Sean is Penelope Keith's Son
Last Update: 7 February 1998
This rumour first saw the light of day in a newsgroup in 1996. Someone posted that they'd read in Vanity Fair that Sean Bean was Penelope Keith's son.
Someone else quickly corrected the error with information taken from The Compleat's SB Biography page.
Here is the text of that posting:
Subject: Re: on Sibs/Progeny updates
"M.S. Burton" <email@example.com> wrote:
From: Susan Keeping
Sean was born in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England on April 17, 1959. His parents are Brian and Rita; he has a younger sister, Lorraine.
Oh well, I read it in Vanity Fair. I guess you can't believe everything you read.