He is 1.78m tall
His eye colour is blue-grey
Derek's a big Chelsea football fan. Their ground is his favourite spot in London.
He's had quite a few unusual jobs - RAF policeman, bouncer, rag-and-bone man and a porter at Smithfield meat market.
Derek went to the same school as the notorious Kray twins.
Derek's prized possession is an oil painting of himself done by a Royal Academy artist fifteen years ago.
Derek's highly skilled at bowling, cricket and golf.
Derek started off in showbiz as a stuntman. After breaking his collar bone filming the historical drama Elizabethe R, he made the switch to acting.