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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 movie Othello 1965-12-15
Latest Project:
Movie The Warrior Queen of Jhansi 2019-11-15
Known For
Movie The Warrior Queen of Jhansi 2019-11-15
Movie Horrible Histories: The Movie - Rotten Romans Claudius 2019-07-26
Movie Tolkien Professor Wright 2019-05-03
Movie Nothing Is Truer than Truth 2018-04-29
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
Series Medici: Masters of Florence Cosimo de' Medici 2016-10-18
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
Movie Muse of Fire Himself 2013-09-26
Series Vicious Stuart Bixby 2013-04-29
Movie Dangerous Edge: A Life of Graham Greene 2013-01-01
Series Last Tango in Halifax Alan 2012-11-20
Series Titanic: Blood and Steel Lord Pirrie 2012-07-11
Movie Jail Caesar 2012-06-28
Movie Anonymous Prologue 2011-10-21
Movie There Be Dragons Honorio 2011-03-25
Movie Ironclad Cornhill 2011-03-03
Movie Hereafter Derek Jacobi 2010-10-22
Movie The King's Speech Archbishop Cosmo Lang 2010-09-06
Movie Margot Fred Ashton 2009-11-30
Movie Diamonds Piers Denmont 2009-04-04
Movie Endgame Rudolph Agnew 2009-01-18
Movie Morris: A Life with Bells On Quentin Neely 2009-01-09
Movie A Bunch of Amateurs Nigel Dewberry 2008-11-17
Movie Adam Resurrected Dr. Nathan Gross 2008-08-08
Movie The Old Curiosity Shop Grandfather 2007-12-26
Movie The Golden Compass Magisterial Emissary 2007-12-04
Movie The Riddle The Tramp / Charles Dickens 2007-10-14
Movie Underworld: Evolution Alexander Corvinus 2006-01-12
Movie Pinochet's Last Stand Senator Augusto Pinochet 2006-03-26
Movie Mist: The Tale of a Sheepdog Puppy Narrator 2006-12-25
Movie Nanny McPhee Mr. Wheen 2005-10-21
Movie Bye Bye Blackbird Lord Dempsey 2005-10-14
Movie Strings Nezo 2004-10-24
Movie Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson 2004-09-04
Series The Long Firm Lord Edward 'Teddy' Thursby 2004-07-07
Series Doctor Who: Scream of the Shalka The Master (voice) 2003-11-13
Movie Henry VIII Narrator (voice) (uncredited) 2003-10-12
Series Henry VIII 2003-10-12
Movie Broadway: The Golden Age Himself 2003-01-01
Movie Two Men Went To War Maj. Merton 2002-01-01
Series The Jury George Cording QC 2002-02-17
Movie Ultimate Fights from the Movies Gracchus (Gladiator) (archive footage) 2002-04-16
Movie The Gathering Storm Stanley Baldwin 2002-04-22
Movie Revengers Tragedy The Duke 2002-08-06
Movie Gosford Park Probert 2001-11-07
Movie David Macaulay: Mill Times Priam Huntington (voice) 2001-05-06
Movie The Body Father Lavelle 2001-04-13
Movie Revelation Librarian 2001-04-12
Movie Victoria Wood with All the Trimmings 2000-12-25
Movie The Wyvern Mystery Squire Fairfield 2000-10-12
Series Jason and the Argonauts Phineas 2000-05-07
Movie Gladiator Senator Gracchus: 2000-05-01
Movie Up at the Villa Lucky Leadbetter 2000-04-14
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 Cadfael: St. Peter's Fair Brother Cadfael 1997-08-19
Movie Hamlet King Claudius 1996-12-25
Movie Looking for Richard Himself/Interview 1996-10-11
Movie Breaking the Code Alan Turing 1996-09-17
Movie The Secret Garden Archibald Craven (voice) 1994-11-05
Series Baseball Voice 1994-09-18
Series Cadfael 1994-05-29
Movie David Macaulay: Roman City Marcus Fabricius (voice) 1994-02-15
Movie Aladdin The Magician (voice) 1992-11-16
Movie Dead Again Franklyn Madson 1991-08-23
Movie Discovering Hamlet Himself 1990-01-07
Movie The Fool Mr. Frederick / Sir John 1990-12-07
Series The Civil War Various 1990-09-23
Movie Henry V Chorus 1989-10-05
Movie David Macaulay: Pyramid Hordedef (voice) 1989-01-04
Movie The Tenth Man The Imposter 1988-12-04
Movie Little Dorrit Arthur Clennam 1987-12-11
Movie The Secret Garden Archibald Craven 1987-11-30
Movie Cyrano de Bergerac Cyrano de Bergerac 1985-07-26
Movie Enigma Kurt Limmer 1982-10-15
Movie The Secret of NIMH Nicodemus (voice) 1982-06-17
Movie Inside the Third Reich Adolf Hitler 1982-05-09
Movie The Hunchback of Notre Dame Dom Claude Frollo 1982-02-02
Movie Hamlet Hamlet 1980-05-25
Movie The Man Who Went Up in Smoke 1980-12-25
Movie The Human Factor Arthur Davis 1979-12-18
Movie The Medusa Touch Townley - Publisher 1978-04-13
Movie Philby, Burgess and Maclean Guy Burgess 1977-05-31
Series I, Claudius Claudius 1976-09-20
Movie The Odessa File Klaus Wenzer 1974-10-17
Series The Pallisers 1974-01-19
Movie The Day of the Jackal Inspector Caron 1973-05-15
Movie Blue Blood Gregory 1973-01-01
Movie Three Sisters Andrei 1970-04-01
Movie Much Ado About Nothing Don John 1967-01-01
Movie Othello Cassio 1965-12-15