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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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Known For

The Lion King
(1994)
Bean
Bean Mr. Bean
(1997)
Mr. Bean's Holiday
(2007)
Johnny English
Johnny English Johnny English
(2003)

Filmography

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 2017 Maigret in Montmartre (TV Movie) (filming)
Jules Maigret
 2015 Mr Bean: Funeral (Video)
Mr. Bean
 2015 Mr Bean: The Animated Series (TV Series)
Mr. Bean
 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
 2007 Mr. Bean's Wedding (Video)
Mr. Bean
 2005 Spider-Plant Man (TV Short)
Peter Piper / Spider-Plant Man
 2003 Love Actually
Rufus - Jewellery Salesman
 2002-2003 Mr. Bean: The Animated Series (TV Series)
Mr. Bean
- A Running Battle (2003) ... Mr. Bean (voice)
- Hopping Mad! (2003) ... Mr. Bean (voice)
- Treasure! (2003) ... Mr. Bean (voice)
- Birthday Bear (2003) ... Mr. Bean (voice)
- Bean in Love (2003) ... Mr. Bean (voice)
 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)
 1993 Mr Bean: Blind Date (Video)
Mr. Bean
 1992 Election 92 (TV Movie)
Mr. Bean
 1990 Mr Bean: The Library (Video short)
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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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercial for M&M chocolate candy as Mr. Bean. See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Interviews | 6 Articles | 8 Pictorials | 12 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Mr. Rowan Atkinson | Ro Atkinson

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Personal Quote:

I definitely do not have the wit of Blackadder. I definitely require scriptwriters to provide that. And I don't think I'm as dark or cynical as Blackadder is in his view of the world. Probably I'm somewhere in between but closer to Mr. Bean. You know, the nice bits of Mr. Bean, because Mr. Bean has a very vindictive and selfish and nasty side to him. I hope I don't have too much of that. See more »

Trivia:

He was awarded the Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for Best Comedy Performance in 1982 for the 1981 season. See more »

Trademark:

Wide range of humorous expressions See more »

Nickname:

Row

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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