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Derek Jacobi

Born October 22, 1938 in Leytonstone, London, England
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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.

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as "Mr. Yaffe"
as "Edward Masterman"
Stratton (2017)
as "Ross"
Cinderella (2015)
as "The King"
as "Count Fernando D'Aillieres"
Effie Gray (2014)
as "Travers Twiss"
as "Himself"
as "Himself"
as ""
Anonymous (2011)
as "Prologue"
as "Honorio"
Ironclad (2011)
as "Cornhill"
Hereafter (2010)
as "Derek Jacobi"
as "Mr. Simpson"
as "Archbishop Cosmo Lang"
Margot (2009)
as "Fred Ashton"
Diamonds (2009)
as "Piers Denmont"
Endgame (2009)
as "Rudolph Agnew"
as "Nigel Dewberry"
as "Dr. Nathan Gross"
as "Howard Whittam"
as "Grandfather"
as "Magisterial Emissary"
as "Guido"
The Riddle (2007)
as "The Tramp / Charles Dickens"
Anastezsi (2007)
as "Balzer"
as "Senator Augusto Pinochet"
as "Alexander Corvinus"
as "Mr. Wheen"
as "Lord Dempsey"
Strings (2004)
as "Nezo"
as "Lord Edward 'Teddy' Thursby"
Henry VIII (2003)
as "Narrator (voice) (uncredited)"
as "Himself"
as "The Duke"
as "Nijinsky (voice) (as Sir Derek Jacobi)"
as "Stanley Baldwin"
as "Gracchus (Gladiator) (archive footage)"
as "Maj. Merton"
as "Probert"
The Body (2001)
as "Father Lavelle"
Revelation (2001)
as "Librarian"
as "Phineas"
as "Squire Fairfield"
Gladiator (2000)
as "Senator Gracchus:"
as "Lucky Leadbetter"
as "Father Leonor Fousnel"
as "Narrator ( voice )"
Hamlet (1996)
as "King Claudius"
as "Himself/Interview"
as "Alan Turing"
Achilles (1995)
as "Narrator"
as "Archibald Craven (voice)"
Aladdin (1992)
as "The Magician (voice)"
Dead Again (1991)
as "Franklyn Madson"
The Fool (1990)
as "Mr. Frederick / Sir John"
as "Various"
as "Himself"
Henry V (1989)
as "Chorus"
as "The Imposter"
as "Arthur Clennam"
as "Archibald Craven"
as "Cyrano de Bergerac"
Enigma (1982)
as "Kurt Limmer"
as "Nicodemus (voice)"
as "Adolf Hitler"
as "Dom Claude Frollo"
Hamlet (1980)
as "Hamlet"
as "Arthur Davis"
Richard II (1978)
as "King Richard II"
as "Townley - Publisher"
as "Guy Burgess"
as "Claudius"
as "Klaus Wenzer"
as "Caron"
Blue Blood (1974)
as "Gregory"
as "Andrei"
as "Don John"
Othello (1965)
as "Cassio"
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