Rowan Atkinson Celebrity
- Stuttered as a child.
- Discovered his knack for comedy in the mid-'70s while attending Oxford University, where he was studying electrical engineering.
- Has frequently collaborated with screenwriter Richard Curtis (Four Weddings and a Funeral) ever since the two met at Oxford in 1976; together they developed the character of Mr. Bean.
- In 1981, became the youngest person to have a one-man show in London's West End.
- Named a CBE (a Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the Queen's Birthday Honours List in 2013.
- Is a car fanatic; owns an Aston Martin V8 Zagato and has written for several British car magazines.
- Lily Atkinson — Daughter
- Ella Atkinson — Mother
- Sunetra Sastry — Wife
- Ben Atkinson — Son
- Eric Atkinson — Father
- Newcastle University, Newcastle Upon Tyne, England (BSC); University of Oxford, Queen's College, Oxford, England (MSc, 1979)
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