Mayall, Richard Michael (Rik)
- Michael Coveney
Mayall, Richard Michael (Rik) (1958–2014), comedian, writer, and actor, was born on 7 March 1958 at 98 Pittmans Field, Harlow, Essex, the second of four children of John Mayall, schoolteacher, and his wife Gillian Baxter, née Harrild (b. 1930), also a teacher who, like her husband, specialized in drama. The family moved to ...