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

James CordenJames Corden
22 August 1978
Actor

Ricky GervaisRicky Gervais
25 June 1961
Actor, Comedian

Jack WhitehallJack Whitehall
07 July 1988
Comedian

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

John CleeseJohn Cleese
27 October 1939
Actor & Comedian

John OliverJohn Oliver
23 April 1977
Comedian

Richard AyoadeRichard Ayoade
12 June 1977
Actor
Noel FieldingNoel Fielding
21 May 1973
Comedian

Rik MayallRik Mayall
07 March 1958
Comedian
Steve-OSteve-O
13 June 1974
Actor

Michael PalinMichael Palin
05 May 1943
Comedian, Actor

Sandi ToksvigSandi Toksvig
03 May 1958
Comedian, Writer
Eric IdleEric Idle
29 March 1943
Comedian

Russell HowardRussell Howard
23 March 1980
Comedian
Brian BlessedBrian Blessed
09 October 1936
Actor

Dawn FrenchDawn French
11 October 1957
 

Johnny VegasJohnny Vegas
11 September 1971
Actor
Cilla BlackCilla Black
27 May 1943
Singer

Justin FletcherJustin Fletcher
15 June 1970
Actor, Comedian
Sarah AlexanderSarah Alexander
03 January 1971
Actress

Tim VineTim Vine
04 March 1967
Comedian, Actor, Writer

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
Matt BerryMatt Berry
02 May 1974
Actor, Screenwriter

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

Michael BarrymoreMichael Barrymore
04 May 1952
Actor, Comedian, Television presenter

Jimmy CarrJimmy Carr
15 September 1972
Actor, Comedian, Television presenter
Steve CooganSteve Coogan
14 October 1965
Actor, Comedian, Screenwriter, Film producer

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

Peter SerafinowiczPeter Serafinowicz
10 July 1972
Actor, Comedian, Voice actor, Screenwriter,

Greg DaviesGreg Davies
14 May 1968
Actor

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Bradley WalshBradley Walsh
04 June 1960
Association football player, Comedian, Film actor
Matt LucasMatt Lucas
05 March 1974
Television actor, Actor, Comedian, Screenwriter

Gavin McInnesGavin McInnes
17 July 1970
Writer, Actor, Entrepreneur, Comedian, Columnist,
Martin ClunesMartin Clunes
28 November 1961
Comedian, Actor, Film director, Musician

Les DennisLes Dennis
12 October 1953
Actor, Comedian

Sue PerkinsSue Perkins
22 September 1969
Comedian
Lee MackLee Mack
04 August 1968
Television actor, Autobiographer

Terry JonesTerry Jones
01 February 1942
Actor, Comedian, Film director, Screenwriter,
Tony RobinsonTony Robinson
15 August 1946
Television producer, Television actor, Film actor,

Mark GatissMark Gatiss
17 October 1966
Actor, Comedian, Screenwriter, Novelist, Voice

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

Ben MillerBen Miller
24 February 1966
Film director, Actor, Comedian, Screenwriter, Film

Michael McIntyreMichael McIntyre
21 February 1976
Actor, Stand-up comedian, Presenter
Julian BarrattJulian Barratt
04 May 1968
Actor, Comedian, Composer

Josh WiddicombeJosh Widdicombe
08 April 1983
Comedian

Hugh DennisHugh Dennis
13 February 1962
Comedian

Jo BrandJo Brand
23 July 1957
Comedian, Actor, Autobiographer, Screenwriter
Tracey UllmanTracey Ullman
30 December 1959
Actress

Caroline AherneCaroline Aherne
24 December 1963
Actor, Comedian, Television producer, Television
Simon BirdSimon Bird
19 August 1984
Actor, Comedian, Screenwriter, Film actor

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

Alexander ArmstrongAlexander Armstrong
02 March 1970
Actor, Comedian, Television presenter, Dub actor
Sarah MillicanSarah Millican
29 May 1975
Comedian

Ben EltonBen Elton
03 May 1959
Actor, Comedian, Novelist, Writer, Screenwriter,
Sean LockSean Lock
22 April 1963
Comedian, Actor, Screenwriter

Bill BaileyBill Bailey
13 January 1964
Actor, Television actor, Comedian, Screenwriter,

Armando IannucciArmando Iannucci
28 November 1963
Satirist, Writer, Comedian, Radio producer,
Michael CrawfordMichael Crawford
19 January 1942
Film actor, Singer, Comedian, Stage actor

Miles JuppMiles Jupp
08 September 1979
Comedian, Actor
Mathew BayntonMathew Baynton
18 November 1980
Actor, Screenwriter

Frankie BoyleFrankie Boyle
16 August 1972
Comedian, Autobiographer, Journalist, Writer

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

Paul MertonPaul Merton
09 July 1957
Comedian, Actor
Peter KayPeter Kay
02 July 1973
Comedian, Actor, Screenwriter
Harry EnfieldHarry Enfield
30 May 1961
Actor, Comedian, Screenwriter

Jasper CarrottJasper Carrott
14 March 1945
Actor

Frank SkinnerFrank Skinner
27 January 1957
comedian, autobiographer

John BishopJohn Bishop
30 November 1966
Comedian, Actor, Association football player,
Chris LanghamChris Langham
14 April 1949
Comedian, Screenwriter

Ronnie CorbettRonnie Corbett
04 December 1930
Comedian, Author, Writer, Film actor, Stage actor,

Omid DjaliliOmid Djalili
30 September 1965
Stand-up comedian, Actor, Voice actor, Comedian

Al MurrayAl Murray
10 May 1968
Comedian, Screenwriter, Radio personality, Actor

Lenny HenryLenny Henry
29 August 1958
Television actor, Film actor, Comedian, Singer,
Rhod GilbertRhod Gilbert
18 October 1968
Comedian

Chris AddisonChris Addison
05 November 1971
Actor, Comedian
Jason ManfordJason Manford
26 May 1981
Actor

Gary DelaneyGary Delaney
16 April 1973
Comedian

Nicholas ParsonsNicholas Parsons
10 October 1923
Actor, Television presenter, Radio personality,
Vic ReevesVic Reeves
24 January 1959
Comedian, Autobiographer, Singer

Adil RayAdil Ray
26 April 1974
Comedian, Screenwriter
Simon AmstellSimon Amstell
29 November 1979
Comedian, Television presenter, Screenwriter,

Nina ContiNina Conti
05 June 1974
Comedian, Ventriloquist

Meera SyalMeera Syal
27 June 1961
Actor, Comedian, Screenwriter, Film producer,

Stewart LeeStewart Lee
05 April 1968
Writer, Comedian, Actor
Adrian EdmondsonAdrian Edmondson
24 January 1957
Comedian, Musician, Screenwriter

Ken DoddKen Dodd
08 November 1927
Actor, Comedian, Film actor, Singer
Julian ClaryJulian Clary
25 May 1959
Comedian, Novelist, Actor

Isy SuttieIsy Suttie
11 August 1978
Comedian

Katy WixKaty Wix
28 February 1980
Actor, Comedian

Andy HamiltonAndy Hamilton
28 May 1954
Actor, Comedian, Screenwriter
Justin Lee CollinsJustin Lee Collins
28 July 1974
Comedian