Derek Jacobi

Derek Jacobi

  • Born on
    • October 22nd, 1938
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


Acting (72 Credits)

2021The Lost Pirate Kingdom as Narrator
2020Come Away as Mr. Brown
2020The Host as Dr. Hobson
2019Tolkien as Professor Joseph Wright
2019Horrible Histories: The Movie - Rotten Romans as Claudius
2019Greatest Events of World War II In Colour as Narrator
2019Greatest Events of WWII in Colour as Narrator
2018Tomb Raider as Mr. Yaffe
2017Murder on the Orient Express as Edward Masterman
2017Stratton as Ross
2016The History of Love as Léo Gursky
2015Cinderella as The King
2014Effie Gray as Travers Twiss
2014Grace of Monaco as Count Fernando D'Aillieres
2013Vicious as Stuart Bixby
2012Last Tango in Halifax as Alan
2012Titanic: Blood and Steel as Lord Pirrie
2011Ironclad as Cornhill
2011There Be Dragons as Honorio
2011My Week with Marilyn as Sir Owen Morshead
2011Anonymous as Prologue
2010The King's Speech as Archbishop Cosmo Lang
2010Hereafter as Derek Jacobi
2009Endgame as Rudolph Agnew
2008A Bunch of Amateurs as Nigel Dewberry
2008Adam Resurrected as Dr. Nathan Gross
2007The Old Curiosity Shop as Grandfather
2007The Riddle as The Tramp / Charles Dickens
2007The Golden Compass as Magisterial Emissary
2007In The Night Garden
2006Underworld: Evolution as Alexander Corvinus
2005Nanny McPhee as Mr. Wheen
2004Strings as Nezo
2004Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson
2004The Long Firm as Lord Edward 'Teddy' Thursby
2003Henry VIII
2002Revengers Tragedy as The Duke
2002The Gathering Storm as Stanley Baldwin
2002Two Men Went to War as Maj. Merton
2002The Jury as George Cording QC
2001The Body as Father Lavelle
2001Revelation as Librarian
2001Gosford Park as Probert
2000The Wyvern Mystery as Squire Fairfield
2000Up at the Villa as Lucky Leadbetter
2000Gladiator as Senator Gracchus
2000Jason and the Argonauts as Phineas
1999Molokai as Father Leonor Fousnel
1998Love Is the Devil: Study for a Portrait of Francis Bacon as Francis Bacon
1998Basil as Father Frederick
1996Breaking the Code as Alan Turing
1996Hamlet as King Claudius
1994Baseball as Voice
1991Dead Again as Franklyn Madson
1990The Civil War as Various
1989Henry V as Chorus
1988The Tenth Man as The Imposter
1987Little Dorrit as Arthur Clennam
1987The Secret Garden as Archibald Craven
1985The Statue of Liberty
1982The Secret of NIMH as Nicodemus (voice)
1982The Hunchback of Notre Dame as Dom Claude Frollo
1982Enigma as Kurt Limmer
1982Inside the Third Reich as Adolf Hitler
1980Hamlet, Prince of Denmark as Hamlet
1979The Human Factor as Arthur Davis
1978The Medusa Touch as Townley - Publisher
1976I, Claudius as Claudius
1974The Odessa File as Klaus Wenzer
1973The Day of the Jackal as Inspector Caron
1965Othello as Cassio

Himself (1 Credits)

1996Looking for Richard as Himself/Interview


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