Biography

Ralph Fiennes is an English actor. 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 also known for his roles in major film franchises such as the Harry Potter film series (2005–2011), in which he played Lord Voldemort, and the James Bond series, in which he has 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. Since 1999, Fiennes has served as an ambassador for UNICEF UK.

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Ralph Fiennes is an English actor. 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 also known for his roles in major film franchises such as the Harry Potter film series (2005–2011), in which he played Lord Voldemort, and the James Bond series, in which he has 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. Since 1999, Fiennes has served as an ambassador for UNICEF UK.

Personal Info

Gender Male

Known Credits 75

Birthday 1962-12-22

Place of Birth Ipswich, Suffolk, England, UK

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Also Known As

  • 레이프 파인스
  • رالف فاينس
  • レイフ・ファインズ
  • 雷夫·范恩斯
  • เรล์ฟ ไฟนส์
  • Рэйф Файнс

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2018 Holmes and Watson
2017 Spielberg
2017 Sea Sorrow
2017 The Lego Batman Movie as Alfred Pennyworth (voice)
2016 Kubo and the Two Strings as Moon King (voice)
2016 Almeida Theatre Live: Richard III as Richard III
2016 Shakespeare Lives: The Works as Jaques
2016 Hail, Caesar! as Laurence Laurentz
2015 A Bigger Splash as Harry Hawkes
2015 National Theatre Live: Man and Superman as Jack Tanner
2015 Spectre as M
2014 Two Women as Mikhail Rakitin
2014 Salting the Battlefield as Prime Minister Alec Beasley
2014 Turks & Caicos as Prime Minister Alec Beasley
2014 The Grand Budapest Hotel as M. Gustave
2014 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon(1 episode) as Himself
2013 The Invisible Woman as Charles Dickens
2013 Fifty Years on Stage as Lambert Le Roux
2013 Muse of Fire as Himself
2012 Great Expectations as Abel Magwitch
2012 Skyfall as Gareth Mallory / M
2012 Wrath of the Titans as Hades
2011 Page Eight as Alec Beasley
2011 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 as Lord Voldemort
2011 Coriolanus as Caius Martius Coriolanus
2010 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 as Lord Voldemort
2010 The Wildest Dream as George Mallory (voice)
2010 Cemetery Junction as Mr. Kendrick
2010 Clash of the Titans as Hades
2010 Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang as Lord Gray
2008 The Reader as Michael Berg
2008 The Hurt Locker as Mercenary Team Leader
2008 The Duchess as Duke of Devonshire
2008 In Bruges as Harry Waters
2007 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix as Lord Voldemort
2006 Bernard and Doris as Bernard Lafferty
2006 Land of the Blind as Joe
2005 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire as Lord Voldemort
2005 The White Countess as Todd Jackson
2005 The Curse of the Were-Rabbit as Victor Quartermaine
2005 The Constant Gardener as Justin Quayle
2005 The Chumscrubber as Mayor Michael Ebbs
2005 Chromophobia as Stephen Tulloch
2004 Imaginary Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust
2003 The Good Thief as Tony Angel
2002 Maid in Manhattan as Christopher "Chris" Marshall
2002 Spider as Spider
2002 Red Dragon as Francis Dolarhyde
2000 The Miracle Maker as Jesus
1999 Onegin as Onegin
1999 The End of the Affair as Maurice Bendrix
1999 Sunshine as Ignatz/Adam/Ivan Sors
1998 The Prince of Egypt as Ramesses II
1998 The Avengers as John Steed
1997 Oscar and Lucinda as Oscar Hopkins
1996 The English Patient as Count László de Almásy
1996 The Daily Show with Trevor Noah(1 episode)
1995 Strange Days as Lenny Nero
1994 Quiz Show as Charles Van Doren
1994 Inside the Actors Studio(1 episode)
1993 Schindler's List as Amon Goeth
1993 The Baby of Mâcon as The Bishop's Son
1993 The Cormorant as John Talbot
1992 Wuthering Heights as Heathcliff
1992 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno(3 episodes)
1992 A Dangerous Man: Lawrence After Arabia as T.E. Lawrence
1991 Prime Suspect
1991 Prime Suspect(1 episode)
1983 Live with Regis and Kathie Lee(1 episode)
1953 The Academy Awards(2 episodes)
1900 Flying Horse as Eadweard Muybridge
1900 A Hero of Our Time
1900 The Great War and the Shaping of the 20th Century(0 episodes) as Wilfred Owen
1900 The Directors(1 episode)

Directing

2018 The White CrowDirector
2013 The Invisible WomanDirector
2011 CoriolanusDirector

Production

2011 CoriolanusProducer

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