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Kenneth Cranham

 
Date of Birth: December 12, 1944 (77)

Birth Place: Dunferline, Fife, SCOTLAND

Stage Credits

  [West End]
Original West End Production, 2017
Performer
  [West End]
West End Production, 2015
Andre
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1994
Inspector Goole
  [Broadway]
1968
Hal

Photos

Kenneth Cranham and Anne Marie Duff Photo

Kenneth Cranham and Anne Marie Duff

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Anne-Marie Duff and Kenneth Cranham Photo

Anne-Marie Duff and Kenneth Cranham

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Anne-Marie Duff and Kenneth Cranham Photo

Anne-Marie Duff and Kenneth Cranham

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Anne-Marie Duff and Kenneth Cranham Photo

Anne-Marie Duff and Kenneth Cranham

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Kenneth Cranham and Anne-Marie Duff Photo

Kenneth Cranham and Anne-Marie Duff

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10/05/2017

 

Stage

Performances
  [West End]
Original West End Production, 2017
Performer

  [West End]
West End Production, 2015
Andre

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1994
Inspector Goole

  [Broadway]
1968
Hal


Kenneth Cranham Awards and Nominations

 
Olivier Awards - 2016 - Best Actor Gold Star
Kenneth CranhamThe Father
 
Evening Standard Awards - 2015 - Best Actor
Kenneth CranhamThe Father

Kenneth Cranham News

THE FATHER is Now Available to Own Digitally Photo THE FATHER is Now Available to Own Digitally
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 4, 2021

The 2012 play, written and directed by Zeller, had its premiere in Paris, winning a Moliere Award for best play.

REVIEW ROUNDUP: THE FATHER, Starring Anthony Hopkins & Olivia Colman Photo REVIEW ROUNDUP: THE FATHER, Starring Anthony Hopkins & Olivia Colman
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Feb 26, 2021

Academy Award winners Olivia Colman and Anthony Hopkins lead the adaptation, which is now out in select theaters and will be available to stream on demand March 26th. 

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for THE FATHER, Starring Anthony Hopkins & Olivia Colman Photo VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for THE FATHER, Starring Anthony Hopkins & Olivia Colman
by Stage Tube - Sep 14, 2020

Anthony is 80, mischievous, living defiantly alone and rejecting the carers that his daughter, Anne, encouragingly introduces. Yet help is also becoming a necessity for Anne; she cana??t make daily visits anymore and Anthony's grip on reality is unravelling.

Hampstead Theatre's Associate Company, The Mono Box, Launches 'The Monologue Library' Photo Hampstead Theatre's Associate Company, The Mono Box, Launches 'The Monologue Library'
by Stephi Wild - May 1, 2020

Hampstead Theatre's Associate Company, The Mono Box, has announced the launch of The Monologue Library, audio recordings of renowned artists performing their favourite theatrical speeches.

The Academy Invites 842 To Membership; 50% Are Women Photo The Academy Invites 842 To Membership; 50% Are Women
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jul 2, 2019

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 842 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures. The 2019 class is 50% women, 29% people of color, and represents 59 countries. Those who accept the invitations will be the only additions to the Academy's membership in 2019.

Anthony Hopkins and Olivia Colman Will Lead Film Adaptation of THE FATHER Photo Anthony Hopkins and Olivia Colman Will Lead Film Adaptation of THE FATHER
by Stephi Wild - May 3, 2019

Anthony Hopkins and Olivia Colman will lead the film adaptation of the play The Father, according to Variety.

BWW Interview: AN INSPECTOR CALLS Jeff Harmer To Tour & Enjoy The Awesome U.S. Sights Photo BWW Interview: AN INSPECTOR CALLS Jeff Harmer To Tour & Enjoy The Awesome U.S. Sights Between Shows
by Gil Kaan - Jan 15, 2019

Stephen Daldry's multi-award-winning revival of J.B. Priestley's AN INSPECTOR CALLS will land at The Wallis Annenberg Center for Performing Arts January 22 through February 10, 2019 as part of its international tour. This production, the longest running revival of a play in history, has already been seen by over four million theatregoers worldwide. I had the most lovely opportunity to chat up Jeff Harmer (who limns the role of patriarch Arthur Birling) on his history and experiences with this and other INSPECTORs.

