Sean Bean - Details


Sean BeanWith a hugely diverse range of starring roles in feature film and television, Sean Bean is firmly established as one of the UK's top acting talent. Already an accomplished stage actor (including playing Romeo in Michael Bogdanov's production of Romeo and Juliet for the Royal Shakespeare Company), Bean leapt into the public's consciousness with his portrayal of the dashing hero in the hugely successful Sharpe's Rifles which ran for five series on peak time television worldwide. Other television appearances have included Bravo Two Zero, Clarissa, Jacob (directed by Sir Peter Hall for CBS), A Woman's Guide to Adultery and the acclaimed Ken Russell adaptation Lady Chatterley for the BBC.

On the big screen Sean has played an eclectic array of parts from aristocratic villain in the Bond epic Goldeneye, to a struggling factory worker with dreams of playing for his football team in When Saturday Comes and an Irish terrorist in Patriot Games. Other film credits include John Frankenheimer's Ronin, Black Beauty, Stormy Monday, Derek Jarman's Caravaggio and Jim Sheridan's The Field.


  • 17th April 1959 - Birth