Welcome to our Sean Bean Page. Sean Bean is a British film, TV, theatre and voice actor and has appeared in countless things. Sean Bean has been in Sharpe, Troy and Lord of the Rings just to name a few but here he is known to us as Eddard Stark but is known to his family and friends as Ned. In Game of Thrones Ned Stark is head of House Stark and is Lord Paramount of the North. Ned is best friends and becomes Hand of the King to Robert Baratheon. After Robert dies Ned challenges the legitimacy of Joffrey Baratheon as king but is then arrested for treason and is beheaded in front of some family members.