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Brian Blessed


Boisterous British actor Brian Blessed is known for his hearty, king-sized portrayals on film and television. A giant of a man accompanied by an eloquent wit and booming, operatic voice, Brian was born in 1936 and grew up in the mining village of Goldthorpe in South Yorkshire. His father was a miner who wanted a better life for his son; Brian lost... See full bio »
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 2014 The Seventeenth Kind (Short) (post-production)
The Voice (voice)
 2013 Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return
Judge Jawbreaker (voice)
 2013 Henry Hugglemonster (TV Series)
Eduardo Enormomonster
- Iron Granny (2013) ... Eduardo Enormomonster (voice)
- Astrobrix/The Sore Roar (2013) ... Eduardo Enormomonster (voice)
- The Henry Show/Mega Bouncers (2013) ... Eduardo Enormomonster (voice)
- The Huggleflower (2013) ... Eduardo Enormomonster (voice)
 2013 Let's Dance for Sport Relief (TV Series)
Voice Over
- The Final (2013) ... Voice Over (voice)
- Episode #5.3 (2013) ... Voice Over (voice)
- Episode #5.2 (2013) ... Voice Over (voice)
- Episode #5.1 (2013) ... Voice Over (voice)
 2013 The Amazing World of Gumball (TV Series)
Santa Claus
- The Bumpkin/The Flakers (2013) ... Santa Claus (voice)
- Christmas/The Watch (2013) ... (voice)
 2012 Santa's Blotto (Short)
Santa
 2012 So You Want to Be a Pirate! (Video short)
The Pirate King (voice)
 2006-2011 Peppa Pig (TV Series)
Grampy Rabbit
- Grampy Rabbit's Dinosaur Park (2011) ... Grampy Rabbit (voice)
- Grampy Rabbits Lighthouse (2010) ... Grampy Rabbit
- Grandpa Pig's Boat (2006) ... Grampy Rabbit
 2007-2011 Doctors (TV Series)
Dominic Duvall / Micky 'Rebel' Becket
- The Devil's Daughter (2011) ... Dominic Duvall
- Rebel, Rebel (2007) ... Micky 'Rebel' Becket
 2011 Re-Evolution
Mr Finney
 2010-2011 The Legend of Dick and Dom (TV Series)
King
- Home (2011) ... King
- Beastly (2010) ... King
 2010 Fee Fi Fo Yum (TV Series)
GTV Announcer (voice)
 2010 Little Princess (TV Series)
Great Uncle Walter
- I Want My Horace (2010) ... Great Uncle Walter
 2009 Mr. Bojagi (Short)
Mr. Bojagi
 2009 Henry 8.0 (TV Series)
Henry Tudor
 2008 The Royal (TV Series)
Sir Edward Fawcett
- Pastures New (2008) ... Sir Edward Fawcett
 2008 Family Guy (TV Series)
Prince Vultan
- Road to Germany (2008) ... Prince Vultan (voice)
 2008 The Wrong Door (TV Series)
Captain Goiter
- Bondo (2008) ... Captain Goiter
- The Train Pirates (2008) ... Captain Goiter
 2008 Viking: Battle for Asgard (Video Game)
Narrator (voice)
 2008 Kika & Bob (TV Mini-Series)
Bob
- Waterloo (2008) ... Bob (voice)
- Vote for Bobbo! (2008) ... Bob (voice)
- The Mystery of the Pearl Necklace (2008) ... Bob (voice)
- Safari! (2008) ... Bob (voice)
- Ping-Pong for Beginners (2008) ... Bob (voice)
 2008 Agent Crush
Boris Goudphater (voice)
 2007 Back in Business
Trevor Pilkington
 2006 Rome: Total War - Alexander (Video Game)
Voice
 2006 Mist: The Tale of a Sheepdog Puppy (TV Movie)
Sir Gregory
 2006 Alexander the Great (Video documentary)
Narrator
 2005 Game of Swords
Lord Francisco del Ruiz
 2004 The Legend of the Tamworth Two (TV Movie)
Wild Boar (voice)
 2004 Let's Write a Story (TV Series documentary)
Dr. Batch
 2003 Devil's Harvest
Father Gabriel Norton
 2003 Winter Solstice (TV Movie)
Max
 2003 Warhammer 40,000: Fire Warrior (Video Game)
The Admiral (voice)
 2003 Extreme Skate Adventure (Video Game) (voice)
 2002 Kingdom Hearts (Video Game)
Clayton (voice)
 2000 The Mumbo Jumbo
Lucifer Bounder
 2000 Day Return (Short)
