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Comedians


214 People in group

Russ Abbot

Russ Abbot

1947-
Comedian
Sitter in 1 portrait
Caroline Aherne

Caroline Aherne

1963-2016
Comedian and actress
Sitter in 2 portraits
Dave Allen

Dave Allen

1936-2005
Comedian
Sitter in 1 portrait
Keith Allen

Keith Allen

1953-
Actor, comedian, songwriter and singer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Clive Stuart Anderson

Clive Stuart Anderson

1952-
Comedian, radio and television writer and presenter
Sitter in 2 portraits
Alexander Armstrong

Alexander Armstrong

1970-
Comedian and actor
Sitter in 1 portrait
Rowan Atkinson

Rowan Atkinson

1955-
Actor and writer
Sitter in 4 portraits
Robert Baddeley

Robert Baddeley

1733-1794
Comedian
Sitter in 3 portraits
David Baddiel

David Baddiel

1964-
Comedian, novelist and broadcaster
Sitter in 2 portraits
Bill Bailey

Bill Bailey

1964-
Comedian, musician and actor
Sitter in 1 portrait
Morwenna Banks

Morwenna Banks

1961-
Actress, comedian, writer and producer
Sitter in 1 portrait
John Bannister

John Bannister

1760-1836
Comedian and actor
Sitter in 9 portraits
Ronnie Barker

Ronnie Barker

1929-2005
Actor and comedian
Sitter in 1 portrait
T.W. Barrett

T.W. Barrett

1851-1935
Comedian and singer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Chris Barrie

Chris Barrie

1960-
Actor and comedian
Sitter in 1 portrait
A.W. Baskcomb

A.W. Baskcomb

1879-1939
Actor and comedian
Sitter in 3 portraits
Stanley Baxter

Stanley Baxter

1926-
Actor and comedian
Sitter in 2 portraits
Paul John Bedford

Paul John Bedford

1792-1871
Comedy actor
Sitter associated with 8 portraits
Michael Bentine

Michael Bentine

1922-1996
Actor, comedian and writer
Sitter in 2 portraits
William Henry Berry

William Henry Berry

1870-1951
Actor and comedian
Sitter in 3 portraits
Henry Roxby Beverley

Henry Roxby Beverley

1796-1863
Actor and comedian
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sanjeev Bhaskar

Sanjeev Bhaskar

1963-
Comedian and actor
Sitter in 1 portrait
John Bird

John Bird

1936-
Comedian
Sitter in 3 portraits
Tom Bond

Tom Bond

active 1630
Comedian
Sitter in 1 portrait
Jo Brand

Jo Brand

1957-
Comedian and writer
Sitter in 5 portraits
Russell Brand

Russell Brand

1975-
Radio, television presenter and comedian
Sitter in 1 portrait
Janet Brown

Janet Brown

1923-2011
Comedian and impressionist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Rob Brydon

Rob Brydon

1965-
Actor and comedian
Sitter in 2 portraits
John Baldwin Buckstone

John Baldwin Buckstone

1802-1879
Actor, playwright and theatre manager
Sitter in 20 portraits
William Bullock

William Bullock

before 1667-1742
Comedian
Sitter in 2 portraits
Adam Buxton

Adam Buxton

1969-
Comedian, actor, writer, radio presenter and broadcaster
Sitter in 1 portrait
Douglas Byng

Douglas Byng

1893-1987
Actor and comedian
Sitter in 9 portraits
Marti Caine

Marti Caine

1944-1995
Comedian, actress, singer and dancer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Herbert Campbell

Herbert Campbell

1844-1904
Actor and comedian
Sitter in 17 portraits
Mr Carlin

Mr Carlin

active 1773
Comedian
Sitter in 3 portraits
George Carney

George Carney

1887-1947
Music hall entertainer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Jimmy Carr

Jimmy Carr

1972-
Comedian
Sitter in 1 portrait
Graham Chapman

Graham Chapman

1941-1989
Comedian and actor
Sitter in 1 portrait
Barri Chatt

Barri Chatt

1907-1971
Dancer, comedian and drag artiste
Sitter in 2 portraits
Charlie Chester

Charlie Chester

1914-1997
Comedian and singer
Sitter associated with 11 portraits
Albert Chevalier

Albert Chevalier

1861-1923
Comedian
Sitter in 3 portraits
Maurice Chevalier

Maurice Chevalier

1888-1972
French comedian, singer and actor
Sitter in 13 portraits
Charles Clapham

Charles Clapham

1894-1959
Comedian; member of comedy duo Clapham and Dwyer
Sitter in 1 portrait
William Charles Clapham

William Charles Clapham

1894-1959
Comedian
Sitter in 1 portrait
Julian Clary

Julian Clary

1959-
Comedian and entertainer
Sitter in 2 portraits
John Cleese

John Cleese

1939-
Comedian and actor
Sitter in 9 portraits
Charles Colin Whitton McCallum Coborn

Charles Colin Whitton McCallum Coborn

1852-1945
Comedian
Sitter in 2 portraits
Henry Compton (Charles Mackenzie)

Henry Compton (Charles Mackenzie)

1805-1877
Comedy actor
Sitter in 9 portraits
Billy Connolly

Billy Connolly

1942-
Comedian and actor
Sitter in 3 portraits
Charles Connor

Charles Connor

1788-1826
Irish comedy actor
Sitter in 2 portraits
Kenneth Connor

Kenneth Connor

1918-1993
Radio and television comedian
Sitter in 2 portraits
Mabel Constanduros (née Tilling)

Mabel Constanduros (née Tilling)

1880-1957
Comedian and writer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Steve Coogan

Steve Coogan

1965-
Comedian and actor
Sitter in 3 portraits
Peter Cook

Peter Cook

1937-1995
Comedian
Sitter in 25 portraits
Tommy Cooper

Tommy Cooper

1921-1984
Comedian
Sitter in 7 portraits
Ronnie Corbett

Ronnie Corbett

1930-2016
Actor and comedian
Sitter in 4 portraits
James Corden

James Corden

1978-
Actor, comedian, writer and producer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Joe Cornish

Joe Cornish

1968-
Comedian, film director, radio presenter, actor and writer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Hume Blake Cronyn

Hume Blake Cronyn

1911-2003
Comedian and actor
Sitter in 1 portrait
Mackenzie Crook

Mackenzie Crook

1971-
Actor and comedian
Sitter in 1 portrait

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