Kenneth Cranham

Kenneth Cranham

Age76Born on12 December 1944 in Dunfermline - Scotland - UK
Scottish born actor Kenneth Cranham is one of the most recognisable character actors in Britain. Having trained at the National Youth Theatre and RADA, Cranham first came to prominence as Noah Claypole in the 1968 Carol Reed musical Oliver! In the late '70s, Cranham memorably played Sapper Salt in Euston Films' Danger UXB, before taking the title role in the popular postwar set period comedy drama Shine on Harvey Moon. His most famous film role from around this time was Dr. Philip Channard in Hellraiser II. In more recent years he has starred in the HBO series Rome, as well as the films Hot Fuzz, Layer Cake, Valkyrie, Made in Dagenham, Maleficent and Film Stars Don't Die In Liverpool. Among many stage credits are West End productions of Entertaining Mr Sloane, Loot, An Inspector Calls (both transferring to Broadway), The Ruffian on the Stair, The Birthday Party and Gaslight (at the Old Vic). For his role as Inspector Goole in An Inspector Calls, he was nominated for a Laurence Olivier Award. In 2016, Cranham won the Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Play for his role as Andre in Florian Zeller's The Father. The play originated at the Theatre Royal Bath's Ustinov Studio in the Autumn of 2014, before touring the country and transferring to the West End in the Summer of 2015, and returning to the Duke of York's Theatre in Spring 2016. The play received an unprecedented five star review from every leading national press publication, and Cranham's performance was described as "the performance of his life" His first wife was actress Diana Quick. He has two daughters: Nancy Cranham with actress Charlotte Cornwell, and Kathleen Cranham with his second wife, actress Fiona Victory, whom he met on the set of Shine on Harvey Moon.
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Hatton Garden
Brian Reader
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Bancroft
Charlie Haverstock
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The White Princess
John Morton
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War and Peace (2016)
Uncle Mikhail
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37 Days
John Burns
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In the Flesh
Vicar Oddie
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Tess of the D'Urbervilles (2008)
Mr Clare
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Lilies
Health Inspector
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Rome
Gnaeus Pompey Magnus
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Our Mutual Friend
Onbekend
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The Tenant of Wildfell Hall
Reverend Millward
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Shine on Harvey Moon
Onbekend
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Brideshead Revisited
Sergeant Block
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guest Roles

The Spanish Princess
Episode 01x01
2019
Inside No. 9
Episode 04x05
2018
Neil Gaiman's Likely Stories
Episode 01x04
2016
Moving On
Episode 06x01
2014
Merlin
Episode 01x07
2008
New Tricks
Episode 03x02
2006
Hustle
Episode 03x05
2006
Murder Investigation Team
Episode 02x01
2005
Natural World
Episode 22x02
2003
Dalziel and Pascoe
Episode 06x02
2001
Kavanagh Q.C.
Episode 04x06
1998
Heartbeat (1992)
Episode 06x05
1996
Heartbeat (1992)
Episode 06x04
1996
Between The Lines
Episode 01x09
1992
The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles
Episode 02x04
1992
Van der Valk
Episode 04x03
1991
Casualty
Episode 05x13
1990
Inspector Morse
Episode 02x01
1987
Reilly: Ace of Spies
Episode 01x09
1983
Reilly: Ace of Spies
Episode 01x08
1983
Reilly: Ace of Spies
Episode 01x07
1983