Obituary: Rik Mayall

Actor Rik Mayall (b.1958) died on June 9. Mayall appeared as Robin Hood in Black Adder Back and Forth. He also appeared in Shoebox Zoo and provided voice work for Watership Down. he may have been best known for his work on The Young Ones and The New Statesman. He was filmed as “Peeves the Poltergeist” for Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, but the role was ultimately cut from the film.