Kenneth Branagh

Film Director / Screenwriter / Film Producer / Actor / Theatre Director / Television Producer | * 12/10/1960 (60) | Belfast, Northern Ireland (United Kingdom (UK))
Sir Kenneth Charles Branagh (born 10 December 1960) is a British actor and filmmaker. Branagh trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London; in 2015 he succeeded Richard Attenborough as its president. He has been nominated for five Academy Awards and five Golden Globe Awards. He has won three BAFTAs and two Emmy Awards. He was appointed a Knight Bachelor in the 2012 Birthday Honours and knighted on 9 November 2012. He was made a Freeman of his native city of Belfast in January 2018. In 2020, he was listed at number 20 on The Irish Times list of Ireland's greatest film actors. Branagh has both directed and starred in several film adaptations of William Shakespeare's plays, including Henry V (1989), Much Ado About Nothing (1993), Othello (1995), Hamlet (1996), Love's Labour's Lost (2000), and ()
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Kenneth Charles Branagh (born December 10, 1960) is a Northern Irish-born English actor and film director. He is best known for directing and starring in several film adaptations of William Shakespeare's plays, but has also appeared in a number of films and television series.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Documentaries | Comedies

Known for these Movies & Shows

Awards & Nominations for Kenneth Branagh

Knight Bachelor Emmy Awards Young European Film of The Year European Film Award for Best Actor BAFTA Award for Best Direction Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Academy Award for Best Actor Academy Award for Best Director Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film Young European Film of The Year European Film Award for Best Actor

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Movies with Kenneth Branagh as Actor(87)

as Hercule Poirot2022 Death on the Nile
as Andrei Sator2020 Tenet
as Asgardian Distress Call (voice) (uncredited)2018 Avengers: Infinity War
as William Shakespeare2018 All Is True
as Commander Bolton2017 Dunkirk
as Hercule Poirot2017 Murder on the Orient Express
as Kurt Wallander2016 The Troubled Man
as himself2016 Mindhorn
as Viktor Cherevin2014 Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit
as Kurt Wallander2012 The Dogs of Riga
as Mark Snow2012 Stars In Shorts
as Sir Laurence Olivier2011 My Week With Marilyn
as Mark Snow2011 Prodigal
as Dormandy2009 The Boat That Rocked
as Narrator (voice)2009 1939: Hollywood's Greatest Year
as Henning von Tresckow2008 Valkyrie
as Kurt Wallander2008 One Step Behind
as Kurt Wallander2008 Sidetracked
as Kurt Wallander2008 Firewall
as Other Man on T.V.2007 Sleuth
as Narrator2005 The Goebbels Experiment
as Franklin Delano Roosevelt2005 Warm Springs
as Uncle Albert2004 Five Children and It
as Himself / Narrator2003 Following the Rabbit-Proof Fence
as Peter McGowan2002 How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog
as Self / Narrator (voice)2002 The Tramp and the Dictator
as A. O. Neville2002 Rabbit-Proof Fence
as Narrator (voice)2001 Triumph of the Beasts
as Joseph Barnett2001 Schneider's 2nd Stage
as Reinhard Heydrich2001 Conspiracy
as Narrator (voice)2001 The Beasts Within
as Miguel (voice)2000 The Road to El Dorado
as Himself / Narrator2000 Lon Chaney: A Thousand Faces
as Berowne2000 Love's Labour's Lost
as Richard1999 The Theory of Flight
as Dr. Arliss Loveless1999 Wild Wild West
as Periwig-maker (voice)1999 The Periwig-Maker
as Narrator1999 IMAX: Galapagos 3D
as Rick Magruder1998 The Gingerbread Man
as Lee Simon1998 Celebrity
as Narrator1998 Universal Horror
as Father Michael McKinnon1998 The Proposition
as Himself/Interview1996 Looking for Richard
as Prince Hamlet1996 Hamlet
as Narration (voice)1995 Anne Frank Remembered
as Donal Davoren1995 Shadow of a Gunman
as Iago1995 Othello
as Victor Frankenstein1994 Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
as Benedick1993 Much Ado About Nothing
as Herr Knopp, Gestapo (uncredited)1993 Swing Kids
as Andrew Benson1992 Peter's Friends
as Roman Strauss / Mike Church1991 Dead Again
as Himself / Hamlet1990 Discovering Hamlet
as Jimmy Porter1989 Look Back in Anger
as Henry V1989 Henry V
as Thomas Mendip1987 The Lady's Not For Burning
1987 Ghosts
as James Soon1987 A Month in the Country
as Rick1987 High Season
as Billy Martin1987 Lorna
as D.H. Lawrence1985 Coming Through
as Billy Martin1984 A Coming to Terms for Billy
as Jack Grant1984 The Boy in the Bush
as Billy Martin1983 A Matter of Choice for Billy
as Charles Tansley1983 To the Lighthouse
as Student1982 Easter 2016
as Billy Martin1982 Too Late to Talk to Billy

