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Derek Jacobi

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Sir Derek George Jacobi, CBE, (born 22 October 1938) is an English actor and film director. A "forceful, commanding stage presence", Jacobi has enjoyed a highly successful stage career, appearing in such stage productions as Hamlet, Uncle Vanya, and Oedipus the King. He received a Tony Award for his performance in Much Ado About Nothing. His stage work also includes playing notable historical figures such as Edward II, Octavius Caesar, Richard III of England, and Cyrano de Bergerac. In addition to being a founder member of the Royal National Theatre and winning several prestigious theatre awards, Jacobi has also enjoyed a successful television career, appearing in the critically praised adaptation I, Claudius, for which he won a BAFTA; the titular role in the acclaimed medieval drama series Brother Cadfael, and Stanley Baldwin in The Gathering Storm. Though principally a stage actor, Jacobi has appeared in a number of films, such as Henry V (1989), Dead Again (1991), Gladiator (2000), Gosford Park (2001), The Golden Compass (2007), The King's Speech (2010), and the forthcoming Hippie Hippie Shake. Like Laurence Olivier, he holds two knighthoods, Danish and British. Description above from the Wikipedia article Derek Jacobi, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

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Oct 22, 1938 In Leytonstone, London, England
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series The Strauss Family
Latest Project:
movie Tomb Raider 2018-03-05
Known For
Poster of Cinderella
Poster of Last Tango in Halifax
Poster of Underworld: Evolution
Poster of Gladiator
Series The Strauss Family Unknown 2019
Movie Tomb Raider Mr. Yaffe 2018-03-05
Movie Murder on the Orient Express Edward Masterman 2017-11-03
Movie Stratton Ross 2017-07-06
Movie The History of Love Léo Gursky 2016-11-09
Movie Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company Live: Romeo and Juliet Mercrutio 2016-07-07
Movie Cinderella The King 2015-03-12
Movie Grace of Monaco Count Fernando D'Aillieres 2014-05-14
Movie Effie Gray Travers Twiss 2014-03-08
Movie National Theatre Live: Fifty Years on Stage Claudius/Spooner 2013-11-02
Series Crossing Lines Archibald Craven 2013-08-22
Movie Muse of Fire Himself 2013-09-26
Movie Jail Caesar 2012-06-28
Series Chicago Fire Cassio 2012-10-10
Series Last Tango in Halifax Alan 2012-11-20
Movie Anonymous Prologue 2011-10-21
Movie Ironclad Cornhill 2011-03-03
Movie National Theatre Live: King Lear King Lear 2011-02-03
Movie There Be Dragons Honorio 2011-05-06
Movie Through the Weeping Glass: On the Consolations of Life Everlasting (Limbos & Afterbreezes in the Mütter Museum) Narrator (voice 2011-09-24
Movie The Decoy Bride Lord Pirrie 2011-06-06
Series Hakuoki -Demon Of The Fleeting Blossom- Narrator 2010-04-03
Movie Joe Maddison's War Mr. Simpson 2010-09-19
Movie The King's Speech Archbishop Cosmo Lang 2010-09-06
Movie Hereafter Derek Jacobi 2010-10-22
Movie Endgame Rudolph Agnew 2009-01-18
Movie Margot Fred Ashton 2009-11-30
Movie Diamonds Piers Denmont 2009-04-04
Movie A Bunch of Amateurs Nigel Dewberry 2008-11-17
Movie One of those Days Howard Whittam 2008-01-01
