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Blackbeard (Character)
from Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)

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Alternate Names:
Black Beard / Blackbeard LaCutte / Blackbeard the Pirate / Captain Blackbeard / Captain Edward 'Blackbeard' Teach / Captain Edward Teach aka Blackbeard / Edward 'Blackbeard' Teach / Edward 'Blackbeard' Thatch / Falling Blackbeard Pirate / Older Blackbeard / Young Blackbeard

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  1. Captain Jokes Parrot's Adventures: Disaster of the Caribbean (2017) (TV) Played by George Hulk (as Captain Blackbeard)

  2. "Black Sails"
        - XXI. (2016) TV episode, Played by Ray Stevenson
        - XX. (2016) TV episode, Played by Ray Stevenson
        - XIX. (2016) TV episode, Played by Ray Stevenson
  3. "The Mr. Peabody & Sherman Show"
        - Big Boy/Blackbeard (2015) TV episode, Played by Tom Kenny
  4. Pan (2015) Played by Hugh Jackman / Salo Gardner (as Older Blackbeard)
  5. "Once Upon a Time"
    ... aka "OUaT" - USA (informal short title)
        - Operation Mongoose: Part 2 (2015) TV episode, Played by Charles Mesure (as Black Beard)
        - Fall (2014) TV episode, Played by Charles Mesure (as Black Beard)
        - Snow Drifts (2014) TV episode, Played by Charles Mesure (as Black Beard)
        - The Jolly Roger (2014) TV episode, Played by Charles Mesure (as Black Beard)
  6. Pixie Dust (2015) Played by Gary Starkell
  7. "Treasures Decoded: Blackbeard's Ship" (2014) TV series Played by David Dantes
  8. "Crossbones"
        - Crossbones (2014) TV episode, Played by John Malkovich (as Edward 'Blackbeard' Teach)
        - Blackbeard (2014) TV episode, Played by John Malkovich (as Edward 'Blackbeard' Teach)
        - Beggarman (2014) TV episode, Played by John Malkovich (as Edward 'Blackbeard' Teach)
        - A Hole in the Head (2014) TV episode, Played by John Malkovich (as Edward 'Blackbeard' Teach)
        - The Return (2014) TV episode, Played by John Malkovich (as Edward 'Blackbeard' Teach)
          (4 more)
  9. "Moonfleet"
        - Episode #1.1 (2013) TV episode, Played by Frank O'Sullivan
        - Part1&2 (????) TV episode, Played by Frank O'Sullivan
  10. "Epic Meal Time"
        - Pig Pirate Ship (2013) TV episode, Played by Harley Morenstein
  11. "Epic Rap Battles of History"
        - Blackbeard vs Al Capone (2013) TV episode, Played by Nice Peter
  12. The Devil's Spear: Assassin's Creed 4 - Black Flag (2013) Played by Paradox Pollack
  13. The Captain (2013/II) Played by Jeff Sinclair
  14. "Mad"
        - Pirates of the Pair of Tweens/Konan the Kardashian (2011) TV episode, Played by Hugh Davidson / Mikey Day (as Young Blackbeard)
  15. "One Piece"
    ... aka "Wan pîsu: One Piece" - Japan (original title)
        - Pirates Get on the Move! Astounding New World! (2011) TV episode, Played by Akio Ôtsuka
        - Mighty Leaders Face Each Other Down! Heralding the 'New Era'! (2011) TV episode, Played by Akio Ôtsuka
        - Here Comes Shanks! The War of the Best Is Finally Over! (2011) TV episode, Played by Akio Ôtsuka
        - The Desperate Scream! Courageous Moments That Will Change the Future (2011) TV episode, Played by Akio Ôtsuka
        - The Insatiable Akainu! Lava Fists Pummel Luffy! (2011) TV episode, Played by Akio Ôtsuka
          (20 more)
  16. Where's Waldo? (2011) Played by William Tims (as Captain Blackbeard)
  17. Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011) Played by Ian McShane
    ... aka "P.O.T.C. 4" - USA (promotional abbreviation)
    ... aka "Pirates 4" - USA (informal alternative title)
    ... aka "Pirates of the Caribbea: Fountain of Life" - Japan (English title) (imdb display title)
  18. Relic Hunting Zombies (2010) Played by Gary Starkell
  19. A Pirate's Life (2010) Played by Matthew Clark

