Rowan Atkinson won 2 awards during his career as an actor:
1. Variety Club Award for BBC Personality of the Year (1980)
2. BAFTA Best Light Entertainment Performance (1989)
Rowan Atkinson married Sunetra Sastry in 1990. They married at the Russian Tea Room in New York City, USA, with Stephen Fry acting as the best man. The couple has two children, Lily and Benjamin, and lives in an Oxford shire village.
Rowan was in the movie Rat Race in 2002.
Rowan's trade mark is his wide range of humorous expressions.
Rowan was the voice of Zazu in the Disney movie The Lion King in 1994.
Rowan appeared in the movie Scooby Doo in 2002.
Rowan will once again star as Mr. Bean in Mr. Bean's Holiday, released in the USA in September, 2007. Mr. Bean's Holiday is released in the UK in Easter 2007
Rowan is qualified to drive a wagon.
Rowan appeared as Johnny English in the film Johnny English in 2003.
Rowan used to write articles for Car and now does so for Evo (both are British car magazines).
Rowan escaped unhurt after crashing his Aston Martin V8 Zagato at the Aston Martin owner's club event in Yorkshire in 2001.
Rowan was in the movie Mr. Bean Ultimate Disaster Movie.
In 2002, Rowan won the Telvis Award for Best Foreign Male TV Performer (Ulkomainen miesesiintyjä).
In 2003, Rowan was nominated for the Audience Award for Best Actor
for the film Johnny English (2003) at the European Film Awards.
In 1981, Rowan won the BAFTA TV Award for Best Light Entertainment Performance for: Not the Nine O'Clock News (1979).
In 1983, Rowan was nominated for the BAFTA TV Award for Best Light Entertainment Performance for: Not the Nine O'Clock News (1979).
In 1988, Rowan was nominated for the BAFTA TV Award for Best Light Entertainment Performance for: Blackadder the Third (1987).
In 1990, Rowan won the BAFTA TV Award for Best Light Entertainment Performance for: Blackadder Goes Forth (1989).
In 1991, Rowan was nominated for the BAFTA TV Award for Best Light Entertainment Performance for: Mr. Bean (1990).
In 1992, Rowan was nominated for the BAFTA TV Award for Best Light Entertainment Performance for the Mr. Bean (1990) episode The Curse of Mr. Bean.
In 1992, Rowan was nominated for the BAFTA TV Award for Best Comedy (Programme or Series) for: Mr. Bean (1990). He shared it with Richard Curtis, Robin Driscoll, and John Howard Davies for the episode The Curse of Mr. Bean.
In 1994, Rowan was nominated for the BAFTA TV Award for Best Light Entertainment Performance for: Mr. Bean (1990).
In 1994, Rowan won the TV Prize for Best Foreign TV Personality - Male (Bästa utländska man) at the Aftonbladet TV Prize, Sweden.
In 1996, Rowan won the TV Prize for Best Foreign TV Personality - Male (Bästa utländska man) at the Aftonbladet TV Prize, Sweden.
In 1998, Rowan won the TV Prize for Best Foreign TV Personality - Male (Bästa utländska man) at the Aftonbladet TV Prize, Sweden.
Rowan races (and also crashes) his Aston Martins in the Aston Martins Owners club series.
Rowan attended university with Black Adder co-star Tim McInnerny.
Rowan was one of the guests at Prince Charles's and Camilla Parker-Bowles' wedding.
Rowan once crashed his MacLaren F1, a supercar valued at more than $1,000,000, into the back of a stationary Mini Metro, valued at around $600. The damage was not severe.
Rowan was awarded the Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for Best Comedy Performance in 1982 for the 1981 season.
Rowan attended Cathedral Chorister School, Durham with Tony Blair.
Rowan regularly writes articles for CAR (a British car magazine).
Rowan has an HGV license.
Rowan's parents are Ella May and Eric Atkinson.
Rowan appeared in the music video for the Boyzone song, Picture of You.
Rowan had a stammer which he overcame.
Rowan starred as Fagen in his son's school's production of Oliver.
Rowan's wife is a make-up artist.
Rowan's education: Newcastle University, Newcastle, UK (electrical engineering); Oxford University, Oxford, UK (engineering).
Rowan owns various fast cars.
Rowan has two children named Lily and Benjamin.
Rowan's height is 6' (1.83 m).
Rowan Atkinson:People think because I can make them laugh on the stage, I'll be able to make them laugh in person. That isn't the case at all. I am essentially a rather quiet, dull person who just happens to be a performer.
Rowan Atkinson: When I was doing Bean more than I've done him in the last few years, I did strange things - like appearing on chat shows in character as Mr. Bean.
Rowan Atkinson: Marketing is what gets you noticed, and that side of it something - this side of it, if you like, doing interviews - is the side of it that I least enjoy, and yet is 50% of the project.
Rowan Atkinson: I'm not really a writer, so my main problem always is finding the writing talent to write something of the caliber that you would like to do.
Rowan Atkinson: I think I am a creative person, but I'm slightly more kind of visionary... I prefer to guide writers, than to claim to be one of them.
Rowan Atkinson: I feel as though the camera is almost a kind of voyeur in Mr. Bean's life, and you just watch this bizarre man going about his life in the way that he wants to.
Rowan Atkinson: I, on the other hand, am a fully-rounded human being, with a degree from the University of Life, a diploma from the School of Hard Knocks, and three gold stars from the Kindergarten of Getting the **** Kicked Out of Me.
Rowan Atkinson: We are in the stickiest situation since sticky the stick insect got stuck on a sticky bun.
Rowan Atkinson: As I was leaving this morning, I said to myself 'the last thing you must do is forget your speech.' And sure enough, as I left the house this morning, the last thing I did was to forget my speech.