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Joseph Fiennes


Joseph Alberic Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes was born in Salisbury, Wiltshire, to Jennifer Anne Mary Alleyne (Lash), a novelist, and Mark Fiennes, a photographer. He is one of six children. Four of his siblings are also in the arts: Ralph Fiennes, an actor; Martha Fiennes, a director; Magnus Fiennes, a musician; and Sophie Fiennes, a producer. He is of... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 7 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Shakespeare in Love
Shakespeare in Love Will Shakespeare
(1998)
Enemy at the Gates
Enemy at the Gates Commisar Danilov
(2001)
Elizabeth
Elizabeth Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester
(1998)
Luther
Luther Martin Luther
(2003)

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 2017 The Handmaid's Tale (TV Series) (pre-production)
The Commander
- Episode #1.9 (2017) ... The Commander
- Episode #1.8 (2017) ... The Commander
- Episode #1.7 (2017) ... The Commander
- Episode #1.6 (2017) ... The Commander
- Episode #1.5 (2017) ... The Commander
 2016 Risen
Clavius
 2015 Strangerland
Matthew
 2011 Camelot (TV Series)
Merlin
- Reckoning (2011) ... Merlin
- Igraine (2011) ... Merlin
- The Long Night (2011) ... Merlin
- Three Journeys (2011) ... Merlin
 2010 A Lost and Found Box of Human Sensation (Short)
Boy (voice)
 2009 Against the Current
Paul Thompson
 2008 You Me and Captain Longbridge (Short)
Narrator
 2008 Pretty/Handsome (TV Movie)
Bob Fitzpayne
 2008 The Red Baron
Brown
 2008 The Escapist
Lenny Drake
 2007 Spring 1941
Artur Planck
 2005 The Great Raid
Major Gibson
 2005 Man to Man
Jamie Dodd
 2002 Leo
Stephen
 2001/I Dust
Elijah
 2000 Rancid Aluminum
Sean Deeny
 1999 Forever Mine
Manuel Esquema / Alan Riply
 1998 Animated Epics: Beowulf (TV Short)
Beowulf (voice)
 1995 The Vacillations of Poppy Carew (TV Movie)
Willy
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Other Works:

Theatre: Belyaev in 'A Month in the Country' (Guildford, Richmond and the Albery Theatre London); Rodolpho in 'A View from the Bridge' (Bristol Old Vic, Birmingham Rep., Strand Theatre London); 'The Woman in Black' (Fortune Theatre, London); Jesus Christ in 'Son of Man' Lacenaire in 'Les Enfants du Paradis' (RSC- London) See more »

Publicity Listings:

8 Interviews | 5 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 6 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

It takes years to establish yourself, and then you have one big film and everyone calls you an overnight success. You think, 'Christ, I've been sweating and crying for seven years.' See more »

Trivia:

8th cousin to HRH The Prince of Wales. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently plays a character who writes. In most of his films, he has played characters who write either novels, plays, poetry or other literary works.

Nickname:

Joe

Star Sign:

Gemini

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