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The Young Ones cast list, including photos of the actors when available. This list includes all of the The Young Ones main actors and actresses, so if they are an integral part of the show you'll find them below. You can various bits of trivia about these The Young Ones stars, such as where the actor was born and what their year of birth is. This cast list of actors from The Young Ones focuses primarily on the main characters, but there may be a few actors who played smaller roles on The Young Ones that are on here as well.

Everything from Hugh Laurie to Emma Thompson is included below.

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Adrian Edmondson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Young Ones Cast List
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Adrian Charles "Ade" Edmondson is an English comedian, actor, writer, musician, television presenter and director. He came to prominence in the early 1980s and was part of the alternative comedy boom. He is probably best known for his comedic roles in the television series The Young Ones and Bottom, for which he also wrote together with his long-time collaborative partner Rik Mayall. Edmondson also appeared in The Comic Strip Presents... series of films throughout the 1980s and 1990s. For one episode of this he created the spoof heavy metal band Bad News, and for another he played his nihilistic alter-ego Eddie Monsoon, an offensive South African television star. He played the lead role in ...more on Wikipedia

Acted In: The Young Ones, Bottom, Jonathan Creek, Miss Austen Regrets, If You See God, + more

Birthplace: Bradford, England

Nationality: England

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Alexei Sayle is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Young Ones Cast List
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Alexei David Sayle is an English stand-up comedian, actor, author and former recording artist. He was a central part of the alternative comedy circuit in the early 1980s. He was voted the 18th greatest stand-up comic on Channel 4's 100 Greatest Stand-ups in 2007. In the updated 2010 poll he came 72nd. Much of Sayle's humour is in the tradition of Spike Milligan and Monty Python, with riffs based on absurd and surreal premises. His act is noted for its cynicism and political awareness, as well as physical comedy. ...more on Wikipedia

Acted In: The Young Ones, Keen Eddie, The Comic Strip Presents, Tipping the Velvet, Whoops Apocalypse, + more

Birthplace: United Kingdom

Nationality: United Kingdom, England

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Christopher Ryan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Young Ones Cast List
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Christopher Ryan is an English actor. Ryan is perhaps best known for his role as Mike "The Cool Person" in the BBC comedy series The Young Ones. ...more on Wikipedia

Acted In: The Young Ones, Bottom, The Life and Times of Vivienne Vyle, Melissa (1997), A Small Problem

Birthplace: Bayswater, London, England

Nationality: England

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Emma Thompson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Young Ones Cast List
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Emma Thompson is a British actress, comedienne, screenwriter and author. Cited as one of the greatest British actresses of her generation, she is known for her portrayals of reticent women in period dramas and literary adaptations, often playing haughty or matronly characters with a sense of irony. Born in Paddington, London to English actor Eric Thompson and Scottish actress Phyllida Law, she was educated at Newnham College, University of Cambridge, where she became a member of the Footlights troupe. ...more on Wikipedia

Acted In: Angels in America, Playhouse Presents, Alfresco, Tutti Frutti, The Crystal Cube, + more

Birthplace: Paddington, London, United Kingdom

Nationality: United Kingdom, England

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