BirthdayDecember 10, 1960
BirthplaceBelfast, UK

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Kenneth Branagh

    Full name: Kenneth Branagh
    Also known as: Sir Kenneth Branagh, Kenneth Branagh, Branagh, Kenneth
    Professions: Irish actor and film director
    Work: President of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
    Occupation: Actor, director, producer, screenwriter

  2. Kenneth Branagh Measurements

    Height: 5' 9½" (1.77 m)

  3. Kenneth Branagh Known for

    Valkyrie (2008), Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1994), Henry V (1989), Hamlet (1996)

  4. Kenneth Branagh Biography

    Sir Kenneth Charles Branagh, Kt. (/ˈbrænə/ BRAN-ə; born 10 December 1960) is a British actor, director, producer and screenwriter from Northern Ireland. He has directed or starred in several film adaptations of William Shakespeare's plays, including Henry V (1989) (for which he was nominated for the Academy Awards for Best Actor and Best Director), Much Ado About Nothing (1993), Othello (1995), Hamlet (1996) (for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay), Love's Labour's Lost (2000), and As You Like It (2006).He has also starred in numerous other films and television series including Fortunes of War (1987), Wild Wild West (1999), The Road to El Dorado (2000), Conspiracy (2001), Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002), Warm Springs (2005), Valkyrie (2008), Wallander (2008–present), and My Week with Marilyn (2011) as Sir Laurence Olivier (Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor). He has directed such notable films as Dead Again (1991) in which he also starred, Swan Song (1992) (Academy Award nominated for Best Live Action Short Film), Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1994) in which he also starred, The Magic Flute (2006), Sleuth (2007), the blockbuster superhero film Thor (2011) and the action thriller Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014) in which he also co-stars.He also narrated the BBC documentary miniseries' Walking with Dinosaurs (starred1999) (as well as The Ballad of Big Al), Walking with Beasts (2001) and Walking with Monsters (2005).Branagh has been nominated for five Academy Awards, five Golden Globes, and has won an Emmy and three BAFTAs. He was appointed a knight bachelor in the 2012 Birthday Honours and was knighted on 9 November 2012.

  5. Kenneth Branagh Family

    Spouse: Emma Thompson ,

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