Adrian Edmondson

Biography

Date of Birth 24 January 1957, Bradford, Yorkshire, England, UK Birth Name Adrian Charles Edmondson Nickname Ade Height 5' 11" (1.80 m) Spouse Jennifer Saunders (11 May 1985 - present) 3 children Anna (1976 - 1979) (divorced) Trade Mark Frequently performs alongside Rik Mayall. Often plays characters who are prone to violence with a short fuse Trivia Has three daughters: Eleanor Edmondson, Beattie Edmondson and Freya Edmondson. Is the second oldest of four siblings. Met best friend and comedy partner Rik Mayall at Manchester University in 1975. He had auditioned for for the roles of Ed (when Ed was written to have some dialogue), Zazu and Pumbaa (by singing Hakuna Matata in a Queen's English accent) in The Lion King (1994). He was asked to audition for the role of Pumbaa by lyricist Tim Rice, who got the idea for the lyrics of the song "Hakuna Matata" by watching "Bottom" (1991). His wife, Jennifer Saunders, named Edina Monsoon her character in "Absolutely Fabulous" after him. Adrian Charles "Ade" Edmondson is an English actor, comedian, director, writer and musician. He is probably best known for his comedic roles as Vyvyan Basterd in The Young Ones (1982–1984), and Eddie Hitler in Bottom (1991–1995), which he also wrote together with co-star Rik Mayall, his long-time comedy partner.

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Birth Name

Adrian Charles Edmondson

Birth Place

Bradford, West Yorkshire, England, UK

Birth Date

1/24/1957
Known For
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Guest House Paradiso

Eddie Elizabeth Ndingombaba

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Bottom Live: The Big Number 2 Tour

Edward Hitler

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Bottom Live 3: Hooligan's Island

Edward Hitler

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Bottom Live 2003: Weapons Grade Y Fronts

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Bottom Live

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Filthy, Rich And Catflap - The Complete Series 1

Edward Catflap (6 episodes, 1987)

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The Rizen

Interviewer

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The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Treasure of the Peacock's Eye

Zyke

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The Facility

The Interviewer

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The Pope Must Die!

Father Rookie

Starring In
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Best Birthday Ever

Granny

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The Trick

Edward Acton

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The Facility

The Interviewer

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The War of the Worlds: The Musical Drama

Oglivy

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The Big Bad Fox and Other Tales...

Bunny (voice)

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The Rizen

Interviewer

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Captain Peavey

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Interlude in Prague

Herr Lubtak

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Dawn French Live: 30 Million Minutes

Self (archive footage)

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Blood

Tom Tiernan

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Video Nasties: Moral Panic, Censorship & Videotape

Himself (archive footage)

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Miss Austen Regrets

Henry Austen

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Terkel i knibe

Terkel (voice: English version)

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Bottom Live 2003: Weapons Grade Y Fronts

Actor

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Guest House Paradiso

Eddie Elizabeth Ndingombaba

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Bottom Live 3: Hooligan's Island

Edward Hitler

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Bottom Live: The Big Number 2 Tour

Edward Hitler

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The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Treasure of the Peacock's Eye

Zyke

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Absolutely Fabulous - White Box

Hamish (2 episodes, 1992-1994)

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The Pope Must Die!

Father Rookie

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Eat the Rich

Charles

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Filthy, Rich And Catflap - The Complete Series 1

Edward Catflap (6 episodes, 1987)

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Bottom Live

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