Derek Jacobi, pictured in 2013
Sir Derek George Jacobi CBE (born 22 October 1938) is a British actor. He was born in Leytonstone, London. He has worked on television, in movies and on the stage.
Jacobi graduated from St John's College, Cambridge with a Master of Arts.
Jacobi is openly gay. He lives in Primrose Hill.
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Jacobi signing autographs after his performance in Twelfth Night, London, 2009
R. Poslednik, D. Jacobi & Jaroslaw Pijarowski with World United Creator – Platinum Demiurge Award for his contribution to uniting and promoting world literature based on his efforts to introduce William Shakespeare into modern cinema, London, 2018