo Brand
23 July 1957
Comedian, Actor, Autobiographer, Screenwriter

Craig CharlesCraig Charles
11 July 1964
Actor
Harry EnfieldHarry Enfield
30 May 1961
Actor, Comedian, Screenwriter

Robert WebbRobert Webb
29 September 1972
Television actor, Film actor, Actor, Comedian,
Armando IannucciArmando Iannucci
28 November 1963
Satirist, Writer, Comedian, Radio producer,

Kate RobbinsKate Robbins
21 August 1958
Actress
Jason ManfordJason Manford
26 May 1981
Actor

Bernard CribbinsBernard Cribbins
29 December 1928
Actor
Bill BaileyBill Bailey
13 January 1964
Actor, Television actor, Comedian, Screenwriter,