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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 22 wins & 52 nominations. See more awards »

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 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
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 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 National Theatre credits include: the title role in Sophocles' "Oedipus" (2008), Carl Jung in "The Talking Cure", a new play by Christopher Hampton (2002), the Son in Pirandello's "Six Characters in Search of an Author", Arkady in Turgenev's "Fathers and Sons" and Lisha Ball in "Ting Tang Mine" by Nick Darke (all 1987). See more »

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17 Interviews | 17 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 15 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 »

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He and his The End of the Affair (1999) co-star Julianne Moore have acted in separate Hannibal Lecter films: he in Red Dragon (2002) and she in Hannibal (2001). See more »

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Often plays menacing, sadistic villains See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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