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Introduction About Sean Bean
Loved for his humble personality by fans, Sean Bean is one of the finest English actors in the film industry known for his role as Eddard Stark (Ned Stark) in the legendary show Game of Thrones.
He has been working in the film industry for more than three decades now.
He is quite popular in the meme community for frequently playing characters who are killed in movies & series.
Net Worth & Salary of Sean Bean in 2022
Bean is a very dedicated actor whose hard work & dedication is inestimable in dollars.
Putting his hard work as an actor in figures it is estimated to be a whopping $20.
He earns mostly by acting in movies & series.
Age, Early Life & Biography of Sean Bean
As of 2022, Bean is 63 years old.
Bean was born on the 17th of April 1959 in Handsworth, Sheffield. His father owned a small fabrication company where his mother worked as a secretary. He has a sister named Lorraine.
In his childhood, Bean smashed a door during an argument & a piece of glass got inserted in his leg, this incident debarred him from playing football professionally.
For schooling, he went to Handsworth junior school, then to Athelstan School till 12 & then to Brook school till he was 16 years.
He got to Rotherham college of arts & technology to study welding where he also pursued his interest in art. After exploring two other colleges he came back to Rotherham College, where he enrolled in a drama course.
After doing some college plays he got a scholarship to RADA in 1981.
In 1997, He got an honorary doctorate from Sheffield University. In July 2007, he got a doctor of letters in English literature from the University of Sheffield.
|Sean Bean (Born Shaun Mark Bean)
|17 April 1959
|Handsworth, Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire, England
|Debra James (m.1981; div. 1988)Melanie Hill (m.1990; div. 1997)Abigail Cruttenden (m.1997; div. 2000)Georgina Sutcliffe (m.2008; div. 2011)Ashley Moore (m.2017)
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):
|Molly Bean, Evie Natasha Bean, Lorna Bean
|Net Worth in 2022
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Personal Life of Sean Bean
He married Ashley Moore, his 5th wife, in June 2017 before which he had married 4 times which were unsuccessful resulting in divorce.
His first wife was his secondary school girlfriend Debra James in 1981 & divorced in 1988. Later at RADA he met Melanie Hill & married her on 27 February 1990 with whom he had his two daughters, one in October 1987 & the other in September 1991 before they ended their 7-year-long relationship in a divorce in August 1997.
In the sets of Sharpe, he met Abigail Cruttenden & married on 22 November 1997. They had a daughter in November 1998 before divorcing in July 2000.
He is a father of three children Molly Bean, Evie Natasha Bean & Lorna Bean. He is also a grandfather with four grandchildren.
He dated Georgina Sutcliffe in 2006. They married in January 2008 & got separated on 21 December.
He has got two tattoos, one of Sheffield United which reads 100 % Blade & the other of number nine for his role in The Lord of the Rings.
Career of Sean Bean
Bean’s journey in professional acting began after he graduated from the RADA in 1983. Later in the year, he debuted as Tybalt in the famous Shakespeare play Romeo & Juliet at Watermill Theater, Newbury. After becoming one of the members of the Royal Shakespeare Company he did roles in Romeo and Juliet, the Fair Maid of the West & A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
His idea of changing his real name Shaun Mark Bean to Sean bean was only to make it catchier.
His first film was Derek Jarman’s Carravagio (1986), opposite Tilda Swinton where he played Ranuccio Tomassoni. In 1988, he did War Requiem under the same director’s direction. After playing evil Dominic O’Brien in the Fifteen Streets he gained a committed fandom.
As someone coming from a non-filmy background, becoming an established actor in Britain television within a decade was not easy, but Bean became one with his immense efforts.
In 1990, he starred in Windprints as the journalist named Anton who examined the difficult problems of apartheid in South Africa.
He made his Hollywood appearance in 1992 with a villain role as an Irish Republican terrorist.
In 1996, his dream to play football for Sheffield United came true in reel life, thanks to the film ” When Saturday comes”, where he played Jimmy Muir’s role.
In 1998 he narrated La Coupe de la Gloire and he has also stepped up in voice-over work in the British advertising industry.
Initially, Paul McCann was chosen for the role of Sharpe but because of his injury, he couldn’t work. Later Bean replaced him. The series aired from 1993 to 1997 with three episodes per year. It was filmed in (now tense) Ukraine & also Portugal.
He was also in Moby’s music video “We Are All Made of Stars” in February 2002.
From the year 2015 to 2017 Bean was in the ITV Encore drama series The Frankenstein Chronicles.
During the covid outbreak in 2020, he appeared on Josh Gad’s YouTube series Reunited Apart.
In 2021, Bean appeared in the 3-part BBC prison drama Time. This is written by the author of Accused & Broken both of which Bean was a part.
He is also a part of Stefan Golaszewski’s new drama, Marriage which is going to air in 2022 alongside Nicola Walker.
Awards & Achievements of Sean Bean
The Game of Thrones actor has received many honors in his home city, Sheffield. A plaque in his honor is present in front of Sheffield town hall.
He has received many awards for his work in movies & T.V shows – Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, Game of Thrones, Black Death, Accused, Broken, Time, etc.
He has received awards in various categories ranging from Best Actor, Best British Actor, Leading actor & many more.
In 2021, he was awarded a TV BAFTA for best leading actor in the prison drama, Time.
Major Investments and Assets of Sean Bean
Sean is a down-to-earth person who has not disclosed much about his assets & investments to the media.
Though he didn’t mention much about his investments he couldn’t keep but reveal one of them- “his ability to get into the skin of the characters he plays!” Which is the result of his “investment” of time to master acting.
Must Watch Latest Video and Trending Photographs of Sean Bean
This is a QnA video of Sean Bean and Lena Hill along with the casting director of Snowpiercer.
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Twitter Handle of Sean Bean
Sean doesn’t have any official Twitter account, although there are some accounts on his name which are probably run by his fans.