Released his autobiography "The Rik Mayall - Bigger Than Hitler, Better Than Christ" ( ISBN 0007207271) on Harpercollins Publishers (UK) in 2005.
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5' 11" (1.81 m)
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[on his five day coma after a near-fatal biking accident in 1998] The accident was over Easter and, as you know, Jesus our Lord was nailed to the cross on Good Friday. The day before that is Crap Thursday, and that's the day Rik Mayall died. And then he was dead on Good Friday, Saturday, Sunday, until Bank Holiday on Monday.
He had auditioned for for the roles of Banzai, Zazu and Timon in The Lion King
(1994). He was asked to audition for the role of Timon by lyricist Tim Rice
, who got the idea for the lyrics of the song "Hakuna Matata" by watching Bottom
Frequently played narcissistic and obnoxious characters.