Rowan Atkinson

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Rowan Atkinson, English comedian, better known as Mr. Bean, was born on January 6, 1955 in Consett, Durham, England.

Biography and life story of celebrity in English.

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Name in English: Rowan Atkinson
Full real name: Rowan Sebastian Atkinson
Nationality: United States
Language: English
Religion: Christianity (Anglican)
Residence: England
Date of birth: January 6, 1955
Place of birth: Consett, Durham, England
Age: 67 years old (in 2022)
Astrological Sign: Capricorn
Profession: Actor, Author, Producer, Screenwriter
Genre: Comedy
Years of activity: 1979 – present
Social status: Married
Current wife: Suntra Sastri (1990-present)
Sons: Gemma Atkinson
Father: Eric
Mother: Ella
Brothers: Rodney Atkinson

Biography, Life story

Rowan Atkinson

Rowan Atkinson was born on January 6, 1955 in Consett, County Durham, North East England. His father’s name is (Eric) and he is a farmer, and his mother’s name is (Ella). He married his father in 1945. He is the youngest of 3 older siblings: (Paul) died when he was an infant, (Rodney) an economist, and he narrowly lost the leadership of the party Independence in Britain, then (Robert). He was educated at Schroester Durham School and Newcastle University, where he obtained a BSc in Electrical Engineering, and in 1975 went on to pursue an MSc in Electrical Engineering at Oxford Royal College.

He started his artistic career in 1979, and is known for his works, the most important of which are Mr. Bean and Black Adder. Atkinson appeared on the comedy scene in (Sketch Comedy Show) and (Not at Nine O’Clock News) from 1979 to 1982, and also participated in (Secret Policeman’s Balls) in 1979. He did several comic works such as the play (The Thin Blue Line). From 1995 to 1996.

He is considered among the fifty best British comedians of all time. Atkinson won more success in more than one poll through the films in which he played roles such as “Mr. Bean’s Vacation”, “Johnny English” and “Johnny English Reborn”.

He starred in a series of comedy specials for BBC Radio 3’s “Atkinson The People” which consisted of a series of satirical interviews with made-up men. Play the role himself.

In 2012, he announced that he could no longer play the character of Masar Bean due to the incompatibility between his sad fifties and the playful and boyish character of Mr. Bean.


In 1983, he made his cinematic debut, with a supporting part in the James Bond film The Unofficial Never Say Never Again, and took the lead role in Dead on Time with Nigel Hawthorne. In 1989, he appeared with Mel Smith as his first directorial experience in (The Tall Guy). He went on to star in multiple satirical films.

He gained further recognition playing the stuttering priest in Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994). He appeared in Disney’s The Lion King (1994), also as the voice of Zazu. He went on to appear in supporting roles in comedies including “The Rat Race” (2001), “Scooby-Doo” (2002) and “Love Actually” (2003), and the crime comedy “Keeping Mum” (2005), which also starred Kristin Scott Thomas, Maggie Smith. and Patrick Swayze.

In addition to his supporting roles, he played the character (Mr. Bean), who was introduced to the world for the first time in a movie (Bean) in 1997, which achieved international success, followed by the movie (Mr. Bean Holiday) in 2007, which in turn achieved international success. And in a parody of James Bond He starred in the movie (Johnny English) in 2003, and its sequel (Johnny English Reborn) in 2011.


In 2005 he led a coalition that included some of the UK’s most prominent writers and actors, and they went to the British Parliament in an attempt to force them to review a bill criminalizing incitement to hatred on a religious or racial basis. Atkinson and his cohorts felt that this law would give religious groups the power to censor the arts.

In 2009 he criticized homophobic speech legislation, and said the House of Lords should vote against the government’s attempt to repeal the freedom of expression clause from the homophobic law.

In 2012 he expressed support for the Section 5 Reform Campaign which aimed to rewrite or repeal Section 5 of the Public Order Act of 1986, particularly the provision that harassment and insult lead to arrest and punishment.


Atkinson’s net worth is estimated at 85 million pounds sterling.
Atkinson loves cars and trucks, and has started driving his mother’s (Morris Minor) car near the family farm.
He has written for many of the most prestigious motorsports magazines in which he outlines his vision for the McLaren F1 in 1995.
He has a truck driver’s license which he acquired in 1981 in order to secure a job as an actor in his youth.
He uses his driving skills for comedy film supplies.
Atkinson said the car he didn’t want to own was a Porsche.

Kenya Holiday

In the year 2001, he was on a holiday trip to Kenya, and his pilot happened to pass out, and Atkinson managed to keep the plane in the air quietly for several minutes until the pilot regained consciousness and managed to regain control of the plane.

Rowan Atkinson married Santira Sastry in New York City in 1990, with whom he has two children. He had met her in the late 1980s when she was working as a make-up artist with the BBC. She is of an Indian father and a British mother.

List of works – Filmography

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1982 Fundamental Frolics The Secret Policeman’s Other Ball 1983 Dead on Time Never Say Never Again 1989 The Appointments of Dennis Jennings The Tall Guy 1990 The Witches 1991 The Driven Man 1992 Laughing Matters 1993 Hot Shots! Part Deux 1994 Four Weddings and a Funeral The Lion King 1997 Bean 2000 Maybe Baby 2001 Rat Race 2002 Scooby-Doo 2003 Johnny English Love Actually 2005 Keeping Mum 2007 Mr. Bean’s Holiday 2011 Johnny English Reborn.


1979 Canned Laughter The Secret Policeman’s Ball 1979–1982 Not the Nine O’Clock News 1980 Peter Cook & Co The Innes Book of Records 1983 The Black Adder 1986 Blackadder II Saturday Live 1987 Blackadder the Third 1988 Blackadder: The Cavalier Years Blackadder’s Christmas Carol 1989 Blackadder Goes Forth 1990–1995 Bean 1991 Bernard and the Genie’ 1992 Rowan Atkinson Live Funny Business A Bit of Fry & Laurie 1995–1996 The Thin Blue Line 1997 The Story of Bean 1999 Blackadder: Back & Forth Doctor Who and the Curse of Fatal Death 2001 Popsters 2001–2004 , 2015–present Mr. Bean 2003 Lying to Michael Jackson 2005 Spider-Plant Man 2007 The Greatest Worst Bits of Comic Relief 2008 We Are Most Amused Blackadder Rides Again 2009 Not Again: Not the Nine O’Clock News 2010 Bondi Rescue 2011 Top Gear 2012 The Olympics Opening Ceremony 2013 Live from Lambeth Palace sketches 2015 Horrible Histories 2016 Maigret.

Awards and Honors

Atkinson was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire at Christmas 2013 for his services to drama and charity.