An Actor Engineer
Rowan dropped out from his doctoral training course to become an actor.
Have you heard about Mr. Bean?
I bet you’ve.
Rowan Atkinson is one of the best British comedians who is famous for the sitcom Mr. Bean.
But he was a Ph.D. trainee in electrical engineering.
Rowan had brilliance in science.
He received top grades in Science A-levels & that helped him securing admission at Newcastle University.
After completion of a B.Sc., he continued to M.Sc. In electrical engineering at Queen’s College, Oxford.
He embarked as a doctoral trainee at Oxford University (OU) but soon devoted to becoming an actor.
He had skills in acting.
Rowan was a performer at Oxford University Dramatic Society during M.Sc. days.
Soon his career started taking off.
Sitcom hit Backadder turned the spotlight on him.
That was followed by Mr. Bean which catapulted Rowan to international stardom.
Fun fact? Rowan had an intense problem with stuttering & was a shy fellow.
But his striking performance never indicated any of them.
If Rowan can follow his passion despite crucial weaknesses, anyone can.