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'''Sir Derek George Jacobi''', CBE ([[22 October|October 22]], [[1938]]) is an English actor. Though already an acclaimed performer on stage, he gained star status in [[1976]], as the titular character in the [[BBC]]'s classic series ''I, Claudius'', which also proved successfull for [[Brian Blessed]], [[John Rhys-Davies]], [[John Hurt]], [[Christopher Guard]] and [[Bernard Hill]]. Noted for his outstanding voice, Jacobi provided narration for many audiobooks. He narrated Mary Shelley's ''Frankenstein'', Homer's ''Illiad'', and several of [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]'s lesser known works.
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'''Sir Derek George Jacobi''', CBE ([[22 October|October 22]], [[1938]]) is an English actor. Though already an acclaimed performer on stage, he gained star status in [[1976]], as the titular character in the [[BBC]]'s classic series ''I, Claudius'', which also proved successful for [[Brian Blessed]], [[John Rhys-Davies]], [[John Hurt]], [[Christopher Guard]] and [[Bernard Hill]]. Noted for his outstanding voice, Jacobi provided narration for many audiobooks. He narrated Mary Shelley's ''Frankenstein'', Homer's ''Iliad'', and several of [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]'s lesser known works.
  
 
==Roles==
 
==Roles==
* [[2003]]: ''[[Smith of Wootton Major]]/[[Leaf by Niggle]] (audiobook, unabridged): Narrator
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* [[2003]]: ''[[Farmer Giles of Ham]]''(audiobook, unabridged): Narrator
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* [[1998]]: ''[[Letters from Father Christmas]]'' (audiobook, unabridged): Narrator
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* [[1998]]: ''[[Roverandom]]'' (audiobook, unabridged): Narrator
 
* [[1998]]: ''[[Roverandom]]'' (audiobook, unabridged): Narrator
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* [[1998]]: ''[[Letters from Father Christmas]]'' (audiobook, unabridged): Narrator
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* [[2003]]: ''[[Farmer Giles of Ham]]''(audiobook, unabridged): Narrator
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* [[2003]]: ''[[Smith of Wootton Major]]/[[Leaf by Niggle]]'' (audiobook, unabridged): Narrator
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* [[2010]]: ''[[The Adventures of Tom Bombadil]]'' (audiobook, unabridged): Narrator
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* [[2010]]: ''[[Mr. Bliss]]'' (audiobook, unabridged): Narrator
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==See Also==
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* [[Audiobooks]]
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* [[Rob Inglis]]
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* [[Martin Shaw]]
  
 
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Latest revision as of 10:09, 3 June 2014

Sir Derek George Jacobi, CBE (October 22, 1938) is an English actor. Though already an acclaimed performer on stage, he gained star status in 1976, as the titular character in the BBC's classic series I, Claudius, which also proved successful for Brian Blessed, John Rhys-Davies, John Hurt, Christopher Guard and Bernard Hill. Noted for his outstanding voice, Jacobi provided narration for many audiobooks. He narrated Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, Homer's Iliad, and several of J.R.R. Tolkien's lesser known works.

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