Ken Loach is a revered English film and television director known for films such as 2006's The Wind That Shakes the Barley and 2016'sI, Daniel Blake. His 1969 drama film Kes, was placed at the 7th position on the list of the greatest British films of the
20th century (BFI Top 100 British films). He is regarded as one of the greatest English film directors of all time.
He was born to Vivien and John Loach. In 1962, he married Lesley Ashton, with whom he had five children, including Jim Loach, who also became a
In 2006, he won his first Palme d'Or award for his film The Wind That Shakes the Barley. He won another Palme d'Or award in 2016 for
his film I, Daniel Blake.
He was one of the supporters of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange who lost thousands of dollars in bail money after Assange skipped bail and
sought refuge in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London.
is a famous English director,
who was born on
June 17, 1936. As a person born on this date, Ken Loach is listed in our database as the 19th
most popular celebrity for the day (June 17) and the 41st most popular for the year (1936).
People born on June 17
fall under the Zodiac sign of Gemini, the Twins.
Ken Loach is the 628th most popular Gemini.
Aside from information specific to Ken Loach's birthday, Ken Loach is the 732nd most famous English.
In general, Ken Loach ranks as the 7477th
most popular famous person, and the 97th most popular director of all time.
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