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Rowan Atkinson


Rowan Sebastian Atkinson was born on the 6th January, 1955, in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, UK, to Ella May (Bainbridge) and Eric Atkinson. His father owned a farm where he 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 ... 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
 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:

: Plays Fagin in "Oliver!" musical by Charles Dickens and directed by Rupert Goold (Royal Drury Lane Theatre, London, England, UK). Retired from playing Fagin on December 2009. 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:

The more success you have, the more pressure you feel to make things to a good standard, for movies you make to make money and that sort of thing. One misses those days when you were 19 or 23 and you just did what made you laugh. What you and your friends thought was funny. And you did it, and if they laughed, great, and if they didn't, it didn't matter. As you get older you always think about ... See more »

Trivia:

Once crashed his MacLaren F1, a supercar valued at more than $1,000,000, into the back of a stationary Mini Metro, valued at around $600. The damage was not severe. See more »

Trademark:

Wide range of humorous expressions See more »

Nickname:

Row

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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