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British actor and filmmaker
Kenneth Branagh is ...
|Born||10 December 1960 in Belfast|
|Age||62 years, 6 months|
|Sex or gender||male|
|Country of citizenship||United Kingdom|
|Birth name||Kenneth Charles Branagh|
|Spouse||Emma Thompson and Lindsay Brunnock|
|Occupation||film actor, film director, screenwriter, stage actor, film producer, actor, theatrical director, television actor and television producer|
|Nominated for||Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, Academy Award for Best Actor, Academy Award for Best Director, Academy Award for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay, Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film, Young European Film of the Year, European Film Award for Best Actor, Academy Award for Best Picture, Academy Award for Best Writing, Original Screenplay, Academy Award for Best Director and European Film Award for Best Screenwriter|
|Awards||Knight Bachelor, Emmy Award, 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, Golden Globe Award for Best Screenplay, Academy Award for Best Writing, Original Screenplay and Society of London Theatre Special Award|
|Educated at||Royal Academy of Dramatic Art|
|Academic degree||Doctor of Sciences|
About Kenneth Branagh
Kenneth Branagh: The Renaissance Man of British Cinema
From his early days as a struggling actor to his current status as a celebrated filmmaker, Kenneth Branagh has been a force to be reckoned with in the world of British cinema. Born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, on December 10, 1960, Branagh showed an early interest in acting and drama, and pursued his passion with single-minded determination.
After studying at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, Branagh made his mark on the stage with a series of critically acclaimed performances in plays by Shakespeare and other great playwrights. His breakthrough role came in 1984, when he played the lead in the Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Henry V, which he also directed.
Branagh's success on the stage soon led to opportunities in film and television. He made his screen debut in 1987 in the TV movie Fortunes of War, and went on to star in a number of other TV dramas and films, including Dead Again (1991) and Much Ado About Nothing (1993).
But it was his work as a director that truly set Branagh apart. In 1989, he directed and starred in his first feature film, Henry V, which was a critical and commercial success. He went on to direct and star in a number of other Shakespeare adaptations, including Hamlet (1996) and Love's Labour's Lost (2000).
In recent years, Branagh has expanded his repertoire to include more mainstream films, such as the superhero blockbuster Thor (2011) and the mystery thriller Murder on the Orient Express (2017). He has also continued to work in television, directing and starring in the acclaimed series Wallander (2008-2016).
Throughout his career, Branagh has been praised for his versatility as an actor and director, as well as his commitment to bringing classic works of literature to a wider audience. He has been nominated for numerous awards, including five Academy Awards, and has won several, including an Emmy for his performance in the TV movie Conspiracy (2001).
But perhaps Branagh's greatest achievement is his ongoing dedication to the craft of filmmaking. As he once said, "I love the process of making movies. I love the collaboration, the teamwork, the problem-solving. I love the fact that every day is different, and that you never know what's going to happen next."
- "Kenneth Branagh." IMDb
Films - which cast members have died?
Kenneth Branagh has been a part of these films.
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2017 film by Christopher Nolan
upcoming film directed by Christopher Nolan
2020 film by Christopher Nolan
2008 thriller drama movie on the attempted Stauffenberg coup against Hitler directed by Bryan Singer
My Week with Marilyn
2011 British-American drama film directed by Simon Curtis
Death on the Nile
2022 film directed by Kenneth Branagh
Chariots of Fire
1981 film by Hugh Hudson
Murder on the Orient Express
2017 mystery film by Kenneth Branagh
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
2002 fantasy film
Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit
2014 film by Kenneth Branagh
Wild Wild West
1999 American western comedy film
A Haunting in Venice
upcoming crime film directed by Kenneth Branagh
1996 film by Kenneth Branagh
The Boat That Rocked
2009 film by Richard Curtis
1989 film directed by Kenneth Branagh
2002 film by Phillip Noyce
Much Ado About Nothing
1993 Kenneth Branagh film
horror film directed by Kenneth Branagh
A Month in the Country
1987 film by Pat O'Connor
1991 film by Kenneth Branagh
1998 comedy-drama film
All Is True
2018 film by Kenneth Branagh
Love's Labour's Lost
2000 film by Kenneth Branagh
The Gingerbread Man
1998 film by Robert Altman
1992 film by Kenneth Branagh
Five Children and It
2004 film by John Stephenson
1993 film by Thomas Carter
British comedy film
1995 film by Oliver Parker
Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope
2011 film by Morgan Spurlock
Looking for Richard
1996 documentary film
The Theory of Flight
1998 film by Paul Greengrass
How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog
2000s American comedy film
Alien Love Triangle
1987 film by Clare Peploe
Stars in Shorts
2012 film by Neil LaBute
1998 film by Lesli Linka Glatter
The Book That Wrote Itself
2023 animated film
1985 British TV movie by Peter Barber-Fleming
2011 short film by Benjamin Grayson
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