Birth Name (real name):
Rowan Sebastian Atkinson
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Biography, Facts, Family
Rowan Sebastian Atkinson was born on 6 January 1955, in Consett, Co. Durham, UK. His parents are Ella May (Bainbridge) and Eric Atkinson. He grew up on a farm with his two older brothers, Rupert and Rodney. He attended Newcastle University and Oxford University where he earned degrees in electrical engineering. He has become know for his different facial and humorous expressions. Two of his most popular characters are characters: Mr. Bean and Blackadder.
Age – Date of Birth:
61 – January 6, 1955
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Place of Birth:
Consett, County Durham, England
He attended Durham Choristers School, St. Bees School and Newcastle University where he obtained a degree in Electrical Engineering.
Family / Parents:
Mother name – Ella May (nee Bainbridge)
Father name – Eric Atkinson
Job – Occupation:
Actor, comedian, and screenwriter.
Dating History Girlfriend / Spouse:
He was married Sunetra Sastry for 25 years, (February 1990 – 10 November 2015). He is now divorced and has 2 children.
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List of 10 Facts / Trivia:
1. Rowan Atkinson has been named by The Observer as one of the 50 funniest comedians ever.
2. He is best known for Blackadder and Mr Bean, sitcoms that he starred in and helped write.
3. His first film role was in the James Bond film Never Say Never Again (1983).
4. Atkinson holds a lorry driving license which he obtained in 1981 as he was fascinated by lorries and wanted to ensure he could find work while trying to become a young actor.
5. He loves cars and has crashed a number of them, including a McLaren F1 and an Aston Martin V8.
6. Atkinson has stated that he will never own a Porsche.
7. He has starred in several large films; Bean (1997) and Mr. Bean’s Holiday (2007) based on his TV character, and two James Bond parody films, Johnny English (2003) and Johnny English Reborn (2011);
8. Atkinson has performed live on stage a number of times including alongside the members of Monty Python in The Secret Policeman’s Ball (1979) for Amnesty International.
9. He had a relationship with actress Leslie Ash in the 1980s.
10. In February 1990 he married Sunetra Sastry. The couple has two children, Ben and Lily. They divorced on 10 November 2015.