History Creator / DerekJacobi

31st May '15 10:57:57 PM karstovich2
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He appeared in an episode of ''Series/{{Frasier}}'' as a thespian who, when Niles and Frasier were children, introduced them to the wonder of the theatre. When they met him again as adults and helped him get his own one-man show, [[CastingGag he wasn't as good as they remembered.]] Many of the younger readers will know Derek Jacobi as Nicodemus from ''WesternAnimation/TheSecretOfNIMH''. More recently, he appeared as the Archbishop of Canterbury in ''Film/TheKingsSpeech'' and Cardinal Orsini in ''Series/TheBorgias'', promising some wonderful acting alongside Creator/JeremyIrons... until he was [[DeadStarWalking poisoned in the very first episode.]] He has starred with Creator/IanMcKellen in a series called ''Series/{{Vicious}}'', a gay DomCom about [[GrowOldWithMe a long-partnered male couple]]. He was the narrator for the ChristmasEpisode parody "The Lie" on the Cartoon Network show ''WesternAnimation/TheAmazingWorldOfGumball''.[[note]]which is considered a British show, as it was created by Ben Bocquelet, who works for the UK division of Cartoon Network[[/note]]
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He appeared in an episode of ''Series/{{Frasier}}'' as a thespian who, when Niles and Frasier were children, introduced them to the wonder of the theatre. When they met him again as adults and helped him get his own one-man show, [[CastingGag he wasn't as good as they remembered.]] Many of the younger readers will know Derek Jacobi as Nicodemus from ''WesternAnimation/TheSecretOfNIMH''. More recently, he appeared as the Archbishop of Canterbury in ''Film/TheKingsSpeech'' and Cardinal Orsini in ''Series/TheBorgias'', promising some wonderful acting alongside Creator/JeremyIrons... until he was [[DeadStarWalking poisoned in the very first episode.]] He has starred with Creator/IanMcKellen in a series called ''Series/{{Vicious}}'', a gay DomCom about [[GrowOldWithMe a long-partnered male couple]]. [[note]]Somewhat amusingly, Jacobi and [=McKellen=] were a year apart at Cambridge, and as it turned out, each had what they thought was an unrequited crush on the other.[[/note]] He was the narrator for the ChristmasEpisode parody "The Lie" on the Cartoon Network show ''WesternAnimation/TheAmazingWorldOfGumball''.[[note]]which is considered a British show, as it was created by Ben Bocquelet, who works for the UK division of Cartoon Network[[/note]]
31st Mar '15 12:44:46 AM PaulA
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Sir Derek Jacobi is an English actor, best known to for his extensive theatre work, the title role in ''Series/IClaudius'', ''Series/{{Cadfael}}'', Sen. Gracchus in ''Film/{{Gladiator}}'', Madson in ''Film/DeadAgain'', Stuart Bixby in ''{{Vicious}}'' and Professor Yana/[[spoiler:The Master]] in ''DoctorWho''.
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Sir Derek Jacobi is an English actor, best known to for his extensive theatre work, the title role in ''Series/IClaudius'', ''Series/{{Cadfael}}'', Sen. Gracchus in ''Film/{{Gladiator}}'', Madson in ''Film/DeadAgain'', Stuart Bixby in ''{{Vicious}}'' ''Series/{{Vicious}}'' and Professor Yana/[[spoiler:The Master]] Yana/The Master in ''DoctorWho''. ''Series/DoctorWho''.
30th Mar '15 1:44:45 PM Lucas_North
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Sir Derek Jacobi is an English actor, best known to for his extensive theatre work, the title role in ''Series/IClaudius'', ''Series/{{Cadfael}}'', Sen. Gracchus in ''Film/{{Gladiator}}'', Madson in ''Film/DeadAgain'', Stuart Bixby in ''{{Vicious}}'' and Professor Yana/[[spoiler:The Master]] in ''DoctorWho..
