» Derek Jacobi height and weight | How tall is Derek Jacobi

Derek Jacobi Facts:
Derek Jacobi height: 5 feet & 10 inches
Weight: 77 kg (170 pounds)
Age: 76 years (October 22, 1938)

A “forceful, commanding stage presence”, Derek Jacobi has had an exceedingly booming stage career, making his appearance in such theatre productions as “Oedipus the King”, “Uncle Vanya” & “Hamlet”. Though the actor has now reached 76 by age, he still shows his activism to his professional career in filming. One of the most dashing actors of his time, Derek stills carries himself very smartly in front of public in his standard height of 5 feet & 10 inches & an average build body weighing something like 77 kg.

Literally recognized as Sir Derek George Jacobi, he is the only child of his parents, Alfred George Jacobi & Daisy Gertrude (nee Masters). He was born on 22nd October, 1938 in the Leytonstone communal of East London, England, United Kingdom. All through the past days, his father owned a sweet shop & also served as a tobacconist in the suburban of Chingford, while his mother was an employee at the Leyton High Road based drapery store. Grown up in a working class family, Derek describes his babyhood to be very blissful. Around his teenage he got enrolled at the Keyton County High School & was introduced as an integral component of “The Players of Leyton”, the drama club. Derek has openly spoken about his gay sexuality. In 2006 March, at age 67, 4 months after the introduction of civil union in the UK, he cataloged his civil partnership with his beloved Richard Clifford. The 2 reside in North London’s Primrose Hill.

During his 6th form, Derek Jacobi made his starring in an act of “Hampet”, which earned a very well regards while shown at the prestigious Edinburg Festival Fringe. At the age of 18, he earned a scholarship to study at the University of Cambridge, following which he achieved his degree in history attending the St. John’s College. As a consequent of his wonderful act of “Edward II”, which he carried out while still in Cambridge, the young talent was approached to become a part of the legendary Birmingham Repertory quickly upon his 1960 graduation. He has been awarded for 2 times by the Laurence Oliver Award, initially for his tremendous eponymous hero portrayal in 1993’s “Cyrano de Bergerac” & the next for his starring as Malvolio in 2009’s “Twelfth Night”. His further stage work counts “Thomas Becket”, “Richard III”, “Edward II” & “Octavis Vaesar”. Moreover to become a founding member of celebrated Royal National Theatre & garnering numerous theatre awards, Derek has as well enjoyed a thriving television career, landing roles in the critically acclaimed series such as, “I Claudius” by Robert Graves, “Cadfael”, a medieval drama sitcom & “The Gathering Storm”, playing Stanley Baldwin, among others.

Though chiefly a stage star, Derek Jacobi has made his emergence in varieties of movies, including “Gladiator” (20000, “Dead Again” (1991), “Henry V” (1989), “The Golden Compass” (2007), “Gosford Park” (2001), “My Week with Marilyn” (2011), “The King’s Speech” (2010) & the impending “Hippie Hippie Shake”. Derek carries a British knight-hood & erstwhile appointed the Order of the Dannebrog’s Knight First Class.