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Fast Facts

  • Dropped out of school at 16 and spent some time working at his father's welding business.
  • Attended art school for two years before deciding he wanted to be an actor.
  • Joined the prestigious Royal Shakespeare Company in 1986, playing the title role in the company's production of Romeo and Juliet. 
  • Rose to fame in England portraying Lt. Richard Sharpe in a series of made-for-TV historical dramas.
  • Breakthrough Hollywood role was terrorist Sean Miller in 1992's Patriot Games.
  • International profile was raised by Peter Jackson's fantasy epic The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001), in which he played the treacherous Boromir.

Awards

  • 2011, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
  • 2003, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: Winner
  • 2004, Critics' Choice Awards — Best Acting Ensemble: Winner
  • 2001, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: Nominee

Relationships

  • Brian Bean — Father
  • Rita Bean — Mother
  • Georgina Suttcliffe — Ex-wife
  • Abigail Cruttenden — Ex-wife
  • Debra Anderson — Ex-wife
  • Evie Natasha Bean — Daughter
  • Molly Bean — Daughter
  • Melanie Hill — Ex-wife
  • Lorna Bean — Daughter
  • Lorraine Bean — Sister

College

  • Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts, London, England

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Details

  • Birth Name: Shaun Mark Bean
  • Birth Place: Sheffield, Yorkshire, England
  • Birthday: April 17, 1959, Aries
  • Profession: Actor
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