Full Cast Announced For UK Premiere Of Florian Zeller's THE SON Photo Full Cast Announced For UK Premiere Of Florian Zeller's THE SON
by Stephi Wild - Jan 14, 2019

As the world premiere of Ishy Din's Approaching Empty opens at Kiln Theatre, the company's Artistic Director, Indhu Rubasingham, announces the casting for the UK premiere of Florian Zeller's The Son, in a translation by Christopher Hampton. Michael Longhurst directs Amanda Abbington, Laurie Kynaston, John Light, Oseloka Obi, Amaka Okafor and Martin Turner. The production opens on 26 February, with previews from 20 February, and runs until 6 April.

Royal Court Theatre Will Celebrate Sam Shepard in November Photo Royal Court Theatre Will Celebrate Sam Shepard in November
by Julie Musbach - Oct 11, 2018

Lloyd Hutchinson, Nancy Meckler and Stephen Rea will curate an afternoon to celebrate the great American playwright and actor Sam Shepard who passed away in July last year. The event will take place on Monday 12 November at 3pm in the Jerwood Theatre Downstairs.

BWW Review: THE HEIGHT OF THE STORM, Wyndham's Theatre Photo BWW Review: THE HEIGHT OF THE STORM, Wyndham's Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Oct 9, 2018

French playwright Florian Zeller returns, with another compelling puzzle box of a play - the only thing definite about it being the trademark definite article in the title. But anchoring the human side of this elliptical work is a pair of commanding performances from Eileen Atkins and Jonathan Pryce, ensuring engagement even as reality skips and blurs.

Kenneth Cranham Videos

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for THE FATHER, Starring Anthony Hopkins & Olivia Colman VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer for THE FATHER, Starring Anthony Hopkins & Olivia Colman
by Stage Tube - Sep 14, 2020

Anthony is 80, mischievous, living defiantly alone and rejecting the carers that his daughter, Anne, encouragingly introduces. Yet help is also becoming a necessity for Anne; she cana??t make daily visits anymore and Anthony's grip on reality is unravelling.

VIDEOS: New Clips from CLOSED CIRCUIT Starring Eric Bana
by Tyler Peterson - Aug 19, 2013

Focus Features has revealed five new clips for director John Crowley's thriller CLOSED CIRCUIT. The thriller stars Eric Bana, Rebecca Hall, Ciar√°n Hinds, Riz Ahmed, Anne-Marie Duff, Kenneth Cranham, Denis Moschitto, Julia Stiles and Jim Broadbent. Check them out, via Collider, below!

VIDEO: First Look - Eric Bana in Trailer for CLOSED CIRCUIT
by - May 31, 2013

Focus Features has released the trailer for director John Crowley's thriller CLOSED CIRCUIT. The thriller stars Eric Bana, Rebecca Hall, Ciaran Hinds, Riz Ahmed, Anne-Marie Duff, Kenneth Cranham, Denis Moschitto, Julia Stiles and Jim Broadbent. Get a first look below!


Kenneth Cranham Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Kenneth Cranham been in?
Kenneth Cranham has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Kenneth Cranham been in?
Kenneth Cranham has appeared on London's West End in 2 shows.

What was Kenneth Cranham's first West End show?
Kenneth Cranham's first West End show was The Father which opened in 2015

What awards has Kenneth Cranham been nominated for?
Best Actor (Olivier Awards) for The Father and Best Actor (Evening Standard Awards) for The Father .

What awards has Kenneth Cranham won?
Best Actor (Olivier Awards) for The Father.