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He has directed or starred in several film adaptations of William Shakespeare's plays, including Henry V (1989) (for which he was nominated for the Academy Awards for Best Actor and Best Director), Much Ado About Nothing (1993), Othello (1995), Hamlet (1996) (for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay), Love's Labour's Lost (2000), and As You Like It (2006).
Branagh has also starred in numerous other films and television series including Fortunes of War (1987), Woody Allen's Celebrity (1998), Wild Wild West (1999), The Road to El Dorado (2000), Conspiracy (2001), Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002), Warm Springs (2005), as Major General Henning von Tresckow in Valkyrie (2008), The Boat That Rocked (2009), Wallander (2008–present), My Week with Marilyn (2011) as Sir Laurence Olivier (Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor), and as a Royal Navy Commander in the action-thriller Dunkirk (2017).
Branagh has been nominated for five Academy Awards, five Golden Globes, and has won three BAFTAs, and an Emmy.
He was appointed a knight bachelor in the 2012 Birthday Honours and was knighted on 9 November 2012.
However, Thompson struck a more reconciled note about the fall-out from her relationship with Branagh in a new interview. The couple have one daughter, Gaia, 13, and a son, Tindyebwa Agaba, 26, a former child soldier from Rwanda whom they informally adopted when he was 16.
“That is – as Mike Nicholls [the film and theatre director] once said, and I’ve picked it up because I think it’s such a wonderful phrase – all blood under the bridge. Thompson said last month that monogamy was an “odd state” for humans and argued that it was too easy to be caught by the “happy-ever-after ideal”.
At school, he acquired Received Pronunciation to avoid bullying. I don't think you can take Belfast out of the boy," and he attributes his "love of words" to his Irish heritage.
But this week Thompson has finally lifted the lid on what happened at the end of that union with charm and self-deprecation – and how she used the pain and depression she suffered to carve out an even more successful career for herself.
If revenge, as the late fashion designer Gianni Versace believed, is best served after seven years, then other alpha couples in the throes of painful break-ups could have learnt a lot from the Thompson example.
is a Northern Irish actor, director, producer, and screenwriter originally from Belfast.
Branagh trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, and in 2015 succeeded Richard Attenborough as its President.