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Dirk Bogarde Overview:

Actor, Dirk Bogarde, was born Derek Jules Gaspard Ulric Niven van den Bogaerde on Mar 28, 1921 in Hampstead, London. Bogarde died at the age of 78 on May 8, 1999 in Chelsea, London and was cremated and his ashes scattered in France.

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A WORTHY OCTOBER VILLAIN: in Cast a Dark Shadow (1955)

on Oct 8, 2018 From Caftan Woman

Janet Green's original play Murder Mistaken had a brief Broadway run under the title Gently Does It in 1953. The play became the film thriller Cast a Dark Shadow in 1955, and in 1956 the film lead, Margaret Lockwood reprised the role of Frieda Jeffries in a television production. ... Read full article


and Olivia de Havilland Seek the Truth in "Libel"

By Rick29 on Jul 6, 2017 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

as Sir Mark Loddon? During a two-day stopover in London, a Canadian World War II veteran named Jeffrey Buckenham sees a snippet of a television show about English country estates on a pub’s television. Buckenham recognizes the estate’s owner and is next seen participating i... Read full article


and Olivia de Havilland Seek the Truth in "Libel"

By Rick29 on Jul 6, 2017 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

as Sir Mark Loddon? During a two-day stopover in London, a Canadian World War II veteran named Jeffrey Buckenham sees a snippet of a television show about English country estates on a pub’s television. Buckenham recognizes the estate’s owner and is next seen participating i... Read full article


Cultivates the Seeds of Friendship in "The Spanish Gardener"

By Rick29 on Mar 2, 2017 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

...as Jose? British filmmakers practically cornered the market on quiet, personal dramas in the 1950s. A prime example is The Spanish Gardener (1956), an unassuming film that subtly hooks its audience with a tale about a shattered man, his lonely son, and a part-time gardener that chang... Read full article


Cultivates the Seeds of Friendship in "The Spanish Gardener"

By Rick29 on Mar 2, 2017 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

...as Jose? British filmmakers practically cornered the market on quiet, personal dramas in the 1950s. A prime example is The Spanish Gardener (1956), an unassuming film that subtly hooks its audience with a tale about a shattered man, his lonely son, and a part-time gardener that chang... Read full article


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Dirk Bogarde Quotes:

Diana Scott: Taxi!
Robert Gold: We're not taking a taxi.
Diana Scott: Why not?
Robert Gold: I don't take whores in taxis.


Frederick Bruckmann: [to Martin] I'll make you pay for that, you little swine!


Robert Gold: You're just a whore baby, nothing but a whore and I don't take whores in taxi's


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Dirk Bogarde Facts
The day before he died was spent with his friend Lauren Bacall. Apparently they had a wonderful time together.

Resisted attempts to make him Hollywood's new "Spanish" star, and to be married off to some starlet. Turned down The Egyptian (1954) after Marlon Brando had turned it down.

He was awarded a Chevalier De L'Ordre Des Lettres from the French Government in 1982.

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