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

Noel FieldingNoel Fielding
21 May 1973
Comedian

Jack WhitehallJack Whitehall
07 July 1988
Comedian

Russell BrandRussell Brand
04 June 1975
Comedian

Ricky GervaisRicky Gervais
25 June 1961
Actor, Comedian
Hugh LaurieHugh Laurie
11 June 1959
Actor

Michael PalinMichael Palin
05 May 1943
Comedian, Actor

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

James CordenJames Corden
22 August 1978
Actor
Stephen FryStephen Fry
24 August 1957
Actor

Steve-OSteve-O
13 June 1974
Actor

John OliverJohn Oliver
23 April 1977
Comedian

Sandi ToksvigSandi Toksvig
03 May 1958
Comedian, Writer

Rik MayallRik Mayall
07 March 1958
Comedian
Dawn FrenchDawn French
11 October 1957
 

Richard OsmanRichard Osman
28 November 1970
Television Presenter

Eric IdleEric Idle
29 March 1943
Comedian

Brian BlessedBrian Blessed
09 October 1936
Actor
Johnny VegasJohnny Vegas
11 September 1971
Actor

Tim MinchinTim Minchin
07 October 1975
Comedian
Russell HowardRussell Howard
23 March 1980
Comedian

Cilla BlackCilla Black
27 May 1943
Singer

Mollie SugdenMollie Sugden
21 July 1922
Actress
Justin FletcherJustin Fletcher
15 June 1970
Actor, Comedian

Sarah AlexanderSarah Alexander
03 January 1971
Actress
Cariad LloydCariad Lloyd
21 August 1982
Comedian

Tim VineTim Vine
04 March 1967
Comedian, Actor, Writer

Ricky TomlinsonRicky Tomlinson
26 September 1939
Actor
Norman WisdomNorman Wisdom
04 February 1915
Actor

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Joe CornishJoe Cornish
20 December 1968
Comedian
Freddie StarrFreddie Starr
09 January 1943
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
David Mitchell (Comedian)David Mitchell (Comedian)
14 July 1974
Comedian
Matt LucasMatt Lucas
05 March 1974
Actor

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

Greg DaviesGreg Davies
14 May 1968
Actor

Sara PascoeSara Pascoe
22 May 1981
Comedian
David JasonDavid Jason
02 February 1940
Actor

Sue PerkinsSue Perkins
22 September 1969
Comedian

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

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

Bill BaileyBill Bailey
13 January 1965
Comedian
Steve CooganSteve Coogan
14 October 1965
Actor, Comedian, Screenwriter, Film producer

Michael McIntyreMichael McIntyre
21 February 1976
Comedian
Jimmy CarrJimmy Carr
15 September 1972
Actor, Comedian, Television presenter

Bob MortimerBob Mortimer
23 May 1959
Comedian

Matt BerryMatt Berry
02 May 1974
Actor, Screenwriter
Natasia DemetriouNatasia Demetriou
1989 AD
Comedian

James AcasterJames Acaster
09 January 1985
Comedian
Catherine TateCatherine Tate
12 May 1968
Actress

Jennifer SaundersJennifer Saunders
06 July 1958
Comedians

Nick FrostNick Frost
28 March 1972
Actor

Sharon HorganSharon Horgan
13 July 1970
Actress

Victoria WoodVictoria Wood
19 May 1953
Comedian
Tamsin GreigTamsin Greig
12 July 1966
Actress

Peter KayPeter Kay
02 July 1973
Comedian, Actor, Screenwriter

D'Arcy CardenD'Arcy Carden
04 January 1980
Actress

Bradley WalshBradley Walsh
04 June 1960
Association football player, Comedian, Film actor
Joseph MarcellJoseph Marcell
14 August 1948
Actor

Ben MillerBen Miller
24 February 1966
Film director, Actor, Comedian, Screenwriter, Film
Sally PhillipsSally Phillips
10 May 1969
Actress

Tracey UllmanTracey Ullman
30 December 1959
Actress

Terry JonesTerry Jones
01 February 1942
Actor
Caroline AherneCaroline Aherne
24 December 1963
Actor, Comedian, Television producer, Television

Jason ManfordJason Manford
26 May 1981
Actor
Peter SerafinowiczPeter Serafinowicz
10 July 1972
Actor

Lee MackLee Mack
04 August 1968
Television actor, Autobiographer

Martin ClunesMartin Clunes
28 November 1961
Comedian, Actor, Film director, Musician
Rob BrydonRob Brydon
03 May 1965
Actor, Television actor, Film actor, Comedian,

Neil MorrisseyNeil Morrissey
04 July 1962
Actor
Romesh RanganathanRomesh Ranganathan
27 March 1978
Comedian

Patricia RoutledgePatricia Routledge
17 February 1929
Actress

Mackenzie CrookMackenzie Crook
29 September 1971
Actor

Alex HorneAlex Horne
10 September 1978
Comedian
Paddy McGuinnessPaddy McGuinness
14 August 1973
Comedians
Hugh DennisHugh Dennis
13 February 1962
Comedian

Kris MarshallKris Marshall
01 April 1973
Actor

Jon RichardsonJon Richardson
26 September 1982
comedian, stand-up comedian

Mark GatissMark Gatiss
17 October 1966
Actor, Comedian, Screenwriter, Novelist, Voice
Deep RoyDeep Roy
01 December 1957
Actor

Les DennisLes Dennis
12 October 1953
Television presenter

Simon BirdSimon Bird
19 August 1984
Actor, Comedian, Screenwriter, Film actor

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

Lenny HenryLenny Henry
29 August 1958
Television actor, Film actor, Comedian, Singer,
Alan CarrAlan Carr
14 June 1976
Actor, Comedian, Film actor, Screenwriter

Frank SkinnerFrank Skinner
27 January 1957
comedian, autobiographer
Maureen LipmanMaureen Lipman
10 May 1946
Actress

Armando IannucciArmando Iannucci
28 November 1963
Satirist, Writer, Comedian, Radio producer,
John BishopJohn Bishop
30 November 1966
Comedian, Actor, Association football player,
Sarah MillicanSarah Millican
29 May 1975
Comedian