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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 36 wins & 68 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Spectre (filming)
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 2016 Hail, Caesar! (post-production)
Laurence Lorenz
 2014 Two Women
Mikhail Rakitin
 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
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 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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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). 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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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 »

Trivia:

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... See more »

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Often plays menacing, sadistic villains See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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