Sean Bean is an icon of Yorkshire who has had some of the biggest roles in the acting world. The Sheffield actor is known worldwide for his role as Boromir in the Lord of The Rings franchise and Ned Stark In the HBO series Game Of Thrones. It’s become a running joke that the majority of the Yorkshiremen’s characters seem to end up dead. He has in fact died 25 times on camera.
Born on April 17, 1959, in the suburbs of Sheffield, he made his professional debut in Shakespeare’s theatrical production of Romeo and Juliet as Tybalt. After debuting in the film in Caravaggio, showcasing his natural talent. Not wanting our boy to be known for just dying we’ve selected some roles where Sean Bean doesn’t kick the bucket.
Below is a list of the times he became The Man Who Lived:
1. Sharpe (1993-2008)
2. Troy (Wolfgang Petersen, 2004)
3. National Treasure (Jon Turteltaub, 2003)
4. Silent Hill (Christophe Gans, 2006)
5. Silent Hill: Revelation (M.J. Bassett, 2012)
6. The Martian (Ridley Scott, 2015)
7. Ronin (John Frankenheimer, 1998)
8. Back Beauty (Caroline Thompson, 1994)
9. Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief (Chris Columbus, 2010)
10. Flightplan (Robert Schwentke, 2005)
11. Pixels (Chris Columbus, 2015)
12. When Saturday Comes (Maria Giese, 1996)
13. Jupiter Ascending (Lana Wachowski/ Lilly Wachowski, 2015)