Anyone recognize this British comedian from the past?

For those of you that are into British comedians, then you would probably remember who this one is. Yup, that’s Rowan Atkinson for you also highly remembered as “Mr. Bean”. He is known as a Comic actor and writer back during the 1980s when he started. Atkinson studied at Newcastle University and Oxford University, and pursued a master’s degree in electrical engineering. He started performing sketches while studying at Oxford at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Soon, he began entertaining at several theater clubs and on comedy shows for BBC Radio 3. In 1979, Atkinson wrote for and starred in the BBC’s Not the Nine O’clock News. In 1981, Atkinson was the youngest performer to have had a one-man show in the West End.

Gif from Rowan Atikinson Live (Elementary Dating)


Later on, he started performing in a few theater productions afterwards and began starred as his originally developed character Mr. Bean on the TV series of the same name. The successful comedy series was adapted for film in 1997. Atkinson reprised his famous Mr. Bean character in a comedy sketch at the opening ceremony of the 2012 Summer Olympic Games.

Gif of First Class Flight Scene from Bean (1993)


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