Kenneth Charles BRANAGH

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1960-12-10
Education Meadway Comp Sch Reading, RADA
Books & Publications Publications Public Enemy (1988), Beginning (1989)
Recreations reading, playing the guitar
Clubs N/A
Style Sir Kenneth Branagh
Career actor and dir; assoc memb RADA; Gielgud Golden Quill 2000 (yst ever winner), Variety Award Br Ind Film Awards 2011; Theatre with RSC 1984-85 (plays incl: Henry V (yst Henry V in RSC history), Hamlet, Love's Labour's Lost), co-fndr (with David Parfitt, qv) Renaissance Theatre Co (RTC) 1987 (plays incl: Public Enemy (also writer) 1987, Hamlet 1988, Look Back In Anger 1989, King Lear (also dir) 1990, A Midsummer Night's Dream (also dir) 1990, Uncle Vanya (dir) 1991, Coriolanus 1992); other credits incl: Another Country (Queen's Theatre) London 1982 (SWET Award and Most Promising Newcomer Plays and Players Award), Hamlet (RSC) 1992-93, The Play What I Wrote (dir, West End) 2001, Richard III (Crucible Theatre) 2002, Edmond (Nat Theatre) 2003, Ducktastic (dir, Albery Theatre) 2005, The Painkiller (Belfast Lyric Theatre) 2011, Macbeth (Manchester Int Festival) 2013; Television incl: The Billy Plays 1981-86, Boy in the Bush 1984, Fortunes of War 1987, Look Back in Anger 1989, Conspiracy 2001, Shackleton 2002, Warm Springs 2005, Wallander 2008-12 (Best Actor Broadcasting Press Guild Awards 2009, Best Actor BAFTA Television Awards 2010); Film incl: Coming Through 1985, A Month in the Country 1987, Henry V (also dir and author screenplay) 1989, Dead Again (also dir) 1991, Peter's Friends (also dir and prodr) 1992, Much Ado About Nothing (also dir, prodr and author screenplay) 1993, Frankenstein (also dir and prodr) 1994, Othello 1995, Hamlet (also dir and author screenplay) 1996, The Theory of Flight 1998, The Dance of Shiva 1998, Celebrity 1999, Wild Wild West 1999, Love's Labour's Lost (also dir, prodr and author screenplay) 2000, Rabbit-Proof Fence 2002, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets 2002, Five Children and It 2004, Sleuth 2007 (also prodr and dir), Valkyrie 2008, The Boat That Rocked 2009, My Week With Marilyn 2011, Jack Ryan 2013 (also dir), Cinderella 2014 (also dir); as dir and author screenplay: In the Bleak Midwinter 1995, Listening 2003, The Magic Flute 2006, As You Like It (also prodr); dir Thor 2011
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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