STARmeter
Top 5000
Up 12 this week

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 »

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 35 people
created 11 Nov 2011
 
a list of 47 people
created 13 May 2012
 
a list of 27 people
created 06 Jun 2012
 
a list of 36 people
created 19 Jul 2012
 
a list of 35 people
created 10 months ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Joseph Fiennes.

User Polls

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

Known For

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actor (34 credits)
 2015 Clavius (filming)
 2015 Strangerland (post-production)
Matthew Parker
 2011 Camelot (TV Mini-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 Spring 1941
Artur Planck
 2008 Pretty/Handsome (TV Movie)
Bob Fitzpayne
 2008 The Red Baron
Brown
 2008 The Escapist
Lenny Drake
 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
Show Show Director (1 credit)
Show Show Producer (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (2 credits)
Show Show Self (36 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (5 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Lord Byron in the BBC audio play Byron's Women. See more »

Publicity Listings:

8 Interviews | 4 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 6 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 11½" (1.82 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

"Well, that's his journey. I know that I might have only got Shakespeare in Love (1998) because someone else turned it down; it's a very small marketplace. So it would feel weird to say, 'Oh, yeah I could have been there on Oscar night', because the whole chemistry of the film is built around that particular actor. Who knows if it would have had the same effect with a different cast. It's a ... See more »

Trivia:

His Swiss wife, Maria Dolores Diéguez, was an internationally successful model and came in 3rd at the Miss Switzerland 2003 contest. They began their relationship in summer 2005 and married in Tuscany in August 2009. 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

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Who do you think is hotter???? sarahapple
Why didn't this guy blow up after Shakespeare and Elizabeth codek14
Isn't he gay? serpentis555
FLASHFORWARD ejgreen-2
How is his last name pronounced? pygmyunderground
Who is he dating now? Kytte
Discuss Joseph Fiennes on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page