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Sean Bean


Sean Bean, England's most versatile actor, holds a stellar career spanning every medium for approximately 20 years, in theater, radio, television and movies. Bean was born in Handsworth, Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire, to Rita (Tuckwood) and Brian Bean. He worked for his father's welding firm before he decided to become an actor. He attended ... See full bio »

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Filmography

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 2016 The Young Messiah (completed)
Severus
 2015 The Frankenstein Chronicles (TV Series)
John Marlott
- Lost and Found (2015) ... John Marlott
- The Frankenstein Murders (2015) ... John Marlott
- The Fortune of War (2015) ... John Marlott
- All the Lost Children (2015) ... John Marlott
- Seeing Things (2015) ... John Marlott
 2015 Pixels
Corporal Hill (SAS Officer)
 2015 Kholat (Video Game)
Narrator (voice)
 2015 Any Day
Vian
 2014 The Snow Queen 2
Arrog (English version, voice)
 2014 Robot Chicken (TV Series)
North / Heathcliff / Dr. Doom
- Catdog on a Stick (2014) ... North / Heathcliff / Dr. Doom (voice)
 2014 Wicked Blood (Video)
Frank Stinson
 2013 Papa Sangre II (Video Game)
Guide (voice)
 2013 Family Guy (TV Series)
Portrait Griffin
- No Country Club for Old Men (2013) ... Portrait Griffin (voice)
 2012 Accused (TV Series)
Simon Gaskell / Tracie Tremarco
- Tracie's Story (2012) ... Simon Gaskell / Tracie Tremarco
 2012/I Mirror Mirror
King
 2012 Cleanskin
Ewan
 2011 Age of Heroes
Maj. Jack Jones
 2010 Death Race 2 (Video)
Markus Kane
 2010 The Lost Future (TV Movie)
Amal
 2008-2010 Crusoe (TV Series)
James Crusoe
- Bad Blood (2008) ... James Crusoe
- Gunpowder (2008) ... James Crusoe
- Rum (2008) ... James Crusoe
 2010 Ca$h
Pyke Kubic / Reese Kubic
 2009 Drumhead (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 2008 Sharpe's Peril (TV Movie)
Sharpe
 2007 Far North
Loki
 2006 Sharpe's Challenge (TV Movie)
Sharpe
 2006 Faceless (TV Movie)
Eddie Prey
 2005 The Dark
James
 2004 Pride (TV Movie)
Dark (voice)
 2004 Troy
Odysseus
 2004 England's Story (Video)
Narrator
 2003 Henry VIII (TV Movie)
Robert Aske
 2003 The Big Empty
Cowboy
 2002 Tom & Thomas
Paul Sheppard
 2000 Essex Boys
Jason Locke
 1999 The Vicar of Dibley (TV Series)
Sean Bean
- Spring (1999) ... Sean Bean
 1999 Extremely Dangerous (TV Mini-Series)
Neil Byrne
- Episode #1.4 (1999) ... Neil Byrne
- Episode #1.3 (1999) ... Neil Byrne
- Episode #1.2 (1999) ... Neil Byrne
- Episode #1.1 (1999) ... Neil Byrne
 1999 Bravo Two Zero (TV Movie)
Andy McNab
 1998 The Canterbury Tales (TV Series)
The Nun's Priest
- Leaving London (1998) ... The Nun's Priest (voice)
 1998 Ronin
Spence
 1998 Airborne
Dave Toombs
 1997 Sharpe's Waterloo (TV Movie)
Richard Sharpe
 1997 Sharpe's Justice (TV Movie)
Richard Sharpe
 1997 Sharpe's Revenge (TV Movie)
Richard Sharpe
 1996 Sharpe's Mission (TV Movie)
Richard Sharpe
 1996 Sharpe's Regiment (TV Movie)
Sharpe
 1995 Sharpe's Sword (TV Movie)
Sharpe
 1995 Sharpe's Gold (TV Movie)
Sharpe
 1994 Jacob (TV Movie)
Esau
 1994 Shopping
Venning
 1994 Sharpe's Honour (TV Movie)
Sharpe
 1994 Sharpe's Enemy (TV Movie)
Sharpe
 1994 Sharpe's Company (TV Movie)
Sharpe
 1993 A Woman's Guide to Adultery (TV Series)
Paul
- Episode #1.3 (1993) ... Paul
- Episode #1.2 (1993) ... Paul
- Episode #1.1 (1993) ... Paul
 1993 Lady Chatterley (TV Mini-Series)
Mellors
- Episode #1.4 (1993) ... Mellors
- Episode #1.3 (1993) ... Mellors
- Episode #1.2 (1993) ... Mellors
- Episode #1.1 (1993) ... Mellors
 1993 Sharpe's Eagle (TV Movie)
Sharpe
 1993 Sharpe's Rifles (TV Movie)
Sharpe
 1991 My Kingdom for a Horse (TV Series)
Steve
 1991 Clarissa (TV Series)
Lovelace
- Episode #1.4 (1991) ... Lovelace
- Episode #1.3 (1991) ... Lovelace
- Episode #1.2 (1991) ... Lovelace
- Episode #1.1 (1991) ... Lovelace
 1991 4 Play (TV Series)
Smith
 1990 Lorna Doone (TV Movie)
Carver Doone
 1990 Screenplay (TV Series)
Man
- Wedded (1990) ... Man
 1990 Screen Two (TV Series)
Vic
- Small Zones (1990) ... Vic
 1989 Windprints
Anton van Heerden
 1989 The Fifteen Streets (TV Movie)
Dominic O'Brien
 1989 The Jim Henson Hour (TV Series)
Prince
- Musicians (1989) ... Prince
 1989 How to Get Ahead in Advertising
Larry Frisk
 1989 War Requiem
The German Soldier / German Soldier
 1988 The Storyteller (TV Series)
Prince
- The True Bride (1988) ... Prince
 1988 Troubles (TV Mini-Series)
Captain Bolton
 1986 The Practice (TV Series)
Terry Donlan
- Episode #2.5 (1986) ... Terry Donlan
- Episode #2.4 (1986) ... Terry Donlan
 1985 Exploits at West Poley (TV Movie)
Scarred Man
 1985 Samson and Delilah (Short)
Billy
 1984 Winter Flight
Hooker
 1984 Punters (TV Movie)
Lurch
 1984 The Bill (TV Series)
Horace Clark
- Long Odds (1984) ... Horace Clark
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Other Works:

He acted in Anton Chekhov's play, "The Three Sisters," in a Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts production at the Vanbrugh Theare in London, England with Sean Bean, James Wilby, Janet McTeer, Alison Steele, Leslie DoQui, Denica Fairman, Jenny Farnon, Gwynn Beech Davies, Trevor Blythe, and Gerrard McArthur in the cast. Helena ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 5 Interviews | 2 Articles | See more »

Height:

5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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Personal Quote:

I sort of leave the characters at the end of the day. I don't carry anything around with me. No excess baggage or unnecessary thoughts. I think it's too exhausting to do that. To put things into perspective - your work is your work and your leisure time is something else. See more »

Trivia:

In a scene midway through Sharpe's Honour (1994), Sharpe and Marquesa Dorada are galloping down a hill on horseback when they suddenly tumble off the horse and land in the middle of a shallow stream. The scene is real; the horse stumbled as it was crossing the stream, sending Bean and co-star Alice Krige down into the water. Director 'Tom Clegg' liked the scene and kept it for the final cut. See more »

Trademark:

Often portrays characters with a tendancy to appear brooding. See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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