Sir Dirk Bogarde (28 March 1921 – 8 May 1999) was a British actor and writer.
Initially a matinée idol in such films as Doctor in the House (1954) and other Rank Organisation pictures, Bogarde later acted in art-house films such as Death in Venice (1971). In a second career, Bogarde wrote seven best-selling volumes of memoirs, six novels and a volume of collected journalism, mainly from... more »
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''The camera can photograph thought. It's better than a paragraph of sweet polemic.''Dirk Bogarde (b. 1921), British actor. Quoted in Independent (London, January 28, 1990).