He acted in Anton Chekhov's play, "Uncle Vanya," in a 1996 Chichester Festival Production at the Albery Theatre in London, England with Trevor Eve, Frances Barber, Imogen Stubbs, Constance Cummings, Richard Johnson, John Normington, and Peggy Mount in the cast. Bill Bryden was director.
2 Interviews |
1 Article |
Sir Derek Jacobi
5' 10" (1.78 m)
Did You Know?
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 Laurence Olivier
Theatre Award in 1984 (1983 season) for Best Actor in a Revival for "Cyrano de Bergerac".