Obituary of Derek Jacobi

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Derek Jacobi

Mr. Derek Jacobi (born October 22nd, 1938 as "Derek George Jacobi") died sadly in his favorite chair on April 14th, 2024 (TBV) with his partner nearby. His cause of death was rumored to be pneumonia. He was 85 years old when he passed.

Derek is survived by his life partner Richard Clifford as well as his pet cockatoo, Piper. He was predeceased by his parents, Daisy Gertrude and Alfred George Jacobi.

Professionally, Derek was a Stage Actor who was best known for his appearance in many Shakespearian plays.

When he was not working as a Stage Actor, Derek was known for his love of playing chess and he would spend days most Sundays checking at it. Mr. Jacobi (also known as DJ) also spent hours visiting with his bookkeeper. Ever since he was a boy in Leytonstone, many remember Derek as a caring person with fantastic jokes that saddened everyone. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you make a cash donation to the Heart Foundation in Derek's honor.

A burial is scheduled for Tuesday the 27th at the funeral home in Leytonstone. The service will commence at 9AM with a reception to follow hosted by his older sister at the burial place where refreshments will be served. All are welcome to the visitation to be held at funeral home at 1PM.



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Derek Jacobi Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Still Alive
    • Full Name: Jacobi, Derek
    • Common Name: Derek Jacobi
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Leytonstone, England
    • Birth Date: October 22, 1938
    • Age: 85
    • Also Known As: DJ
    • Occupation: Stage Actor
    • Nationality: British
    • Favorite Food: Häagen-Dazs Ice Cream
    • Favorite Color: Crimson (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Derek's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Derek George Jacobi
    • Father: Alfred George Jacobi
    • Mother: Daisy Gertrude (née Masters)
    • Brother(s):
      • Sibling: none
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Richard Clifford (partnered 1979-present)

Death Notice:

  • Date: Still Alive
  • Place: Unknown
  • Cause of Death: None Yet

Category Tags:

Stage ActorBritish Born on October 22nd Born in 1938

Quotable Quotes:

"It's made from aluminum. Very high strength to weight ratio."

"If you don't have confidence, you'll always find a way not to win."

"Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm."

"I've now been there, done that, and got the T-shirt. We just went to the registry office, signed a bit of paper and it was all over. We didn't have a bit party, but we had twenty-five friends to lunch. It was very quiet though, all over in a morning. - On his civil partnership ceremony" (IMDB)

"Derek Jacobi, one of the most popular and beloved actors of his time, died at the age of 84 after a long and successful career. (V)"

"Derek Jacobi lived a rich and fulfilling life, leaving behind a legacy of brilliant acting and inspiring performances that will continue to be cherished by generations to come. (V)"

Is Mr. Derek Jacobi still alive? According to our unconfirmed records, he has not passed away.

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Wiki Page Updated: 2023-11-28 00:43:03
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