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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and Margaret Lockwood “Cast a Dark Shadow”

By Stephen Reginald on Jun 5, 2024 From Classic Movie Man

and Margaret Lockwood “Cast a Dark Shadow” Cast a Dark Shadow (1955) is a British suspense film directed by Lewis Gilbert and starring Dirk Bogarde and Margaret Lockwood. Other cast members include Kay Walsh, Kathleen Harrison, and Robert Flemying. Edward “Teddy&... Read full article


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


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Dirk Bogarde Quotes:

Pursewarden: When the Hell are you going to stop being an Old Sin, Justine - into which we all have to thrust our Rusty Pens!


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


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
During the late 1940s Bogarde was living at No 44 Chester Row, Belgravia, London with a rescued cat called Cliff. While he was there Bogarde received his first contract from J. Arthur Rank, which set him on the way to stardom.

1995: Chosen by Empire magazine as one of the 100 Sexiest Stars in film history (#78).

Turned down an offer of $150,000 from MGM to star with Natalie Wood in Penelope (1966), in order to make Accident (1967) with his friend, director Joseph Losey.

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