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Ralph Fiennes


Ralph Twisleton Wykeham Fiennes was born on December 22, 1962 in Suffolk, England to Mark Fiennes, a photographer, and Jennifer Lash, a novelist, 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. Fiennes has been honored ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 22 wins & 45 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Bond 24 (announced)
M (rumored)
 2011-2014 Rev. (TV Series)
Bishop of London
- Episode #3.5 (2014) ... Bishop of London
- Episode #2.1 (2011) ... Bishop of London
 2014 Turks & Caicos (TV Movie)
Alec Beasley
 2013 National Theatre Live (TV Series)
 2011 Page Eight (TV Movie)
Alec Beasley
 2010 Nanny McPhee Returns
Lord Gray
 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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He played Bert Jefferson in George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart's "The Man Who Came to Dinner" at the Barbican Theatre in London, with John Wood, Estelle Kohler, Maureen Beattie, Desmond Barrit, Barrie Ingham, Richard Haddon Haines, Marjorie Yates, Marie Mullen, Jeffrey Segal, Cherry Morris, Michael Gardiner, Melanie Thaw, James ... See more »

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

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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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:

The Hurt Locker (2008) marks the third best picture Oscar winning film that Ralph Fiennes has co-starred in. In addition, the other two, Schindler's List (1993); Best Supporting Actor Oscar nominee) and The English Patient (1996); Best Actor Oscar nominee), were also dramas set during wartime. See more »

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Often plays mysterious characters with equally mysterious pasts See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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