Brian Blessed

Biography: Brian Blessed, a boisterous British actor known for his roles in many of Shakespeare's television and movie adaptations. Born on the 9th of October 1936 in the town of Mexborough, England and raised in Goldthorpe, South Yorkshire. From a young age he showed a talent for acting, performing in many of his schools productions.

While attending the Bristol Old Vic theatre school in the west of England he held down numerous jobs to support himself. The 1970's saw a boom for his career as he was cast in roles for The Three Musketeers and The Further Adventures of the Three Musketeers as one of the title characters Porthos. Also appearing in the television movies Catherine the Great, Lady Chatterley, Macgyver: The Lost Treasure of Atlantis, The Hound of the Baskervilles and Kidnapped. Perhaps his most well know roles are for the Shakespeare adaptations Henry V, Much Ado About Nothing, Hamlet and Macbeth. Not content with just appearing on screen he has appeared in numerous stage
Brian Blessed, a boisterous British actor known for his roles in many of Shakespeare's television and movie adaptations. Born on the 9th of October 1936 in the town of Mexborough, England and raised in Goldthorpe, South Yorkshire. From a young age he showed a talent for acting, performing in many of his schools productions.

While attending the Bristol Old Vic theatre school in the west of England he held down numerous jobs to support himself. The 1970's saw a boom for his career as he was cast in roles for The Three Musketeers and The Further Adventures of the Three Musketeers as one of the title characters Porthos. Also appearing in the television movies Catherine the Great, Lady Chatterley, Macgyver: The Lost Treasure of Atlantis, The Hound of the Baskervilles and Kidnapped. Perhaps his most well know roles are for the Shakespeare adaptations Henry V, Much Ado About Nothing, Hamlet and Macbeth.

Not content with just appearing on screen he has appeared in numerous stage productions Cats, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and Peter Pan.
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Brian Blessed's Scores

Average career score: 57
Highest Metascore: 83 Henry V
Lowest Metascore: 25 Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 8
  2. Negative: 1 out of 8
8 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
25 Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return May 9, 2014 Judge Jawbreaker 5.3
66 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Dec 13, 2013 King Dain 7.8
79 Tarzan Jun 18, 1999 Mr. Clayton, The Gorilla Hunter / Mr. Clayton, The Gorilla Hunter tbd
51 Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace May 19, 1999 Boss Nass / Boss Nass 5.1
51 Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves Jun 14, 1991 Lord Locksley 7.1
83 Henry V Nov 8, 1989 Exeter 7.8
42 High Road to China Mar 18, 1983 Suleman Khan tbd
58 Flash Gordon Dec 5, 1980 Prince Vultan 7.2