Brian Blessed in I, Claudius

Brian Blessed (1936 - )

Film DeathsEdit

  • The Last Valley (1971) [Korski]: Stabbed in the stomach with his own spiked helmet by Michael Caine. (Thanks to Gordon)
  • 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.

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