"British actor and comedian Rik Mayall, best known for his appearances in BBC shows The Young Ones and Blackadder, has died aged 56.
''We are deeply saddened to announce the death of Rick Mayall who passed away this morning,'' said the actor's manager, Geoff Stanton from Brunskill management.
''We are devastated and he will be missed by all who knew and loved him.''
Brunskill did not give any cause of death, but said further details would be released soon."
Not many actors/comedians have made me laugh so much, so hard.
I grew up watching Young Ones, Dangerous Brothers, Comic Strip etc.
Still thought he had plenty of funny left in him.