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Sir Derek Jacobi is an English actor, best known to for his extensive theatre work, the title role in ''Series/IClaudius'', ''Series/{{Cadfael}}'', Sen. Gracchus in ''Film/{{Gladiator}}'', Madson in ''Film/DeadAgain'', Stuart Bixby in ''{{Vicious}}'' and Professor Yana/[[spoiler:The Master]] in ''DoctorWho..''DoctorWho''.
30th Mar '15 1:44:20 PM Lucas_North
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Sir Derek Jacobi is an English actor, best known to TV audiences for the title role in ''Series/IClaudius''. Other notable screen roles include the title role in ''Series/{{Cadfael}}'', Sen. Gracchus in ''Film/{{Gladiator}}'', Alan Turing in ''Theatre/BreakingTheCode'', Madson in ''Film/DeadAgain'', and the narrator of ''In the Night Garden''.
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Sir Derek Jacobi is an English actor, best known to TV audiences for his extensive theatre work, the title role in ''Series/IClaudius''. Other notable screen roles include the title role in ''Series/IClaudius'', ''Series/{{Cadfael}}'', Sen. Gracchus in ''Film/{{Gladiator}}'', Alan Turing in ''Theatre/BreakingTheCode'', ''Film/{{Gladiator}}'', Madson in ''Film/DeadAgain'', Stuart Bixby in ''{{Vicious}}'' and the narrator of ''In the Night Garden''.Professor Yana/[[spoiler:The Master]] in ''DoctorWho..
24th Dec '14 12:48:26 AM Solle
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He voiced [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Characters/DoctorWhoMasters the Master]] in the ''Series/DoctorWho'' animated special ''WebAnimation/ScreamOfTheShalka'' before guest-starring as the same character in the TV series proper in the episode [[Recap/DoctorWhoS29E11Utopia "Utopia"]]. He additionally played a version of the Doctor in the AudioPlay/BigFinishDoctorWho audio episode "Deadline", making him (along with Creator/MarkGatiss) one of two actors in this world to have played both characters, and the only actor to have done so in official ''Doctor Who'' media.
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He voiced [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Characters/DoctorWhoMasters [[Characters/DoctorWhoMasters the Master]] in the ''Series/DoctorWho'' animated special ''WebAnimation/ScreamOfTheShalka'' before guest-starring as the same character in the TV series proper in the episode [[Recap/DoctorWhoS29E11Utopia "Utopia"]]. He additionally played a version of the Doctor in the AudioPlay/BigFinishDoctorWho audio episode "Deadline", making him (along with Creator/MarkGatiss) one of two actors in this world to have played both characters, and the only actor to have done so in official ''Doctor Who'' media.
24th Dec '14 12:48:18 AM Solle
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He voiced the Master in the ''Series/DoctorWho'' animated special ''WebAnimation/ScreamOfTheShalka'' before guest-starring as the same character in the TV series proper in the episode [[Recap/DoctorWhoS29E11Utopia "Utopia"]]. He additionally played a version of the Doctor in the AudioPlay/BigFinishDoctorWho audio episode "Deadline", making him (along with Creator/MarkGatiss) one of two actors in this world to have played both characters, and the only actor to have done so in official ''Doctor Who'' media.
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He voiced [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Characters/DoctorWhoMasters the Master Master]] in the ''Series/DoctorWho'' animated special ''WebAnimation/ScreamOfTheShalka'' before guest-starring as the same character in the TV series proper in the episode [[Recap/DoctorWhoS29E11Utopia "Utopia"]]. He additionally played a version of the Doctor in the AudioPlay/BigFinishDoctorWho audio episode "Deadline", making him (along with Creator/MarkGatiss) one of two actors in this world to have played both characters, and the only actor to have done so in official ''Doctor Who'' media.
