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

Ricky GervaisRicky Gervais
25 June 1961
Actor, Comedian

James CordenJames Corden
22 August 1978
Actor

John CleeseJohn Cleese
27 October 1939
Actor & Comedian

Stephen FryStephen Fry
24 August 1957
Actor
Steve-OSteve-O
13 June 1974
Actor

Richard AyoadeRichard Ayoade
12 June 1977
Actor

Sandi ToksvigSandi Toksvig
03 May 1958
Comedian, Writer
Sue PerkinsSue Perkins
22 September 1969
Comedian

John OliverJohn Oliver
23 April 1977
Comedian
David Mitchell (Comedian)David Mitchell (Comedian)
14 July 1974
Comedian

Rik MayallRik Mayall
07 March 1958
Comedian

Caroline AherneCaroline Aherne
24 December 1963
Comedian

Michael PalinMichael Palin
05 May 1943
Comedian, Actor

Richard OsmanRichard Osman
28 November 1970
Television Presenter
Dawn FrenchDawn French
11 October 1957
 

Eric IdleEric Idle
29 March 1943
Comedian

Brian BlessedBrian Blessed
09 October 1936
Actor

Johnny VegasJohnny Vegas
11 September 1971
Actor
Mark GatissMark Gatiss
17 October 1966
Actor

Martin ClunesMartin Clunes
28 November 1961
Actor
Cilla BlackCilla Black
27 May 1943
Singer

Justin FletcherJustin Fletcher
15 June 1970
Actor, Comedian

Tim MinchinTim Minchin
07 October 1975
Comedian
Ricky TomlinsonRicky Tomlinson
26 September 1939
Actor

Sarah AlexanderSarah Alexander
03 January 1971
Actress
Russell HowardRussell Howard
23 March 1980
Comedian

Tim VineTim Vine
04 March 1967
Comedian, Actor, Writer

Mollie SugdenMollie Sugden
21 July 1922
Actress
Norman WisdomNorman Wisdom
04 February 1915
Actor

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Cariad LloydCariad Lloyd
21 August 1982
Comedian
Freddie StarrFreddie Starr
09 January 1943
Comedian

Joe CornishJoe Cornish
20 December 1968
Comedian

Donald SindenDonald Sinden
09 October 1923
Actor

Jack DeeJack Dee
24 September 1961
Stand-Up Comedian & Actor
Mark ThomasMark Thomas
11 April 1963
Comedian
Eddie IzzardEddie Izzard
07 February 1962
Comedian, Voice actor, Stage actor, Film actor

Greg DaviesGreg Davies
14 May 1968
Actor

James AcasterJames Acaster
09 January 1985
Comedian

Stephen MerchantStephen Merchant
24 November 1974
Actor, Comedian, Screenwriter, Radio personality,
Steve CooganSteve Coogan
14 October 1965
Actor, Comedian, Screenwriter, Film producer

Jimmy CarrJimmy Carr
15 September 1972
Actor, Comedian, Television presenter

Victoria WoodVictoria Wood
19 May 1953
Comedian

Matt LucasMatt Lucas
05 March 1974
Actor

Sally PhillipsSally Phillips
10 May 1969
Actress
Romesh RanganathanRomesh Ranganathan
27 March 1978
Comedian

Matt BerryMatt Berry
02 May 1974
Actor, Screenwriter
Ben MillerBen Miller
24 February 1966
Film director, Actor, Comedian, Screenwriter, Film

Lee MackLee Mack
04 August 1968
Television actor, Autobiographer

David JasonDavid Jason
02 February 1940
Actor
Tracey UllmanTracey Ullman
30 December 1959
Actress

Alan CarrAlan Carr
14 June 1976
Actor, Comedian, Film actor, Screenwriter
Jennifer SaundersJennifer Saunders
06 July 1958
Comedians

Miriam MargolyesMiriam Margolyes
18 May 1941
Actor, Voice actor, Comedian

Lenny HenryLenny Henry
29 August 1958
Television actor, Film actor, Comedian, Singer,

Catherine TateCatherine Tate
12 May 1968
Actress

Nick FrostNick Frost
28 March 1972
Actor
Sara PascoeSara Pascoe
22 May 1981
Comedian

Sharon HorganSharon Horgan
13 July 1970
Actress

Peter SerafinowiczPeter Serafinowicz
10 July 1972
Actor

Kris MarshallKris Marshall
01 April 1973
Actor
Jon RichardsonJon Richardson
26 September 1982
comedian, stand-up comedian

Neil MorrisseyNeil Morrissey
04 July 1962
Actor
Alex HorneAlex Horne
10 September 1978
Comedian

Rachel ParrisRachel Parris
27 May 1984
Comedian

Terry JonesTerry Jones
01 February 1942
Actor
Harry HillHarry Hill
01 October 1964
Comedians

Bill BaileyBill Bailey
13 January 1965
Comedian
D'Arcy CardenD'Arcy Carden
04 January 1980
Actress

Rob BrydonRob Brydon
03 May 1965
Actor, Television actor, Film actor, Comedian,

Simon BirdSimon Bird
19 August 1984
Actor, Comedian, Screenwriter, Film actor
Mackenzie CrookMackenzie Crook
29 September 1971
Actor

Tamsin GreigTamsin Greig
12 July 1966
Actress
Bob MortimerBob Mortimer
23 May 1959
Comedian

Patricia RoutledgePatricia Routledge
17 February 1929
Actress

Paddy McGuinnessPaddy McGuinness
14 August 1973
Comedians

Sarah MillicanSarah Millican
29 May 1975
Comedian
Gemma WhelanGemma Whelan
23 April 1981
Actress
Hugh DennisHugh Dennis
13 February 1962
Comedian

Natasia DemetriouNatasia Demetriou
1989 AD
Comedian

Deep RoyDeep Roy
01 December 1957
Actor

Les DennisLes Dennis
12 October 1953
Television presenter
John BishopJohn Bishop
30 November 1966
Comedian, Actor, Association football player,

Jessie CaveJessie Cave
05 May 1987
Actress

Robert WebbRobert Webb
29 September 1972
Television actor, Film actor, Actor, Comedian,

Josh WiddicombeJosh Widdicombe
08 April 1983
Comedian

Frank SkinnerFrank Skinner
27 January 1957
comedian, autobiographer
Kate RobbinsKate Robbins
21 August 1958
Actress

Michael CrawfordMichael Crawford
19 January 1942
Film actor, Singer, Comedian, Stage actor
Mathew HorneMathew Horne
06 September 1978
Actor

Adil RayAdil Ray
26 April 1974
Comedian, Screenwriter
Chris LanghamChris Langham
14 April 1949
Comedian, Screenwriter
Bobby BallBobby Ball
28 January 1944
Actor