Mr. Bean is popular all over the countries, cultures and all age groups including seniors.
But Rowan Aktinson who plays Mr. Bean is not only Mr. Bean. The study text shows Atkinson in other performing roles. Read more about him just here.
ROWAN ATKINSON: NOT ONLY MR. BEAN
Rowan Atkinson (*January 6 1955) is an English Comedian1. He’s famous for his work on Mr. Bean.
Atkinson’s first work is a BBC comedy show Not the Nine O’clock News (1979–1982). He has a BAFTA award2 for this show.
Blackadder is a TV series3 of four historical British comedies also from the BBC. It comes from the 1980s. Rowan Atkinson plays the anti-hero4 Edmund Blackadder in them. Another actor, Tony Robinson, is his servant5 called Baldrick.
Mr. Bean is Atkinson’s idea. He creates it during his studies6 at Oxford University. The main character7 Mr. Bean is like „a child in an adult body,“ says Atkinson.
Rowan Atkinson has a small stammer8 problem and doesn’t think he is a „proper actor„.
He has two children, Ben and Lily, with his English Indian ex-wife9 Sunestra Sas-try. She is a make-up artist.
Vocab.: 1komik| 2ocenění| 3seriál| 4antihrdina| 5sluha| 6studium| 7hlavní postava| 8koktání| 9bývalá žena
Language notes: famous for=známý pro|Not the Nine O’Clock News=Nezprávy
v devět|BAFTA=Filmová cena Britské akademie|Blackadder=Černá zmije|adult body=dospělé tělo|proper actor=řádný herec|make-up artist=maskér(ka)