TV Shows/Series with Kenneth Branagh as Actor(20)

as Colin/The Stranger2016 Upstart Crow
as Kurt Wallander2008 Wallander
as himself2007 The Graham Norton Show
as himself2006 El hormiguero 3.0
as Narrator (voice)2005 Walking with Monsters
as Narrator2003 World War 1 in Colour
as Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton2002 Shackleton
as Narrator2001 Walking with Beasts
as Narrator2000 Big Al
as Narrator (voice)1991 Viel Rummel um den Skooter
as Narrator (voice)1988 American Experience
as Guy Pringle1987 Fortunes of War
as himself1982 Wogan

Movies with Kenneth Branagh as Crew(63)

Directing/Director2022 Death on the Nile
Production/Producer2022 Death on the Nile
Directing/Director2022 Untitled Bee Gees Biopic
Directing/Director2021 Belfast
Writing/Writer2021 Belfast
Directing/Director2020 Artemis Fowl
Production/Producer2020 Artemis Fowl
Directing/Director2018 All Is True
Production/Producer2018 All Is True
Directing/Director2017 Murder on the Orient Express
Production/Producer2017 Murder on the Orient Express
Directing/Director2015 Cinderella
Directing/Director2014 Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit
Production/Producer2013 Thor: The Dark World
Directing/Director2013 National Theatre Live: Macbeth
Directing/Director2011 Thor
Writing/Screenplay2011 Thor
Directing/Director2007 Sleuth
Production/Producer2007 Sleuth
Directing/Director2006 As You Like It
Writing/Adaptation2006 As You Like It
Writing/Screenplay2006 As You Like It
Writing/Writer2006 As You Like It
Directing/Director2006 The Magic Flute
Production/Producer2006 The Magic Flute
Writing/Screenplay2006 The Magic Flute
Writing/Adaptation2006 The Magic Flute
Directing/Director2003 Listening
Writing/Writer2003 Listening
Writing/Screenplay2003 Listening
Directing/Director2000 Love's Labour's Lost
Production/Producer2000 Love's Labour's Lost
Writing/Screenplay2000 Love's Labour's Lost
Writing/Writer2000 Love's Labour's Lost
Directing/Director1996 Hamlet
Writing/Screenplay1996 Hamlet
Writing/Writer1996 Hamlet
Directing/Director1995 In the Bleak Midwinter
Writing/Screenplay1995 In the Bleak Midwinter
Writing/Writer1995 In the Bleak Midwinter
Directing/Director1994 Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
Production/Co-Producer1994 Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
Writing/Screenplay1994 Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
Directing/Director1993 Much Ado About Nothing
Production/Producer1993 Much Ado About Nothing
Writing/Screenplay1993 Much Ado About Nothing
Writing/Writer1993 Much Ado About Nothing
Directing/Director1992 Peter's Friends
Production/Producer1992 Peter's Friends
Writing/Screenplay1992 Peter's Friends
Directing/Director1992 Swan Song
Writing/Screenplay1992 Swan Song
Directing/Director1991 Dead Again
Writing/Screenplay1991 Dead Again
Directing/Director1989 Henry V
Writing/Screenplay1989 Henry V
Writing/Writer1989 Henry V
Directing/Director1988 Twelfth Night, or What You Will
Writing/Screenplay1988 Twelfth Night, or What You Will
Directing/Stage Director1988 Twelfth Night, or What You Will

TV Shows/Series with Kenneth Branagh as Crew(2)

Production/Executive Producer2008 Wallander
Crew/Acting Double2005 Walking with Monsters

Citizenship: United Kingdom (UK)
Born: Saturday, 12/10 1960 (December) in Belfast, Northern Ireland (United Kingdom (UK)) (current age: 60 years + 289 days)
Zodiac sign: Sagittarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Rat)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
Spouses (current/former): Emma Thompson
Other names for Kenneth Branagh (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Кеннет Брана"
"Kenneth Charles Branagh"
"케네스 브래너"
"Ken" (Nickname)
Kenneth Branagh frequently works together with these people:
Patrick Doyle (24x, Crew)
Stan Lee (17x, Crew)
Jimmy Yuill (13x, Actor)
Gerard Horan (12x, Actor)
Judi Dench (11x, Actress)
Tom Hiddleston (10x, Actor)
Derek Jacobi (10x, Actor)
Richard Briers (10x, Actor)
Jack Kirby (9x, Crew)
David Barron (9x, Crew)
Emma Thompson (8x, Actress)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:545, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 09/07/2021