  20. "Secrets of the Dead"
        - Blackbeard's Lost Ship (2009) TV episode, Played by John Killoran
  21. Senseless (2008) Played by Joe Ferrara
  22. Zombie Blood Chaos (2007) Played by Thomas Sarni
  23. "Pirate Islands: The Lost Treasure of Fiji"
        - Without Paddles (2007) TV episode, Played by John Noble
  24. Curse of Pirate Death (2006) (V) Played by Randal Malone (as Blackbeard the Pirate)
  25. True Caribbean Pirates (2006) (TV) Played by Patrick Lander / Eric Ray (as Falling Blackbeard Pirate)
  26. "Blackbeard" (2006) TV series Played by Angus Macfadyen
    ... aka "Pirates: The True Story of Blackbeard" - International (English title)
  27. Blackbeard: Terror at Sea (2006) (TV) Played by James Purefoy (as Edward 'Blackbeard' Teach)
  28. "Maddigan's Quest"
        - Off the Map (2006) TV episode, Played by Toi Iti
  29. "Time Warp Trio"
        - The Not-So-Jolly Roger (2005) TV episode, Played by Cathal J. Dodd
  30. Freedom Flight (2005) Played by Joe Perez
  31. Andrew the Pirate (2005) Played by Ethan Kogan
  32. "Rogues Gallery" (2005) TV series Played by Vic Reeves
  33. Die Abrafaxe - Unter schwarzer Flagge (2001) Played by Helmut Krauss
    ... aka "The Pirates of Tortuga: Under the Black Flag" - USA (DVD title)
  34. "Time Squad"
        - Blackbeard, Warm Heart (????) TV episode, Played by Roger Rose
        - Repeat Offender (????) TV episode, Played by Roger Rose
  35. "Nash Bridges"
        - Land Pirates (2000) TV episode, Played by Andrew Divoff
  36. "Jack of All Trades"
        - Shark Bait (2000) TV episode, Played by Hori Ahipene
        - The Floundering Father (2000) TV episode, Played by Hori Ahipene
  37. "Mike & Angelo"
        - Shipmates (2000) TV episode, Played by Tony Selby

  38. "Sabrina, the Teenage Witch"
    ... aka "Sabrina Goes to College" - USA (promotional title), USA (fifth season title)
    ... aka "Sabrina" - USA (promotional abbreviation)
        - Prelude to a Kiss (1999) TV episode, Played by Mark Blankfield
        - Sabrina and the Pirates (1999) TV episode, Played by Mark Blankfield
  39. The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc (1999) Played by Robert Goodman
    ... aka "Joan of Arc" - France (original title)
  40. "The Simpsons"
        - Natural Born Kissers (1998) TV episode, Played by Harry Shearer
        - Treehouse of Horror IV (1993) TV episode, Played by Hank Azaria
  41. Demony wojny wedlug Goi (1998) Played by Dariusz Gnatowski (as Black Beard)
  42. "Captain Butler"
        - Kidnapped (1997) TV episode, Played by Peter Geeves
  43. Magic Island (1995) (V) Played by Andrew Divoff
  44. "Alaska Kid"
        - Das große Rennen (1993) TV episode, Played by Donovan Scott
        - Kid muß hängen (1993) TV episode, Played by Donovan Scott
        - Ansturm auf Squaw Creek (1993) TV episode, Played by Donovan Scott
  45. "The Adventures of Brisco County Jr."
        - Pirates! (1993) TV episode, Played by Andrew Divoff (as Blackbeard LaCutte)
  46. "The Secret of Lost Creek" (1992) TV series Played by Marvin Payne
  47. "Merlin of the Crystal Cave" Played by Michael Shannon
        - Reckoning (1991) TV episode, Played by Michael Shannon
        - The Return (1991) TV episode, Played by Michael Shannon

  48. "He-Man and the Masters of the Universe"
    ... aka "He-Man" - USA (short title)
        - Castle of Heroes (1983) TV episode, Played by Alan Oppenheimer

  49. The Cayman Triangle (1977) Played by Ryhal Gallagher
  50. Fists for Revenge (1974) Played by Wei Hu (as Black Beard)
    ... aka "Da zhui zong" - Taiwan (original title)
  51. Poor Devil (1973) (TV) Played by Byron Webster
  52. "The Ghost & Mrs. Muir"
        - Not So Faust (1970) TV episode, Played by Stanley Adams

