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Sean Bean breaks out as one of our best actors
« on: June 27, 2021, 01:37:14 AM »
Sean Bean breaks out as one of our best actors
After his riveting performance in the prison drama Time, critics have woken up to how seriously talented the Yorkshireman is

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In America viewers have always loved Sean Bean. In the UK, after his recent gut-wrenching performance in Jimmy McGovern’s prison drama Time, we’re finally waking up to the fact that he may just be one of our greatest screen actors. If he’d gone to Eton, would we have reached this realisation sooner?

“They [the press] see me as a northern stereotype,” the Sheffield-born 62-year-old grumbled in 2009. In the past few years Bean has played a tormented Catholic priest in Broken, a transgender schoolteacher in The Accused and a damaged war veteran in World on Fire — while turning in action performances in Hollywood and roles in dark British indie flicks such as Taniel, about the Armenian genocide. But it’s McGovern’s terrified
https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/sean-bean-breaks-out-as-one-of-our-best-actors-v97xvz9mh