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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]].  
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[[File:Brian Blessed.png|right|200px]]'''Brian Blessed''' ([[9 October|October 9]], [[1937]]) is a British actor. Blessed, notorious for his large red beard, played the similarly red-bearded [[Farmer Giles]] in the [[Tales from the Perilous Realm (1992 radio series)|Tales from the Perilous Realm radio series]].  
 
   
 
   
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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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:Richard IV of England (Blackadder)|King Richard IV]] in [[wikipedia:blackadder|Blackadder]], and many other iconic performances. It is rumoured that he will be offered a role in [[The Hobbit (film series)|''The Hobbit'' (film series)]].<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 [[28 May|May 28]], [[2011]]</ref>
  
 
==Roles==
 
==Roles==
* [[1992]]: ''[[Tales from the Perilous Realm (1992 radio series)]]'': [[Farmer Giles]]
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* [[1992]]: [[Tales from the Perilous Realm (1992 radio series)|''Tales from the Perilous Realm'' (1992 radio series)]]: [[Farmer Giles]]
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
* {{WP|Brian Blessed}}
 
* {{WP|Brian Blessed}}
 
* [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 15:48, 11 December 2012

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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 in the Tales from the Perilous Realm radio series.

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. It is rumoured that he will be offered a role in The Hobbit (film series).[1]

Roles

External links

References

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