Blessed is an English actor, writer and television presenter known for his sonorous voice and hearty, king-sized portrayals. He wrote six books and performed over 130 roles as an actor in his filmography, which starts in the '60s. He presently lives in Windlesham, U.K., with his wife and former actress Hildegarde Neil; their only daughter Rosalind is an actress too.
Blessed was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2016 Birthday Honours for services to the arts and charity. He is also a patron of the Hopefield Animal Sanctuary in Brentwood, U.K.