Sean Bean is fed up with roles where he gets killed so he’s rejecting them now

Actor Sean Bean is known for frequently dying in his movie and TV roles.

According to the Nerdist, Bean dies 1/3 of the time. Here’s a quick graph that shows movie and TV death.

He is so popular with dying that there have been many memes made highlighting this fact. There is one that went viral before that calls him a “walking spoiler” because you know when you see him on the screen that at least one person will die—Bean.

In another meme, Bean gave a whole new meaning to YOLO and that is You Only Live One Season, referring to his short-lived role as Stark.

However, Bean dying on film or on TV might come to an end soon.

The English actor said in an interview with The Sun:

I’ve turned down stuff. I’ve said, ‘They know my character’s going to die because I’m in it!’

I just had to cut that out and start surviving, otherwise it was all a bit predictable.

I did do one job and they said, ‘We’re going to kill you’, and I was like, ‘Oh no!’ and then they said, ‘Well, can we injure you badly?’ and I was like, ‘OK, so long as I stay alive this time’.

I’ve played a lot of baddies, they were great but they weren’t very fulfilling — and I always died.

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