20th Dec '14 10:34:49 PM johnnyfog
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[-[[caption-width-right:248:"Now I can say....I was PROVOKED! --damn, wrong script."]]-]
15th Dec '14 6:19:13 PM PaulA
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He appeared in an episode of ''Series/{{Frasier}}'' as a thespian who, when Niles and Frasier were children, introduced them to the wonder of the theatre. When they met him again as adults and helped him get his own one-man show, [[CastingGag he wasn't as good as they remembered.]] Many of the younger readers will know Derek Jacobi as Nicodemus from ''WesternAnimation/TheSecretOfNIMH''. More recently, he appeared as the Archbishop of Canterbury in ''Film/TheKingsSpeech'' and Cardinal Orsini in ''Series/TheBorgias'', promising some wonderful acting alongside Creator/JeremyIrons... until he was [[DeadStarWalking poisoned in the very first episode.]] He has starred with Creator/IanMcKellen in a series called ''Series/{{Vicious}}'', a gay DomCom about [[GrowOldWithMe a long-partnered male couple]].
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He appeared in an episode of ''Series/{{Frasier}}'' as a thespian who, when Niles and Frasier were children, introduced them to the wonder of the theatre. When they met him again as adults and helped him get his own one-man show, [[CastingGag he wasn't as good as they remembered.]] Many of the younger readers will know Derek Jacobi as Nicodemus from ''WesternAnimation/TheSecretOfNIMH''. More recently, he appeared as the Archbishop of Canterbury in ''Film/TheKingsSpeech'' and Cardinal Orsini in ''Series/TheBorgias'', promising some wonderful acting alongside Creator/JeremyIrons... until he was [[DeadStarWalking poisoned in the very first episode.]] He has starred with Creator/IanMcKellen in a series called ''Series/{{Vicious}}'', a gay DomCom about [[GrowOldWithMe a long-partnered male couple]]. couple]]. He was the narrator for the ChristmasEpisode parody "The Lie" on the Cartoon Network show ''WesternAnimation/TheAmazingWorldOfGumball''.[[note]]which is considered a British show, as it was created by Ben Bocquelet, who works for the UK division of Cartoon Network[[/note]]

He was knighted for Services to Drama in 1994. Recently, he was the narrator for the ChristmasEpisode parody "The Lie" on the Cartoon Network show ''TheAmazingWorldOfGumball''[[note]]which is considered a British show, as it was created by Ben Bocquelet, who works for the UK division of Cartoon Network[[/note]]
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He was knighted for Services to Drama in 1994. Recently, he was the narrator for the ChristmasEpisode parody "The Lie" on the Cartoon Network show ''TheAmazingWorldOfGumball''[[note]]which is considered a British show, as it was created by Ben Bocquelet, who works for the UK division of Cartoon Network[[/note]]
15th Dec '14 1:01:53 PM Wartzanall
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He was knighted for Services to Drama in 1994.
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He was knighted for Services to Drama in 1994. Recently, he was the narrator for the ChristmasEpisode parody "The Lie" on the Cartoon Network show ''TheAmazingWorldOfGumball''[[note]]which is considered a British show, as it was created by Ben Bocquelet, who works for the UK division of Cartoon Network[[/note]]
5th Dec '14 12:19:51 AM Solle
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He voiced the Master in the ''Series/DoctorWho'' animated special ''WebAnimation/ScreamOfTheShalka'' before guest-starring as the same character in the TV series proper in the episode [[Recap/DoctorWhoS29E11Utopia "Utopia"]]. He additionally played a version of the Doctor in the AudioPlay/BigFinishDoctorWho episode "Deadline", making him (along with Creator/MarkGatiss) one of two actors in this world to have played both characters, and the only actor to have done so in official Doctor Who media.
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He voiced the Master in the ''Series/DoctorWho'' animated special ''WebAnimation/ScreamOfTheShalka'' before guest-starring as the same character in the TV series proper in the episode [[Recap/DoctorWhoS29E11Utopia "Utopia"]]. He additionally played a version of the Doctor in the AudioPlay/BigFinishDoctorWho audio episode "Deadline", making him (along with Creator/MarkGatiss) one of two actors in this world to have played both characters, and the only actor to have done so in official Doctor Who ''Doctor Who'' media.
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