Jack Barratt
 1999 The Greatest Store in the World (TV Movie)
Mr. Scottley
 1999 The Big Knights (TV Series)
Sir Morris (voice)
 1999 Tarzan (Video Game)
Clayton (voice)
 1999 Tarzan
Clayton (voice)
 1999 Adam's Family Tree (TV Series)
Cavalier
- A Cavalier Spirit (1999) ... Cavalier
 1998 Dennis the Menace (TV Series)
Captain
- Skull and Crossbones (1998) ... Captain (voice)
 1997 King Lear: A Critical Guide (Video documentary short)
King Lear
 1996 Privateer 2: The Darkening (Video Game)
Uncle Kashumai
 1996 Catherine the Great (TV Movie)
Bestuzhev
 1995 Johnny and the Dead (TV Mini-Series)
William 'Bill' Sticker
 1995 Kidnapped (TV Movie)
Cluny MacPherson
 1994 Chasing the Deer
Maj. Elliot
 1993 Lady Chatterley (TV Series)
Petty Officer
- Episode #1.4 (1993) ... Petty Officer
 1992 Freddie as F.R.O.7.
El Supremo (voice)
 1992 Exam Conditions (TV Movie)
Mr. Carksdale
 1992 Back in the U.S.S.R.
Chazov
 1992 Blood and Dust (TV Movie)
Chatillon
 1991 Prisoner of Honor (TV Movie)
Gen. Gonse
 1991 Lovejoy (TV Series)
Harry Catapodis
- The Black Virgin of Vladimir (2 of 2) (1991) ... Harry Catapodis
- Riding in Rollers (1 of 2) (1991) ... Harry Catapodis
 1990 The Castle of Adventure (TV Series)
Sam
- Episode #1.8 (1990) ... Sam
- Episode #1.7 (1990) ... Sam
- Episode #1.6 (1990) ... Sam
- Episode #1.5 (1990) ... Sam
- Episode #1.4 (1990) ... Sam
 1989 Asterix and the Big Fight
Caous (English version, voice)
 1988-1989 War and Remembrance (TV Mini-Series)
Gen. Yevlenko
- Part 8 (1989) ... Gen. Yevlenko
- Part 6 (1988) ... Gen. Yevlenko
 1989 Minder (TV Series)
Freddie Dyer
 1989 Boon (TV Series)
Lambert Sampson
- Banbury Blue (1989) ... Lambert Sampson
 1988 David Macaulay: Pyramid (TV Movie)
Ankhaf (voice)
 1988 Once in a Life Time (TV Movie)
 1987 My Family and Other Animals (TV Series)
Spiro
- Episode #1.8 (1987) ... Spiro
- Episode #1.7 (1987) ... Spiro
- Episode #1.6 (1987) ... Spiro
- Episode #1.5 (1987) ... Spiro
- Episode #1.4 (1987) ... Spiro
 1987 William Tell (TV Series)
Gaston
- Misalliance (1987) ... Gaston
- The Pass (1987) ... Gaston
- The Impostor (1987) ... Gaston
 1986 The Kenny Everett Television Show (TV Series)
Various
- Episode #4.7 (1986)
- Episode #4.5 (1986)
- Episode #4.4 (1986) ... Various
- Episode #4.3 (1986)
- Episode #4.1 (1986)
 1984 The Last Days of Pompeii (TV Mini-Series)
Olinthus
- Part 3 (1984) ... Olinthus
- Part 2 (1984) ... Olinthus
- Part 1 (1984) ... Olinthus
 1983 The Hound of the Baskervilles (TV Movie)
Geoffrey Lyons
 1983 High Road to China
Suleman Khan
 1982 Cosmic Princess (TV Movie)
Mentor
 1981 The Little World of Don Camillo (TV Series)
Peppone
- Part 12 (1981) ... Peppone
- Part 11 (1981) ... Peppone
- Part 10 (1981) ... Peppone
- Part 9 (1981) ... Peppone
- Part 8 (1981) ... Peppone
 1980 Leap in the Dark (TV Series)
Thomas Myers
- Room for an Inward Light (1980) ... Thomas Myers
 1969-1979 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Jim Carter / Reg Sugden
- Saint Vitus' Dance (1979) ... Jim Carter
- Double Agent (1969) ... Reg Sugden
 1979 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)
Detective Sergeant Jack Nolan
- Lamb to the Slaughter (1979) ... Detective Sergeant Jack Nolan
 1962-1978 Z Cars (TV Series)
PC Smith / PC Fancy Smith / Member of Public / ...
- Pressure (1978) ... Member of Public
 1978 Blakes 7 (TV Series)
Vargas
- Cygnus Alpha (1978) ... Vargas
 1977 A Christmas Carol (TV Movie)
Narrator (uncredited)
 1977 Survivors (TV Series)
Brod
- Law of the Jungle (1977) ... Brod
 1975-1976 Space: 1999 (TV Series)
Mentor / Dr. Cabot Rowland
