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Sir Dirk Bogarde (1921-1999), Actor

Sir Dirk Bogarde (Derek van den Bogaerde)

Sitter in 9 portraits
Film actor and writer. Born in Hampstead, London, Bogarde made his film debut in 1940. After serving in the Second World War he was signed to Rank films and starred as a popular romantic male lead in films from 1950 and in the Doctor series (1954-63), In Doctor at Sea (1955) he played opposite Brigitte Bardot. Bogarde's later roles in Joseph Losey's The Servant (1963), and Visconti's Death in Venice (1971), The Night Porter (1973) showed an increasing depth and range. He is the author of seven novels (1980-97) and eight volumes of autobiography (1977-95).

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5891

Sir Dirk Bogarde

by David Tindle
egg tempera on canvas, 1986
NPG 5891

P1324

Sir Dirk Bogarde

by Dmitri Kasterine
modern bromide print from an original negative, 2009 (1981)
NPG P1324

x128645

Sir Dirk Bogarde

by Cornel Lucas
glossy bromide print, 1950s
NPG x128645

x23301

Sir Dirk Bogarde

by Cornel Lucas
bromide print, 1952
NPG x23301

x34516

Sir Dirk Bogarde

by George Courtney Ward
glossy bromide print, 1959
NPG x34516

x128481

Bjørn Andresen; Sir Dirk Bogarde on the set of 'Death in Venice'

by Thomas Patrick John Anson, 5th Earl of Lichfield
archival inkjet print, June 1970
NPG x128481

x34515

Sir Dirk Bogarde

by George Courtney Ward
glossy bromide print, 1959
NPG x34515

x1132

Sir Dirk Bogarde

by Unknown photographer
bromide print
NPG x1132