Rowan Atkinson has turned 66 on 6th January this year. On this big day, he reveals that he doesn’t like to play Mr Bean Character anymore. He is famous all over the world for his funny character Mr Bean. Not only, Mr Bean, he gave his best in many shows and movies also. His Blackadder, Johnny English, The Thin Blue Line, The Secret Policeman’s Ball, Mr Bean’s Holiday Movies are also very famous. Let’s talk about our favourite Rowan Atkinson aka Mr Bean.
Personal Life Of Atkison:
On 6 January in 1955, Rowan was born in Consett, County Durham, England. His father Eric Atkinson was a farmer and a company director. He studied at Durham Choristers School. Then he got a degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Newcastle University. He continued his degree of MSc in Electrical Engineering at The Queen’s College, Oxford, in 1975. Rowan Atkinson married to Sunetra Sastry in 1990. And they were divorced on 10 November 2015. They have two children. In 1978, his MSc thesis of self-tuning control published. Rowan Atkinson aka Mr Bean started his career of acting his college days.
Filmography of Atkinson :
|Year||Films or TV Shows|
|1979–1982||Not the Nine O’Clock News|
|1983||Never Say Never Again|
|1988||The Appointments of Dennis Jennings|
|1989||The Tall Guy|
|1995–1996||The Thin Blue Line|
|1993||Hot Shots! Part Deux|
|1994||Four Weddings and a Funeral|
|1994||The Lion King|
|2007||Mr Bean’s Holiday|
|2011||Johnny English Reborn|
|2017||Huan Le Xi Ju Ren|
|2018||Johnny English Strikes Again|
Rowan Atkinson got the honour of being the Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the 2013 Birthday Honours for services to drama and charity.
He doesn’t want to play the role of Mr Bean. He said,
I don’t much enjoy playing him. The weight of responsibility is not pleasant. I find it stressful and exhausting, and I look forward to the end of it.
He also added when he was asked about his character Mr Bean,
Having made an animated TV series, we’re now in the foothills of developing an animated movie for Mr Bean. It’s easier for me to perform the character vocally than visually.
He also added,
I don’t much enjoy playing him. The weight of responsibility is not pleasant. I find it stressful and exhausting, and I look forward to the end of it
His drew conclusion by saying,
Mr Bean’s success has never surprised me. Watching an adult behaving in a childish way without being remotely aware of his inappropriateness is fundamentally funny.
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