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Rowan Atkinson

Rowan Sebastian Atkinson (born 6 January 1955) is an English comedian, screenwriter, and actor. He is most famous for his work on the satirical sketch comedy show Not The Nine O'Clock News, and the sitcoms Blackadder, Mr. Bean, and The Thin Blue Line. He has been listed in The Observer as one of the 50 funniest actors in British comedy, and amongst the top 50 comedy actors ever in a 2005 poll of fellow comedians. Atkinson, the youngest of four brothers, was born in Consett, County Durham, England. His parents were Eric Atkinson, a farmer and company director, and Ella May (née Bainbridge), who married on 29 June 1945. His three older brothers were Paul, who died as an infant, Rodney, a Eurosceptic economist who narrowly lost the United Kingdom Independence Party leadership election in 2000, and Rupert. Atkinson was brought up Anglican, and was educated at Durham Choristers School, St. Bees School, and Newcastle University.

Mr. Bean -- Still Cruisin' After 25 Years

Mr. Bean
Still Cruisin' After 25 Years

Mr. Bean can still drive a funny little green car with a broom stick just as well as anyone else and he proved it yesterday in the UK. Rowan Atkinson, the man behind the character was there to… READ MORE >

Mr. Bean CRASHES Super-Expensive Exotic Car -- Survives

Mr. Bean
Hospitalized After Wrecking Super-Expensive Exotic Car

Mr. Bean is a VERY lucky man ... because the guy WRECKED the hell out of his MILLION DOLLAR McLaren F1 sports car last night ... and was only hospitalized for a minor shoulder injury. According to… READ MORE >

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