Biography. Born: 17 April 1959Where: Sheffield, EnglandAwards: No Major AwardsHeight: 5' 11" The second from left, top row is Sean.
One of the strangest and most frightening things we can do is stop and consider how we got where we are. How far our lives are from what we expected, and from what was expected for us. Imagine what it must be like for Sean Bean. How did this confused Sheffield welder, a tattooed tough nut from the football terraces, become one of the most sought-after narrators in the land, a stalwart of period dramas and, for God's sake, even a super-sophisticated adversary of James Bond? He was born Shaun Mark Bean on the 17th of April, 1959, in Sheffield. For a while after the accident, Sean couldn't walk properly - a very bad thing as all he wanted was to play football for his local heroes Sheffield United (not that having one leg necessarily disqualifies you from their First Team, you understand). Sometimes there would be trouble. 1983 saw Sean on his way. With Melanie Hill. Sean Bean: The Biography. Sean is known best for his performance as 'Richard Sharpe' in the British mini-series based on the books by Bernard Cornwell and has the reputation for being a heartthrob.
In North America he is known more for his bad guys roles (Patriot Games, GoldenEye, National Treasure). But, Sean's first professional acting break was on the stage, as Tybalt, in The Royal Shakespeare Company's "Romeo & Juliet" in 1983 and has gone non-stop ever since. A charismatic screen presence, Sean Bean has proven equally effective as romantic leads and villains.
Born and raised in Sheffield in the north of England, the lanky blond actor has retained his Yorkshire accent which has helped to set him apart from his contemporaries. Shaun Mark Bean was born in April 17, 1959, in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, to Brian and Rita Bean, He is the oldest of him and his sister Lorraine. Bean finished grade school with two O-levels at age 16. That's not to say that the actor hasn't demonstrated a heroic or romantic side.
Sean Bean (Creator) Sean Bean. Early life Bean was born in Handsworth, a suburb of Sheffield, which was then part of West Riding of Yorkshire (the County of South Yorkshire was created in 1974).
He is the son of Rita (née Tuckwood) and Brian Bean. He has a younger sister named Lorraine. His father owned a fabrication shop which employed 50 people, including Bean's mother, who worked as a secretary. Despite becoming relatively wealthy (his father owned a Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow), the family never moved away from the council estate as they preferred to remain close to friends and family. As a child, Bean smashed a glass door during an argument, which left a piece of glass embedded in his leg that briefly impeded his walking and left a large scar. This prevented him from pursuing his dream of playing football professionally.
Career Bean starred in the first season of Game of Thrones, HBO's adaptation of the A Song of Ice and Fire novels by George R.R. Image Acting style Sean Bean. Alex Turner (musician) Turner was born in Sheffield, England to Penny and David Turner.
He is an only child and was raised in High Green, a suburb of Sheffield. His mother is from Amersham while his father grew up in Sheffield. Both parents worked at local secondary schools; his mother was a German teacher and his father taught both physics and music. He was exposed to "all sorts" of music at home, including records by Frank Sinatra, The Carpenters, The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, The Beach Boys, David Bowie and The Eagles. His father was a "jazz-head", had been a member of big bands, and played the saxophone, clarinet and piano. Turner took piano lessons until the age of eight. Also in the summer of 2003, Turner played seven gigs in York and Liverpool as a rhythm guitarist for the funk band Judan Suki, after meeting the lead singer Jon McClure on a bus.