Irish actor and director
Kenneth Branagh Rank
Kenneth Branagh Rank
About Kenneth Branagh
Kenneth Branagh is an Irish actor, director and producer known for starring in such films as Wild Wild West, Conspiracy, Valkyrie, and The Boat That Rocked. He played Gilderoy Lockhart in the 2002 film Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. He is also known for his film adaptations of Shakespeare's plays – most notably in the 1989 film Henry V, for which he received the Academy Award nominations for Best Actor and Best Director.
He was married to actress Emma Thompson from 1989 to 1995. His second marriage was to Lindsay Brunnock in 2003.
In 1994, he refused to accept the offer of the Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE).
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Famous quotes by Kenneth Branagh
Friendship is one of the most tangible things in a world which offers fewer and fewer supports.Kenneth Branagh
Music and language are a vital element. We, as actors and directors, offer it to people who want to experience it. Sometimes the actual meaning is less important than the words themselves.Kenneth Branagh
My definition of success is control.Kenneth Branagh
One of the things that makes Hamlet unique among Shakespeare's characters is his courage to face up to the darker elements of his personality.Kenneth Branagh
There are some amazing stories from all over this country, where people's work and contribution has been acknowledged. To be part of that is an absolutely fantastic feeling.Kenneth Branagh
Kenneth Branagh's Popularity
Kenneth Branagh is a famous Irish actor and director, who was born on December 10, 1960. As a person born on this date, Kenneth Branagh is listed in our database as the 5th most popular celebrity for the day (December 10) and the 28th most popular for the year (1960).
People born on December 10 fall under the Zodiac sign of Sagittarius, the Archer. Kenneth Branagh is the 242nd most popular Sagittarius.
Aside from information specific to Kenneth Branagh's birthday, Kenneth Branagh is the 29th most famous Irish and ranks 1st in famous people born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK.
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