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Ralph Fiennes

Film Director / Character Actor / Actor / Film Producer | * 12/22/1962 (61) | Ipswich, Suffolk, England (United Kingdom (UK))
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Ralph Nathaniel Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes (born 22 December 1962) is an English actor, film producer, and director. A Shakespeare interpreter, he excelled onstage at the Royal National Theatre before having further success at the Royal Shakespeare Company. Widely regarded as one of Britain's most well-known and popular actors, he has received various accolades, including a BAFTA Award and a Tony Award, as well as nominations for two Academy Awards and an Emmy Award. He made his film debut playing Heathcliff in Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights (1992). His portrayal of Nazi war criminal Amon Göth in the Steven Spielberg drama Schindler's List (1993) earned him nominations for the Academy Award and Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actor, and garnered him the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role. His performance as Count Almásy in The English Patient (1996) garnered him a second Academy Award nomination, this time for Best Actor, as well as BAFT... ()
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Ralph Nathaniel Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes (bornDecember 22, 1962) is an English actor, film producer, and director. Since 1999, Fiennes has served as an ambassador for UNICEF UK. A Shakespeare interpreter, he first achieved success onstage at the Royal National Theatre. He made his film debut playing Heathcliff in Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights.A noted Shakespeare interpreter, he first achieved success onstage at the Royal National Theatre. Fiennes' portrayal of Nazi war criminal Amon Göth in Schindler's List (1993) earned him nominations for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor and the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor, and he won the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role. His performance as Count Almásy in The English Patient (1996) garnered him a second Academy Award nomination, for Best Actor, as well as BAFTA and Golden Globe nominations.Since then, Fiennes has been in a number of notable films, including Quiz Show (1994), Strange Days (1995), The End of the Affair (1999), Red Dragon (2002), The Constant Gardener (2005), In Bruges (2008), The Reader (2008), Clash of the Titans (2010), Great Expectations (2012), and The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014). He voiced Rameses in The Prince of Egypt (1998).Fiennes is most known for his role in the major film franchise series of Harry Potter films (2005–2011), in which he played the main villain, Lord Voldemort. In the James Bond series he played Gareth Mallory / M, starting with the 2012 film Skyfall.In 2011, Fiennes made his directorial debut with his film adaptation of Shakespeare's tragedy Coriolanus, in which he also played the title character. Fiennes won a Tony Award for playing Prince Hamlet on Broadway.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Documentaries

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Awards & Nominations for Ralph Fiennes

Theatre World Award Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play James Joyce Award BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role European Film Award for Best Actor European Film Academy Achievement in World Cinema Award Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Academy Award for Best Actor Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play European Film Award for Best Actor Jameson People's Choice Award for Best Actor Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy
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Movies with Ralph Fiennes as Actor(92)

