Publicity portrait, 1964
Derek Jules Gaspard Ulric Niven van den Bogaerde
28 March 1921
||8 May 1999
Sir Dirk Bogarde (28 March 1921 - 8 May 1999) was a British actor and writer.
Bogarde was born in West Hampstead, London. He starred in many movies, including Victim, The Servant, Darling, Accident and Death in Venice.
Bogarde wrote novels, autobiographies and memoirs.
Bogarde was a closeted homosexual who lived with his partner Anthony Forwood (1915-1988) for nearly forty years until Forwood's death. Bogarde died of a heart attack in Chelsea, London.
Images for kids
Bogarde with Jane Birkin, co-star in Daddy Nostalgie at the 1990 Cannes Film Festival