Joseph Fiennes


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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 Primetime Emmy. Another 8 wins & 16 nominations. See more awards »

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Shakespeare in Love Will Shakespeare
(1998)
Risen Clavius
(2016)
Elizabeth Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester
(1998)
(2004)

Filmography

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  Cyrano (TV Series) (pre-production) (2019)
 2022 The Mother (filming)
 2017-2021 The Handmaid's Tale (TV Series)
Fred Waterford
- The Wilderness (2021) ... Fred Waterford
- Progress (2021) ... Fred Waterford
- Testimony (2021) ... Fred Waterford
- Home (2021) ... Fred Waterford
- Milk (2021) ... Fred Waterford
 2019 Sherwood (TV Series)
Sheriff Nottingham
- Robin Meets Her Maker (2019) ... Sheriff Nottingham (voice)
- The Future Robin Hood (2019) ... Sheriff Nottingham (voice)
- Robin Breaks the Code ... Sheriff Nottingham (voice)
- Robin Picks a Fight ... Sheriff Nottingham (voice)
- Robin Dives Deep ... Sheriff Nottingham (voice)
 2017 Urban Myths (TV Series)
Michael Jackson
- Elizabeth, Michael and Marlon ... Michael Jackson
 2016 On Wings of Eagles
Eric Liddell
 2016 Risen
Clavius
 2015 Strangerland
Matthew
 2014/I Hercules
King Eurystheus
 2014 The Games Maker
Morodian
 2012-2013 American Horror Story (TV Series)
Monsignor Timothy Howard / Cardinal Timothy Howard
- Madness Ends (2013) ... Cardinal Timothy Howard
- Continuum (2013) ... Cardinal Timothy Howard
- Spilt Milk (2013) ... Monsignor Timothy Howard
- The Name Game (2013) ... Monsignor Timothy Howard
- The Coat Hanger (2012) ... Monsignor Timothy Howard
 2011 Camelot (TV Series)
Merlin
- Reckoning (2011) ... Merlin
- The Battle of Bardon Pass (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)
 2009-2010 Flashforward (TV Series)
Mark Benford
- Future Shock (2010) ... Mark Benford
- Countdown (2010) ... Mark Benford
- The Negotiation (2010) ... Mark Benford
- Course Correction (2010) ... Mark Benford
- Goodbye Yellow Brick Road (2010) ... Mark Benford
 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
 2007 Goodbye Bafana
James Gregory
 2006 Running with Scissors
Neil Bookman
 2006 The Darwin Awards
Michael Burrows
 2005 The Great Raid
Major Gibson
 2005 Man to Man
Jamie Dodd
 2004 The Merchant of Venice
Bassanio
 2003 Luther
Martin Luther
 2003 Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas
Proteus (voice)
 2002 Leo
Stephen
 2002 Killing Me Softly
Adam Tallis
 2001/I Dust
Elijah
 2001 Enemy at the Gates
Commisar Danilov
 2000 Rancid Aluminum
Sean Deeny
 1999 Forever Mine
Manuel Esquema / Alan Riply
 1998 Animated Epics: Beowulf (TV Movie)
Beowulf (voice)
 1998 Shakespeare in Love
Will Shakespeare
 1998 Elizabeth
Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester
 1998 The Very Thought of You
Laurence
 1996 Stealing Beauty
Christopher
 1995 The Vacillations of Poppy Carew (TV Movie)
Willy
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Theatre: Played Billy in 'Real Classy Affair' (Royal Court Theatre, London, 1998). See more »

Publicity Listings:

8 Interviews | 7 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 6 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

6' (1.83 m)

Spouse:

Maria Dolores Dieguez  (2 children)

Children:

Fiennes, Sam | See more »

Parents:

Fiennes (Lash), Jennifer Anne Mary Alleyne | Fiennes, Mark

Relatives:

Ralph Fiennes (sibling) | See more »
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I don't read reviews. I can always spot an actor who's read his reviews, because if they're good, he's swaying about the stage, and if they're bad, he's changed his performance. He comes in limping or something. See more »

Trivia:

Fraternal twin of Jacob Mark Fiennes (a gamekeeper). 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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