The actor, whose full name sounds like Rowan Sebastian Atkinson, in life - extremely mannered, calm and balanced person.
Primary education he received in a fairly prestigious school, where one of his classmates turned out to be the current British Prime Minister Tony Blair.
After school Rowan continued his education at the universities of Newcastle and Oxford. And he received his degree - electronics engineer ... But studying at the university, Rowan took an active part in student theater productions. His partner was Richard Curtis - the future producer with whom Rowan Atkinson is working so far.
Curtis remembers when he first saw Rowan in rehearsal - that was awkward, curly guy who, moreover, strongly stammered and looked terribly embarrassed. However, he was given a small role - a short monologue mimic scenes. And Rowan did a great job!
Rowan himself sochinal skits and sketches, he put them in the theater, and he also played in them. It became apparent: the scene - his vocation.
Rowan Atkinson invited channel BBC BBC - to participate in the television series "Not nine-hour news" - a parody of the news. Atkinson's talent developed rapidly - television was the right place for its use.
Transfer "Not nine-hour news" has received several awards, including the American "Emmy", as well as an award from the British Television Academy.
Realizing how valuable "gift" they hired, the channel BBC BBC called Rowan Atkinson "Man of the Year» -1980.
On the first day of the new, 1990, on British television has shown the first series of "Mr. Bean" - the story of a marvelous character invented by Rowan Atkinson and Richard Curtis. From that day Mr. Bean began, as they say, "the triumphal march around the world».
Rowan Atkinson family lives in a country house built in the XVIII century, near Oxford. At Rowan and Sanetry two children - daughter Lily and son Ben. Outside of television screens Rowan Atkinson is measured and retired life. He does not like to go out and tries to hide his personal life from journalists.
Before you go with your family for a vacation to any resort, Rowan Atkinson is drawn to local television stations asking them not to show in this period series about Mr. Bean: "Otherwise I will have to learn even seaweed!". Only here it is unlikely to help. Rowan Atkinson is always and everywhere will recognize because his Mr. Bean, despite the fact that the series is currently no longer is removed, there will always be loved by the public. Perhaps because of the stupidity and absurdity deeds character Rowan Atkinson into Mr. Binet seen a big baby. Exactly the same as living in the heart of each of us.