Brian Blessed OBE | The Entertainment Consultancy

Boisterous British actor Brian Blessed is known for his hearty, king-sized portrayals on film and television. A giant of a man accompanied by an eloquent wit and booming, operatic voice. A

He has lent his musical talents to several productions - from playing Old Deuteronomy in Cats to The Baron in the more recent Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. In the 1970s, he began appearing more and more on-camera with both classical and contemporary performances. In costumed television movies, he has played Porthos in The Three Musketeers and The Further Adventures of the Musketeers, Augustus in I, Claudius, and Long John Silver in Return to Treasure Island and has been a part of various reenactments including Catherine the Great, Lady Chatterley, The Hound of the Baskervilles and Kidnapped.