May. 27th, 1970
Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK
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Joseph Alberic Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes is an English film and stage actor. He is known for Shakespeare In Love, Flashforward, Camelot, American Horror Story and The Handmaid's Tale.
- He and his brother 'Ralph Fiennes' (qv) have also both worked with 'Rachel Weisz' (qv), in _Enemy at the Gates (2001)_ (qv) and _The Constant Gardener (2005)_ (qv).
- Is involved in a number of charities and causes, including The Prince's Trust, of which he's an ambassador.
- (2002-2003) Met Filipina-Australian girlfriend 'Natalie Jackson Mendoza' (qv) in Queensland, Australia, while filming _The Great Raid (2005)_ (qv) in 2002. He got her to take acting classes at the Bristol Old Vic, and move in with him to Notting Hill, West London in September 2002.
- Is dyslexic.
- Attended art school in Suffolk, England at the age of 17.
- Reported to have been in talks with 'Bernardo Bertolucci' (qv) to star in a film based on the life of 16th-century artist Gesualdo da Venosa.
- Both Joseph and his brother, 'Ralph Fiennes' (qv), have romanced the same leading lady, 'Cate Blanchett' (qv), in different films; Joseph in _Elizabeth (1998)_ (qv) and Ralph in _Oscar and Lucinda (1997)_ (qv).
- Son of late novelist Jini Fiennes (aka Jennifer Lash).