Kenneth Branagh
Branagh at the 84th Academy Awards Nominee Luncheon
5 Nominations
Role Actor, Director, Screenwriter
Born December 10, 1960
Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK

Kenneth Branagh is an actor and film director from Northern Ireland. He is best known for directing and starring in several film adaptations of William Shakespeare's plays including Henry V and Hamlet, as well as such films as Frankenstein and the blockbuster 2011 action film Thor.


62nd Academy Awards, 1989
Best ActorHenry V (1989)
Best DirectorHenry V (1989)
65th Academy Awards, 1992
Best Live Action ShortSwan Song (shared with David Parfitt)
69th Academy Awards, 1996
Best Adapted ScreenplayHamlet (1996}
84th Academy Awards, 2011
Best Supporting ActorMy Week with Marilyn


Oscar-nominated Roles