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Kenneth Branagh

Actor | Director | Producer
KNOWN FOR 
Valkyrie (2008) | Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1994) | Henry V (1989)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 5 Oscars. Another 29 wins & 53 nominations More »
AKA 
Ken Branagh | Sir Kenneth Branagh
NICKNAME  
Ken
BORN 
Dec 10, 1960 (age 54)
HEIGHT 
5' 9½" (1.77m)

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Projects in Development (2 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (44 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for CinderellaCinderella Director, Writer ("Strong")  Less 2015 $95MM $201MM
  • Primary photo for Jack Ryan: Shadow RecruitJack Ryan: Shadow Recruit Viktor Cherevin, Director  Less 2014 $60MM $51MM
  • Primary photo for The AvengersThe Avengers Thanks  Less 2012 $220MM $623MM
  • Primary photo for My Week with MarilynMy Week with Marilyn Sir Laurence Olivier  Less 2011 £6.4MM $15MM
  • Primary photo for ProdigalProdigal (Short) Mark Snow  Less 2011 $60K
  • Primary photo for ThorThor Director  Less 2011 $150MM $181MM
  • Primary photo for Iron Man 2Iron Man 2 Director (post-credits scene) (uncredited)  Less 2010 $200MM $312MM
  • Primary photo for Pirate RadioPirate Radio Sir Alistair Dormandy  Less 2009 $8MM
  • Primary photo for IndigoIndigo (Short) Special Thanks  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for ValkyrieValkyrie Major-General Henning von Tresckow  Less 2008 $75MM $83MM
  • Primary photo for Alien Love TriangleAlien Love Triangle (Short) Steven Chesterman  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for SleuthSleuth Other Man on T.V. (uncredited), Director, Producer  Less 2007 $343K
  • Primary photo for As You Like ItAs You Like It Himself - offscreen voice (uncredited), Director, Executive Producer, Producer, Writer (Adaptation)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for The Magic FluteThe Magic Flute Director, Writer (Adapted For The Screen By), Writer (Screenplay)  Less 2006 $27MM
  • Primary photo for Five Children and ItFive Children and It Uncle Albert  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for ListeningListening (Short) Director, Writer  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Rabbit-Proof FenceRabbit-Proof Fence A.O. Neville  Less 2002 $6MM $6.2MM
  • Primary photo for Harry Potter and the Chamber of SecretsHarry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Professor Gilderoy Lockhart  Less 2002 $100MM $262MM
  • Primary photo for Short6Short6 Periwig-maker (segment "The Periwig-Maker") (voice)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Schneider's 2nd StageSchneider's 2nd Stage (Short) Joseph Barnett  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for How to Kill Your Neighbor's DogHow to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog Peter McGowen  Less 2000 $7.3MM $49K
  • Primary photo for The Periwig-MakerThe Periwig-Maker (Short) Periwig-maker (voice), Supporter  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Love's Labour's LostLove's Labour's Lost Berowne, Director, Producer, Performer ("I'd Rather Charleston", "I Won't Dance", "Cheek To Cheek", "Let's Face The Music And Dance", "They Can't Take That Away From Me"), Writer (Screenplay)  Less 2000 $13MM $284K
  • Primary photo for The Road to El DoradoThe Road to El Dorado Miguel (voice), Performer ("It's Tough to Be a God")  Less 2000 $95MM $51MM
  • Primary photo for Spinning CandyflossSpinning Candyfloss Special Thanks  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Wild Wild WestWild Wild West Dr. Arliss Loveless  Less 1999 $170MM $114MM
  • Primary photo for CelebrityCelebrity Lee Simon  Less 1998 $12MM $5MM
  • Primary photo for The Dance of ShivaThe Dance of Shiva (Short) Col. Evans  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for The Theory of FlightThe Theory of Flight Richard  Less 1998 $72K
  • Primary photo for The PropositionThe Proposition Father Michael McKinnon  Less 1998 $122K
  • Primary photo for The Gingerbread ManThe Gingerbread Man Rick Magruder  Less 1998 $25MM $1.5MM
  • Primary photo for HamletHamlet Hamlet, Director, Writer (Screenplay)  Less 1996 $18MM $4.4MM
  • Primary photo for A Midwinter's TaleA Midwinter's Tale Director, Writer  Less 1995 $347K
  • Primary photo for OthelloOthello Iago  Less 1995 $11MM $2.1MM
  • Primary photo for Mary Shelley's FrankensteinMary Shelley's Frankenstein Victor Frankenstein, Director, Co-Producer  Less 1994 $45MM $22MM
  • Primary photo for Much Ado About NothingMuch Ado About Nothing Benedick, Director, Producer, Writer (Screenplay)  Less 1993 $8MM $23MM
  • Primary photo for Swing KidsSwing Kids Herr Knopp, Gestapo (uncredited)  Less 1993 $5.6MM
  • Primary photo for Swan SongSwan Song (Short) Director  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Peter's FriendsPeter's Friends Andrew, Director, Producer, Performer ("The Way You Look Tonight", "Orpheus In the Underworld")  Less 1992 $4.1MM
  • Primary photo for Dead AgainDead Again Roman Strauss / Mike Church, Director  Less 1991 $15MM $38MM
  • Primary photo for Henry VHenry V King Henry V, Director, Writer (Adapted For The Screen By)  Less 1989 $9MM $10MM
  • Primary photo for High SeasonHigh Season Rick  Less 1987 $1.1MM
  • Primary photo for A Month in the CountryA Month in the Country James Moon  Less 1987 $444K
  • Primary photo for Chariots of FireChariots of Fire Cambridge Student - Society Day crowd (uncredited)  Less 1981 $5.5MM $59MM
Past Television (32 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for TFI FridayTFI Friday (TV Series) Soundtrack (1 episode, 2015), Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015 1
  • Primary photo for WallanderWallander (TV Series) Kurt Wallander (12 episodes, 2008–2015), Executive Producer (9 episodes, 2008–2012)  Less 2008–2015 12
