Blackadder star Rik Mayall has died at the age of 56.
He leaves behind his wife and three children.
Mayall’s cause of death is yet to be confirmed.
The legend starred in several sitcoms, including The Young Ones, Blackadder and Bottom.
He is also recognised for his epically funny role in the movie Drop Dead Fred.
The comic world has been going crazy with twitter tributes, led by the likes of David Walliams and Rufus Hound.
Chris Moyles tweeted: ‘thanks for making me laugh a million times.’
RIP, Rik. Woof.