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He appears briefly in flashbacks in The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers and The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, as well as in a scene from the extended edition of The Two Towers.
He played the weak-stomached Spence in Ronin (1998), a wife-beating ex-con in Essex Boys (2000), and a malevolent kidnapper/jewel thief in Don't Say a Word (2001).He has received several awards during his career and won an International Emmy for Best Actor.He has also been nominated for a BAFTA and Saturn Award.In 1996, he combined his love of football with his career to finally achieve his childhood dream of playing for Sheffield United, as Jimmy Muir in the film When Saturday Comes.Bean's critical successes in Caravaggio and Lady Chatterley contributed to his emerging image as a sex symbol, but he became most closely associated with the character of Richard Sharpe, the maverick Napoleonic Wars rifleman in the ITV television series Sharpe.Bean was not the first actor to be chosen to play Sharpe.
As Paul Mc Gann was injured while playing football two days into filming, the producers initially tried to work around his injury, but it proved impossible and Bean replaced him.
Other roles include Alec Trevelyan in the James Bond film Golden Eye (1995) and Odysseus in Troy (2004), as well as roles in Patriot Games (1992), Ronin (1998), National Treasure (2004), North Country (2005), The Island (2005), Silent Hill (2006), Black Death (2010), Jupiter Ascending (2015) and The Martian (2015).
As a voice actor, Bean has been featured in the video games The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion, Sid Meier's Civilization VI, and the drama The Canterbury Tales, among several others.
During the late 1980s and early 1990s, Bean became an established actor on British television.
In 1990, Bean starred in Jim Sheridan's adaption of the John B. Also in 1990, his role as the journalist Anton in Windprints examined the difficult problems of apartheid in South Africa.
Despite becoming relatively wealthy, the family never moved away from the council estate as they preferred to remain close to friends and family.