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Famous People with Name Derek

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Personality/ Celebrity / Famous Name: Derek Kirk Kim

Derek Kirk Kim is a cartoonist .He won both major industry awards in 2004, the Eisner and the Harvey, for his debut graphic novel Same Difference and Other Stories, which was originally serialized on his website Lowbright (formerly known as "Small Stories"). He also won the Ignatz award for promising new talent, in 2003, for the same graphic novel.

Personality/ Celebrity / Famous Name: Derek Marlowe

Derek William Mario Marlowe (May 21, 1938–November 14, 1996) was an English playwright, novelist, and screenwriter.

Personality/ Celebrity / Famous Name: Derek Ford

Derek Ford (b. 6 September 1932 in Essex – d. 19 May 1995) was an English film director and writer, most famous for sexploitation films such as The Wife Swappers (1970)Keep it Up Jack! (1973) Sex Express (1975) (also filmed in a hardcore version), and What's up Superdoc! (1978).

Personality/ Celebrity / Famous Name: Derek Lamb

Derek Lamb (1936- 2005) was an Academy Award-winning animation filmmaker and producer.

Personality/ Celebrity / Famous Name: Derek Sanderson Jeter

Derek Sanderson Jeter (born June 26, 1974 in Pequannock Township, New Jersey) is an American Major League Baseball player. Jeter is an eight-time All-Star shortstop, and currently the captain of the New York Yankees.He has won the American League Rookie of the Year Award, a Silver Slugger Award, and three Gold Glove Awards. In 2000, he became the only player to win both the All-Star Game MVP Award and the World Series MVP Award in the same year.

Derek as First Name

Derek Ervin Smith     Derek Ervin Smith        Origin/Culture/Country: American

Derek Ervin Smith: was an American NBA player. He was born in Hogansville, Georgia and attended the University of Louisville from 1979 to 1982. He scored over 1,800 points in his NBA career from 1982 to 1991.Smith was selected by the Golden State Warriors in the 1982 NBA Draft. He played for the Los Angeles Clippers from 1983–1986. He played for the Sacramento Kings from 1986–1989, for the Philadelphia 76ers in 1989 and 1990, and the Boston Celtics in 1991. During his NBA career he scored over 5,000 points. After his playing career ended, Smith became an assistant coach for the then Washington Bullets.

Derek Strong     Derek Strong        Origin/Culture/Country: American

Derek Strong: is an American former professional basketball player who was selected by the Philadelphia 76ers in the 2nd round (47th overall) of the 1990 NBA Draft. A 6'8" forward from Xavier University, Strong played in 10 NBA seasons from 1991 to 2001 for 6 different teams. He played for the Washington Bullets, Milwaukee Bucks, Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Lakers, Orlando Magic and Los Angeles Clippers.

Sir Derek Jules Gaspard Ulric Niven Van Den Bogaer     Sir Derek Jules Gaspard Ulric Niven Van Den Bogaer        Origin/Culture/Country: American

Sir Derek Jules Gaspard Ulric Niven Van Den Bogaer: better known by his stage name Dirk Bogarde, was an actor and author.Bogarde was born in West Hampstead, London, of mixed Flemish, Dutch and Scottish ancestry. His father, Ulric van den Bogaerde (born in Perry Barr, Birmingham), was the art editor of The Times and his mother Margaret Niven was a former actress. He attended the former Allan Glen's School in Glasgow, a time he described in his autobiography as unhappy, although others have disputed his account . Bogarde served in World War II, being commissioned into the Queen's Royal Regiment in 1943. He reached the rank of Major and served in both the European and Pacific theatres, principally as an intelligence officer. In April 1945, he claimed he was one of the first Allied officers to reach the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in Germany, an experience that had the most profound effect on him and about which he found it difficult to speak for many years afterward. His horror and revulsion at the cruelty and inhumanity that he witnessed in Belsen left him with a deep-seated hostility towards Germany; he wrote in the 1990s that he would disembark from an elevator rather than ride with a German. Nevertheless, three of his more memorable film roles were as Germans, one of them as a former SS officer (The Night Porter ). He was most vocal, toward the end of his life, on the issue of voluntary euthanasia, of which he became a staunch proponent after witnessing the protracted death of his partner and manager Anthony Forwood in 1988. He gave an interview to John Hofsess, London executive director of the Voluntary Euthanasia Society:

Derek Matthew Anderson     Derek Matthew Anderson        Origin/Culture/Country: American

Derek Matthew Anderson: an American football quarterback for the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League. He was originally drafted by the Baltimore Ravens in the sixth round of the 2005 NFL Draft. He played college football at Oregon State.At the start of his sophomore year (2002), Anderson was thrust into the starting role as QB and handed the reins of a rapidly improving program. Unfortunately, his early performances showed inexperience and poor passing. This lead to an early streak of losses for the team. Fortunately for Anderson his job was secure as Oregon State had no serious competition for quarterback in 2002.

Derek Hough     Derek Hough        Origin/Culture/Country: American

Derek Hough: A former world champion in Latin-American Dance, he appeared on Season 5 of the ABC television series, "Dancing with the Stars" with actress Jennie Garth (earning 4th place in the competition), and was eliminated during the 7th Week of Season 6, earning 6th place with actress Shannon Elizabeth. Hough has also been featured in the track Dreaming Under The Same Moon on his sister, Julianne Hough's self-titled debut album.

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Derek as Last Name

Bo Derek     Bo Derek       Origin/Culture/Country: American

Bo Derek: is a Golden Globe-nominated American film actress and model.

John Derek     John Derek       Origin/Culture/Country: American

John Derek: was an American actor, director and photographer most famous for the women to whom he was married. Born Derek Delevan Harris in Hollywood, California, he was first married to actress Pati Behrs (1922-2004), grand-niece of Leo Tolstoy and mother of his two

Alíz Derekas     Alíz Derekas       Origin/Culture/Country: Australian

Alíz Derekas: a Hungarian astronomer who co-discovered (82092) 2001 DV86 whilst working at Piszkésteto Station, Konkoly Obszervatórium, Hungary.Hungary and currently works at the University of Sydney in Sydney, Australia.

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