Derren Nesbitt

Derren has just won best actor award at The Outfest in L.A. playing Jacki in the multi-award winning film Tucked – directed by Jamie Patterson. The film has won numerous awards at major film festivals around the world. The critics have showered praise on Derren for his exceptional performance in the film, which is now available Netflix and DVD/ Blu-ray via Amazon.

His most recent film is The Haunting of Margam Castle.

Derren trained at The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, and made his film debut in 1958 in the WWII navy drama
The Silent Enemy.

His many film credits include:

  • Where Eagles Dare (directed by Brian Hutton).
  • Victim (director, Basil Dearden).
  • Home for Christmas (director Jamie Patterson).
  • Flawless (director Michael Radford).
  • Run for Your Wife (director Ray Cooney & John Luton).
  • The Hot Potato (director, Tim Lewiston).
  • Bullseye! (director, Michael Winner).
  • Not Now Darling (directors, Ray Cooney and David Croft).
  • Innocent Bystanders (director, Peter Collinson).
  • Monte Carlo or Bust! (director, Ken Annakin).
  • The Naked Runner (director Sidney J. Furie).
  • The High Commissioner (director, Ralph Thomas).
  • The Blue Max (director John Guillermin).
  • The Informers (director, Ken Annakin).
  • Term of Trial (director, Peter Glenville).
  • Strongroom (director, Vernon Sewell).
  • The Man in the Back Seat (director, Vernon Sewell).
  • Sword of Sherwood Forest (director Terence Fisher).
  • Life in Danger (director, Terry Bishop).
  • The Giant Behemoth (director Eugene Lourie).
  • Room at the Top (director, Jack Clayton).
  • A Night to Remember (director, Roy Ward Baker).
  • Derren directed the feature film The Amorous Milkman, starring Diana Dors.

His great many television credits include playing the lead – Chief Inspector Jordan – in the series Special Branch for Thames Television (ITV).

Other credits are:

  • The Prisoner
  • The Larkins
  • William Tell
  • Armchair Theatre
  • Danger Man
  • The Saint and The Persuaders – both opposite Roger Moore.
  • Emergency Ward 10
  • Dixon of Dock Green
  • Gideon’s Way
  • ITV Play of the Week
  • The Protectors
  • Return of the Saint
  • Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson
  • Bergerac
  • The Troubleshooters
  • Man in a Suitcase
  • The Strange Report
  • Comic Strip Presents
  • UFO
  • Doctor Who: Marco Polo.

His extensive theatre work include West End productions, Repertory work and tours. He has played Hamlet, Harpagon in Moliere’s The Miser. Leading roles in The Picture of Dorian Gray, Troilus and Cressida, Wait Until Dark, The Pit and the Pendulum, Come On Jeeves, Murder is Announced, Murder by Misadventure, and Absent Friends.

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