Brian Blessed is a Actor and Director British born on 9 october 1936 at Mexborough (United-kingdom)
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Brian Blessed (/ˈblɛsɪd/; born 9 October 1936) is an English actor.
Blessed lives in Windlesham, Surrey. He married Hildegarde Neil in 1978 and his daughter from that marriage, Rosalind, is an actress. Blessed has worked alongside Rosalind on Doctors. He owns several dogs and is a patron of the Hopefield Animal Sanctuary.
On 19 January 2015, Blessed collapsed on stage during a performance of King Lear with the Guildford Shakespeare Company, in which his daughter Rosalind was also acting. He received medical attention from a doctor in the audience and returned, 20 minutes later, to the stage to complete the play. On 30 January 2015, it was announced that Blessed had been "compelled to withdraw" from the production on the advice of his heart specialist.