Sir Kenneth Charles Branagh is a Northern Irish actor, director, and producer. He has directed numerous adaptations of Shakespeare's plays, such as Henry V, Othello, Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, Hamlet and Wild, Wild West. He also voiced Miguel in the 2000 DreamWorks animated film, The Road to El Dorado.

For Disney, Branagh directed the 2015 live-action remake of Cinderella and the 2020 film, Artemis Fowl. He also played Herr Knopp and Gestapo in Swing Kids.

Branagh directed the 2011 film, Thor, which is the fourth film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. He also did an uncredited voice appearance as the Asgardian Distress Caller at the beginning of Avengers: Infinity War. He will direct the Fox film, Death on the Nile, in which he will reprise his role of Hercule Poirot from Murder on the Orient Express.



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