You could be old, young or middle-aged, but at some time, you must have watched the funny Mr. Bean on TV. Though out and out comic, there’s a child in the character of Mr. Bean. Rowan Atkinson, who plays this character, is a very different person apart from the show. Shy as a child, he grew up to be a world-famous comedian.
He stands out for his ability to depict humor through his facial expressions and body language, only to prove that comedy doesn’t need to be in words alone. This apart, there’s a lot about him that the world doesn’t know, but to start off, here are seven amazing facts you should know about the off-screen Mr. Bean or Atkinson.
8Mr. Bean performed at the Summer Olympics
The Summer Olympics, hosted in London in 2012, had Mr. Bean in the opening ceremony. In his performance, he introduced the games with a musical rendition of Chariots of Fire on the keyboard.