Sean Bean quotes

Born
17 April 1959, Handsworth, Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire, England.

Occupation
Actor.

Sean Bean is an English actor.

I always get nervous before a scene.
– Sean Bean

I like playing guys with swords and the horses and stuff like that.
– Sean Bean

Sometimes all you need is a big leap of faith.
– Sean Bean

It would probably surprise people to know that I’m interested in wildlife. I read a lot of poetry, too.
– Sean Bean

I can’t imagine doing anything except acting.
– Sean Bean

I go to see my kids in school plays.
– Sean Bean

Football is a passionate game. It excites us.
– Sean Bean

I don’t like broad swords. They’re not much fun. A broad sword is just a big chunk of steel, and there’s not much finesse in it, not much skill, I don’t think anyway.
– Sean Bean

There’s something quite satisfying, quite reassuring about seeing a man having to survive.
– Sean Bean

I used to love wildlife as a kid and being outside in the garden and the woods and the field and that stuff.
– Sean Bean

I’d like to act as a fair, easy-going, kind man at some point.
– Sean Bean

I’d like to do a cowboy film. I suppose I’ve come close to it on occasion, but not really to a classic cowboy film.
– Sean Bean

I guess when we’re young, we all have that fascination with flying.
– Sean Bean

I had no intention of being an actor. I was quite good at it. I was pretty capable at other things but never any good at anything.
– Sean Bean

It’s a good thing to be typecast, isn’t it?
– Sean Bean

I don’t think I’ve ever had a real desire to pick out any particular role – I just see what comes up.
– Sean Bean

You can’t follow another actor’s performance. You can’t be Robert De Niro, because you’re not Robert De Niro, and, you know, he is.
– Sean Bean

Lord of the Rings was just so much enjoyment. It was over about the space of a year that I was filming. It’s one of the most enjoyable things I’ve ever done, so emotional.
– Sean Bean

If you’re going to support a football team, do it 100 per cent.
– Sean Bean

I sort of leave the character at the end of the day. I don’t carry anything around with me – no excess baggage or unnecessary thoughts. I think it’s too exhausting to do that. To put things into perspective – your work is your work, and your leisure time is something else.
– Sean Bean

Working in a garden calms me down.
– Sean Bean

I think there’s a great deal of information you can convey with looks or silence.
– Sean Bean

My family thought the fascination with acting was just another fad.
– Sean Bean

I had to go to Hollywood to recharge my career.
– Sean Bean

I always like to do something different, something unusual, stray off the path a bit.
– Sean Bean

I did a film called ‘Patriot Games‘ with Harrison Ford, and we actually shot three different versions of my death. And they settled on the third.
– Sean Bean

Listen to people and treat people as you find them. There’s an inherent goodness in most people. Don’t pre-judge people – that was me Mam’s advice anyway.
– Sean Bean

I love to be with my kid in Yorkshire. I love it there.
– Sean Bean

I’m proud of Lord of the Rings. I think it’s a once in a lifetime role, and a once in a lifetime film. It was made with so much care and passion and meticulous detail and everybody was so behind it.
– Sean Bean

I love doing just nothing in my free time.
– Sean Bean

I’m not bad at singing – at least in the shower.
– Sean Bean

Everyone was very deeply involved in the world of ‘The Lord of the Rings‘. From the wardrobe department to lighting, all were fascinated with the story. This is something that does not happen usually.
– Sean Bean

Lord of the Rings was something I always wanted to do. I read the book when I was about 25, and I was always hoping if it was ever made into a feature film that I would be involved in some way. And then I finally got it, and I was over the moon. It was fantastic news.
– Sean Bean

When I was younger, I used to watch all the black-and-white ‘Dracula’s and ‘Frankenstein’s.
– Sean Bean

My days of being an absentee dad are well and truly over.
– Sean Bean