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Rowan Atkinson
  • Birth Name: Rowan Sebastian Atkinson
  • Birth Place: Consett, County Durham, England
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 01/06/1955, Capricorn
  • Profession: Actor; writer
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Is Love Actually the Ultimate Holiday Rom-Com or a Depressing Hot Mess?

Anyone's who's logged into Netflix lately has no doubt noted the presence of Love Actually in the "Popular on Netflix" category. That's because the British comedy has become something of a modern classic for the holiday season. But not everyone sees it that way.

The ensemble film with nine different plots set around Christmas hit theaters in 2003 to high anticipation. Not only was this filmmaker Richard Curtis' follow-up to the popular Four Weddings and Funeral and Notting Hill, but it also boasted so many popular British stars that there was no way it could fail, right? Well... while some fans are still devoted to the film, they're the first to admit that it's an imperfect movie. But while TVGuide.com editor Joyce Eng embraces the film's range of stories and strong performances, fellow editor Hanh Nguyen is put off by the often depressing plots and creepy, male-centric take on so-called romance.
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VIDEO: Blackadder: Goodbyeee

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Aired: 11/2/1989

Edmund and Lt. Barley share a nice rat stroganoff in their tent when word arrives that tomorrow morning the troops are going "over the top." Could a feigned bout of insanity put Edmund on the road to Calais? watch

VIDEO: Goodbyeee

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Goodbyeee
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Length: 30:00
Aired: 11/2/1989

Edmund and Lt. Barley share a nice rat stroganoff in their tent when word arrives that tomorrow morning the troops are going "over the top." Could a feigned bout of insanity put Edmund on the road to Calais? watch

Videos

Bean
'Scooby-Doo' Preview (Cinemax)
The Witches
Daytime's Greatest Weddings

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Johnny English Reborn
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Johnny English
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Johnny English Reborn
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Johnny English Reborn

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Chains
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Do-It-Yourself Mr. Bean
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The Curse of Mr. Bean
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Mime Games and Spring Clean

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Credits

Year Title Description
2011 Johnny English Reborn Movie, Actor - Johnny English
2007 Mr. Bean's Holiday Movie, Actor - Mr. Bean
2007 Mr. Bean's Holiday Movie, Source
2005 Merry Christmas Mr. Bean TV Show Series, Actor - Mr. Bean
2005 Keeping Mum Movie, Actor - Reverend Walter Goodfellow

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Rowan Atkinson Injured in Car Crash

Mr. Bean star Rowan Atkinson was injured after crashing his million-dollar car in England on Thursday evening, according to The Guardian.

The 56-year-old actor/gearhead is believed to have lost control of his McLaren F1 on an apparently wet road, spun out, and then hit a tree and a lamppost. He is said to be suffering a shoulder injury...
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The Royal Wedding: Prince William and Kate Middleton Marry

The Royal Wedding went off without a hitch as Prince William and Kate Middleton exchanged their "I do's" at London's Westminster Abbey.

The Queen released a statement announcing that His Royal Highness Prince William had earned the additional titles Duke of Cambridge, Earl of Strathearn and Baron Carrickfergus. Middleton will be known as Her Royal Highness, the Duchess of Cambridge.

Kathy Griffin to roast royal wedding for TV Guide Network

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Elton John, David Beckham Among Royal Wedding Guests

Elton John and David Beckham are among the 1,900 guests expected to attend the royal wedding Friday, according to an official guest list released Saturday.

John, 64, performed a special version of "Candle in the Wind" at the funeral of Princess Diana in 1997. Beckham, 35, who recently worked with... read more

Moonlight and Other Announced Releases

New releases announced today, October 3:

Live from Abbey Road - The Best of Season 1 on DVD and Blu-ray Disc will be coming out November 11

Moonlight - The Complete Series will be coming out January 20

Mr. Bean - The Ultimate Collection will be coming out December 16

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"Idol Gives Back" Adds Housewife, Lotsa British Peeps

Fresh from Fox:"The original American Idol, Kelly Clarkson, along with Hugh Grant" — as in American Dreamz? — "Keira Knightley, Forest Whitaker, Helena Bonham Carter, Daniel Radcliffe" — Emma must be holding out for a bigger per diem — "Teri Hatcher and Mr. Bean (Rowan Atkinson), are scheduled to appear on 'Idol Gives Back,' a two-night special airing Tuesday, April 24 and Wednesday, April 25. These celebrities join previously announced talent Gwen Stefani, Josh Groban, Pink, Michael Bublé" — really, again? Can I write his material this time? — "Annie Lennox, Il Divo and Borat Sagdiyev." read more

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