Rowan Atkinson's comedic death in The Black Adder: The Black Seal

Rowan Atkinson (1955 - )

a.k.a Row Atkinson

Creator and star of Mr. Bean.

Film DeathsEdit

TV DeathsEdit

  • The Black Adder: The Black Seal (1983) [Prince Edmund, the Black Adder]: Poisoned (on top of being tortured and mutilated) when he drinks the wine to see whether it's all right, after seeing the rest of the court drink a toast and die. (Played for comic effect.)
  • Dead On Time (1983 TV) [Bernard Fripp]: After being told his 24-hour prognosis was incorrect, Rowan inattentively crosses the road in joy, only to discover he is about to be run over (off-screen) by a lorry; The show ends with a freeze frame of him about to be struck down. (Played for comic effect.) (Thanks to Brian)
  • Blackadder II: Chains (1986) [Lord Edmund Blackadder]: Stabbed to death (off-camera), along with the rest of the cast, by Hugh Laurie. His body is shown lying with the others afterwards, with the killer standing over them disguised as Miranda Richardson (in fact, he's actually played by Miranda with Hugh's voice dubbed in). (Played for comic effect.)
  • Blackadder Goes Forth: Goodbyeee (1989) [Captain Edmund Blackadder]: Shot to death (off-camera), along with the rest of the cast, when they climb out of the trench and charge the German soldiers. The scene ends with a slow fade from them charging to a shot of the empty field.


  • His trademarks are his roles of "Blackadder" and "Mr. Bean."

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