Who is Lindsay Brunnock?
Lindsay Brunnock is a British art director and the wife of the British actor, director and producer, Sir Kenneth Branagh. Lindsay was heavily influenced by art as a young teen and decided that she wanted to work in films as an art director early on. After graduating from university, she became a crew member for several films in the British film industry. She slowly built a successful career as she juggled many roles in the department of art direction. She has, to her credit, movies like ‘This Year’s Love’ and ‘The Abduction Club’ as well as TV series such as ‘Shackleton’ and ‘The Last King’. Her most successful movie is ‘Bright Young Things’. Lindsay gradually built her reputation as an art director over several years in the film industry. Her last work was for the movie ‘Starter for 10’ in 2006. She has since been on a break and is only seen alongside her famous husband, Sir Kenneth Branagh.
Lindsay Brunnock was mesmerized by art and movies at a very young age and would travel all the way to London to look at posters and watch movies. In 1996, she began her career as an assistant designer for the mini TV series ‘The Tenant of Wildfell Hall’ and worked as the designer for the TV movie ‘The Moonstone’. She was soon promoted to assistant art director and her projects expanded. She worked for the movies ‘A Merry War’ (1997), ‘The Governess’ (1998), ‘This Year’s Love’ (1999), and ‘Born Romantic’ (2000). Her next venture was ‘The Abduction Club’ (2002), a period comedy drama that earned critical acclaim for its props and settings. She then went on be a part of ‘Shackleton’ (2002) as the art director. The adventure mini-series chronicled the life of Shackleton's expedition to the South Pole in 1914 and starred the likes of Kenneth Branagh and Phoebe Nicholls.
In 2003, Lindsay was a part of the art department in the TV movie ‘Loving You, the comedy movie ‘Bright Young Things’, the TV series ‘The Last King’, and the drama movie ‘Ready When You Are Mr. McGill’. While this was the most industrious year in Lindsay’s career, she decided to take a break. She has since remained behind the screen and rarely appears for interviews. Her last credited project was her role as the assistant art director for the James McAvoy starrer ‘Starter for 10’ in 2006. Lindsay maintains a very private life and is only seen accompanying her husband, Kenneth Branagh, to international shoots. She isn’t a part of any social media networks.
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Family & Personal Life
Lindsay Brunnock was born into a wealthy business family in 1970 in Cambridgeshire, England. She has been married to the actor Sir Kenneth Branagh since 2003 and the duo had dated two years before tying the knot. Though introduced to each other in 1997, the two of them developed a friendship only the sets of ‘Shackleton’. Lindsay confessed that she was instantly smitten by Kenneth but refrained from confessing anything as he was already in a relationship with the actress Helena Bonham Carter. The couple has no children, and they’ve publicly made a statement that they wouldn’t like to raise children either. They currently live in Berkshire with their dogs.