At The Age Of 62, Mr. Bean Star Rowan Atkinson Has Revealed Some Pretty Surprising News

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Every country has its national icons, and people don’t always agree on exactly who has earned this title. One person who definitely deserves to be labeled as such is the comedic genius Rowan Atkinson. Whether it’s his fantastic work in Blackadder, or his career-defining performance as Mr. Bean, few British actors can rival him when it comes to laughs. He’s also quite private in his personal life; but that doesn’t mean there’s nothing to report on it – quite the opposite in fact. Because in 2017, Atkinson revealed something that is sure to surprise many people due to his age…

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They really don’t come much more naturally funny than comedic talent Rowan Atkinson. Born near Newcastle, England, in 1955, Atkinson has always had a penchant for making people laugh, and throughout his illustrious career, he’s used it to his advantage.

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After nabbing himself a master’s degree in electrical engineering, Atkinson went down a rather different route when he began crafting his very own comedy sketches. Following a successful stint at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, it quickly became apparent that Atkinson had some real potential in his line of work.

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