Find out more about the greatest 21st Century British Comedians, including Rowan Atkinson, Sacha Baron Cohen, Stephen Fry, John Cleese and Ricky Gervais.
Ricky GervaisRicky Gervais
25 June 1961
Actor, Comedian
Rowan AtkinsonRowan Atkinson
06 January 1955
Actor & Comedian

Sacha Baron CohenSacha Baron Cohen
13 October 1971
Actor

James CordenJames Corden
22 August 1978
Actor

Hugh LaurieHugh Laurie
11 June 1959
Actor

Freddie StarrFreddie Starr
09 January 1943
Comedian
Richard AyoadeRichard Ayoade
12 June 1977
Actor

Jack WhitehallJack Whitehall
07 July 1988
Comedian

John CleeseJohn Cleese
27 October 1939
Actor & Comedian

Noel FieldingNoel Fielding
21 May 1973
Comedian
Russell BrandRussell Brand
04 June 1975
Comedian

Stephen FryStephen Fry
24 August 1957
Comedian, Actor
Michael PalinMichael Palin
05 May 1943
Comedian, Actor

Sandi ToksvigSandi Toksvig
03 May 1958
Comedian, Writer

Eric IdleEric Idle
29 March 1943
Comedian
John OliverJohn Oliver
23 April 1977
Comedian

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

Brian BlessedBrian Blessed
09 October 1936
Actor

Johnny VegasJohnny Vegas
11 September 1971
Actor
Russell HowardRussell Howard
23 March 1980
Comedian

Dawn FrenchDawn French
11 October 1957
 
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
Norman WisdomNorman Wisdom
04 February 1915
Actor
Donald SindenDonald Sinden
09 October 1923
Actor

Mollie SugdenMollie Sugden
21 July 1922
Actress

Ricky TomlinsonRicky Tomlinson
26 September 1939
Actor

Joe CornishJoe Cornish
20 December 1968
Comedian
Jack DeeJack Dee
24 September 1961
Stand-Up Comedian & Actor

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Mark ThomasMark Thomas
11 April 1963
Comedian

David Mitchell (Comedian)David Mitchell (Comedian)
14 July 1974
Comedian

Terry JonesTerry Jones
01 February 1942
Actor

Stephen MerchantStephen Merchant
24 November 1974
Actor, Comedian, Screenwriter, Radio personality,
Bradley WalshBradley Walsh
04 June 1960
Association football player, Comedian, Film actor

Nicholas ParsonsNicholas Parsons
10 October 1923
Actor, Television presenter, Radio personality,
Eddie IzzardEddie Izzard
07 February 1962
Comedian, Voice actor, Stage actor, Film actor

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

Miriam MargolyesMiriam Margolyes
18 May 1941
Actor, Voice actor, Comedian
Rob BrydonRob Brydon
03 May 1965
Actor, Television actor, Film actor, Comedian,

Mark GatissMark Gatiss
17 October 1966
Actor, Comedian, Screenwriter, Novelist, Voice
Greg DaviesGreg Davies
14 May 1968
Actor

Bob MortimerBob Mortimer
23 May 1959
Comedian

Steve CooganSteve Coogan
14 October 1965
Actor, Comedian, Screenwriter, Film producer

David JasonDavid Jason
02 February 1940
Actor

Paddy McGuinnessPaddy McGuinness
14 August 1973
Comedians
Dominic HollandDominic Holland
06 May 1967
Comedian

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

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

Peter KayPeter Kay
02 July 1973
Comedian, Actor, Screenwriter
Mathew HorneMathew Horne
06 September 1978
Actor

Joseph MarcellJoseph Marcell
14 August 1948
Actor
Sue PerkinsSue Perkins
22 September 1969
Comedian

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

Nick FrostNick Frost
28 March 1972
Actor
Caroline AherneCaroline Aherne
24 December 1963
Actor, Comedian, Television producer, Television

Catherine TateCatherine Tate
12 May 1968
Actress
Ben MillerBen Miller
24 February 1966
Film director, Actor, Comedian, Screenwriter, Film

Matt BerryMatt Berry
02 May 1974
Actor, Screenwriter

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

Alexander ArmstrongAlexander Armstrong
02 March 1970
Actor, Comedian, Television presenter, Dub actor
Jennifer SaundersJennifer Saunders
06 July 1958
Comedians

Sharon HorganSharon Horgan
13 July 1970
Actress

Kris MarshallKris Marshall
01 April 1973
Actor

Patricia RoutledgePatricia Routledge
17 February 1929
Actress
Martin ClunesMartin Clunes
28 November 1961
Comedian, Actor, Film director, Musician
Sarah MillicanSarah Millican
29 May 1975
Comedian

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

Josh WiddicombeJosh Widdicombe
08 April 1983
Comedian

Kayvan NovakKayvan Novak
23 November 1978
Actor
Matt LucasMatt Lucas
05 March 1974
Television actor, Actor, Comedian, Screenwriter

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

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

Miles JuppMiles Jupp
08 September 1979
Comedian, Actor

Deep RoyDeep Roy
01 December 1957
Actor
Lee MackLee Mack
04 August 1968
Television actor, Autobiographer

Alan CarrAlan Carr
14 June 1976
Actor, Comedian, Film actor, Screenwriter
Julian BarrattJulian Barratt
04 May 1968
Actor, Comedian, Composer

Hugh DennisHugh Dennis
13 February 1962
Comedian

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

Frank SkinnerFrank Skinner
27 January 1957
comedian, autobiographer
Tamsin GreigTamsin Greig
12 July 1966
Actress

David TomlinsonDavid Tomlinson
07 May 1917
Actor

Jason ManfordJason Manford
26 May 1981
Actor

Sally PhillipsSally Phillips
10 May 1969
Actress
Neil MorrisseyNeil Morrissey
04 July 1962
Actor

Tracey UllmanTracey Ullman
30 December 1959
Actress
Tony RobinsonTony Robinson
15 August 1946
Television producer, Television actor, Film actor,

Gary DelaneyGary Delaney
16 April 1973
Comedian
Robert WebbRobert Webb
29 September 1972
Television actor, Film actor, Actor, Comedian,

Jo BrandJo Brand
23 July 1957
Comedian, Actor, Autobiographer, Screenwriter
Ben EltonBen Elton
03 May 1959
Actor, Comedian, Novelist, Writer, Screenwriter,