Brian Deacon

Brian Deacon is an English actor. Best known for portraying Jesus in the 1979 film Jesus, which was made by the evangelical organization the Jesus Film Project. Deacon was chosen for the part out of a field of 263 actors screen tested by producer John Heyman.[1] Deacon has also portrayed Heumac in The Feathered Serpent (1976, 1978), Frank Miles in the 1978 TV series Lillie, and appeared with his brother, Eric, in the Peter Greenaway film, A Zed & Two Noughts (1985), as Oswald Deuce . Between 1992 and 1993, he played the role of The Rt Hon. Neil Kincaid in British soap opera Emmerdale, the lover of established character Kim Tate (Claire King).

Brian Deacon
Oxford, England
Years active1971 – present
Spouse(s)Rula Lenska (1977–1987)
Natalie Bloch (1998 to present)

Personal life

Deacon was born in Oxford, where he later trained at the Oxford Youth Theatre. He has been married twice, firstly to Rula Lenska (1977-1987), with whom he had a daughter, Lara Parker Deacon. In 1998 he married Natalie Bloch.



  1. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 1 February 2016. Retrieved 2016-01-27.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. Good Girl on IMDb

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