Rik Mayall, Drop Dead Fred and The Young Ones Star, Dies at 56

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By Shari Weiss

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Rik Mayall is dead.

The iconic British actor and comedian was 56.

Mayall’s management announced the news on Monday, shortly after he passed away.

A more detailed statement is forthcoming.

He is survived by three children.

Mayall is best known for projects such as the TV series “The Young Ones” and “Bottom,” as well as the movie Drop Dead Fred.

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