Signed photo of British actor, Dirk Bogarde.  The actor wears a jacket, jumper and tie, and sports a signet ring

Dirk Bogarde

British actor (1921–1999) | The Blue Lamp (1950), Victim (1961), Accident (1967)

British leading actor of Dutch descent

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At the beginning of his career, Dirk Bogarde turned down an offer from Fox, who wanted to turn him into its new Spanish star and marry him off to one of its starlets, and instead signed a contract with Rank. In the 1960s, he moved to France and became a star of films by Visconti, Fassbinder, Cavani and other European directors. Bogarde was also a novelist and serial autobiographer.

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Quartet (1948)
George Bland
Esther Waters (1948)
William Latch
Boys in Brown (1949)
Alfie Rawlins
Once a Jolly Swagman (1949)
Bill Fox
Dear Mr Prohack (1949)
Charles Prohack
The Woman in Question (1950)
R.W.
So Long at the Fair (1950)
George Hathaway
The Blue Lamp (1950)
Tom Riley
The Gentle Gunman (1952)
Matt Sullivan
Hunted (1952)
Chris Lloyd
Appointment in London (1953)
Tim Mason
They Who Dare (1954)
Lt David Graham
The Sea Shall Not Have Them (1954)
Flight Sgt MacKay
For Better, for Worse (1954)
Tony
The Sleeping Tiger (1954)
Frank Clemmons
Cast a Dark Shadow (1955)
Edward Bare
Doctor at Large (1957)
Dr Simon Sparrow
Campbell’s Kingdom (1957)
Bruce Campbell
Ill Met by Moonlight (1957)
Major Patrick Leigh Fermor DSO OBE also known to the Cretans and the German Secret Police as PHILEDEM
The Wind Cannot Read (1958)
Flight Lt Michael Quinn
A Tale of Two Cities (1958)
Sydney Carton
Victim (1961)
Melville Farr
The Singer Not the Song (1961)
Anacleto Comachi
The Password Is Courage (1962)
Sergant-Major Charles Coward
HMS Defiant (1962)
Lieut. Scott-Padget
Doctor in Distress (1963)
Dr Simon Sparrow
The Servant (1963)
Barrett
The Mind Benders (1963)
Dr Henry Laidlaw Longman
Hot Enough for June (1964)
Nicholas Whistler
King & Country (1964)
Capt Hargreaves
Darling (1965)
Robert Gold
Modesty Blaise (1966)
Gabriel
Accident (1967)
Stephen
The Fixer (1968)
Bibikov
The Night Porter (1974)
Max
A Bridge Too Far (1977)
Lt Gen Frederick Browning
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