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Ralph Fiennes


Ralph Twisleton Wykeham Fiennes was born on December 22, 1962 in Suffolk, England, to Jennifer Anne Mary Alleyne (Lash), a novelist, and Mark Fiennes, a photographer. He is 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. ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 22 wins & 52 nominations. See more awards »

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 2011-2014 Rev. (TV Series)
Bishop of London
 2014 Turks & Caicos (TV Movie)
Alec Beasley
 2013 National Theatre Live (TV Series)
Lambert Le Roux / Howard Brenton
- 50 Years on Stage (2013) ... Lambert Le Roux / Howard Brenton
 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 Royal Shakespeare Company credits include: Lewis in "King John" directed by Deborah Warner, Claudio in "Much Ado About Nothing", Henry VI in "The Plantagenets" (three parts of "Henry VI" plus "Richard III") (all 1988), Gant in "Playing with Trains", the Dauphin in "King John", Bert Jefferson in "The Man who Came to Dinner" (1989), Troilus in "Troilus and Cressida", ... See more »

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

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on filming Coriolanus in Belgrade, Serbia] You really do have fantastic actors here in Serbia as well as a long theatre tradition, which is probably why it's now even stronger than that of London and I'm really flattered to be filming here. See more »

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Of the roughly one dozen actors to play "Hamlet" on Broadway, he is the first to win a Tony Award for doing so, in the 1995 Almeida Theatre production directed by Jonathan Kent. See more »

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Often plays mysterious characters with equally mysterious pasts See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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