(autobiography) "Beginning", London: Chatto and Windus (1989)
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Ken Branagh | Sir Kenneth Branagh
5' 9½" (1.77 m)
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(1994)] People say to me in a slightly pitying way, "Were you interfered with on that movie?" To which I say, "No, it's my movie." It was bruising. I stopped reading the notices when I realised what was happening. I've had hostile reviews before, but these were very hurtful and personal. In a sense it was impossible for me to remain sane if I was to identify with any of that ...
He has two roles in common with Laurence Olivier
, whom he played in My Week with Marilyn
(2011): (1) Olivier played King Henry V in Henry V
(1944) while Branagh played him in Henry V
(1989) and (2) Olivier played the title character in Hamlet
(1948) while Branagh played him in Hamlet
(1996). In each case, Olivier and Branagh directed the relevant film.
Likes to use very long takes (3-4 minutes) at certain points during his films.