Benjamin Atkinson is the son of the world-renowned British actor and comedian, Rowan Atkinson, best known for playing the titular character in one of the most popular comedy series, Mr. Bean. Despite being the son of a famous actor, Benjamin chose to tread a path of his own. Many believed that he would follow-in his famous father’s footsteps, but Benjamin Atkinson decided to join the British Armed Forces. He got himself enrolled at the Royal Military College in Sandhurst to join the British army. On January 18, 2018, Benjamin Atkinson was presented with an opportunity to meet and greet the British Prime Minister, Theresa May, and the President of France, Emmanuel Macron. As one of the members of the guard of honor, Benjamin Atkinson was part of the ceremonial welcome of the two leaders, which, in turn, was part of the 35th ‘United Kingdom-France Summit’.