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
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Mr. Ralph Fiennes
5' 11" (1.8 m)
Did You Know?
[on doing full frontal nudity in A Bigger Splash
(2015)] I liked [the nudity] because it was in the service of illustrating extreme spontaneity in Harry's character. All my nude scenes are extremely spontaneous and appropriate for the situations in which my character is. My nudity is a function of the film's plot. I knew I'd run around naked, so I had to physically prepare, to tighten the muscles.
Fiennes was reluctant to take the role of Lord Voldemort in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
(2005). In a television interview on AMC's Shootout
(2003) (November 20, 2005), he claimed to have been unimpressed with the previous three Harry Potter films. Fiennes was apparently nonplussed at the idea of appearing in the fourth film of a series and stated that he had "never bought into [the] world...
Often plays mysterious characters with equally mysterious pasts