Sir Kenneth Charles Branagh is a Northern Irish actor, director, and producer. He has directed numerous adaptations of Shakespearean plays such as Henry V, Othello, and Hamlet. He also voiced Miguel in the 2000 DreamWorks animated film The Road to El Dorado.
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 Mystery on the Orient Express.
- He was considered for the role of Obi-Wan Kenobi in Star Wars: The Phantom Menace. However, Ewan McGregor was cast in the end.