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Derek Jacobi

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Actors, I don't think, ever really grow up. I'm hoping that that rejuvenating process applies to me, too. It has so far. I've been very lucky.

— Derek Jacobi

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He was living in an age much more dangerous, more painful, much more on the edge than our own particular age.

— Derek Jacobi

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I am an actor and I live in the world of pretend in my working capacity. I live in the world of my imagination.

— Derek Jacobi

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I never lose that terror of 'this is my last job, I'll never work again.' You can never relax and rely on whatever reputation you've built.

— Derek Jacobi

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I think actors always retain one foot in the cradle. We're switched on to our youth, to our childhood. We have to be because we're in the business of transferring emotions to other people.

— Derek Jacobi

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I think that each character has fascinated and interested me enough to want to play him.

— Derek Jacobi

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I thought it was getting better and better, because the production values were increasing each time we did it.

— Derek Jacobi

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I truly don't know why it was ended, though. It was suddenly decided that that would be it. They never said particularly why, because they were cut off in their prime.

— Derek Jacobi

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I'm always conscious of the fact that I am part of a profession that is 80% permanently unemployed. So, to be working in any sense is to be privileged.

— Derek Jacobi

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I've been a professional actor now for 38 years. A long time. And it's wonderful to earn your living doing something that you love. To think people actually give you money for it!

— Derek Jacobi

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About Derek Jacobi

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As an actor at Chichester he also starred in four plays including his first Uncle Vanya in 1996 (he played it again in 2000 which he brought to Broadway for a limited run). Olivier cast him as Cassio in the successful National Theatre stage production of Othello a role that Jacobi repeated in the 1965 film version. His family was working class.

Though principally a stage actor Jacobi has appeared in a number of films such as Henry V (1989) Dead Again (1991) Gladiator (2000) Gosford Park (2001) The Golden Compass (2007) The King's Speech (2010) My Week with Marilyn (2011) and the forthcoming Hippie Hippie Shake. He holds a British knighthood and has been awarded the Knight 1 Class of the Order of the Dannebrog. : /ˈdʒækəbi/; born 22 October 1938) is an English actor and film director.

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