Kenneth Branagh

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Sir Kenneth Branagh
Branagh in July 2009
Kenneth Charles Branagh

(1960-12-10) 10 December 1960 (age 62)
Height177 cm (5 ft 10 in)
Spouse(s)Emma Thompson
(m. 1989–1995, divorced)
Lindsay Brunnock (m. 2003–present)
AwardsEmmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie
2001 Conspiracy

Sir Kenneth Branagh (born 10 December 1960) is a British actor, movie director and television producer. He played Hamlet. He has directed and acted in many Shakespeare adaptations. He has acted alongside popular actors including: Emma Thompson, Keanu Reeves, Michael Keaton, Maggie Smith and Alan Rickman.

Since Richard Attenborough's death in August 2014, Branagh has been the president of the Royal Academy of the Dramatic Arts in London.

In 2022, he won a Golden Globe Award and Academy Award for screenplay writing for his movie Belfast.

Filmography[change | change source]

Year Title Role Notes
1981 Chariots of Fire Cambridge Student Uncredited
1987 A Month in the Country James Moon
High Season Rick
1989 Henry V Henry V
1991 Dead Again Mike Church / Roman Strauss
1992 Peter's Friends Andrew Benson
1993 Much Ado About Nothing Benedick
Swing Kids Herr Knopp, Gestapo Uncredited
1994 Mary Shelley's Frankenstein Victor Frankenstein
1995 Othello Iago
1996 Hamlet Prince Hamlet
1998 The Gingerbread Man Rick Magruder
The Theory of Flight Richard
Celebrity Lee Simon
The Proposition Father Michael McKinnon
The Dance of Shiva Colonel Evans Short film
1999 Alien Love Triangle Steven Chesterman
Wild Wild West Dr. Arliss Loveless
2000 Love's Labour's Lost Berowne
The Road to El Dorado Miguel (voice)
How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog Peter McGowen
Periwig Maker The Periwig Maker Short film
2001 Schneider's 2nd Stage Joseph Barnett
2002 Rabbit Proof Fence A.O. Neville
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Gilderoy Lockhart
2004 Five Children & It Uncle Albert
2007 Sleuth Man on TV Uncredited
2008 Valkyrie Henning von Tresckow
2009 The Boat That Rocked Sir Alistair Dormandy
2011 My Week with Marilyn Laurence Olivier
2012 Stars in Shorts Mark Snow Short Film, episode: "Prodigal"
2014 Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit Viktor Cherevin
2016 Mindhorn Himself Cameo
2017 Dunkirk Commander Bolton
Murder on the Orient Express Hercule Poirot
2018 Avengers: Infinity War Asgardian Distress Caller (voice) Uncredited
All Is True William Shakespeare
2020 Tenet Post-production
Death on the Nile Hercule Poirot Post-production

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