Brian Blessed in I, Claudius

Brian Blessed (1936 - )

Film DeathsEdit

  • Tarzan (1999; animated) [Clayton]: Accidentally hanged by vines after he gets tangled in them in the jungle, as he unsuccessfully tries to cut himself free. (Thanks to Drew)
  • King Lear (1999) [King Lear]: Dies of old age, compounded by heartbreak over the death of his daughter (Phillipa Peak). (I haven't seen this version, but I'm familiar with the story.)

TV DeathsEdit

  • Space 1999: Death's Other Dominion (1975) [Dr. Cabot Rowland]: Rapidly ages to death and decomposes on an Eagle craft when he tries to leave the planet Ultima Thule that had given him immortality. (Stephen)
  • The Story of David (1976 TV) [Abner]: Stabbed to death by Norman Rodway. (Thanks to Gordon)
  • Survivors: Law of the Jungle (1977) [Brod]: Shot in the back with a crossbow by John Abineri.
  • The Black Adder: The Black Seal (1983) [King Richard IV]: Poisoned, along with the rest of the royal court, when they all drink a toast with poisoned wine.
  • Toast of London: Hamm on Toast (2015) [Colonel Gonville Toast]: Dies of old age/natural causes in his bedroom while dictating his will, after the sight of Jon Hamm leaves him so awestruck that he leaves his estate to Jon instead of to his son (Adrian Lukis). (Played for comic effect.)

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