He acted in Repertoire Season in the National Theatre production at the Lyttelton, Olivier, and Cottesloe Theatres in London, England in William Wycherley's play, "The Country Wife;" Sean O'Casey's play, "The Plough and the Stars;" Harley Granville Barker's play, "The Madras House;" Ben Jonson's play, "Volpone;" Ferenc Molnar's...
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Did You Know?
After I was in Z Cars
(1962), the head of BBC serials took me aside and said, 'We're thinking of having a young Doctor Who
(1963) and we'd like to cast you'. But it clashed with other things.
At age 14, he attended the Second World Peace Congress held in Sheffield during November 1950, where he encountered Pablo Picasso
, challenging him to draw something. The artist penned a dove of peace, which the young Blessed scorned before sketching a similar bird himself and presenting it to an amused Picasso. Blessed would not accept Picasso's offer of his picture, thereby unwittingly earning ...
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