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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:

Hugo Barrett: [to one of the prostitutes blocking his way in the phone booth] Get out of my way, you fucking bitch!


Hugo Barrett: I'm not staying here in a place where they just chuck balls in your face.


Lancelot Sprat: You. What's the bleeding time?
Simon Sparrow: 10 past 10.


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Dirk Bogarde Facts
He was awarded Knight Bachelor of the Order of the British Empire in the 1992 Queen's New Years Honours List for his services to drama and was officially knighted on February 13, 1992.

Quit smoking following a minor stroke in November 1987.

He moved to Europe in the late 1960s, when he saw his career path lay in the sort of films being produced in Italy, France and Germany, rather than England or America. He lived in France some 20 years, thus fulfilling a childhood ambition.

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