Ralph Fiennes

Ralph Fiennes

Dec. 22nd, 1962
Born in
Ipswich, Suffolk, England, UK

Ralph Fiennes' Main TV Roles

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Main Movie Roles

2014 - The Grand Budapest Hotel
2013 - The Invisible Woman
2013 - Great Expectations
2012 - Wrath of the Titans
2011 - Coriolanus
2010 - Clash of the Titans
2010 - Cemetery Junction
2010 - Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I
2010 - Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang
2010 - The Wildest Dream
2008 - The Reader
2008 - The Duchess
2008 - In Bruges
2008 - The Hurt Locker
2007 - Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
2006 - Land of the Blind
2005 - Chromophobia
2005 - The Chumscrubber
2005 - The White Countess
2005 - The Constant Gardener
2002 - Maid in Manhattan
2002 - Red Dragon
2002 - Spider
2002 - Reflections of Evil
1999 - Onegin
1999 - Sunshine
1999 - Sunshine
1999 - The End of the Affair
1999 - Sunshine
1998 - The Avengers
1998 - The Prince of Egypt
1997 - Oscar and Lucinda
1996 - The English Patient
1995 - Strange Days
1994 - Quiz Show
1993 - The Baby of Mâcon
1993 - Schindler's List

Guest TV Roles

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Eldest of 6 children born to photographer Mark Fiennes and his wife, Jini - aka Jennifer Lash - a novelist. Siblings are Martha Fiennes, a director; Magnus, a musician; Sophie, a producer; and twins Joseph Fiennes, an actor, and Jacob, a gamekeeper. Foster brother Michael (Mick) is an archaeologist. Cousin is British explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes. Attended Bishop Wordsworth Boys' School, the Chelsea College of Art & Design, and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. Joined Britain's Royal National Theatre in 1987 and the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1988.

  • Appeared in two Best Picture winners from the 1990s: _Schindler's List (1993)_ (qv) and _The English Patient (1996)_ (qv).
  • Gained several pounds of muscle for his role in _Red Dragon (2002)_ (qv).
  • Friend of the late Natasha Richardson.
  • His nephew, 'Hero Fiennes-Tiffin' (qv), will be playing the 11-year-old version of his character Tom Riddle a.k.a. "Lord Voldemort" in _Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)_ (qv).
  • Filmed his role as Lord Voldemort in _Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)_ (qv) (2005) in only two days.
  • Is the oldest of 6 children - younger siblings; 'Martha Fiennes' (qv) (b. 1964), Magnus Hubert Fiennes (b. 1965), Sophia Victoria Fiennes (b. 1967) and Jacob Mark Fiennes & 'Joseph Fiennes' (qv) (fraternal twins) (b. 27 May 1970). He also has a foster brother, Michael Emery (b. 31 Dec 1952) who has been with the family since he was 11.
  • Of the roughly one dozen actors to play "Hamlet" on Broadway, he is the first to win a Tony Award for doing so, in the 1995 Almeida Theatre production directed by 'Jonathan Kent (I)' (qv).
  • 4th cousin of Lord Saye & Sele, owner of Broughton Castle, which appears in _Shakespeare in Love (1998)_ (qv) as Viola's house.

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