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Ralph Fiennes

Ralph Nathaniel 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,... See full bio »
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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 31 wins & 80 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 Hail, Caesar! (completed)
Laurence Lorenz
 2015 James Bond: World of Espionage (Video Game)
 2015 National Theatre Live: Man and Superman
John Tanner / Don Juan
 2014 Two Women
Mikhail Rakitin
 2011-2014 Rev. (TV Series)
Bishop of London
 2014 Turks & Caicos (TV Movie)
Alec Beasley
 2013 National Theatre Live: 50 Years on Stage (TV Movie)
Lambert Le Roux
 2013 The Invisible Woman
Charles Dickens (as Mr. Ralph Fiennes)
 2011 Page Eight (TV Movie)
Alec Beasley
 2008 In Bruges
 2005 Chromophobia
Stephen Tulloch
 2004 Ten Days to D-Day (TV Movie documentary)
 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
 2000 The Miracle Maker
Jesus (voice)
 1999 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)
- Episode #1.2 (1991) ... Michael
- Episode #1.1 (1991) ... Michael
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He acted in William Shakespeaere's play, "Much Ado About Nothing," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Clive Merrison, Maggie Steed, Robert Demeger, and David Waller in the cast. Di Trevis was director. See more »

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17 Interviews | 17 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 16 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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5' 11" (1.8 m)

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[on filming Coriolanus in Belgrade, Serbia] I needed an important and big capital city and I didn't want it to be Rome, but any contemporary city. Given this is a modern interpretation of Shakespeare, Rome just wasn't the suitable location because Rome of today is reminiscent of a mighty state like the USA or Russia, and I wanted it to be something different. I've come to realize here in Belgrade... See more »


Won the 1995 Tony Award (New York City) for Actor in a Drama for "Hamlet" and was nominated for the 2006 Tony Award (New York City) for Actor in a Drama for "Faith Healer". See more »


Often plays menacing, sadistic villains See more »

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