Derek George JACOBI

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1938-10-22
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Style Sir Derek Jacobi, CBE
Career actor; artistic dir Chichester Festival Theatre 1995-; narrator of The Iliad (talking book) 1993; >ir< RSC: Benedick in Much Ado About Nothing (tour to NY and Washington, Tony Award), title role in Peer Gynt, Prospero in The Tempest, title role in Cyrano De Bergerac (tour to NY and Washington), Macbeth 1993; Old Vic: title role in Hamlet (tour), Thomas in The Lady's Not for Burning, title role in Ivanov; Haymarket Theatre: Breaking The Code 1987, To Know, title role in Becket (UK tour); Octavius in Antony and Cleopatra (Cambridge Theatre Co), Apimantus in Timon of Athens (New Shakespeare Co), Charles Dyer in Staircase (Oxford Playhouse), Byron in The Lunatic, The Lover and The Poet (Lyric Hammersmith), Semyon in The Suicide (Anta Theatre NY), Breaking The Code (Neil Simon Theatre, nominated for Tony Award) 1987-88, Richard II/Richard III (Phoenix Theatre) 1988-89, Narrator in The Wedding Bouquet (Royal Opera House), title role in Kean (Old Vic Toronto), Frederick William Rolfe in Hadrian VII (Chichester Festival Theatre) 1995; >ir< BBC: Man of Straw, The Pallisers, title role in I Claudius, Richard II, Hamlet, The Vision Thing, Breaking the Code (nominated for Best Actor Br Academy TV Awards 1998); other credits incl: Skin (Anglia), The Stranger Left No Card (Anglia), Philby, Burgess and MacLean (Granada), Budgie (LWT), The Strauss Family (ATV), My Pye (Channel 4), In My Defence (Oyster TV), Wolves Are Howling (Yorkshire), Cadfael (Central), Jason and the Argonauts, The Gathering Storm, Inquisition, Mr Ambassador, The Borgias, Titanic: Blood and Steel, Last Tango in Halifax, Vicious; >ir< incl: The Day of the Jackal, Blue Blood, The Odessa File, The Medusa Touch, The Human Factor, Charlotte, The Man Who Went Out In Smoke, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Inside The Third Reich, Little Dorrit, The Tenth Man, Henry V, The Fool, Dead Again, Hamlet, Love is the Devil (Best Actor Evening Standard British Film Awards), Gladiator, Gosford Park, Two Men Who Went to War, Revengers Tragedy, Cloud Cuckoo Land, Nanny McPhee, Underworld: Evolution, The Golden Compass, The King's Speech, My Week With Marilyn
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