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‘Mr Bean’ visits Petra

May 14,2014 - Last updated at May 14,2014

PETRA — British actor and comedian Rowan Atkinson, who is best known for his role as Mr Bean, visited the ancient city of Petra on Wednesday, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.

Petra said Atkinson was acquainted with the ancient city’s various monuments and archaeological sites.

According to the agency, Atkinson expressed his delight at visiting the city, which he described as amazing.

Atkinson first came to prominence in the sketch comedy show “Not the Nine O’Clock News” (1979-82).

A poll by The Observer listed him as one of the 50 funniest actors in British comedy and among the top 50 comedians ever.

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