Rowan Atkinson is a writer, comedian, and actor from the United Kingdom. He rose to prominence as a result of his work on the sitcoms Blackadder and The Simpsons. In 1979, Atkinson did a one-off pilot for London Weekend Television after graduating from university. Tune in via bio.
Rowan Atkinson Biography
Rowan Atkinson was born in Consett, England on January 6, 1955. He’s 66 years old. He is of mixed ethnicity and has American nationality. Rowan Atkinson’s father, Eric Atkinson, is a farmer and company director, and his mother, Ella May. He also has siblings. He is the youngest of four brothers. Paul, who died as an infant, Rodney, a Eurosceptic economist who narrowly lost the UK Independence Party leadership election in 2000, and Rupert are his three older brothers. In terms of education, he is well-educated.
Rowan Atkinson Height & Weight
Rowan Atkinson is 5 feet 9 inches tall, or 1.81 meters or 181 centimeters. His bodyweight is 69 kilograms (148 pounds). He has grey hair and light brown eyes.
|Real Name||Rowan Sebastian Atkinson|
|Famous As||Actor, Comedian, Writer|
|Birthday||January 6, 1955|
|Height||approx. 5 ft 9 in (1.81 m)|
|Weight||approx. 69 Kg (148 lbs)|
|Body Measurements||approx. 44-32-38 inches|
|Eye Color||Light Brown|
|Shoe Size||10 (US)|
|Net Worth||approx. $25 m (USD)|
In 1978, he began his acting career by appearing in a series of BBC Radio 3 comedy shows called “The Atkinson People.” The following year, he created a one-of-a-kind pilot for a sitcom called ‘Canned Laughter.’ He co-starred in the 1979 television comedy sketch show ‘Not the Nine O’ Clock News’ with Pamela Stephenson, Mel Smith, Griff Rhys Jones, and Chris Langham. He achieved widespread local success with his sitcom and later landed a role in the medieval sitcom, ‘The Black Adder,’ which premiered in 1983 and lasted until the next decade. He co-wrote the show with Richard Curtis once more.
In 1983, he made his film debut as a supporting actor in the James Bond film ‘Never Say Never Again.’ The same year, he was cast as the lead in the film ‘Dead on Time.’ While filming for the ‘Black Adder,’ he was called to the ‘Just for Laughs festival in Montreal from 1987 to 1989. During this time, he also appeared in the films ‘The Appointments of Dennis Jennings’ and ‘The Tall Guy.’ In 1990, he was cast as the wretched, buffoon Mr. Bean in the show ‘Mr. Bean.’ Atkinson had no idea that this series would change his life and cement his place as one of the greatest British actor-comedian of all time. Simultaneously, he was cast in the film adaptation of Roald Dahl’s classic, ‘The Witches.’
In 1994, he was recognized for his work in the film ‘Four Weddings and a Funeral,’ as well as his voiceover for the bird, Zazu, in Disney’s ‘The Lion King.’
Several sequels to ‘Mr. Bean’ was produced and aired on television until 1995. Two years later, he was cast in ‘Bean,’ the film adaptation of the hit television series. During this time, he was also cast in ‘The Thin Blue Line’ as Inspector ‘Raymond Fowler.’ From 2001 to 2003, he appeared in a number of films as a supporting actor, including ‘Rat Race,’ ‘Johnny English,’ ‘Scooby-Doo,’ and ‘Love Actually.’ Two years later, he co-starred with Maggie Smith, Patrick Swayze, and Kristin Scott Thomas in the crime comedy Keeping Mum. In addition to his supporting roles, he found success with another ‘Bean’ film, a sequel to the first, titled ‘Mr. Bean’s Holiday,’ which was released in 2007. Two years later, he played a supporting role in Rupert Goold’s musical ‘Oliver!’
In 2011, he appeared in the sequel to the James Bond parody, titled ‘Johnny English Reborn,’ which was a box-office success. The following year, he issued an official proclamation stating that he was officially retiring from the role of ‘Mr. Bean,’ and that no more shows or films based on the famous character would be produced.
In 2013, he played an ostensible role in a London theater production of the play ‘Quartermine’s Terms.’
How much is Rowan Atkinson’s net worth? His primary source of income is acting. His net worth is estimated to be more than $25 million (USD).
Rowan Atkinson Wife & Marriage
Who is Rowan Atkinson Wife? From 1990 to 2015, he was married to makeup artist Sunetra Sastry. Stephen Fry, the actor, served as the best man at his wedding. He has a son, Benjamin, and a daughter, Lily.
Rowan Atkinson does not use any of the social media platforms, according to her online presence. He does not have time to be active on social networking sites such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.