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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. Retaining his Yorkshire accent, he first found mainstream success for his portrayal of Richard Sharpe in the ITV series Sharpe, which originally ran from 1993 to 1997. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sean Bean has received more than 15,642,981 page views. His biography is available in 62 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 61 in 2019). Sean Bean is the 434th most popular actor (up from 444th in 2019), the 584th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 613th in 2019) and the 67th 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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  • 16M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 63.43

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 62

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.95

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.49

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Sean Bean ranks 434 out of 9,996Before him are Eva Marie Saint, Ginger Rogers, Kris Jenner, Melanie Griffith, Catherine Zeta-Jones, and Ed O'Neill. After him are Nebahat Çehre, James Cromwell, James Earl Jones, Maria Schell, Javier Bardem, and Brian Dennehy.

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Among people born in 1959, Sean Bean ranks 12Before him are Klaus Iohannis, Morrissey, János Áder, Emma Thompson, Evo Morales, and Bryan Adams. After him are Ken Watanabe, Magic Johnson, Hugh Laurie, Bernd Schuster, Maurizio Sarri, and Sarah, Duchess of York.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Sean Bean ranks 584 out of 7,765Before him are John Macleod (1876), William Stanley Jevons (1835), Gerard Butler (1969), John Edward Gray (1800), Catherine Zeta-Jones (1969), and Kenneth MacAlpin (810). After him are Cyril Norman Hinshelwood (1897), Cecilia Bowes-Lyon, Countess of Strathmore and Kinghorne (1862), Denis Law (1940), A. J. Cronin (1896), Ian Stewart (1938), and John Harvard (1607).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Sean Bean ranks 67Before him are Alfred Molina (1953), Bob Hoskins (1942), Jean Simmons (1929), Christian Bale (1974), Gerard Butler (1969), and Catherine Zeta-Jones (1969). After him are Dirk Bogarde (1921), Leslie Howard (1893), Tom Hardy (1977), John Rhys-Davies (1944), Jonathan Pryce (1947), and Tilda Swinton (1960).

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