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The marvellous Mr Bean

If ever there was a man who looks happier striding around in a jerkin and breeches than modern dress it’s Sean Bean. Since his early appearances on the small screen in Lady Chatterley’s Lover and Sharpe, Sean has carved out a distinctive career path for himself as the go-to guy for swashbuckling roles. Whether he’s brandishing his musket as the intrepid Richard Sharpe or swirling a sword as Boromir in The Fellowship of the Ring, Sean is the ultimate hero on horseback. We love his rugged good looks, steely gaze and the way he wears a uniform. He most definitely will derring do…

Picture credits: Rex Features and Getty Images

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