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 been acting for 33 years. I've proved I can do it. So any performance now has got to be deeper and better than that, nothing to do with ego, bravura, look-at-me acting. That is an invitation to the audience to assess your ability, and it gets in the way. The object is to get past that and lose yourself in your belief in the person you are trying to create. To find something absolutely real. ...
He was awarded the 1983 London Evening Standard Theatre Award for Best Actor for his performance in Much Ado About Nothing.