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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 32 wins & 67 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
 2011-2014 Rev. (TV Series)
Bishop of London
 2014 Turks & Caicos (TV Movie)
Alec Beasley
 2013 The Invisible Woman
Charles Dickens (as Mr. Ralph Fiennes)
 2011 Page Eight (TV Movie)
Alec Beasley
 2008 In Bruges
Harry
 2005 Chromophobia
Stephen Tulloch
 2004 Ten Days to D-Day (TV Movie documentary)
Narrator
 2003 Freedom: A History of Us (TV Series documentary)
John D. Rockefeller / Barton Simonson / DeWitt Clinton / ...
- Working for Freedom (2003) ... Barton Simonson
- Wake Up America (2003) ... DeWitt Clinton
- Revolution (2003) ... James Wilson
 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
 1996 1914-1918 (TV Mini-Series)
Wilfred Owen
- Total War (1996) ... Wilfred Owen (voice)
- Mutiny (1996) ... Wilfred Owen (voice)
- Explosion (1996) ... Wilfred Owen (voice)
 1993 The Baby of Mâcon
The Bishop's Son
 1993 Screen Two (TV Series)
John Talbot
- The Cormorant (1993) ... John Talbot
 1991 Prime Suspect (TV Mini-Series)
Michael
- Episode #1.2 (1991) ... Michael
- Episode #1.1 (1991) ... Michael
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His credits at London's Regent's Park Open Air Theatre: a footman in "Ring Around The Moon" by Jean Anouilh, Curio in "Twelfth Night", Cobweb in "A Midsummer Night's Dream" (all 1985), Lysander in "A Midsummer Night's Dream", Romeo in "Romeo and Juliet" (both 1986). 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:

As an actor, a part of you expects to be looked at. A part of you wants to be looked at. But when I'm playing a part, in my imagined world, I feel I'm not me. I may be using bits of me, but I love the sense that I'm being someone else. See more »

Trivia:

Name pronounced "Rafe Fines". See more »

Trademark:

Often plays menacing, sadistic villains See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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