He acted in Anton Chekhov's play, "Three Sisters," in a National Theatre Company production at the Theatre Royal in Brighton, East Sussex, England with Alan Bates, Daphne Heard, Laurence Olivier, Ronald Pickup, Joan Plowright, Louise Purnell, Sheila Reid, and Jeanne Watts in the cast. Laurence Olivier was also director.
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Sir Derek Jacobi
5' 10" (1.78 m)
Did You Know?
Acting is painting, not photography, but painting is just as 'real' as photography. As an actor conscious that you are in a theatre, you still have to make it look as spontaneous as if you did not know that you are being watched by 1,000 pairs of eyes.
Patron of the British American Drama Academy, London.