He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Pericles;" Peter Shaffer's play, "The Royal Hunt of the Sun;" and William Shakespeare's play, "Twelfth Night," in a Prospect Theatre Company production at the Nottingham Playhouse in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England with Rupert Frazer, Isla Blair, Willoughby Goddard, Jan Waters, ...
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Sir Derek Jacobi
5' 10" (1.78 m)
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I've now been there, done that, and got the T-shirt. We just went to the registry office, signed a bit of paper and it was all over. We didn't have a bit party, but we had twenty-five friends to lunch. It was very quiet though, all over in a morning. - On his civil partnership ceremony
In 1963, when Jacobi auditioned for Britain's just-forming National Theatre, Olivier hired him as an understudy and spear-carrier. Luckily for Jacobi, the actor he was understudying. Jeremy Brett
got the call to Hollywood, and Jacobi inherited all his parts.