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[[Image:Sean Bean.jpg|thumb|''Sean Bean'' as [[Boromir]] in [[Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings]].]]
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'''Sean Bean''' played [[Boromir]] in [[Peter Jackson]]'s [[The Lord of the Rings]].
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English actor '''Sean Bean''' (born 1959) played [[Boromir son of Denethor II|Boromir]] in [[Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings]] film trilogy.
  
He had previously played Richard Sharpe in TV dramatisations of Bernard Cornwell's series of novels about the Napoleonic Wars. It is thought that his comment ("Still Sharp!") on inspecting the shards of [[Narsil]] in the [[Fellowship of the Ring]] film is a sly nod to that role.
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Bean had previously played Richard Sharpe in the well known British TV series [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sharpe_%28TV_series%29 Sharpe], based on Bernard Cornwell's novels about the Napoleonic Wars. Boromir's comment about the shards of [[Narsil]] in ''[[Peter Jackson's The Fellowship of the Ring|The Fellowship of the Ring]]'' ("Still sharp!") is a nod to that role.
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== External Links ==
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* [http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000293/ IMDb Profile]
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sean_Bean Wikipedia Profile]
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[[Category:Actors and actresses]]

Revision as of 21:38, 24 July 2006

Sean Bean

English actor Sean Bean (born 1959) played Boromir in Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings film trilogy.

Bean had previously played Richard Sharpe in the well known British TV series Sharpe, based on Bernard Cornwell's novels about the Napoleonic Wars. Boromir's comment about the shards of Narsil in The Fellowship of the Ring ("Still sharp!") is a nod to that role.

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