His credits at London's Almeida Theatre include: the title character in Chekhov's "Ivanov" (1997, also Moscow), the title roles in Shakespeare's "Richard II" and "Coriolanus" (2000, also international tour) and the title role in Shakespeare's "Hamlet" (1995, also NYC).
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Mr. Ralph Fiennes
5' 11" (1.8 m)
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[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.
Fiennes was reluctant to take the role of Lord Voldemort in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
(2005). In a television interview on AMC's Shootout
(2003) (November 20, 2005), he claimed to have been unimpressed with the previous three Harry Potter films. Fiennes was apparently nonplussed at the idea of appearing in the fourth film of a series and stated that he had "never bought into [the] world...
Often plays menacing, sadistic villains