Derek Lyons

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Derek Lyons
Derek Lyons and fan.
Derek Lyons
Born (1958-09-25) 25 September 1958 (age 56)
London, England
Occupation Actor, Film, television, After dinner speaker
Years active 1976–present

Derek Lyons born (25 September 1958) is a British screen actor and model who is perhaps better known for his work on Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade and The Bill as frequent character PC Craig Lovell. Lyons has also had parts in four James Bond movies, The Shining, Krull and numerous others.[1]

In 2001 Derek founded martial arts system Zenswim which combines Taoism and techniques adapted from swimming movements.[2]

In 2014, Derek took part in the documentary 'Elstree 1976'.[3] Which documents the way in which Star Wars has changed the lives of the supporting artists involved.

He currently tours on the convention circuit, meeting fans from around the world.

Selected Filmography[edit]

Charity Work[edit]

Derek Lyons is connected to the fundraising initiative Celebs4Kids, founded by actor Adrian Paul[4] in which numerous personalities donate photographs and autographs to fans in return for a donation. Other contributors include George Lazenby, Derek Jacobi and Stan Lee.[5]

The charity aims to provide help to children in underprivileged circumstances.[6]


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