Johnny English Strikes Again. Johnny English (Rowan Atkinson). Copyright: Working Title Films

Rowan Atkinson CBE is an English actor, writer and comedian who first found fame in the late 1970s. He achieved stardom in satirical sketch show Not The Nine O'Clock News, cementing his popularity in hit 80s sitcom Blackadder, and entering the 1990s in Mr Bean. Bean has proved an international smash success with two feature films to date. Atkinson is also known for playing the lead in three Johnny English spy movie spoofs.

More information

Born
Thursday 6th January 1955
Stage name
Mr Bean
Full name
Rowan Sebastian Atkinson
Title
Rowan Atkinson CBE
Nationality
English

Awards

BAFTA Television Awards 1994
Best Light Entertainment Performance: Nominee
BAFTA Television Awards 1992
Best Comedy: Nominee
BAFTA Television Awards 1992
Best Light Entertainment Performance: Nominee
BAFTA Television Awards 1991
Best Light Entertainment Performance: Nominee
British Comedy Awards 1990
Best Comedy Entertainment Personality: Winner
British Comedy Awards 1990
Best TV Comedy Actor: Nominee
BAFTA Television Awards 1990
Best Light Entertainment Performance: Winner
BAFTA Television Awards 1988
Best Light Entertainment Performance: Nominee
BAFTA Television Awards 1983
Best Light Entertainment Performance: Nominee
BAFTA Television Awards 1981
Best Light Entertainment Performance: Winner

Credits

Year Production Role
2021 Man Vs Bee Announced Creator
2021 Man Vs Bee Announced Writer
2021 Man Vs Bee Announced Man
2021 Happy Birthday Mr Bean Self
2021 Mr Bean In Development Mr Bean (Voice)
2019 God's Work Various
2019 Mr Bean - Series 3 Executive Producer
2019 Mr Bean - Series 3 Mr Bean (Voice)
2018 We Are Most Amused & Amazed Self
2018 Johnny English Strikes Again Johnny English
2018 The Graham Norton Show - Series 24
  1. E2 - Rowan Atkinson, Jamie Lee Curtis, Gary Barlow, Jeff Goldblum, Imelda May
Guest
2015 Horrible Histories - Series 6
  1. E5 - Horrid Henry VIII
  2. Special - Rotten Rulers
  3. Special - Savage Songs Special
Henry VIII
2015 Talking Comedy Self (Archive Material)
2015 Mr Bean - Series 2 Executive Producer
2015 Mr Bean - Series 2 Mr Bean (Voice)
2012 John Howard Davies: A Life In Comedy Self
2011 Johnny English Reborn Johnny English
2011 What's So Funny? - Series 2
  1. E1 - Episode One
Self
2011 My Favourite Joke
  1. E6 - Episode Six
Self (Archive Material)
2009 Not Again: Not The Nine O'Clock News Self
2008 Blackadder Rides Again Self
2008 We Are Most Amused Self
2008 Blackadder Exclusive: The Whole Rotten Saga Self
2007 Mr. Bean's Holiday Mr. Bean
2005 Keeping Mum Reverend Walter Goodfellow
2004 Arena: Remember The Secret Policeman's Ball? Self
2003 Love Actually Rufus, Cartier Salesman
2003 Johnny English Johnny English
2002 Mr Bean - Series 1 Executive Producer
2002 Mr Bean - Series 1 Mr Bean (Voice)
2000 Blackadder - Blackadder Back & Forth
  1. Blackadder Back & Forth
Lord Edmund Blackadder V
1998 Blackadder - Prince Of Wales Gala Special
  1. Prince Of Wales Gala Special
Lord Blackadder
1997 Bean - The Ultimate Disaster Movie Mr. Bean
1996 The Thin Blue Line - Series 2 Inspector Fowler
1995 The Thin Blue Line - Series 1 Inspector Fowler
1995 The Best Of Not The Nine O'Clock News Various
1994 Four Weddings And A Funeral Father Gerald
1992 Rowan Atkinson Live Writer
1992 Rowan Atkinson Live Ensemble Actor
1991 Bernard And The Genie Boss
1990 A Bit Of Fry & Laurie - Series 2
  1. E6 - Episode Six
Self
1990 Mr. Bean Writer
1990 Mr. Bean Mr. Bean
1989 The Tall Guy Actor
1989 Blackadder - Blackadder Goes Forth Captain Edmund Blackadder
1988 Blackadder - 1988 Specials Lord Edmund Blackadder
1988 Blackadder - 1988 Specials Mr. Edmund Blackadder, Esquire
1988 Blackadder - 1988 Specials
  1. Special - Blackadder's Christmas Carol
Ebenezer Blackadder
1988 Blackadder - 1988 Specials
  1. Special - The Cavalier Years
Sir Edmund Blackadder
1988 Comic Relief
  1. E17 - Comic Relief 2019
Father Gerald
1988 Comic Relief Various
1987 Blackadder - Black Adder The Third Mr. Edmund Blackadder, Esquire
1987 Blackadder - Black Adder The Third
  1. E6 - Duel And Duality
MacAdder
1986 Blackadder - Blackadder II Lord Edmund Blackadder
1983 Dead On Time Writer
1983 Dead On Time Bernard Tripp
1983 Blackadder - The Black Adder Writer
1983 Blackadder - The Black Adder Edmund, Duke of Edinburgh
1982 Not The Nine O'Clock News - Series 4 Various
1981 Fundamental Frolics Crew
1981 Fundamental Frolics Actor
1980 Peter Cook & Co Ensemble Actor
1980 Not The Nine O'Clock News - Series 2
  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
Writer
1980 Not The Nine O'Clock News - Series 2 Various
1979 Canned Laughter Crew
1979 Canned Laughter Actor

Non-comedy TV and film credits may be found here:
Rowan Atkinson on IMDb

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