He acted in Peter Shaffer's play, "Black Comedy," and John Osborne's play, "A Bond Honoured," in a National Theatre Company production at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Maggie Smith, Robert Stephens, and Graham Crowden in the cast. John Dexter was 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.
He has portrayed two different versions of the "Doctor Who" character the Master: an android copy of the first incarnation of the Master in the BBCi webcast Doctor Who: Scream of the Shalka
(2003) and the fifth incarnation of the Master in the Doctor Who
(2005) episode "Utopia".