Sir Kenneth Charles Branagh (/ ˈ b r æ n ə /; born 10 December ) is a Northern Irish actor, director, producer, and screenwriter. Branagh trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, and in succeeded Richard Attenborough as its president. It’s a fact widely acknowledged that the first two entries in the eight part Harry Potter adaptations, helmed by noted “bean counter” Chris Columbus, were the series’ weakest. Uninspiring, overlong and purely functional, they would serve as a wonder-filled and wide-eyed cinematic introduction to the wizarding world, but little versant.us: Nick Evan-Cook. Kenneth Branagh full list of movies and tv shows in theaters, in production and upcoming films. Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets (Movie) Gilderoy Lockhart Kenneth Branagh, Actor: Henry V. Kenneth Charles Branagh was born on December 10, , in Belfast, Northern Ireland, to parents William Branagh, a plumber and carpenter, and Frances (Harper), both born in He has two siblings, William Branagh, Jr. (born ) and Joyce Branagh (born ). He and his ex-wife, Emma Thompson, have appeared in separate films in the Harry Potter series. Branagh played Gilderoy Lockhart in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (), and Thompson played Sybil Trelawney in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (). Nov 11, · Emma Thompson: I have made my peace over Kenneth Branagh's affair Emma Thompson says she considers Helena Bonham Carter a 'wonderful woman' even though she had an affair with her former husband. Kenneth Branagh played Lockhart Harry Potter plays for Gryffindor house as the seeker. A role he was given during his first year at Hogwarts in May 18, · Tick one off my bucket list. I got the fortunate opportunity to sit down with Sir Kenneth Branagh this past winter as he promoted the fourth and final season of .
However, early in his career he did appear as an uncredited extra in the Best Picture Winning Chariots of Fire Entertainers TV Show Entertainers — Who played Charlie Weasley in the Harry Potter movies? Nickname: Ken. He allegedly declined the C. Branagh is the star of the English-language Wallander television series, adaptations of Henning Mankell 's best-selling Wallander crime novels.
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Thompson met Branagh in , when they were both appearing in a BBC mini-series called Fortunes of War, and they married two years later. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban 4. This article is not part of the Harry Potter universe. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows part 2. I didn't have to talk about casting, didn't have to send rushes to America, didn't have to preview the movie. Love's Labour's Lost. More from The Telegraph. Sorry, comments are currently closed.