- The Metamorph (1976) ... Mentor
 1976 The Day After Tomorrow (TV Movie)
Dr. Tom Bowen
 1976 The Story of David (TV Movie)
Abner
 1975 The Great Alfred (TV Movie)
 1975 NBC Special Treat (TV Series)
Dr. Tom Bowen
- Into Infinity (1975) ... Dr. Tom Bowen
 1975 Thriller (TV Series)
Det Sgt George Briggs
- A Midsummer Nightmare (1975) ... Det Sgt George Briggs
 1975 Churchill's People (TV Series)
Guthrum
- King Alfred (1975) ... Guthrum
 1975 The Sweeney (TV Series)
Frank Kemble
- Ringer (1975) ... Frank Kemble
 1974 Notorious Woman (TV Mini-Series)
Albert Grzymala
- Resolution (1974) ... Albert Grzymala
- Sonata (1974) ... Albert Grzymala
- Prelude (1974) ... Albert Grzymala
 1974 Boy Dominic (TV Series)
William Woodcock
- Charles and Emma (1974) ... William Woodcock
- Lady Bulman Regets (1974) ... William Woodcock
- Ghost in Greenwich (1974) ... William Woodcock
- Friends of the Family (1974) ... William Woodcock
- Sermons and Snuff (1974) ... William Woodcock
 1973 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Sgt. Kite
- The Recruiting Officer (1973) ... Sgt. Kite
 1973 Hadleigh (TV Series)
Joseph Roper
- The Last Rent Dinner (1973) ... Joseph Roper
 1973 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Ted Gissing
- Lorna and Ted (1973) ... Ted Gissing
 1973 Love Story (TV Series)
Andrew
- Reflections (1973) ... Andrew
 1973 Justice (TV Series)
Tiger Lawson
- The Whole Truth? (1973) ... Tiger Lawson
 1973 Public Eye (TV Series)
Rev. William Pratt
- Egg and Cress Sandwiches (1973) ... Rev. William Pratt
 1972 Man of La Mancha
Pedro
 1972 The Venturers (TV Movie)
Harry Shannon
 1971 Shirley's World (TV Series)
Sir Nigel
- The Reunion (1971) ... Sir Nigel
 1971 The Expert (TV Series)
Hubert Innes
- A Clear and Easy Duty (1971) ... Hubert Innes
 1971 The Last Valley
Korski
 1970 Whom God Hath Joined (TV Movie)
Brian Ridware
 1970 Brotherly Love
Jack Baird
 1969-1970 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Will / Peter
- Wine of India (1970) ... Will
- Son of Man (1969) ... Peter
 1970 Crime of Passion (TV Series)
Pierre Lombard
- Pierre (1970) ... Pierre Lombard
 1969 My Partner the Ghost (TV Series)
Jim Lawsey
 1969 Barrister at Law (TV Movie)
Tom Gardner
 1967-1969 The Avengers (TV Series)
Sergeant Hearn / Major Mark Dayton
- The Morning After (1969) ... Sergeant Hearn
- The Superlative Seven (1967) ... Major Mark Dayton
 1969 Till Death Us Do Part
Sergeant
 1968 Cold Comfort Farm (TV Mini-Series)
Reuben Starkadder
- Doom (1968) ... Reuben Starkadder
- Folk (1968) ... Reuben Starkadder
 1968 Mogul (TV Series)
Eddie Barnaby
- Stop It, You're Breaking My Heart (1968) ... Eddie Barnaby
 1966-1967 The Three Musketeers (TV Mini-Series)
Porthos
- Assassin (1967) ... Porthos
- The Cardinal (1967) ... Porthos
- Branded (1966) ... Porthos
 1966 The Christmas Tree
Policeman
 1963 Ghost Squad (TV Series)
Policeman
- Catspaw (1963) ... Policeman
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Played in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang stage show at the London Palladium - 2003 See more »

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Alternate Names:

B. Blessed

Height:

5' 9¾" (1.77 m)
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Personal Quote:

(of Shakespeare) The blue planet has had its author. It would be greedy to want another.

Trivia:

His younger brother Alan, seven years his junior, died in 1996 at age 52. See more »

Trademark:

Booming operatic voice See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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