He acted in Anton Chekhov's play, "Three Sisters," in a National Theatre Company production at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Robert Stephens, Joan Plowright, John Stride, Jeanne Watts, Louise Purnell, Sheila Reid, Derek Jacobi, and Ronald Pickup in the cast. Laurence Olivier was director.
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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. ...
Has a Victorian home in London, England.