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Dirk Bogarde
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Age 78
Birthday 28 March, 1921
Birthplace Hampstead, London, England
Died 8 May, 1999
Place of Death London, England
Height 5' 8½" (174 cm)
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown - Light
Zodiac Sign Aries
Nationality English
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame A Bridge Too Far
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Sir Derek Jules Gaspard Ulric Niven van den Bogaerde, known as Dirk Bogarde (28 March 1921 – 8 May 1999) was an English actor and writer. Initially a matinée idol in films such as Doctor in the House (1954) for the Rank Organisation, he later acted in art-house films. In a second career, he wrote seven best-selling volumes of memoirs, six novels and a volume of collected journalism, mainly from articles in The Daily Telegraph.

Filmography

136 Credits »
1990 Daddy Nostalgia Daddy
1986 May We Borrow Your Husband? William Harris
1985 Screen Two James Marriner
1981 The Patricia Neal Story Roald Dahl
1978 Despair Herman
1977 A Bridge Too Far Lieutenant General Frederick Browning
1977 Providence Claude Langham
1975 The Executioner Alan Curtis
1974 The Night Porter Max
1973 The Serpent Philip Boyle
1971 Morte a Venezia Gustav von Aschenbach

Quotes

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I simply love the camera and it loves me. But the amount of concentration you have to use to feed the camera is so enormous that you're absolutely ragged at the end of a day after doing something simple - like a look.

Awards

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Nominated for 12 Awards | Won 6

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