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Derek Jacobi

Preeminent British classical actor of the first post-Olivier generation, Derek Jacobi was knighted in 1994 for his services to the theatre, and, in fact, is only the second to enjoy the honor of holding TWO knighthoods, Danish and English (Olivier was the other). Modest and unassuming in nature, Jacobi's firm place in theatre history centers ...

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Oct 22, 1938 In Leytonstone, London, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Gallery
Latest Project:
Movie Gosford Park: Deleted Scenes 2018-01-19

Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 13 wins & 12 nominations.

Known For
Poster of The King's Speech
Poster of Underworld: Evolution
Poster of Gladiator
Poster of The Secret of NIMH
Series Gallery Unknown 2019
Movie Great Escape: The Untold Story Himself - Narrator 2019
Movie Margaret Sanger None 2019
Movie Ghostly Business Ghost Under Sheet 2019
Movie Hippie Hippie Shake Judge 2019
Movie Discovering Hamlet Himself 2019
Series Flora Britannica Narrator 2018
Movie Mr. Ambassador Hugo Vickers 2018
Movie The Gardening Club None 2018
Movie Effie Gray: Interview with Emma Thompson Unknown 2018-01-04
Movie Two Down Unknown 2018-01-15
Movie I Claudius: A Television Epic Himself 2018-01-18
Movie Swords and Sceptres Lord Palmerston 2018-01-19
Series CBeebies Bedtime Story Unknown 2018-01-15
Movie The Actor's Apprenticeship None 2018-01-14
Movie Stratton Ross 2018-01-05
Movie Muse of Fire Himself 2018-01-05
Movie Broadway: Beyond the Golden Age Himself 2018-01-14
Movie Gosford Park: Deleted Scenes Probert 2018-01-19
Movie Nothing Is Truer than Truth None 2017-10-26
Movie Kingdom of David: The Saga of the Israelites None 2017-12-22
Movie A Bunch of Amateurs Unknown 2017-12-27
Movie Murder on the Orient Express Edward Masterman 2017-11-10
Movie Dangerous Edge: A Life of Graham Greene Narrator 2017-10-26
Movie 50 Years Legal None 2017-06-27
Movie The Authenticity of Gosford Park Himself 2017-10-25
Movie Requiem for the World None 2016
Movie The History of Love Léo Gursky 2016-11-09
Movie An Electric Samurai in London Narrator 2016-04-22
Movie The Eurovision Song Contest Unknown 2016-05-14
Movie Branagh Theatre Live: Romeo and Juliet Mercutio 2016-11-18
Series Knights of Classic Drama at the BBC Unknown 2015-11-01
Movie Shakespeare in Practice: Muse of Fire Himself 2015-09-24
Movie Cinderella King 2015-03-13
Movie Grace of Monaco Count Fernando D'Aillieres 2014-05-14
Series Vicious Stuart Bixby 2014-06-29
Movie Effie Gray Unknown 2014-10-10
Series Inside No. 9 Unknown 2014-02-05
Series Secret Knowledge Himself - Host 2013-03-05
Movie The Man Who Tried to Steal an Island Narrator 2013-10-04
Movie Arqiva British Academy Television Awards Unknown 2013-05-12
Series Last Tango in Halifax Alan 2013-09-08
Movie Fifty Years on Stage Unknown 2013-11-02
Series British Legends of Stage and Screen Himself 2012-09-04
Movie Cloud Cuckoo Land Victor 2012-08-15
Series Titanic: Blood and Steel Lord Pirrie 2012-10-08
Movie Jail Caesar Sulla 2012-10-19
Movie Last Will & Testament Himself 2012-10-23
Movie The Halloween Kid Narrator 2012-07-01
Series Shakespeare Uncovered Himself / ... 2012-01-25
Movie There Be Dragons Honorio Soto 2011-03-25
Series The Borgias Unknown 2011-04-03
Series The Amazing World of Gumball Unknown 2011-05-03
Movie My Week with Marilyn Unknown 2011-12-23
Movie National Theatre Live: King Lear King Lear 2011-02-03
Movie Capture Anthologies: The Dimensions of Self President 2011-01-17
Movie Ironclad Baron Reginald de Cornhill 2011-07-26
Movie Anonymous Unknown 2011-10-28
Series Masterpiece Contemporary Unknown 2011
Series Living the Life Unknown 2011-10-11
Movie Through the Weeping Glass: On the Consolations of Life Everlasting (Limbos & Afterbreezes in the Mütter Museum) Unknown 2011
Movie Joe Maddison's War Mr Simpson 2010-09-19
Movie The King's Speech Archbishop Cosmo Lang 2010-12-25
