Derek Jarman was an English artist and film director.
He was diagnosed as HIV positive in December 1986. He died from this illness in 1994, aged 52.
Derek Jarman (born 31 January 1942, Northwood, Middlesex, England - died 19 February 1994, London, England) was an English film director, stage designer, diarist, artist, gardener and author.
Michael Derek Elworthy Jarman (31 January 1942 – 19 February 1994) was an English artist, film maker, costume designer, stage designer, writer, gardener and gay rights activist.