Kenneth Cranham

TV Actor

Kenneth Cranham was born in Dunfermline, Scotland, United Kingdom on December 12th, 1944 and is the TV Actor. At the age of 79, Kenneth Cranham biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, movies, and networth are available.

Date of Birth
December 12, 1944
United Kingdom
Place of Birth
Dunfermline, Scotland, United Kingdom
79 years old
Zodiac Sign
Film Actor, Stage Actor, Television Actor
Kenneth Cranham Height, Weight, Eye Color and Hair Color

At 79 years old, Kenneth Cranham has this physical status:

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Salt and Pepper
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Kenneth Cranham Spouse(s), Children, Affair, Parents, and Family
Diana Quick, (m. 1974; div. 1978), Fiona Victory
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Kenneth Cranham Career

Cranham trained at the National Youth Theatre of Great Britain, and at RADA. He starred in the title role in the popular 1980s comedy drama Shine on Harvey Moon, prior to which he had appeared as Charlie Collins in A Family at War (1971). He also appeared in Layer Cake, Gangster No. 1, Rome, Oliver! and many other films. Cranham was cast as the deranged Philip Channard and his Cenobitic alter-ego in the Horror film Hellbound: Hellraiser II. 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, 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. Cranham's performance was described as "the performance of his life".

For BBC Radio 4's Afternoon Play, Cranham has played DS Max Matthews in The Interrogation by Roy Williams (2012–present) and starred as Thomas Gradgrind in BBC Radio's 2007 adaptation of Dickens' Hard Times.


Lee Whitlock's death: At the age of 54, the Grange Hill and Sweeney Todd actor died, February 20, 2023
Lee Whitlock, a former Grange Hill and Sweeney Todd actor, died on Monday, according to his acting company. Lee Whitlock began his career as a child actor in the early 1980s before establishing himself as a cast member on long-running school drama Grange Hill, where he appeared Bevis Loveday.

KATHRYN FLETT's My TV Week: Rowling's meaty mystery STRIKES GOLD, December 16, 2022
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