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Rowan Atkinson


Rowan Sebastian Atkinson was born on 6 January, 1955, in Consett, Co. Durham, UK, to Ella May (Bainbridge) and Eric Atkinson. His father owned a farm, where Rowan grew up with his two older brothers, Rupert and Rodney. He attended Newcastle University and Oxford University where he earned degrees in electrical engineering. During that time, he met... See full bio »
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 2010 Bondi Rescue (TV Series)
Mr. Bean
 2008 Tak & the Power of Juju (TV Series)
Lok
 2007 The Dame Edna Treatment (TV Series)
Mr. Bean
- Episode #1.1 (2007) ... Mr. Bean
 2006 Keeping Mum: Deleted Scenes (Video short)
Walter Goodfellow
 2006 Keeping Mum: Funnies (Video short)
Walter Goodfellow
 2005 Spider-Plant Man (TV Short)
Peter Piper / Spider-Plant Man
 2003 Love Actually
Rufus - Jewellery Salesman
 1997 Bean
Mr. Bean
 1995 Unseen Bean (Video)
Mr. Bean
 1994 Animated StoryBook: The Lion King (Video Game)
Zazu (voice)
 1994 Schmidteinander (TV Series)
Mr. Bean
- Episode #5.6 (1994) ... Mr. Bean
 1994 The Lion King
Zazu (voice)
 1992 Election 92 (TV Movie)
Mr. Bean
 1991 Comic Relief (TV Movie)
Mr. Bean
 1988 The Appointments of Dennis Jennings (Short)
Dr. Schooner
 1983 Dead on Time (Short)
Bernard Fripp
 1979-1982 Not the Nine O'Clock News (TV Series)
Various Roles
- Episode #4.6 (1982) ... Various Roles
- Episode #4.5 (1982) ... Various Roles
- Episode #4.4 (1982) ... Various Roles
- Episode #4.3 (1982) ... Various Roles
- Episode #4.2 (1982) ... Various Roles
 1980 Peter Cook & Co. (TV Movie)
Various Characters
 1980 The Innes Book of Records (TV Series)
- Episode #2.5 (1980)
 1980 Lena (TV Series)
Concert Pianist (Mime)
- Episode #1.1 (1980) ... Concert Pianist (Mime)
 1979 Canned Laughter (TV Short)
Robert Box / Dave Perry / Mr. Marshall
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Other Works:

Australian TV commercial series for Appletise (circa 1983) See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Interviews | 6 Articles | 8 Pictorials | 11 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Mr. Rowan Atkinson | Ro Atkinson

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Personal Quote:

[preparing to perform onstage the title role in Simon Gray's 'Quartermaine's Terms'] It's well known that tragedy and comedy are close bedfellows. It's rare, though, that you see them placed in such intimacy. Like most tragic figures, 'Quartermaine' is unaware of his own tragedy. What I love about him is his optimism. You don't tend to feel much sympathy for pessimistic people, but those who ... See more »

Trivia:

He was awarded the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2013 Queen's Birthday Honours List for his services to Drama and to charity. See more »

Trademark:

Wide range of humorous expressions See more »

Nickname:

Row

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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