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William Blake (I) (1757–1827)

William Blake was born on November 28, 1757 in London, England. He died on August 12, 1827 in London. See full bio »

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(age 69) in London, England, UK

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Known For

The Great Beauty
The Great Beauty Soundtrack
(2013)
Brassed Off
Brassed Off Soundtrack
(1996)
Women in Love
Women in Love Soundtrack
(1969)
Shirley Valentine
Shirley Valentine Soundtrack
(1989)

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 2015 Super League on Sky Sports (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- 2015 Grand Final: Leeds Rhinos vs. Wigan Warriors (2015) ... (lyrics: "Jerusalem")
 2013 Spud 2: The Madness Continues (lyrics: "Jerusalem")
 2013 The Great Beauty (writer: "The Lamb")
 2013 Doctor Who (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- The Crimson Horror (2013) ... (lyrics: "1808 England Jerusalem Hymn (Poem by William Blake National Hymn)" - uncredited)
 2013 The Village (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2013) ... (lyrics: "Jerusalem" - uncredited)
 2011 Inspector George Gently (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Gently Upside Down (2011) ... (lyrics: "Jerusalem")
 2011 The Royal Wedding (TV Movie) (lyrics: "Jerusalem")
 2010 The Pillars of the Earth (TV Mini-Series) (lyrics - 2 episodes)
- Master Builder (2010) ... (lyrics: "Jerusalem")
- Anarchy (2010) ... (lyrics: "Jerusalem")
 2010 Jackboots on Whitehall (lyrics: "Jerusalem")
 2007/I Amazing Grace (Video) (lyrics: "Jerusalem")
 2007 Lilies (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- The Chit Behind King Billy (2007) ... (lyrics: "Jerusalem" - uncredited)
 2003 Cambridge Spies (TV Mini-Series) (lyrics - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (2003) ... (lyrics: "Jerusalem" - uncredited)
- Episode #1.1 (2003) ... (lyrics: "Jerusalem" - uncredited)
 2003 William and Mary (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.3 (2003) ... (lyrics: "Jerusalem" - uncredited)
 2002 American Gun (lyrics: "American Gun Main Title", "American Gun End Credits")
 2002 The Cockettes (Documentary) (writer: "Nurse's Song")
 2000 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 16 June 2000 (2000) ... (lyrics: "Jerusalem")
 2000 Innocence (lyrics: "Jerusalem" - uncredited)
 1998 Silent Witness (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- An Academic Exercise: Part 1 (1998) ... (writer: "Jerusalem" - uncredited)
 1997 2103: The Deadly Wake (lyrics: "Jerusalem")
 1996 Homicide: Life on the Street (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- The True Test (1996) ... (lyrics: "Jerusalem")
 1996 Brassed Off (lyrics: "Jerusalem" - as Blake)
 1995 Hotel Sorrento (lyrics: "Jerusalem")
 1993 The Music of Chance (lyrics: "Jerusalem")
 1989 Shirley Valentine (writer: "Jerusalem")
 1988 Screenplay (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Starlings (1988) ... (lyrics: "Jerusalem" - uncredited)
 1988 Incident at Raven's Gate (lyrics: "Jerusalem")
 1981 Chariots of Fire (lyrics: "Jerusalem" (1916) - uncredited)
 1978 Jubilee (writer: "Jerusalem" - as Blake)
 1978 Renaldo and Clara (writer: "Nurse's Song")
 1974 Mahler ("Alma's Song")
 1969 Monty Python's Flying Circus (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Owl-Stretching Time (1969) ... (lyrics: "Jerusalem")
 1969 Women in Love (lyrics: "Jerusalem")
 1967 Privilege (lyrics: "Jerusalem" - uncredited)
 1962 The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (lyrics: "Jerusalem" - uncredited)
 1961 Spare the Rod (lyrics: "Jerusalem" - uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Poem: "The Ecchoing Green" (filmed as The Ecchoing Green (2003)) See more »

Publicity Listings:

8 Print Biographies | 4 Articles | See more »
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Personal Quote:

Those who restrain their desires, do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.

Trivia:

Subject of Eliott Hayes' play "Blake: Innocence and Experience," in which Blake was portrayed in Canada by Douglas Campbell and in the U.S. by Gary Houston. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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