Person    | Male  Born 22/10/1938 

Sir Derek Jacobi

Categories: Cinema, Theatre, TV & Radio

Actor. Born Derek George Jacobi in Leytonstone. He was invited by Sir Laurence Olivier to be a founder member of the Royal National Theatre. Probably best known for playing the eponymous lead in the television series 'I Claudius'. In common with Olivier he has been knighted in both Britain and Denmark.

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