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Derek Lyons

Derek was born in London and from an early age was fascinated with film and TV. He would regularly entertain friends and family with his impersonations of famous actors of the day. He attended a local theatre school later in his teens. Derek was fortunate enough to meet the stage and screen actor Sir Nigel Hawthorne, who was a close neighbour and ... See full bio »
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Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope Temple Guard / Medal Bearer
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The Shining
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 2014 Z-Listers
Peter - BBC Executive
 2001 Tabloid
Policeman (uncredited)
 1996 Tiré à part
Man Washing Car
 1996 Loch Ness
Student Messenger (uncredited)
 1995 GoldenEye
Casino Guest (uncredited)
 1995 Richard III
Ballroom Dancer (uncredited)
 1989 Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
German Soldier (uncredited)
 1989 The Tall Guy
Singing Man in Bed (uncredited)
 1987 Superman IV: The Quest for Peace
Russian Guard (uncredited)
 1987 The Living Daylights
MI6 Agent (uncredited)
 1987 Empire State
Julian Trustcard
 1987 Personal Services
Gay Boyfriend
 1986 Castaway
American Tourist (uncredited)
 1986 Mona Lisa
Pinball Player (uncredited)
 1986 Absolute Beginners
Teddyboy (uncredited)
 1986 Defense of the Realm
Journalist (uncredited)
 1985 Death Wish 3
Detective (uncredited)
 1985 Plenty
Camera man (uncredited)
 1985 Dance with a Stranger
Singer in Bar (uncredited)
 1985 Morons from Outer Space
Soldier (uncredited)
 1984 The Razor's Edge
Second Man at Kissing Booth (uncredited)
 1984 Supergirl
Argonian Citizen (uncredited)
 1984 Top Secret!
German Soldier (uncredited)
 1984 Bloodbath at the House of Death
Policeman (uncredited)
 1984 The Young Visiters
Party Guest
 1983 Yentl
Yeshiva Student (uncredited)
 1983 Krull
White Slayer with Tiger (uncredited)
 1983 Superman III
Commuter (uncredited)
 1983 Octopussy
US Air Force Base Officer (uncredited)
 1983 The Lords of Discipline
Cpl. Beauentine (uncredited)
 1982 Gandhi
Radio Reporter at Funeral (uncredited)
 1982 The Missionary
Man on Bicycle (uncredited)
 1982 Britannia Hospital
Patient (uncredited)
 1982 The Return of the Soldier
Hostile Soldier (uncredited)
 1982 Victor Victoria
Dancer (uncredited)
 1981 Ragtime
Assassin's Best Friend (uncredited)
 1980 The Mirror Crack'd
Queen's Guard (uncredited)
 1980 Superman II
American Soldier (uncredited)
 1980 Flash Gordon
Arborian Priest Assistant (uncredited)
 1980 The Shining
Overlook Hotel Bellhop (uncredited)
 1979 Quadrophenia
Jimmy's Gang Member (uncredited)
 1977 Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
Temple Guard / Medal Bearer (uncredited)
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[on filming Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)]I got on very well with Mark Hamill; we found out we had the same date of birth - September 25. It was like a holiday camp, we had these tents outside H stage and we'd all eat together. I remember there was a big set to the left of H stage and Mark asked, 'What is it, Derek?' and I found out it was the Oliver stage, from Lionel Bart's Oliver, ... See more »


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