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Sir Derek Jacobi

in Leytonstone, London, Sir Derek Jacobi is a British actor and stage director. Jacobi is one of few actors to have earned two knighthoods, Danish and English. As a founding member of the Royal National Theatre, Jacobi has enjoyed a successful career both on stage and screen. Both a recipient of  a tony-award  for his role in 1984’s Much Ado About Nothing and a Primetime Emmy for his role in 1988’s The Tenth Man, he is highly regarded as both an accomplished actor and a British cultural icon. He has been in a civil partnership with his long-term partner Richard Clifford since 2006.