  53. "Doctor Who"
        - The Mind Robber: Episode 5 (1968) TV episode, Played by Gerry Wain
  54. Blackbeard's Ghost (1968) Played by Peter Ustinov (as Captain Blackbeard)
  55. "The Monkees"
        - The Devil and Peter Tork (1968) TV episode, Played by Ted de Corsia
  56. "Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea"
        - The Return of Blackbeard (1967) TV episode, Played by Malachi Throne (as Blackbeard the Pirate)
  57. The Boy and the Pirates (1960) Played by Murvyn Vye

  58. Hold That Hypnotist (1957) Played by Mel Welles
  59. "The Buccaneers"
        - The Ladies (1956) TV episode, Played by Terence Cooper
        - The Wasp (1956) TV episode, Played by Terence Cooper
        - Captain Dan Tempest (1956) TV episode, Played by George Margo
        - Blackbeard (1956) TV episode, Played by George Margo
  60. "The Adventures of Robin Hood"
        - The Sheriff's Boots (1956) TV episode, Played by Charles Stapley
  61. "Captain Z-Ro"
        - Blackbeard the Pirate (1956) TV episode, Played by John Trigonis
  62. "TV Reader's Digest"
        - The End of Blackbeard the Pirate (1955) TV episode, Played by Jeff Morrow
  63. Captain Kidd and the Slave Girl (1954) Played by Michael Ross
  64. Blackbeard, the Pirate (1952) Played by Robert Newton
    ... aka "Blackbeard the Pirate" - USA (promotional title)
    ... aka "Buccaneer Empire" - USA (alternative title)
  65. Anne of the Indies (1951) Played by Thomas Gomez (as Captain Edward Teach aka Blackbeard)
  66. Double Crossbones (1951) Played by Louis Bacigalupi

  67. Young Man's Fancy (1939) Played by Francis L. Sullivan

  68. West Is West (1920) Played by James O'Neill (as Black Beard)

  69. The Buccaneers (1913) Played by Howard C. Hickman
  70. Blackbeard (1911) Played by Sydney Ayres
Video-game:
  1. Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag (2013) (VG) Played by Mark Bonnar (as Edward 'Blackbeard' Thatch) / Sylvain Hétu (as Edward 'Blackbeard' Thatch)
    ... aka "Assassin's Creed IV" - International (English title) (short title)
  2. BackStab HD (2011) (VG) Played by Brian Sommer

  3. One Piece: Unlimited Cruise Episode 2 (2009) (VG) Played by Akio Ôtsuka
    ... aka "Wan pîsu: Anrimiteddo kurûzu episodo 2" - Japan (original title)
  4. One Piece: Unlimited Cruise Episode 1 (2008) (VG) Played by Akio Ôtsuka
    ... aka "Wan pisu: Anrimiteddo kuruuzu Episodo 1" - Japan (original title)
  5. Pirates: The Legend of Black Kat (2002) (VG) Played by Sherman Howard
Archive Footage:
  1. "Captain Jokes Parrot's Adventures"
        - Enter in His World (2013) TV episode, Played by Ian McShane
  2. Funny Show Part Two: The Video - Movie (2012) (V) Played by Ian McShane
  3. Funny Show Presents: Captain Jokes Parrot (2012) (V) Played by Ian McShane
  4. "MythBusters"
        - Pirate Special (2007) TV episode, Played by Robert Newton
  5. "Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color"
    ... aka "Disneyland" - USA (original title)
    ... aka "Disney's Wonderful World" - USA (new title)
    ... aka "The Disney Sunday Movie" - USA (new title)
    ... aka "The Magical World of Disney" - USA (new title)
    ... aka "The Wonderful World of Disney" - USA (new title)
    ... aka "Walt Disney" - USA (new title)
    ... aka "Walt Disney Presents" - USA (new title)
        - Blackbeard's Ghost: Part 2 (1982) TV episode, Played by Peter Ustinov (as Captain Edward 'Blackbeard' Teach)
        - Blackbeard's Ghost: Part 1 (1982) TV episode, Played by Peter Ustinov (as Captain Edward 'Blackbeard' Teach)

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Quotes:
From Pan (2015)
Blackbeard: We have an ancient prophecy from the fairy kingdoms who lived on this island. The prophecy tells of a boy, born of the love between a fairy prince and a human girl. The boy would be disappeared from this world, until he was old enough to return and lead an uprising against me. The boy, so says the prophecy, who could fly. See more »

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