Rowan Atkinson is a British actor, comedian and screenwriter who was born on January 6, 1955.
In 1979, Atkinson wrote for and starred in the BBC’s Not the Nine O’clock News. His later landed a role on the television series Blackadder and subsequent spin-off TV specials.
In 1990, he starred as his originally developed character Mr. Bean on the televison series of the same name. Mr. Bean was adapted for film in 1997, and received wide success.