Kenneth Branagh

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Sir Kenneth Charles Branagh ( BRAN-ə; born 10 December 1960) is a British actor and filmmaker. Born in Belfast and raised primarily in Reading, Berkshire, Branagh trained at RADA (Royal Academy of Dramatic Art) in London and served as its president from 2015 to 2024. His accolades include an Academy Award, four BAFTAs, two Emmy Awards, a Golden Globe Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and an Olivier Award. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kenneth Branagh has received more than 22,490,804 page views. His biography is available in 64 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 59 in 2019). Kenneth Branagh is the 302nd most popular actor (up from 545th in 2019), the 379th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 705th in 2019) and the 47th most popular British Actor.

Kenneth Branagh is an actor, director, and producer who is most famous for his roles in the films Henry V, Dead Again, and Hamlet.

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  • 22M

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  • 66.33

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  • 64

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  • 5.72

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  • 4.59

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among actors, Kenneth Branagh ranks 302 out of 13,578Before him are Hugh Grant, Anna Karina, Marina Vlady, Raquel Welch, Helmut Berger, and Juliette Binoche. After him are Burt Young, Salma Hayek, Harold Lloyd, Carl Weathers, Kim Novak, and Mia Farrow.

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Among people born in 1960, Kenneth Branagh ranks 19Before him are Pierluigi Collina, Hassan Nasrallah, Prince Andrew, Duke of York, Colin Firth, Hugh Grant, and Franco Baresi. After him are Sean Penn, Julianne Moore, Rudi Völler, Andreas Brehme, Ebrahim Raisi, and Tilda Swinton.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Kenneth Branagh ranks 379 out of 8,785Before him are Calico Jack (1682), Martin Ryle (1918), Harold Pinter (1930), Hugh Grant (1960), George Mallory (1886), and G. H. Hardy (1877). After him are Mordred (null), Christian de Duve (1917), Pelagius (360), Henry Morgan (1635), William Crookes (1832), and John Boyd Dunlop (1840).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Kenneth Branagh ranks 47Before him are Angela Lansbury (1925), Alan Bates (1934), Emma Thompson (1959), Colin Firth (1960), Benny Hill (1924), and Hugh Grant (1960). After him are Ian Holm (1931), Daniel Craig (1968), Bob Hoskins (1942), Sam Neill (1947), Ralph Fiennes (1962), and Cary Grant (1904).

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