He acted in William Shakespeare's plays, "Richard II," and "Coriolanus," at the Gainsborough Studios Theatre in London, England with David Burke, Oliver Ford Davies, Linus Roache, Emilia Fox, Barbara Jefford, Angela Down, Stephen Campbell Moore, Roger Swaine, Bernard Gallagher, Alan David, Robert Swann, John Bennett, and Ian ...
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Mr. Ralph Fiennes
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...
The Hurt Locker
(2008) marks the third best picture Oscar winning film that Ralph Fiennes has co-starred in. In addition, the other two, Schindler's List
(1993); Best Supporting Actor Oscar nominee) and The English Patient
(1996); Best Actor Oscar nominee), were also dramas set during wartime.
Often plays mysterious characters with equally mysterious pasts