Rowan Atkinson and Britain’s ex- Prime Minister Tony Blair were schoolmates.
He did his masters in Electrical Engineering from Queen’s College, Oxford.
Although he has appeared in several films at the beginning of his career, but he became famous after his first BBC comedy show Not the Nine O’ Clock News.
Rowan Atkinson married Sunetra Sastry in February 1990. They got divorced in 2015 and have two children Ben and Lily.
The original name of Mr. Bean was Mr. White then it was changed to Mr. Cauliflower and finally to Mr. Bean.
Instead of performing in English speaking he participated in a French- speaking program to see how his comedy would go on international stage. The show gained success and won many awards.
Atkinson is a car lover, he loves car race and has participated in a racing event put on by the Aston Martin Owner’s Club. He owns many cars like McLarenF1, Renault 5 GT Turbo, Austin Metro, Skoda Superb, Audi A8 and Honda Civic Hybrid.
Without having any experience, he has saved a plane from crashing when the pilot fainted and controlled the plane until the pilot recovered.
In 2013, he celebrated the 25th anniversary of his show Mr. Bean by riding his iconic mini yellow color car in his series around the Buckingham Palace in London.
Mr. Bean made highest income at box office.
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