Before becoming a famous actor, what and where did Rowan Atkinson (aka Mr. Bean) study?

Rowan Atkinson, born in 1955 in the UK, completed his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Newcastle University. In 1975 Atkinson went on to continue his studies to obtain a Master’s of Science in electrical engineering from The Queen’s College, Oxford. Although Atkinson did not complete his master’s studies, he began his success working at the BBC as a member of the comedy-show ‘Not the Nine-o-clock-news’. He is famously known worldwide for his role as, Mr. Bean.

Atkinson was later made an Honorary Fellow by The Queen’s College, Oxford in 2006.

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