News By/Courtesy: Ragini M | 26 Jul 2020 15:02pm IST

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Rowan Atkinson was born in a Middle-class family. He suffered terribly as a child because of his stuttering. He was also teased and bullied at his school because of his looks.
  • One of his teachers said nothing was outstanding about him. I did not expect him to become a fantastic scientist. But he proved everybody wrong and got admitted to Oxford University.
  • While studying for his masters, Rowan Atkinson Co-created

ROWAN ATKINSON: I WAS REJECTED BECAUSE OF MY LOOKS AND STUTTER 


Rowan Atkinson was born in a Middle-class family. He suffered terribly as a child because of his stuttering. He was also teased and bullied at his school because of his looks. His bullies thought he looked like an alien. Then he was soon marked as a strange. and became a very shy, withdrawn Kid who did not have many friends. So he dived into science.

One of his teachers said nothing was outstanding about him. I did not expect him to become a fantastic scientist. But he proved everybody wrong and got admitted to Oxford University.


During his days at oxford university, he started falling in love with acting. But he could not perform due to his speaking Disorder. So he got his degree in electrical engineering before appearing in any movie or Tv show. So after getting his degree, he decided to perceive his Dream and became an actor. So he enrolled in a comedy group. But again his stammering got in the way. A lot of Tv shows rejected him. he felt devastated.


But despite many rejections, he never stopped believing in himself. He has a great passion for making people laugh. He knew that he was very good at it. So he started focusing more and more on his original comedy sketches. And soon realized that he could speak fluently whenever he played some character. " I found that when I played a character other than myself the stammering disappeared. But even though he found a way to overcome his stuttering. He used it as an inspiration for his acting. While studying for his masters, Rowan Atkinson Co-created " strange, Surreal and non-speaking character which is known to everyone today as " MR Bean"


Even though he had success with other shows. MR Bean made him globally famous. So despite all the obstacles, he faced because of his looks and his speaking disorder. He proved that even without a Heroic body or a Hollywood face you can become one of the most loved and respected actors. Today he has a net worth of $130 million and its one of the most popular actors and comedians in the world.


The motivational success story behind Rowan Atkinson is so inspiring. Because it teaches us that to be successful in life and most important things are passion, hard-work, dedication and never giving up! Without caring about our feeling and weaknesses. Everyday life places obstacles on our path to success. Those obstacles come as failures other opinions, rejections, self-doubt. But life also rewards those who are willing to keep moving forward. Each new day comes with an important choice to be made. Either we fill it with our best work or we allow it to slip away without unfulfilled dreams.


You don't have another life the hours are going to pass away. But how will you fill your day? Is it with hard work and determination to succeed? Or thinking about your past and feeling embarrassed about your failures and weaknesses? It is impossible to reach success without facing failure.

This article does not intend to hurt the sentiments of any individual, community, sect, or religion etcetera. This article is based purely on the author's personal opinion and views in the exercise of the Fundamental Rights guaranteed under Article 19(1)(A) and other related laws being enforced in India for the time being.

Section Editor: Pushpit Singh | 26 Jul 2020 17:51pm IST


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