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When Derek Jacobi was first offered the role of Claudius, he mistakenly believed that he was being considered for the character of the same name from "Hamlet" and opined that he was too young. He eventually played King Claudius of Denmark in Hamlet (1996) 20 years later.
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Julia had two elder sons that died a few years after her banishment. Historically, it was Lucius who died first of mysterious causes of illness and then Gaius who died in a campaign after being wounded. In "I, Claudius" however, it is Gaius who died first of the mysterious causes *before* Julia's banishment and Lucius is the one who dies in the "accident".
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