Sean Bean

Sean Bean Biography
Name At Birth: Shaun Mark Bean
Date of Birth: April 17th, 1959
Birth Place: Handsworth, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England
Occupation: Actor
Years active: 1984–present
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Shaun Mark or also known as Sean Bean is an English actor. He was born on April 17th, 1959 in the Handsworth district of Sheffield in England. He is the son of Brian Bean and Rita Tuckwood. His father has a fabrication shop with 50 employees together with his mother as a secretary. He has a sister named Loraine. Despite the fact that Sean Bean’s family is wealthy, they remained in their place and never moved away.

When Sean Bean was still a child, he smashed their glass door that caused his leg to be injured because of the piece of glass left in his leg. Due to this reason, his dream to become a football player vanished. Sean studied in Comprehensive School in Art and English, in 1975. He worked in a supermarket as well as a council. He also took a welding course at Rotherham College of Arts and Technology and soon after, he was released, Bean worked at his father’s firm. After Sean Bean attended 2 different courses from different colleges, he returned to his alma mater at Rotherham College where he had his drama courses.

After some plays in his college days and one at Rotherham Theater, Sean Bean received a scholarship to the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in January 1981. In 1983, Sean Bean graduated and made his acting professional debut at Watermill Theater in Newbury, Berkshire where he portrayed Tybalt in the play “Romeo and Juliet.” From 1986 to 1988, Bean became a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company. He appeared in some productions of Romeo and Juliet as well as The Fair Maid of West.

Sean Bean appeared in the film “Caravaggio” where he got his first major role named Ranuccio Tomassoni in 1986. His appearance was followed in the film “War Requiem” that was directed by Jarman. In 1989, he portrayed Dominic O’Brien in the movie “The Fifteen Streets.” He also gained success in the movies “Lady Chatterley and Caravaggio” that contributed him to become a sex symbol for everyone.

The trilogy Lord of The Rings is Sean Bean’s most prominent role as one of the fellowmen of the Ring, as Boromir. He has difficulties riding a helicopter, so he had some hardships when they filmed the Lord of the Rings in the mountains of New Zealand. For the success of the trilogy, the nine fellowship of the Ring tattooed their arms with an Elvish “nine” symbol as their participation to the movie.

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