Date of Birth:
9 October 1937
Brian Blessed played in 11 movies in the Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance, Music, Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War, History, Animation, Fantasy, Biography, Crime, Mystery, Family genres.
Brian Blessed got succeed with average imdb rating 6.2.
A friend of Patrick Stewart since childhood.
Was nearly killed when filming his death scene in Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991).
In Flash Gordon (1980) his character, Prince Vultan, says "Who wants to live forever?" during the battle between the Hawkmen and Ming's Imperial Fleet. This later became the title of a Queen song on the soundtrack for Highlander (1986).
Attempted to climb Mount Everest twice.
As a child he and his friends used to play at Flash Gordon, inspired by the Buster Crabbe TV serials. In these childhood games Brian would always play Vultan, leader of the Hawkmen. In the 1980 film Flash Gordon he played the same role as he had in childhood.
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