Kenneth is a multi-award winning actor and filmmaker. He has been nominated for eight Academy Awards in seven categories and has won four BAFTAs (plus two honorary awards), two Emmy Awards, and a Golden Globe Award. He was knighted in in the 2012 Birthday Honours and made a Freeman of his native city of Belfast in January 2018. He has served as President of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London – where he trained earlier in his career – president since 2015.
Alongside extensive theatrical and television credits, Kenneth’s film credits include: include Henry V, Dead Again, Peter’s Friends, Much Ado About Nothing, Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, In The Bleak Midwinter, Othello, Hamlet, The Gingerbread Man, Theory of Flight, Celebrity, Wild Wild West, Love’s Labour’s Lost, Rabbit Proof Fence, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, As You Like It, The Magic Flute, Sleuth, Valkyrie, The Boat that Rocked. Thor, My Week with Marilyn, Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit, Cinderella, Mindhorn, Dunkirk, Murder on the Orient Express, All is True, Artemis Fowl, Tenet, Belfast and Death on the Nile.