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Dirk Bogarde

Dirk BogardeAKA Derek Jules Gaspard Ulric Niven van den Bogaerde

Born: 28-Mar-1921
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 8-May-1999
Location of death: London, England
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Cremated (ashes scattered in France)

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Gay
Occupation: Actor

Nationality: England
Executive summary: A Bridge Too Far

Military service: British Army (1940-46, WWII)

Father: Ulric van den Bogaerde (artist, Times art editor)
Mother: Margaret Niven (actress)
Girlfriend: Capucine (French actress)
Special Friend: Tony Forwood (cohabited many years)

    High School: University College School, London
    High School: Allan Glens College, Glasgow
    High School: Chelsea School of Art
    University: Royal College of Art

    Knighthood 1992
    Endorsement of Foster Grant
    Stroke 1996
    Dutch Ancestry
    Scottish Ancestry

    Daddy Nostalgia (5-Sep-1990)
    The Patricia Neal Story (8-Dec-1981)
    Despair (19-May-1978)
    A Bridge Too Far (15-Jun-1977)
    Providence (25-Jan-1977)
    Permission to Kill (17-Oct-1975)
    The Night Porter (1-Oct-1974)
    Night Flight from Moscow (7-Apr-1973)
    Death in Venice (1-Mar-1971)
    The Damned (14-Oct-1969)
    Justine (6-Aug-1969)
    Oh! What a Lovely War (10-Mar-1969)
    The Fixer (8-Dec-1968)
    Sebastian (24-Jan-1968)
    Our Mother's House (9-Oct-1967)
    Accident (Feb-1967)
    Modesty Blaise (May-1966)
    Darling (Jul-1965) · Robert Gold
    The Epic That Never Was (1965) · Himself
    The High Bright Sun (Nov-1964)
    King & Country (5-Sep-1964)
    Hot Enough for June (10-Mar-1964) · Nicholas Whistler
    Doctor in Distress (2-Dec-1963) · Dr. Simon Sparrow
    The Servant (Sep-1963) · Barrett
    I Could Go on Singing (15-May-1963) · David Donne
    The Mind Benders (Feb-1963)
    The Password Is Courage (21-Dec-1962) · Sgt. Maj. Charles Coward
    HMS Defiant (6-Aug-1962) · Lt. Scott-Padget
    The Singer Not the Song (17-Nov-1961)
    Victim (Aug-1961) · Melville Farr
    Song Without End (11-Aug-1960) · Franz Liszt
    The Angel Wore Red (14-Apr-1960) · Arturo Carrera
    Libel (23-Oct-1959) · Sir Mark Loddon
    The Doctor's Dilemma (17-Dec-1958) · Louis Dubedat
    The Wind Cannot Read (11-Jun-1958)
    A Tale of Two Cities (28-Feb-1958) · Sydney Carton
    Campbell's Kingdom (3-Sep-1957) · Bruce Campbell
    Doctor at Large (26-Mar-1957) · Dr. Simon Sparrow
    Ill Met by Moonlight (4-Mar-1957) · Maj. Patrick Leigh Fermor
    Cast a Dark Shadow (28-Jan-1957) · Edward Bare
    The Spanish Gardener (25-Dec-1956) · Jose Santero
    Doctor at Sea (26-Sep-1955) · Dr. Simon Sparrow
    Simba (25-Jan-1955) · Allan Howard
    The Sea Shall Not Have Them (30-Nov-1954)
    Doctor in the House (4-Oct-1954) · Simon Sparrow
    The Sleeping Tiger (21-Jun-1954)
    They Who Dare (2-Feb-1954)
    For Better, For Worse (1954)
    Desperate Moment (17-Mar-1953)
    Appointment in London (1953)
    The Gentle Gunman (21-Oct-1952) · Matt Sullivan
    The Stranger in Between (17-Mar-1952)
    Penny Princess (1952)
    Blackmailed (30-Jan-1951)
    The Woman in Question (3-Oct-1950)
    So Long at the Fair (3-Jun-1950) · George Hathaway
    The Blue Lamp (17-Jan-1950)
    Boys in Brown (Dec-1949)
    Dear Mr. Prohack (7-Sep-1949)
    Once a Jolly Swagman (2-Jan-1949) · Bill Fox
    Quartet (26-Oct-1948)
    Sin of Esther Waters (28-Sep-1948) · William Latch
    Dancing with Crime (25-Jun-1947)

Author of books:
A Postillion Struck by Lightning (1977, memoir)
Snakes and Ladders (1978, memoir)
A Gentle Occupation (1980, novel)
Voices in the Garden (1981)
An Orderly Man (1983)
West of Sunset (1984)
Backcloth (1987, memoir)
A Particular Friendship (1989, memoir)
Jericho (1992, novel)
A Short Walk From Harrods (1993)
A Period of Adjustment (1994)
Coming of Age (1995)
Cleared for Take-Off (1995)
Closing Ranks (1997, novel)
For the Time Being: Collected Journalism (1999)

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