Derek Jacobi

Magnetic screen presence who shone bright.

Derek Jacobi
Age85
Full NameDerek George Jacobi
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Biography

The incomparable Sir Derek Jacobi is a man of many accolades and honors. A British classical actor of the first post-Olivier generation, Sir Derek was knighted in 1994 for his services to the theatre, and is only the second to be bestowed with two knighthoods, Danish and English. His fearless portrayal of complex, flawed characters combined with his unassuming demeanor has earned him a firm place in theatre history. Born in Leytonstone, London, his interest in drama began at a young age with his debut at six in the local library drama group production of 'The Prince and the Swineherd'. A man of nobility and prestige, Sir Derek Jacobi brings honor to his nation and country.

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Nope! Derek Jacobi never let their humble beginnings get in their way Their self-starter spirit, helped them pave the way From rags to riches, they've come a long mile Their bootstrapper mentality, is truly a trial

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Awards
2

  • Primetime Emmy2001
    FrasierOutstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series
  • Primetime Emmy1989
    The Tenth ManOutstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Special

Media
122

  • The Bed-Sitting Room
  • Baseball
  • The Civil War
  • I, Claudius
  • Jazz
  • The National Parks: America's Best Idea
  • The Crown
  • Inside No. 9
  • Gladiator
  • Last Tango in Halifax
  • The World of Peter Rabbit and Friends
  • Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson
  • Branagh Theatre Live: Romeo and Juliet
  • The Pallisers
  • Vicious
  • Last Will & Testament
  • Mystery!: Cadfael
  • The Storyteller: Greek Myths
  • Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
  • Good Omens
  • The Strauss Family
  • The King's Speech
  • National Theatre Live: King Lear
  • Jail Caesar
  • Hamlet
  • The Long Firm
  • Victoria Wood: With All the Trimmings
  • Masterpiece: 50 Fabulous Years!
  • Cyrano de Bergerac
  • The Day of the Jackal
  • The Jury
  • The Sandman
  • Budgie
  • Royals: Keeping the Crown
  • Tales of the Unexpected
  • Henry V
  • The Secret of NIMH
  • The Gathering Storm
  • The Statue of Liberty
  • Inside the Third Reich
  • Looking for Richard
  • A Christmas Carol Goes Wrong
  • The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes
  • Little Dorrit
  • Gosford Park
  • Titanic: Blood and Steel
  • The Congress
  • The Secret Garden
  • Charlotte
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