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Sean Bean

Actor
Biography
Shaun Mark Bean (born 17 April 1959) is an English actor. After graduating from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, Bean made his professional debut in a theatre production of Romeo and Juliet in 1983. Retaining his Yorkshire accent, he first found mainstream success for his portrayal of Richard Sharpe in the ITV series Sharpe, which originally ran from 1993 to 1997. Bean's film roles include Patriot Games (1992), GoldenEye (1995), Ronin (1998), Don't Say a Word (2001), The Lord of the Rings trilogy (2001–2003), Equilibrium (2002), National Treasure (2004), Troy (2004), Flightplan (2005), North Country (2005), The Island (2005), Silent Hill (2006), Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (2010), Black Death (2010), Jupiter Ascending (2015), and The Martian (2015). His television roles include the BBC anthology series Accused, Broken, Game of Thrones, and the ITV historical drama series Henry VIII and Legends. As a voice actor, Bean has been featured in the video games The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion, Sid Meier's Civilization VI, and the feature films Wolfwalkers and Mummies among others. Bean has also been the main voice over for O2 and their adverts for over 20 years having originally taken the job in 2002. In 2022, Bean won the British Academy Television Award as Leading Actor in Time, a BBC One drama.

Personal Info

Occupation Actor
Place of Birth Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England, UK
Birthday 1959-04-17

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Filmography by Year

1
2024
1
2023
1
2022
1
2021
3
2020
3
2019
2
2018
4
2017
6
2016
8
2015
3
2014
1
2013
7
2012
1
2011
5
2010
2
2009
3
2008
2
2007
6
2006
5
2005
3
2004
3
2003
5
2002
4
2001
1
2000
2
1999
3
1998
5
1997
4
1996
7
1995
7
1994
5
1993
2
1992
4
1991
4
1990
3
1989
2
1988
1
1986
1
1985
1
1984

Filmography by Genre

Drama
53
Action
35
Adventure
35
TV Movie
29
Thriller
28
War
21
History
20
Crime
14
Mystery
13
Documentary
11
Fantasy
10
Science Fiction
10
Romance
8
Comedy
8
Horror
7
Family
7
Action & Adventure
4
Animation
3
War & Politics
3
Sci-Fi & Fantasy
2