Dirk Bogarde

Dirk Bogarde bio

Birth Name: Derek Jules Gaspard Ulric Niven van den Bogaerde

Occupation: Movie Actor

Place Of Birth: England

Date Of Birth: March 28, 1921

Date Of Death: May 8, 1999

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: English

Dirk Bogarde was born on the 28th of March, 1921. He was best known for being a Movie Actor. British actor who starred in art films such as 1963’s The Servant. In 1990, he starred as Daddy in Daddy Nostalgia.

Dirk Bogarde was born in England. He reached the rank of Captain as an intelligence officer in the Queen’s Royal Regiment during WWII. As a novelist and an actor, he became a matinee idol in Doctor in the House.

Dirk Bogarde was a Aries and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Dirk Bogarde was born in 1920s. The 1920s represented an era of change and growth. The decade was one of learning and exploration. The economic boom and the Jazz Age were over, and America began the period called the Great Depression. Discover what happened on this day.

Derek Jules Gaspard Ulric Niven van den Bogaerde is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Dirk’s Derek Jules Gaspard Ulric Niven van den Bogaerde attended University College School, London, Allan Glens College, Glasgow, Chelsea School of Art and Royal College of Art.


Dirk Bogarde’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Dirk Bogarde’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Dirk Bogarde kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Dirk Bogarde was born in the Year of the Rooster.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Derek Jules Gaspard Ulric Niven van den Bogaerde
NICKNAME: Sir Dirk Bogarde, Major Derek Niven van den Bogaerde
RELIGION: Christian
DEATH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Dirk Bogarde was a Aries. People of this zodiac sign like physical challenges, taking on leadership roles, individual sports and dislike inactivity, delays, and work that doesn't use one's talents. The strengths of this sign are being courageous, determined, confident, enthusiastic, optimistic, while weaknesses can be to be impatient, moody, short-tempered, impulsive and aggressive. The greatest overall compatibility with Aries is Libra and Leo.

Chinese Zodiac: Dirk Bogarde was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are honest, observant and hardworking. They seldom rely on other people in daily life, which can make them impatient when dealing with others.

Ruling Planet: Dirk Bogarde had a ruling planet of Mars and has a ruling planet of Mars and by astrological associations Tuesday is ruled by Mars. This planet symbolizes the principle of assertive drive and energy. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have huge drive, aggression and commpetitiveness.

Dirk Bogarde’s birth sign is Aries and he had a ruling planet of Mars.

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