Rowan Atkinson

Rowan Sebastian Atkinson is an English actor, comedian and writer. He played the title roles on the sitcoms Blackadder and Mr. Bean, and the film series Johnny English. Atkinson first came to prominence in the BBC sketch comedy show Not the Nine O'Clock News, receiving the 1981 British Academy Television Award for Best Entertainment Performance, and The Secret Policeman's Ball where he performed a skit. Subsequent skits on stage have featured solo performances as well as collaborations. His other film work includes the James Bond film Never Say Never Again, playing a bumbling vicar in Four Weddings and a Funeral, voicing the red-billed hornbill Zazu in The Lion King, and playing jewellery salesman Rufus in Love Actually. He portrayed Mr. Bean in the film adaptations Bean and Mr. Bean's Holiday. Atkinson also featured in the BBC sitcom The Thin Blue Line, and he played the titular character in ITV's Maigret.

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