Movie Hereafter Unknown 2010-10-22
Series This Is Jinsy Unknown 2010-03-01
Movie Morris: A Life with Bells On Quentin Neely 2009-05-23
Series The National Parks: America's Best Idea Reader 2009-09-27
Movie Victoria Wood: Seen on TV Unknown 2009-12-21
Movie Endgame Rudolph Agnew 2009-01-18
Movie Diamonds Piers Denmont 2009-05-24
Series Doctor Who Greatest Moments Unknown 2009-08-20
Movie Margot Fred Ashton 2009-11-30
Movie Charles Dickens's England Himself - Presenter 2009-07-24
Movie The Golden Compass: Meet the Cast Himself 2008-04-29
Series The Story of the Costume Drama Unknown 2008-11-01
Movie One of Those Days Unknown 2008-11-18
Movie Adam Resurrected Dr. Nathan Gross 2008-12-12
Movie The Ties That Bind Us Unknown 2008-03-04
Movie Decoding Cadfael Himself 2008-05-03
Movie The Golden Compass: Costumes Himself 2008-04-29
Movie Sidney Turtlebaum Unknown 2008
Series Celebrity Eggheads Unknown 2008-12-15
Series Doctor Who: Season 26B Unknown 2007-01-01
Movie The Riddle The Tramp and Charles Dickens 2007-10-14
Movie Guantanamero Guido / Commander 2007-11-23
Movie The Golden Compass Unknown 2007-12-07
Movie The Old Curiosity Shop Grandfather 2007-12-26
Movie Angelina Ballerina: The Silver Locket Mr. Operatski 2007-10-01
Movie Airlock, or How to Say Goodbye in Space President 2007-08-20
Movie The Best of Masterpiece Theatre Himself - Host 2007-03-04
Movie Anastezsi Balzer 2007-03-16
Series Mist: Sheepdog Tales Narrator / ... 2007-04-14
Series In the Night Garden... Himself - Narrator 2007-01-01
Series The One Show Unknown 2006-08-14
Series La imagen de tu vida Unknown 2006-09-14
Movie Mist: The Tale of a Sheepdog Puppy Narrator 2006-12-25
Movie Pinochet's Last Stand Senator Pinochet 2006-03-26
Series Doctor Who Unknown 2006-03-17
Movie Nanny McPhee Unknown 2006-01-27
Movie Underworld: Evolution Corvinus 2006-01-20
Series Doctor Who Confidential Unknown 2005-03-26
Movie Victoria Wood: A BAFTA Tribute Unknown 2005-02-05
Movie Bye Bye Blackbird Lord Dempsey 2005-10-07
Movie Project Huxley Huxley 2005-09-26
Series Tvist Unknown 2005-02-28
Series Agatha Christie's Marple Unknown 2005-04-17
Series Drama Connections Unknown 2005-09-06
Movie Strings Nezo 2005-05-27
Movie Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson Other Voices 2005-01-17
Series Who Do You Think You Are? Unknown 2004-10-12
Series Peter Ackroyd's London Tacitus 2004-05-07
Series The Long Firm Lord Edward Thursby 2004-07-07
Movie Broadway: The Golden Age, by the Legends Who Were There Unknown 2003-04-01
Movie Revengers Tragedy Unknown 2003-02-14
Series Doctor Who: Scream of the Shalka The Master 2003-11-13
Series Imagine Unknown 2003-06-11
Movie Henry VIII Unknown 2003-10-12
Movie The Dinosaur Hunters Unknown 2002
Movie The Making of Gosford Park Unknown 2002
Series The Jury George Cording QC 2002-02-17
Movie Ultimate Fights from the Movies Unknown 2002-04-16
Series Manor House Narrator 2002-04-23
Movie Nijinsky: The Diaries of Vaslav Nijinsky Nijinsky 2002-04-25
Movie Revelation Unknown 2002-04-12
Movie Inquisition Cardinal Grand Inquisitor 2002-12-22
Movie Angelina Ballerina: The Show Must Go On Mr. Operatski 2002-11-30
Movie The Gathering Storm Stanley Baldwin 2002-04-27
Series Angelina Ballerina Unknown 2002-05-04
Movie Night's Noontime Richard Dadd 2002-10-06
Movie Two Men Went to War Maj. Merton 2002-11-01
Movie Gosford Park Unknown 2002-01-18
Movie Achilles Narrator 2002-04-06
Movie The Children's Midsummer Night's Dream Unknown 2001-06-22
Movie The Body Father Lavelle 2001-12-13
Series Chasing the Sun Unknown 2001-07-02
Series Jazz Unknown 2001-01-08
Movie Larry and Vivien: The Oliviers in Love Unknown 2001-09-13
Movie On Wings of Fire Unknown 2001
Movie David Macaulay: Mill Times Priam Huntington 2001-05-06
Movie Up at the Villa Lucky Leadbetter 2000-05-19
Series Jason and the Argonauts Phineas 2000-05-07
Movie The Wyvern Mystery Squire Fairfield 2000-10-12
Movie Victoria Wood: With All the Trimmings Unknown 2000-12-25
Movie Wilfred Unknown 2000
