Sean Bean

1959 - Today

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Sean Bean (born Shaun Mark Bean on 17 April 1959) is an English actor. After graduating from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, Bean made his professional debut in a theatre production of Romeo and Juliet in 1983. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sean Bean has received more than 13,511,465 page views. His biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 57 in 2019). Sean Bean is the 444th most popular actor (down from 364th in 2019), the 613th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 549th in 2019) and the 69th most popular British Actor.

Sean Bean is most famous for his role as Boromir in the Lord of the Rings trilogy.

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  • 14M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 71.68

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 61

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.06

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.34

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Sean Bean ranks 444 out of 10,030Before him are Robert Knepper, Lola Montez, Burgess Meredith, Gabriel Byrne, Marie Laforêt, and Melanie Griffith. After him are George Gaynes, Raul Julia, Luke Perry, Petr Shelokhonov, Donnie Yen, and Robert Downey Jr..

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Among people born in 1959, Sean Bean ranks 14Before him are Evo Morales, John McEnroe, Klaus Iohannis, Maurizio Sarri, Hugh Laurie, and Robert Knepper. After him are János Áder, Bryan Adams, Ken Watanabe, Simon Cowell, Mike Pence, and Sarah, Duchess of York.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Sean Bean ranks 613 out of 6,924Before him are Eduard Suess (1831), Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809), Samuel Richardson (1689), Julian Huxley (1887), John Langdon Down (1828), and Antony Armstrong-Jones, 1st Earl of Snowdon (1930). After him are Ian McEwan (1948), Gordon Brown (1951), Bobby Robson (1933), Gladwyn Jebb (1900), Saint Malachy (1094), and H. Rider Haggard (1856).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Sean Bean ranks 69Before him are Diana Rigg (1938), Desmond Llewelyn (1914), Joan Collins (1933), Boris Karloff (1887), Peter Finch (1916), and Hugh Laurie (1959). After him are Tim Curry (1946), Leslie Howard (1893), Oliver Reed (1938), Robert Carlyle (1961), Emma, Lady Hamilton (1765), and Jude Law (1972).

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