Sean Bean, the renowned stage and movie actor of England, was born as Shaun Mark Bean in South Yorkshire, England on 17th April, 1959. Sean Bean has performed various roles in so many movies but “The Lord of The Rings” Trilogy and “The Golden Eye” proved to be his claim to fame.

Early Career

As a child, Sean Bean wanted to become a professional footballer but an accident at home prevented him from following his dream. After the completion of his O Levels he developed interest in Arts, which led him to join the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art “RADA” in 1981. Soon after his graduation from RADA he made his debut as professional actor in a theatre titled Romeo and Juliet.

Before becoming a member of Royal Shakespeare Company, Sean Bean appeared in an advertisement that marked his first exposure to his country. His first movie role came in 1986 in “Caravaggio”, followed by “The fifteen Streets”, which helped his career a great deal. He also appeared in different BBC productions, which established him as one of the best British TV actors of the time.

Career Highlights

“The Lord of the Rings” Trilogy and National Treasure costarring Nicolas Cage brought so much fame for Sean Bean and both of the movies stand out as his best ever. He received Phoenix Film Critics Society Award as well as Screen Actors Guild Award in the category for best cast and outstanding performance by a cast, respectively, for “The Lord of the Rings” Trilogy. In addition to that he won so many nominations including Saturn and Scream Award for his performance in “The Game of Thrones”.

Top Ten Films of Sean Bean

  • The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
  • Don’t Say a Word
  • National Treasure
  • Troy
  • Outlaw
  • Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief
  • The Martian
  • Game of Thrones

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