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Kenneth was born under the official name Branagh, Kenneth Charles on December 10th, 1960. Known to his close friends as Ken, he has been a credited actor since the 1989 film Henry V.
Kenneth Branagh is a dependable leading actor. He has starred in four films including the 2000 comedy film How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog as the character Peter McGowen, the 1998 thriller movie The Gingerbread Man playing Rick Magruder and the 1991 mystery release Dead Again cast as Mike Church.
Kenneth has made such a successful career in supporting roles, that it actually surpasses most leading actor's careers. He has appeared in eleven films including: the 2014 action film Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit as the character Viktor Cherevin, the 2008 drama movie Valkyrie playing Major-General Henning von Tresckow and the 2002 adventure release Rabbit-Proof Fence cast as A.O. Neville.
His most commercially successful project to date has been the 2011 action film Thor, which brought in $181,000,000 at the box office.
Kenneth Branagh has directed on numerous occassions including: Henry V (1989), Dead Again (1991) and Much Ado About Nothing (1993). In 1993 Kenneth Branagh produced his first movie, the comedy film Much Ado About Nothing. Since then he went on to produce five movies including: Frankenstein (1994) and Love's Labour's Lost (2000) among others .
Kenneth is a cultural icon, having been featured on the cover of at least eight magazines, captured in more than two pictorials, interviewed in over ten publications and featured in twelve magazine articles. He has been the subject of at least one book.
As an actor Kenneth Branagh has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences on two occasions. His first nomination was for Best Actor In A Leading Role for his portrayal of Henry V in the 1989 film Henry V. Kenneth Branagh was also nominated for Best Actor In A Supporting Role for his role as Sir Laurence Olivier in the 2011 movie My Week with Marilyn .