Series Randall & Hopkirk (Deceased) Unknown 2000-03-18
Movie Gladiator Gracchus 2000-05-05
Movie The Chimes Narrator 1999-04-19
Movie Molokai Father Leonor Fousnel 1999-03-17
Series The Greatest Unknown 1998-03-28
Movie Basil Father Frederick 1998-07-22
Movie Love Is the Devil: Study for a Portrait of Francis Bacon Francis Bacon 1998-10-07
Movie Animated Epics: Beowulf Unknown 1998
Series Homeground Unknown 1997
Series The Storyteller: Greek Myths Unknown 1997-11-02
Movie Breaking the Code Alan Turing 1997-02-02
Movie To Be on Camera: A History with Hamlet Himself 1997-01-12
Movie Witness Against Hitler General 1996-03-10
Movie Hamlet Unknown 1996-12-25
Movie Looking for Richard Unknown 1996-10-11
Series The West Himself 1996-09-15
Series Mystery!: Cadfael Brother Cadfael 1995-01-12
Movie David Macaulay: Roman City Marcus Fabricius 1994-11-19
Series Baseball Unknown 1994-09-18
Movie Circle of Deceit Randal 1993-10-16
Series Frasier Unknown 1993-09-16
Series The World of Peter Rabbit and Friends Unknown 1993-03-29
Movie Aladdin The Magician 1992-11-16
Series The Velvet Claw Himself - Presenter 1992-09-07
Movie Animating Shakespeare Narrator 1992-11-02
Movie Dead Again Franklyn Madson 1991-08-30
Movie Backstage at Masterpiece Theatre Himself 1991-03-24
Movie The Fool Mr. Frederick / Sir John 1990-12-07
Series The Civil War Various 1990-09-23
Movie Henry V Chorus 1989-11-08
Movie Henry V: A Little Touch of Harry - The Making of Henry V Himself 1989-12-29
Movie The Congress None 1988
Movie The Tenth Man The Imposter 1988-12-04
Movie The 42nd Annual Tony Awards Unknown 1988-06-05
Movie Little Dorrit Arthur Clennam 1988-10-21
Movie David Macaulay: Pyramid Hordedef 1988-01-13
Movie Caught in the Act Himself 1988-12-26
Movie The Secret Garden Archibald Craven 1987-11-30
Movie Jessye Norman's Christmas Symphony Reader 1987-12-24
Series Screenplay Unknown 1986-07-09
Movie David Macaulay: Cathedral Pierre 1986-11-19
Series Mr Pye Mr. Pye 1986-03-02
Movie Cyrano de Bergerac Unknown 1985-12-26
Movie The 39th Annual Tony Awards Unknown 1985-06-02
Movie The Statue of Liberty Himself 1985
Series Micro Live Unknown 1983-10-23
Movie The Hunchback of Notre Dame Dom Claude Frollo 1982-02-04
Movie Inside the Third Reich Adolf Hitler 1982-05-09
Movie Enigma Kurt Limmer, East German 1982-10-15
Movie The Secret of NIMH Nicodemus 1982-07-16
Movie Charlotte Daberlohn 1981-02-26
Movie Hamlet, Prince of Denmark Hamlet 1980-11-10
Movie The Human Factor Arthur Davis 1980-01-01
Movie The Man Who Went Up in Smoke Martin Beck 1980-12-25
Series Tales of the Unexpected Unknown 1979-03-24
Movie Richard II Richard II 1979-03-28
Series Minder Unknown 1979-10-29
Movie The Medusa Touch Publisher 1978-01-16
Series Tycoon Unknown 1978-09-18
Series ABC Weekend Specials Unknown 1977-01-29
Movie The British Academy Awards Himself - Winner 1977-03-04
Series I, Claudius Claudius 1977-11-06
Movie Philby, Burgess and Maclean Guy Burgess 1977-05-31
Series Arena Unknown 1975-10-01
Series The Pallisers Unknown 1975-10-01
Movie The Odessa File Klaus Wenzer 1974-10-18
Movie Blueblood Gregory 1974-11-01
Movie Markheim Markheim 1974-12-24
Series Affairs of the Heart Unknown 1974-09-29
Series Nova Unknown 1974-03-03
Movie Three Sisters Andrei 1973-03-02
Series The Strauss Family Unknown 1973-05-05
Movie The Day of the Jackal Caron 1973-07-30
Series Great Performances Unknown 1972-11-04
Series Man of Straw Diederich Hessling 1972-01-30
Series The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes Mr. Drew / ... 1971-09-20
Series Masterpiece Classic Unknown 1971-01-10
Series Budgie Unknown 1971-04-09
Movie Interlude Unknown 1968-08-17
Series Omnibus Unknown 1967-10-13
Movie Othello Cassio 1967-01-01
Movie Much Ado About Nothing Unknown 1967-01-05
Series ITV Playhouse Unknown 1967-09-25
Series Call My Bluff Unknown 1965-10-17
Series BBC Sunday-Night Play Unknown 1960-01-03
Series Armchair Theatre Unknown 1956-07-08
Series This Is Your Life Unknown 1955-07-29