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[[File:Brian Blessed.png|200px]]'''Brian Blessed''' ([[October 9]], [[1937]]) is a British actor. Blessed, notorious for his large red beard, played the similarly red-bearded [[Farmer Giles]].  
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[[File:Brian Blessed.png|right|200px]]'''Brian Blessed''' ([[October 9]], [[1937]]) is a British actor. Blessed, notorious for his large red beard, played the similarly red-bearded [[Farmer Giles]].  
 
   
 
   
 
Blessed broke through as Police Constable Smith in long-running police series ''[[wikipedia:Z-Cars|Z-Cars]]'', and after that, most of his roles were influenced by his imposing appearance and voice. He appeared in ''[[wikipedia:I, Claudius (TV series)|I, Claudius]]'', served as a narrator at ''[[Jackanory]]'', played [[wikipedia:King Richard IV|King Richard IV]] in [[wikipedia:blackadder|Blackadder]], and many other iconic performances. Its rumoured that he will play in [[The Hobbit films|The Hobbit]].<ref>[http://www.theonering.net/torwp/2010/10/31/39971-brian-blessed-in-gdts-hobbit/ Brian Blessed in GDT’s Hobbit?], [http://www.theonering.net/torwp/ The One Ring], accessed [[May 28]], [[2011]]</ref>
 
Blessed broke through as Police Constable Smith in long-running police series ''[[wikipedia:Z-Cars|Z-Cars]]'', and after that, most of his roles were influenced by his imposing appearance and voice. He appeared in ''[[wikipedia:I, Claudius (TV series)|I, Claudius]]'', served as a narrator at ''[[Jackanory]]'', played [[wikipedia:King Richard IV|King Richard IV]] in [[wikipedia:blackadder|Blackadder]], and many other iconic performances. Its rumoured that he will play in [[The Hobbit films|The Hobbit]].<ref>[http://www.theonering.net/torwp/2010/10/31/39971-brian-blessed-in-gdts-hobbit/ Brian Blessed in GDT’s Hobbit?], [http://www.theonering.net/torwp/ The One Ring], accessed [[May 28]], [[2011]]</ref>
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* [http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000306/ Brian Blessed] at [http://www.imdb.com/ IMDb]
 
* [http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000306/ Brian Blessed] at [http://www.imdb.com/ IMDb]
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Revision as of 13:09, 29 May 2011

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Brian Blessed (October 9, 1937) is a British actor. Blessed, notorious for his large red beard, played the similarly red-bearded Farmer Giles.

Blessed broke through as Police Constable Smith in long-running police series Z-Cars, and after that, most of his roles were influenced by his imposing appearance and voice. He appeared in I, Claudius, served as a narrator at Jackanory, played King Richard IV in Blackadder, and many other iconic performances. Its rumoured that he will play in The Hobbit.[1]

Roles

External links

References

  1. Brian Blessed in GDT’s Hobbit?, The One Ring, accessed May 28, 2011