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Ken Loach

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Birthday
17, 1936
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
17, 1936 (age 82)
Birthplace
England

About

Director known for focusing on social and political issues in his films. Some of his best known features include Kes, The Angels' Share, Sweet Sixteen and The Wind That Shakes the Barley.

Before Fame

He performed in a comedy group called the Oxford Revue.

Trivia

He exposed his socialist beliefs in the film Riff-Raff from 1991, which focused on labor rights.

Family Life

He was born to Vivien and John Loach. He married Lesley Ashton in 1962 and he has five children named Jim, Emma, Hannah, Stephen and Nicholas.

Associated With

He directed Cillian Murphy in the 2006 drama The Wind That Shakes the Barley.