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Kenneth Branagh Bio, Age, Height, Family, Wife, Net Worth, and Movies

Kenneth Branagh Biography

A native of Belfast, United Kingdom, Sir Kenneth Charles Branagh is a British actor and filmmaker. Branagh trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London and has served as its president since 2015. He has won an Academy Award, four BAFTAs, two Emmy Awards, and a Golden Globe Award.

Kenneth Branagh Age

Branagh is 61 years old 2021, he was 10 December 1960, in Belfast, United Kingdom. He celebrates his birthday on 10 December every year.

Kenneth Branagh Height

Branagh stands at a height of 5 feet 9½ inches (1.77 m) tall and he weighs 74 kg (163 lbs).

Kenneth Branagh Education

Branagh was educated at Whiteknights Primary School and Meadway School, a local comprehensive in Tilehurst, where he appeared in school productions such as Toad of Toad Hall and Oh, and What a Lovely War. He obtained received pronunciation to avoid bullying at school. He then attended the amateur Reading Cine & Video Society as a member and was a keen member of Progress Theatre of which he is presently the patron.

After dissatisfying A-level results in English, History, and Sociology, Branagh went on to train at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London. In 1980, the Principal of RADA, Hugh Cruttwell, asked Branagh to perform a soliloquy from Hamlet for Queen Elizabeth II, during one of her visits to the arcade.

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Kenneth Branagh Family

Branagh was born in the middle of three children in Belfast as the son of William Branagh(father), a plumber and joiner who ran a company that specialized in fitting partitions and suspended ceilings for working-class Protestant, and Frances Harper (mother). He lived in the Tigers Bay area of the city. At the age of nine, he moved with his family to Reading, Berkshire, England, to escape the Troubles. He was raised together with her sister, Joyce Branagh, and his brother, William Branagh Jr.

Kenneth Branagh Wife

Branagh is married to Lindsay Brunnock, a film art director. He met during the shooting of Shackleton. He has stated he became “much more religious” after listening to Laurence Olivier’s dramatic reading of the Bible every morning, in preparation for his role as Olivier in My Week With Marilyn.

Previously, Branagh was married to actress Emma Thompson. They appeared together in Fortunes of War, Look Back in Anger, Henry V, Much Ado About Nothing, Dead Again, and Peter’s Friends. More lately, they both appeared in The Boat That Rocked, and the Harry Potter series, though with no shared scenes in either. In their marriage, and while directing and co-starring with Helena Bonham Carter in Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, he started an affair with Bonham Carter. After Thompson divorced him, he and Bonham Carter were in a well-publicized relationship until 1999.

Kenneth Branagh’s Net Worth

Branagh has an estimated net worth of $60 million.

Kenneth Branagh Movies and TV shows

  • Death on the Nile 2022
  • Belfast 2021
  • Murder on the Orient Express 2017
  • Thor 2011
  • Tenet 2020
  • Hamlet 1996
  • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets 2002
  • Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone 2001
  • Much Ado About Nothing 1993
  • Dunkirk 2017
  • Cinderella 2015
  • Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit 2014
  • Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein 1994
  • Wild Wild West 1999
  • Henry V 1989
  • Dead Again 1991
  • All Is True 2018
  • Valkyrie 2008
  • Oppenheimer 2023
  • Conspiracy 2001
  • The Road to El Dorado 2000
  • Artemis Fowl 2020
  • Othello 1995
  • Thor: The Dark World 2013
  • This England 2022
  • Rabbit-Proof Fence 2002
  • My Week with Marilyn 2011
  • Shackleton 2002
  • Avengers: Infinity War 2018
  • As You Like It 2006
  • Fireheart 2022
  • Pirate Radio 2009
  • Sleuth 2007
  • Macbeth
  • Peter’s Friends 1992
  • Walking with Dinosaurs 1999
  • Love’s Labour’s Lost 2000
  • Celebrity 1998
  • The Magic Flute 2006
  • In the Bleak Midwinter 1995
  • Romeo and Juliet 2006
  • The Proposition 1998
  • Warm Springs 2005
  • The Gingerbread Man 1998
  • Fortunes of War 1987
  • A Month in the Country 1987
  • Five Children and It 2004
  • Anne Frank Remembered 1995
  • How to Kill Your Neighbor’s Dog 2000
  • Faceless Killers
  • Mindhorn 2016

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