1: The Real Name
Do you know the real name of Mr Bean? He is Rowan Sebastian Atkinson. He was born on 6 January 1955 in Consett, County Durham.
His mother was Ella May, while his father was a farmer and company director named Eric Atkinson. I believe that his parents never think that his son will become one of the 50 funniest people in Britain.
Before he chose Mr Bean as his stage name, he used the name Mr White. But he declined the name because it is associated with color. He tried to pick the name based on the type of vegetables. Initially he selected Mr Cauliflower. Finally he selected Mr Bean instead of Mr Cauliflower.
4: Mr Bean creation
Rowan created the character of Bean when he was a student at Oxford University in the beginning of 1980s.
5: Tony Blair
Tony Blair the prime minister of Britain. Do you know that Rowan was in the same class with Blair at school?
Bean graduated from Queens College, Oxford after he got a M.Sc. degree.
7: MR Bean TV Series
There are 18 episodes that people can watch on the Mr Bean TV series. It was premiered from 1990 to 1995. The series Blackadder Bean is considered as a famous movie and television of Rowan Atkinson.
There are many awards that Bean collected during his life. He won 1990 Golden Rose Awards and 1995 CableACE Comedy Special. The TV series was also nominated for BAFTA TV Award in 1992, 1994, and 1991.
9: Driving A Car
Mr Bean can be seen driving her mini copper in daily life. But you can see him sporting a lime green and black hood 1977 car.
10: Cars in Rowan’s life
In the real life, Rowan is an avid driver. He likes driving wagon and carriage. He also collects some sport and racing cars.
If you think that Mr Bean and Rowan in real life have similar personality and characters, you are wrong. Rowan is very educated. He often writes in famous magazines such as Evo Magazines or even Car Magazine.