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Ralph Fiennes


Ralph Twisleton Wykeham Fiennes was born on December 22, 1962 in Suffolk, England to Mark Fiennes, a photographer, and Jennifer Lash, a novelist, the eldest of six children. Four of his siblings are also in the arts: Martha Fiennes, a director; Magnus Fiennes, a musician; Sophie, a producer; and Joseph Fiennes, an actor. Fiennes has been honored ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 22 wins & 51 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Bond 24 (announced)
M (rumored)
 2011-2014 Rev. (TV Series)
Bishop of London
 2014 Turks & Caicos (TV Movie)
Alec Beasley
 2013 National Theatre Live (TV Series)
 2011 Page Eight (TV Movie)
Alec Beasley
 2008 In Bruges
Harry
 2005 Chromophobia
Stephen Tulloch
 2004 Ten Days to D-Day (TV Movie documentary)
Narrator
 2003 Freedom: A History of Us (TV Series documentary)
John D. Rockefeller / Barton Simonson / DeWitt Clinton / ...
- Working for Freedom (2003) ... Barton Simonson
- Wake Up America (2003) ... DeWitt Clinton
- Revolution (2003) ... James Wilson
 2002/I The Good Thief
Tony Angel (uncredited)
 2002 Spider
Spider
 2000 The Miracle Maker
Jesus (voice)
 1999 Onegin
Onegin
 1999 Sunshine
Ignatz Sonnenschein / Adam Sors / Ivan Sors
 1998 The Prince of Egypt
Rameses (voice)
 1997 Oscar and Lucinda
Oscar Hopkins
 1996 1914-1918 (TV Mini-Series)
Wilfred Owen
- Total War (1996) ... Wilfred Owen (voice)
- Mutiny (1996) ... Wilfred Owen (voice)
- Explosion (1996) ... Wilfred Owen (voice)
 1993 The Baby of Mâcon
The Bishop's Son
 1993 Screen Two (TV Series)
John Talbot
- The Cormorant (1993) ... John Talbot
 1991 Prime Suspect (TV Mini-Series)
Michael
- Episode #1.2 (1991) ... Michael
- Episode #1.1 (1991) ... Michael
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His National Theatre credits include: the title role in Sophocles' "Oedipus" (2008), Carl Jung in "The Talking Cure", a new play by Christopher Hampton (2002), the Son in Pirandello's "Six Characters in Search of an Author", Arkady in Turgenev's "Fathers and Sons" and Lisha Ball in "Ting Tang Mine" by Nick Darke (all 1987). See more »

Publicity Listings:

17 Interviews | 17 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 15 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Personal Quote:

As an actor, a part of you expects to be looked at. A part of you wants to be looked at. But when I'm playing a part, in my imagined world, I feel I'm not me. I may be using bits of me, but I love the sense that I'm being someone else. See more »

Trivia:

When he noticed that children watching the filming were scared of him as "Lord Voldemort" in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005), he knew he had the character right. See more »

Trademark:

Often plays mysterious characters with equally mysterious pasts See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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