Derek Lyons

About Derek Lyons

Who is it?: Actor, Miscellaneous Crew, Stunts
Birth Day: September 19, 1925
Birth Place:  London, England, United Kingdom
President: Donald Trump
Preceded by: Rob Porter
Political party: Republican
Education: Duke University (BS, BA) Harvard University (JD)

Derek Lyons

Derek Lyons was born on September 19, 1925 in  London, England, United Kingdom, is Actor, Miscellaneous Crew, Stunts. Derek was born in London and from an early age was fascinated with film and TV. He would regularly entertain friends and family with his impersonations of famous actors of the day. He attended a local theatre school later in his teens.Derek was fortunate enough to meet the stage and screen actor Sir Nigel Hawthorne, who was a close neighbour and friend, and encouraged him to think about working within the acting profession and generously agreed to sponsor his application to join British Actor's Equity.Derek worked on the first Star Wars film, 'A New Hope' in 1976 - this was in fact his first job within the film business. He was chosen to appear as a Medal Bearer and Massassi Guard at the end of the film.From this start, Derek has been able to cultivate his career in film, winning parts in many major films made in England, including, Flash Gordon, Krull, The Living Daylights, Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade plus many others. He has also worked on TV productions and was PC Craig Lovell in The Bill from 1987 to 1991. He has rubbed shoulders with many great actors, including Robert Mitchum, Julie Andrews, Jack Nicholson, Sir Anthony Hopkins, Sir Laurence Olivier, John Rhys-Davies and most recently Alec Baldwin. Derek was a close friend of the late Marvin Gaye, whilst the singer was recording his last album for Motown, `In Our Lifetime', in London.
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Popular As Derek Lyons
Occupation Actor
Age 95 years old
Zodiac Sign Libra
Born September 19, 1925 ( London, England, United Kingdom)
Birthday September 19
Town/City  London, England, United Kingdom
Nationality United Kingdom

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Derek Lyons’s zodiac sign is Libra. According to astrologers, People born under the sign of Libra are peaceful, fair, and they hate being alone. Partnership is very important for them, as their mirror and someone giving them the ability to be the mirror themselves. These individuals are fascinated by balance and symmetry, they are in a constant chase for justice and equality, realizing through life that the only thing that should be truly important to themselves in their own inner core of personality. This is someone ready to do nearly anything to avoid conflict, keeping the peace whenever possible

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Derek Lyons was born in the Year of the Ox. Another of the powerful Chinese Zodiac signs, the Ox is steadfast, solid, a goal-oriented leader, detail-oriented, hard-working, stubborn, serious and introverted but can feel lonely and insecure. Takes comfort in friends and family and is a reliable, protective and strong companion. Compatible with Snake or Rooster.

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Derek Lyons was a student of Strake Jesuit College Preparatory, from which he graduated in the year 2000. From there he went to Duke University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science (summa cum laude) as well as a Bachelor of Arts in 2004.


In June 2007, Derek Lyons was a student of Harvard Law School and worked as a Summer Associate at, his later employer, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. At that time, he was a member of the board of "One Day's Work", a group which dedicated one day of every member's earning in summer jobs for people in need. The nearly 75 members of the group of Harvard Law School students donated more than $40,000 overall. Derek Lyons graduated with a J.D. (cum laude) in the HLS class of 2008.


He started his professional career as a law clerk to Brett Kavanaugh, a judge at the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. Afterwards, he worked for a member of Congress, the representative Jeb Hensarling (R-TX05), as a legislative assistant. He then moved to the private sector, working as a senior litigation assistant for the global law firm Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. There, his practice was mainly related to federal regulatory agencies. In May 2014, he went back to the Hill, becoming U.S. Senator Rob Portman's (R-Ohio) General Counsel and accompanied the Senator to the Subcommittee on Investigations of the Committee of Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.


In February 2016, Derek Lyons joined Boyden Gray Associates LCC.


Since January 2017, Lyons works at the White House as Deputy Assistant and Deputy Staff Secretary to President Donald Trump.


Since February 2018, Derek Lyons is the White House's Staff Secretary and according to some sources likely to permanently serve in this position. As Staff Secretary, Lyons oversees, together with the White House Chief of Staff, the flow of information to the President.

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