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  • Primary photo for Marvel Studios: Assembling a UniverseMarvel Studios: Assembling a Universe (TV Movie) Himself, Thanks  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for National Theatre Live: MacbethNational Theatre Live: Macbeth (TV Movie) Macbeth, Director  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony: Isles of WonderLondon 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony: Isles of Wonder (TV Movie) Isambard Kingdom Brunel  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Mystery!Mystery! (TV Series) Kurt Wallander (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010 1
  • Primary photo for A Night at the Movies: The Gigantic World of EpicsA Night at the Movies: The Gigantic World of Epics (TV Movie) Himself - Interviewee, Special Thanks  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for A Night at the Movies: The Suspenseful World of ThrillersA Night at the Movies: The Suspenseful World of Thrillers (TV Movie) Himself - Interviewee, Special Thanks  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for 10 Days to War10 Days to War (TV Series) Colonel Tim Collins (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008 1
  • Primary photo for American ExperienceAmerican Experience (TV Series) Narrator (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 1
  • Primary photo for Warm SpringsWarm Springs (TV Movie) Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Performer ("Hark, the Herald Angels Sing")  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for ShackletonShackleton (TV Movie) Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for OmnibusOmnibus (TV Series) Narrator (1 episode, 1994), Himself (1 episode, 2002)  Less 1994–2002 2
  • Primary photo for Following the Rabbit-Proof FenceFollowing the Rabbit-Proof Fence (TV Movie) Himself / Narrator, Thanks  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for ConspiracyConspiracy (TV Movie) Reinhard Heydrich  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Great ComposersGreat Composers (TV Series) Narrated by / Narrator (7 episodes, 1997), Narrated By (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997 7
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  • Primary photo for PerformancePerformance (TV Series) Donal Davoren (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995 1
  • Primary photo for Look Back in AngerLook Back in Anger (TV Movie) Jimmy Porter  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for ThompsonThompson (TV Series) Various Roles (6 episodes, 1988), Performer ("Have a Little Faith in Me") (1 episode, 1988)  Less 1988 6
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  • Primary photo for Forty MinutesForty Minutes (TV Series) Narrator (1 episode, 1988)  Less 1988 1
  • Primary photo for American PlayhouseAmerican Playhouse (TV Series) Gordon Evans (1 episode, 1988)  Less 1988 1
  • Primary photo for Twelfth Night, or What You WillTwelfth Night, or What You Will (TV Movie) Director Of Stage Production  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Fortunes of WarFortunes of War (TV Mini-series) Guy Pringle (7 episodes, 1987)  Less 1987 7
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  • Primary photo for Theatre NightTheatre Night (TV Series) Oswald (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987 1
  • Primary photo for LornaLorna (TV Movie) Billy  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for The Lady's Not for BurningThe Lady's Not for Burning (TV Movie) Thomas Mendip  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Coming ThroughComing Through (TV Movie) D.H. Lawrence  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Play for TodayPlay for Today (TV Series) Billy Martin (3 episodes, 1982–1984)  Less 1982–1984 3
  • Primary photo for MayburyMaybury (TV Series) Robert Clyde Moffat (2 episodes, 1983)  Less 1983 2
  • Primary photo for To the LighthouseTo the Lighthouse (TV Movie) Charles Tansley  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Play for TomorrowPlay for Tomorrow (TV Series) Student (1 episode, 1982)  Less 1982 1
  • Primary photo for Boy in the BushBoy in the Bush (TV Mini-series) Jack Grant  Less 1984– 
Self (108 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Archive Footage (11 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for ImagineImagine (TV Series) Colonel Tim Collins (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Stars in ShortsStars in Shorts Mark Snow (archive footage)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for The Wright StuffThe Wright Stuff (TV Series) Himself - Actor (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012
    • Episode #17.146 (Jul 30, 2012) Himself - Actor (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Shakespeare UncoveredShakespeare Uncovered (TV Mini-series) Henry V (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Prophets of Science FictionProphets of Science Fiction (TV Series) Victor Frankenstein in 'Frankenstein' (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011
    • Mary Shelley (Nov 9, 2011) Victor Frankenstein in 'Frankenstein' (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for CBS News Sunday MorningCBS News Sunday Morning (TV Series) Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Silenci?Silenci? (TV Series) Lee Simon (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006
    • Episode #6.4 (Oct 25, 2006) Lee Simon (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Build a SceneBuild a Scene (Video) Prof. Gilderoy Lockhart (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Interviews with StudentsInterviews with Students (Video) Prof. Gilderoy Lockhart (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Aleph, lectures contadesAleph, lectures contades (TV Series) Self (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for Comic Relief: The Invasion of the Comic TomatoesComic Relief: The Invasion of the Comic Tomatoes (TV Special) Himself on Wogan (archive footage)  Less 1993

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