- Date of birth: October 22, 1938
- Born: in Leytonstone, London, England, The United Kingdom.
- Description: Sir Derek George Jacobi, CBE is an English actor and film director.
An acclaimed stage actor, who has also appeared in many films, such as Henry V, Dead Again, Gladiator, Gosford Park, The Golden Compass, The King's Speech and My Week with Marilyn.
Jacobi has narrated audio book versions of the Iliad, The Voyage of the Dawn Treader by C. S. Lewis and two abridged versions of I, Claudius by Robert Graves. In 2001, he provided the voice of "Duke Theseus" in The Children's Midsummer Night's Dream film. He is also the narrator for the BBC children's series In the Night Garden.