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Sean Bean

Actor Date of birth 17th April 1959
Place of birth Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England
Year of debut 1984
First feature film Winter Flight
Biography

After finishing school, Sean Bean worked in his father’s manufacturing company and trained as a welder at Rotherham College. While at college, he became interested in acting. He earned a scholarship to RADA. After graduating in 1983, he acted in plays like A Midsummer Night’s Dream and TV shows such as Sharpe. He built up a reputation playing villains in movies including GoldenEye and National Treasure. He got global attention for playing Boromir in The Lord Of The Rings.

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Sean Bean's films

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Packshot for the film Troy
Certificate
15 Certificate
Duration
157 Mins
Released
2003

An epic war starts over the Queen of Sparta. With Brad Pitt, Orlando Bloom and Eric Bana. Contains strong battle violence.

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Packshot for the film Mirror Mirror
Certificate
PG Certificate
Duration
102 Mins
Released
2012

Snow White (Lily Collins) is imprisoned by an evil queen (Julia Roberts). With Armie Hammer and Nathan Lane. Mild threat, violence and language.

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Packshot for the film Percy Jackson And The Lightning Thief
Certificate
PG Certificate
Duration
113 Mins
Released
2010

A teen (Logan Lerman) discovers he's the son of Poseidon. Contains frequent moderate violence, including fantasy decapitation and threat. Some scenes may alarm young children.

Rent for £2.50
Packshot for the film National Treasure
Certificate
PG Certificate
Duration
126 Mins
Released
2004

Treasure hunter Ben Gates (Nicolas Cage) goes searching for a priceless gold chest. With Diane Kruger and Sean Bean. Contains mild action violence and peril.

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Packshot for the film Flightplan
Certificate
12 Certificate
Duration
94 Mins
Released
2005

Jodie Foster's daughter goes missing onboard a flight to New York. Co starring Peter Sarsgaard. Contains moderate violence and suspense.

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Packshot for the film Silent Hill: Revelation
Certificate
15 Certificate
Duration
91 Mins
Released
2012

A girl is transported to a nightmarish town. With Sean Bean and Carrie-Anne Moss. Includes strong, gory horror and details of bloody injury.

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Did you know?

  • Sean Bean has 100 Per Cent Blade tattooed on his left shoulder in honour of his favourite football club, Sheffield United, The Blades. He also has a tattoo of the number nine in Elvish after appearing in The Lord Of The Rings.
  • While filming Patriot Games, Harrison Ford accidentally hit him with a boat hook giving him a permanent scar over his eye.
  • He appeared in the Moby music video We Are All Made Of Stars.
  • He changed the spelling of his first name from Shawn to Sean when he became an actor.
  • He was married to Debra James from 1981 to 1990. He married Melanie Hill in 1990. They divorced seven years later. His marriage to Abigail Cruttenden lasted from 1997 to 2000. In 2008 he married Georgina Sutcliffe.