as Cardinal Lomeli2024 Conclave
as George Frideric Handel2023 Hallelujah!
as Rat Man / Roald Dahl2023 The Rat Catcher
as Roald Dahl2023 Poison
as Ludwig Mies van der Rohe2023 Farnsworth House
as Odysseus2023 The Return
as Roald Dahl2023 The Swan
as Chef Slowik2022 The Menu
as David Henninger2022 The Forgiven
as Basil Brown2021 The Dig
as Orlando Oxford2021 The King's Man
as himself2021 Designing Bond
as David Hare2021 Beat the Devil
as Self (archive footage)2021 Being James Bond
as Barry (voice)2020 Dolittle
as Self - Actor / Norman Darbyshire2019 Coup 53
as Alfred Pennyworth (voice)2019 The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part
as Ben Emmerson2019 Official Secrets
as Alexander Pushkin2018 The White Crow
as Prof. James Moriarty2018 Holmes & Watson
as himself2017 Spielberg
as himself2017 Sea Sorrow
as Alfred Pennyworth (voice)2017 The Lego Batman Movie
as himself2016 Butterflies
as Laurence Laurentz2016 Hail, Caesar!
as Moon King (voice)2016 Kubo and the Two Strings
as Jack Tanner/Don Juan2015 National Theatre Live: Man and Superman
as M2015 Spectre
as Harry Hawkes2015 A Bigger Splash
as Mikhail Rakitin2014 Two Women
as Prime Minister Alec Beasley2014 Turks & Caicos
as Monsieur Gustave H.2014 The Grand Budapest Hotel
as Prime Minister Alec Beasley2014 Salting the Battlefield
as Charles Dickens2013 The Invisible Woman
as himself2013 Muse of Fire
as Hades2012 Wrath of the Titans
as Abel Magwitch2012 Great Expectations
as Gareth Mallory2012 Skyfall
as Alec Beasley2011 Page Eight
as Caius Martius Coriolanus2011 Coriolanus
as Mr. Kendrick2010 Cemetery Junction
as George Mallory (voice)2010 The Wildest Dream
as Hades2010 Clash of the Titans
as Duke of Devonshire2008 The Duchess
as Michael Berg2008 The Reader
as Contractor Team Leader2008 The Hurt Locker
as Harry Waters2008 In Bruges
as Bernard Lafferty2006 Bernard and Doris
as Victor Quartermaine (voice)2005 Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit
as Justin Quayle2005 The Constant Gardener
as Stephen Tulloch2005 Chromophobia
as Mayor Michael Ebbs2005 The Chumscrubber
as Todd Jackson2005 The White Countess
as Narrator2004 Ten Days to D-Day
as Tony Angel (uncredited)2003 The Good Thief
as Francis Dolarhyde2002 Red Dragon
as Christopher Marshall2002 Maid in Manhattan
as Self (archive footage)2002 The Making of 'Gosford Park'
as Spider2002 Spider
as Jesus2000 The Miracle Maker
as Marcel Proust2000 How Proust Can Change Your Life
as Onegin1999 Onegin
as Ignatz/Adam/Ivan Sors1999 Sunshine
as Maurice Bendrix1999 The End of the Affair
as Ramesses II (voice)1998 The Prince of Egypt
as John Steed1998 The Avengers
as Oscar Hopkins1997 Oscar and Lucinda
as Count László de Almásy1996 The English Patient
as Lenny Nero1995 Strange Days
as Charles Van Doren1994 Quiz Show
as John Talbot1993 The Cormorant
as The Bishop's Son1993 The Baby of Mâcon
as Amon Goeth1993 Schindler's List
as Heathcliff1992 Wuthering Heights

TV Shows/Series with Ralph Fiennes as Actor(11)

as Lord Voldemort2013 The Frame
as himself2007 The Graham Norton Show
as Self - Guest1997 The View
as himself1996 The Daily Show
as Michael1991 Prime Suspect

Movies with Ralph Fiennes as Crew(8)

Production/Executive Producer2021 The King's Man
Crew/Thanks2019 Coup 53
Directing/Director2018 The White Crow
Production/Producer2018 The White Crow
Directing/Director2013 The Invisible Woman
Directing/Director2011 Coriolanus
Production/Producer2011 Coriolanus
Production/Executive Producer1999 Onegin

Full Name: Ralph Fiennes
Born: Saturday, 12/22 1962 (December) in Ipswich, Suffolk, England (United Kingdom (UK)) (current age: 61 years + 157 days)
Zodiac sign: Capricorn (Chinese zodiac sign: Tiger)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Chelsea College of Art and Design, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, St Kieran's College, Newtown School, Waterford, Bishop Wordsworth's Church of England Grammar School
Employer: UNICEF
Spouses (current/former): Alex Kingston
Siblings: Sophie Fiennes, Martha Fiennes, Joseph Fiennes, Magnus Fiennes
Father: Mark Fiennes
Mother: Jennifer Lash
Other names for Ralph Fiennes (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Рэйф Файнс"
"レイフ・ファインズ"
"Рейф Файнз"
"Ralph Nathaniel Fiennes"
Ralph Fiennes frequently works together with these people:
Wes Anderson (17x, Crew)
Daniel Radcliffe (11x, Actor)
David Heyman (11x, Crew)
Jimmy Fallon (10x, Actor)
David Hare (10x, Crew)
Jenny Shircore (10x, Crew)
Michael Gambon (9x, Actor)
Wayne Lemmer (9x, Crew)
Frances Hannon (9x, Crew)
Peter Burgis (9x, Crew)
Tolga Kenan (9x, Cast)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:93, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 05/22/2024