May. 27th, 1970
Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK
Joseph Fiennes' Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles
Guest TV Roles[none found]
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.
- Reunited with former co-star 'Gwyneth Paltrow' (qv) in the film _Running with Scissors (2006)_ (qv). The two previously worked together during _Shakespeare in Love (1998)_ (qv).
- Was 'Roman Polanski' (qv)'s first choice for the main role in _The Pianist (2002)_ (qv), but turned it down due to a previous commitment to the theatre.
- Son of late novelist Jini Fiennes (aka Jennifer Lash).
- Fraternal twin of Jacob Mark Fiennes (a gameskeeper).
- Often plays characters who write either novels, plays, poetry or other literary works.
- Was considered to play the role of The Abbe du Coulmier in _Quills (2000)_ (qv), alongside twice co-star and friend 'Geoffrey Rush' (qv).
- (1991 - 1998) Dated 'Sara Griffiths (I)' (qv).
- Tipped to play a father in search of his young son in the period thriller Jeremy Brock.