1. He was born on 6 January 1955
2. The former Prime Minister Tony Blair went To school with him, and they were in the same class.
3. He has degrees from two universities, Oxford University and Newcastle University.
4. He is obsessed with cars. He owns many cars including; Renault 5 GT Turbo, Honda Civic Hybrid, McLaren F1 and Austin Metro to name a few.
5. He was one of the guests at Prince William and Kate Middleton’s wedding.
6. He has a degree in electrical engineering from the Newcastle University
7. He is a huge James Bond fan, and even got to play a supporting role in the movie ‘Never say Never Again’ in the year 1983.
8. In the late 1980’s he met the BBC makeup artist Sunetra Sastry. He married her in 1990. However, filed for a divorce in 2014.
9. He has two children, Lily and Benjamin.
10. The name of his most famous role; Mr. Bean, was supposed to be Mr. White originally. It was changed to Mr. Cauliflower before finally being termed as Mr. Bean.