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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 33 wins & 66 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Spectre (filming)
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 2014 Two Women
Mikhail Rakitin
 2014 Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts (Short)
Lord Voldemort
 2014 The Hogwarts Express (Short)
Lord Voldemort
 2013 The Invisible Woman
Charles Dickens (as Mr. Ralph Fiennes)
 2008 In Bruges
Harry
 2005 Chromophobia
Stephen Tulloch
 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
 1993 The Baby of Mâcon
The Bishop's Son
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He acted in William Shakespeaere's play, "The Plantagenets," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with David Calder, Oliver Cotton, Joanne Pearce, Anton Lesser, Penny Downie and David Waller in the cast. Adrian Noble was director. See more »

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

Alternate Names:

Mr. Ralph Fiennes

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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I veer away from trying to understand why I act. I just know I need to do it. See more »

Trivia:

He has English, Northern Irish, Irish, and Scottish ancestry. Many of his recent ancestors lived in India, during the British colonial period. He has said that his surname, "Fiennes", is of Norman origin. See more »

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Often plays menacing, sadistic villains See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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