Deacon, Brian

Brian Deacon


Brian Deacon was born on February, 13, 1949 in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England.  He is the brother of actor Eric Deacon.

While working as a window cleaner and a lorry driver (for a butcher) he was being trained at the Oxford Youth Theatre.  After his training, Deacon headed to London to study drama at Webber Douglas School then did repertory throughout south England.

Deacon was married to actress Rula Lenska (1977 - 1987 div) and they had one child, a daughter named Lara.  He is now married to actress Natalie Bloch-Lainé (1998 - present)



Film
Orla's Song~2014 (short) -

The Medal~2014 (short) -
Long Live Love~2014 (short) - Martin
Lay Me Down~2014 (short) - Dad
Mistaken~2013 - Priest
The Projectionist~2012 (short) - Old Projectionist
The Story of Jesus for Children~2000 (V) - Jesus (archive footage from Jesus~1979)
A Zed & Two Noughts~1985 - Oswald Deuce (with his brother Eric)
Jesus: His Life and Times~1979 - Jesus
The Kiss of Death (Bacio, Il)~1974 - Alfonso - half-brother of Elena
Vampyres~1974 - John
The Triple Echo~1972 - Barton

TV
The Codebreaker Who Hacked Hitler~2015 - voice of Gordon Welchman
Medal~2015 - Lachan Dara
Doctors~2001-2009 -
     Bill Hesson in Amends
     Colin in Face Value
The Passion: Films, Faith & Fury~2006 (doc) - Himself
The Bermuda Triangle Solved?~2001 (doc) - Narrator
Bugs~1995 - Bryan Brody in  Down Among the Dead Men
Emmerdale Farm~1972 - Rt. Hon. Neil Kincaid in 1.1724/1.1725
Mr. Wakefield's Crusade~1992 - Sebastian in 1.2
Screen Two~1987 - Alex in Inappropriate Behaviour
Hammer House of Mystery and Suspense (Fox Mystery Theater)~1986 - Alan/Martin Yardley in And The Wall Came Tumbling Down
Masterpiece Theatre: Bleak House~1985 (mini) - Allan Woodcourt in 1.2, 1.3, 1.6, and 1.7
Mr. Palfrey of Westminster~1985 - Grant in Freedom From Longing
And the Wall Came Tumbling Down~1984 - Alan/Martin Yardley
Separate Tables~1983 - Charles Stratton
The Tragedy of Richard the Third~1983 - Henry, Earl of Richmond/Second Citizen/First Messenger
Henry VI, Part Three~1983 - Earl of Oxford
Henry VI, Part Two~1983 - Duke of Somerset/Smith the Weaver
Henry VI, Part One~1983 - Earl of Somerset
Nelly's Version~1983 - David
Leap in the Dark~1980 - Toby in Watching Me, Watching You
Border Country~1979 - Gabriel Ford in Country Dance
Lillie~1978 (mini) - Frank Miles (7 episodes)
The Feathered Serpent~1976 - Prince Heumac (12 episodes)
The Emigrants~1976 - Michael Parker in:
     A Dream of Freedom
     13,000 Miles Away
     Endeavour
     Chances for the Children
Chruchill's People~1975 - Flavius in The Lost Island
Good Girl~1974 - Henry Nutting (6 episodes)
Public Eye~1973 - Nick Mortimer in It's a Woman's Privilege
Full House~1972 - in 25 November 1972
ITV Sunday Night Theatre~1972 - in First Sight
Thirty-Minute Theatre~1972 - Daniel in Scarborough
Love and Mr. Lewisham~1972 - Mr. Lewisham in Parts 1-4
The Guardians~1971 - Steve in The Logical Approach
Ghosts~19?? -

Queen Victoria~ - Narrator
Migrating Wildebeest~ - Narrator
Australians Backyard~ - Narrator

Commercials
"4 Gee"(? Unknown)
B and Q
Monster Munch
Walking Dead (promo)
MBNA
Emirates
Cirque De Soleil
Miele
Finish
The Guardian
BBC
Club Med
Disney
Eurotunnel
Fiat Punto
Honda
National Geographic
One2One
Philips
Sky
The Times
Virgin