Movie Sidney Turtlebaum Sidney Turtlebaum 2008-11-03
Series Tomtesterom Stanley Baldwin 2008-04-06
Movie Airlock, or How to Say Goodbye in Space President 2007-08-20
Series In the Night Garden 2007-03-19
Movie Detective Story 2007-09-29
Movie Doctor Who: Utopia Professor Yana 2007-09-08
Movie The Old Curiosity Shop Grandfather 2007-12-26
Movie The Golden Compass Magisterial Emissary 2007-12-04
Movie Guantanamero Guido 2007-11-23
Movie The Riddle The Tramp / Charles Dickens 2007-10-14
Movie Devil Girl 2007-10-05
Series Princess Hours Probert 2006-01-11
Movie Underworld: Evolution Alexander Corvinus 2006-01-12
Movie Pinochet's Last Stand Senator Augusto Pinochet 2006-03-26
Series Sint Hubertusberg Lord Dempsey 2005-03-04
Series Doctor Who Confidential Unknown 2005-03-26
Series Doctor Who Unknown 2005-03-26
Movie Nanny McPhee Mr. Wheen 2005-10-21
Movie The Long Firm Lord Edward 'Teddy' Thursby 2004-07-07
Movie Strings Nezo 2004-10-24
Movie Miss Marple: The Murder at the Vicarage Colonel Protheroe 2004-12-19
Series Doctor Who: Scream of the Shalka The Master (voice) 2003-11-13
Movie Broadway: The Golden Age Himself 2003-01-01
Movie Henry VIII Narrator (voice) (uncredited) 2003-10-12
Series Henry VIII 2003-10-12
Movie Two Men Went To War Maj. Merton 2002-01-01
Series The Jury George Cording QC 2002-02-17
Movie Revengers Tragedy The Duke 2002-08-06
Movie The Diaries of Vaslav Nijinsky Nijinsky (voice) (as Sir Derek Jacobi) 2002-04-25
Movie Ultimate Fights from the Movies Gracchus (Gladiator) (archive footage) 2002-04-16
Movie Jason and the Argonauts Phineas 2001-01-07
Movie Revelation Librarian 2001-04-12
Movie The Body Father Lavelle 2001-04-13
Movie Up at the Villa Lucky Leadbetter 2000-04-14
Movie Gladiator Senator Gracchus: 2000-05-01
Movie Victoria Wood with All the Trimmings 2000-12-25
Movie Molokai: The Story of Father Damien Father Leonor Fousnel 1999-03-17
Movie Animated Epics: Beowulf Narrator ( voice ) 1998-01-01
Movie Love Is the Devil: Study for a Portrait of Francis Bacon Francis Bacon 1998-09-16
Movie Hamlet King Claudius 1996-12-25
Movie Breaking the Code Alan Turing 1996-09-17
Movie Looking for Richard Himself/Interview 1996-10-11
Movie While You Were Sleeping Tacitus 1995-04-21
Series Cadfael 1994-05-29
Series Baseball Voice 1994-09-18
Movie The Secret Garden Archibald Craven (voice) 1994-11-05
Movie The Fool Mr. Frederick / Sir John 1990-12-07
Movie Discovering Hamlet Himself 1990-01-07
Series The New Adventures of Black Beauty Dr. Nathan Gross 1990-09-01
Series The Civil War Various 1990-09-23
Movie Henry V Chorus 1989-10-05
Movie Little Dorrit Arthur Clennam 1987-12-11
Movie The Rose King Stuart Bixby 1986-03-03
Movie Cyrano de Bergerac Cyrano de Bergerac 1985-07-26
Series Auf Wiedersehen, Pet Kurt Limmer 1983-11-11
Movie The Hunchback of Notre Dame Dom Claude Frollo 1982-02-02
Movie The Secret of NIMH Nicodemus (voice) 1982-06-17
Movie The Man Who Went Up in Smoke 1980-12-25
Movie The Human Factor Arthur Davis 1979-12-18
Movie Philby, Burgess and Maclean Guy Burgess 1977-05-31
Series I, Claudius Claudius 1976-09-20
Series NOVA Voice of Ernest Shackleton 1974-03-03
Movie The Odessa File Klaus Wenzer 1974-10-17
Movie The Day of the Jackal Caron 1973-05-15
Movie Blue Blood Gregory 1973-01-01
Movie Schneewittchen 1961-10-05
Movie Blondie Unknown 1938-11-30