|Born||7 March 1958|
|Died||9th June 2014|
|First appearance||"The Black Seal"|
|Last appearance||"Blackadder Back & Forth"|
|Series|| The Black Adder|
Blackadder Goes Forth
|Episode count||3 Episodes + 1 Special|
Rik Mayall (7 March, 1958 - 9th June 2014) was an English comedian and actor.
He had starred in the final episode of The Black Adder in 1983 as Mad Gerald. He returned to play Lord Flashheart in the Blackadder II episode entitled "Bells". A descendant of this character, Squadron Commander Flashheart, was in the Blackadder Goes Forth episode "Private Plane". A similar character, also played by Mayall, appeared in 2000's Blackadder: Back & Forth as Robin Hood.