Theatre
Groupie~2016 - Mark Gorman (Vienna's English Theatre, Vienna, Austria)
The Art of Concealment~ - Older Terence (Riversider Studios)
The Bed Before Yesterday~2009 - Victor Keene (Mill at Sonning)
Norfolk's Rose~ - James Graham (The Original Theatre Company)
Othello~2004 - Iago (Good Company, UK tour)
Dealer's Choice~2003 - (The New Vic, London, UK)
Jane Eyre~2003 - Mr. Rochester (UK tour)
Emma~ - Mr. Knightly (UK Tour)
Vera Baxter~ - The Stranger (Gate Theatre)
Brief Encounter~2000 - Fred (Lyric Theatre, London, UK)
Jane Eyre~2000 - Mr. Rochester (UK tour)
The Secret Diaries~1999 - (Palace Theatre, Manchester, UK)
The Secret Diaries of Samuel Pepys~1999 - Montague (UK Tour)
The Waiting Game~1998 - Donald Reese (The Mill, Sonning, Berkshire, England, UK)
Dial M for Murder~1996 - (Apollo Theatre, London, UK)
Hedda Gabler~1991 - (Citizen's Theatre Company, Glasgow, Scotland)
The Woman in Black~1991 - (Fortune Theatre; Theatre Royal, Nottingham, UK)
The Sneeze (The Bear)~1988 - Stephen (New Vic, London, UK)
Exclusive Yarns...the Full Story~1988 - (Comedy Theatre, London, England, UK)
A Midsummer Night's Dream~1986 - (Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park, London, England, UK)
Arms and the Man~1986 - Bluntschli (Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park, London, England, UK)
Benefactors~1984/1985 - David (Channel Theatre Company)
Great and Small~1983 - Bernard/Bob (Triumph Tour, West End/Theatre Royal, Bath, England)
Merchant of Venice~1980 - Bassanio (Leeds Playhouse, West Yorkshire, England, UK)
Curse of the Starving Class~1979 - Son (Royal Court Theatre, London, England, UK)
The Rivals~1972 - (Wimbledon Theatre, Wimbledon, UK)
Jack & the Beanstalk~1971 - (Belgrade Theatre, Coventry, West Midlands, UK)
Vaudeville Theatre~ -
No More a Roving~1987 - Benedict (Orange Tree Theatre, Richmond, England, UK)
Amanda Royle, Rob Edwards, Brian Deacon (bottom), and Joan Moon || 1987 ©Bill Hewison
Madame Bovary~19?? - Rodolphe (Palace Theatre, Watford, London, England, UK)
Romeo and Juliet~ - (Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park, London, England, UK)
Henry IV, Part I~ - Hotspur (Harry Percy) (Redgrave Theatre, Bristol, England UK)
Hamlet~ - Guildenstern (New Shakespeare Company, UK)
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead~ - Guildenstern (New Shakespeare Company, UK)
The Zoo Story~ - Jerry (New Shakespeare Company, UK)
Shay~ - The Son (Royal Court)
She Stoops to Conquer~ - Young Marlow (Mercury Theatre, Colchester, UK)
A Bunch of Fives~ - Various roles (Soho Poly Theatre, London, England, UK)
Coal~ - (Soho Poly Theatre, London, England, UK)
Fanny~ - (Soho Poly Theatre, London, England, UK)
The Garden~ - (Soho Poly Theatre, London, England, UK)
The Double Dealer~ - Mellefont (Bristol Old Vic, Bristol, England, UK)
The Taming of the Shrew~19 - Lucentio (Bristol Old Vic, Bristol, England, UK)
The Tooth of Crime~ - Crow (Bristol Old Vid, Bristol, England, UK)
Early Morning~ - Len (Bristol Old Vic, Bristol, England, UK)
London Assurance~ - Son (Bristol Old Vic, Bristol, England, UK)
The Contractor~ - Glendinning (Belgrade Theatre, Coventry, West Midlands, UK)
Troilus and Cressida~ - Troilus (Belgrade Theatre, Coventry, West Midlands, UK)
Saint Joan~ - Dauphin (Belgrade Theatre, Coventry, West Midlands, UK)
Present Laughter~ - Roland Maule (Belgrade Theatre, Coventry, West Midlands, UK)
Richard II~ - Henry Bolingbroke - Duke of Hereford (Ludlow Festival)
The Lion in Winter~ - John (Belgrade Theatre, Coventry, West Midlands, UK) (stage debut)
King Lear~ - Edmund (Northcott Theatre, Exeter, Ludlow Festival, UK)
As You Like It~ - (Northcott Theatre, Exeter, Ludlow, Festival, UK)
Anthony and Cleopatra~ - Octavius (Young Vic Theatre, London, England, UK)

Radio
Bonhoeffer: The Cost of Freedom~ - Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Video Games (voice)
The Book of Unwritten Tales 2~2015 - Ivo's Father/God of Puzzles
Tropico 5~2014 - Leon Kane/Ship Captain
Blackguards~2014 - Urias/other voice characterizations
Demonicon~2013 - The Father
The Night of the Rabbit~2013 - (English version)
Ceville~2009 - (English version)
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II - The Sith Lords~2004 (voice) -  Additional Voices

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