Dirk Bogarde was born here


Dirk Bogarde was born here

Famous actor Dirk Bogarde was born here.

Location: 12 Hemstal Road, West Hampstead

Description: Celebrated actor Sir Dirk Bogarde was born Derek Jules Gaspard Ulric Niven van den Bogaerde in a nursing home here on the 28th March 1921. His father was Belgian and his mother Scottish.

He was baptised down the road on 30 October at St. Mary's Church in Kilburn, and went to school at University College School in Hampstead, before going to College in Glasgow.

His acting career started shortly before the start of World War II with a West End role in J. B. Priestley's play Cornelius.

After the war he won a contract with film producers Rank and his career took flight.

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Dirk Bogarde was born here

Famous actor Dirk Bogarde was born here.

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