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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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 2015 The Frankenstein Chronicles (TV Series) (pre-production)
John Marlott
 2015 The Martian (filming)
Mitch Henderson
 2015 Any Day
Vian
 2014 The Snow Queen: Magic of the Ice Mirror
Arrog (English version, voice)
 2014 Robot Chicken (TV Series)
Walder Frey / North / Dr. Doom
- Catdog on a Stick (2014) ... Walder Frey / North / Dr. Doom (voice)
 2014 Wicked Blood (Video)
Frank Stinson
 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 Soldiers of Fortune
Dimidov
 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
 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
 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 Wedded (TV Movie)
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 Mini-Series)
Prince
- The True Bride (1988) ... Prince
 1988 Troubles (TV Series)
Captain Bolton
- Episode #1.2 (1988) ... Captain Bolton
- Episode #1.1 (1988) ... Captain Bolton
 1986 The Practice (TV Series)
Terry Donlan
- Episode #2.5 (1986) ... Terry Donlan
- Episode #2.4 (1986) ... Terry Donlan
 1986 Caravaggio
Ranuccio
 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:

1986: Played James Bond in screentests for actresses trying out for roles in The Living Daylights (1987) 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 was a big Bowie fan when I was younger and I still am. I even dyed my hair red and had the same hairstyle. He was very big in Sheffield, people don't realize how important he was - so were Marc Bolan, Lou Reed, Roxy Music... it was a very luxurious time. See more »

Trivia:

His dislike for flying is so intense that during the filming of the "Mount Caradhras" scene in The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001), he hiked in costume to the shooting site while his fellow cast members were ferried in by helicopter. See more »

Trademark:

Often plays characters who die in a violent manner. This has occurred more than 20 times. See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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