Played the title role in "Becket" - Theatre Royal Haymarket, London (1991).
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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. ...
On the shortlist of actors considered for the main guest lead of Captain Rorvik (played by Clifford Rose
) in the episode "Warriors' Gate" of Doctor Who