Sir Kenneth Charles Branagh (born 10 December 1960 in Belfast, Northern Ireland) directed and acted in movies based on William Shakespeare's plays: Henry V (1989), Much Ado About Nothing (1993), Hamlet (1996), Love's Labor's Lost (2000). He directed and starred in Dead Again (1991) with Emma Thompson, Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein (1994) with Robert De Niro and Helena Bonham Carter. He starred in Celebrity (1998) by Woody Allen, The Gingerbread Man (1998) by Robert Altman, The Theory of Flight (1998) by Paul Greengrass with Helena Bonham Carter,Valkyrie (2008) by Brian Singer with Tom Cruise, played Laurence Olivier in My Week with Marilyn (2011) with Michelle Williams. He directed Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014) with Chris Pine. On television he played Franklin Delano Roosevelt in Warm Springs (2005), starred in the Wallander series (2008-2015).