Name: Ralph Fiennes
Profession: Movie Actor
Gender: Male
Height: 180 cm
Age: 61
Birth Place: Ipswich - England
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

Ralph Fiennes

Ralph Fiennes is a Movie Actor, and he was born on 22 December - 1962(61 years old) in England. Ralph Fiennes zodiac sign is Capricorn. More detailed information about Ralph Fiennes given below.

About Ralph Fiennes

Actor best known for portraying Nazi captain Amon Goeth in the 1993 film Schindler's List and as the frightening Lord Voldemort in the Harry Potter movie. He starred as M in the James Bond films Spectre and Skyfall in 2015. The Constant Gardener, In Bruges, The Reader, and Red Dragon are among his many other cinematic credits.

Trivia

He earned a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy for his role in the 2014 Wes Anderson film The Grand Budapest Hotel.

Ralph Fiennes before fame

He began his career as a Shakespearean actor in the Open Air Theatre, where he received classical training.

Achievement of Ralph Fiennes

For his part in Wes Anderson's 2014 film The Grand Budapest Hotel, he received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Musical, or Comedy.

Salary 2020

Not known

Net Worth 2020

$30 Million

Ralph Fiennes family life

He married Alex Kingston, then had an affair with Francesca Annis before falling in love with Lady Amanda Harlech.

Associations of Ralph Fiennes

He starred alongside Keira Knightley in The Duchess.

Ralph Fiennes Physique Measurements

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Height 180 cm
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Ralph Fiennes Timeline

  • 1962

    Fiennes was born in Ipswich, England, on 22 December 1962. He is the eldest child of Mark Fiennes (1933u20132004), a farmer and photographer, and Jennifer Lash (1938u20131993), a writer. He has English, Irish, and Scottish ancestry. His surname is of Norman origin. Because his given name is pronounced /reu026af/, it is sometimes seen (incorrectly) spelt as Rafe. His grandfathers were industrialist Sir Maurice Fiennes (1907u20131994) and Brigadier Henry Alleyne Lash (1901u20131975).

  • 1973

    The Fiennes family moved to Ireland in 1973, living in West Cork and County Kilkenny for some years. Fiennes was educated at St Kieranu0027s College for one year, followed by Newtown School, a Quaker independent school in County Waterford. They moved to Salisbury in England, where Fiennes finished his schooling at Bishop Wordsworthu0027s School. He went on to pursue painting at Chelsea College of Art before deciding that acting was his true passion.

  • 1990

    Fiennes trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art between 1983 and 1985. He began his career at the Open Air Theatre, Regentu0027s Park and also at the National Theatre before achieving prominence at the Royal Shakespeare Company. Fiennes first worked on screen in 1990 and made his film debut in 1992 as Heathcliff in Emily Brontu00ebu0027s Wuthering Heights opposite Juliette Binoche.

  • 1993

    1993 was his "breakout year". He had a major role in Peter Greenawayu0027s film The Baby of Mu00e2con with Julia Ormond, which provoked controversy and was poorly received. Later that year, he became known internationally for portraying the brutal Nazi concentration camp commandant Amon Gu00f6th in Steven Spielbergu0027s Schindleru0027s List. For this, he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. He did not win the Oscar, but did win the Best Supporting Actor BAFTA Award for the role. His portrayal of Gu00f6th also saw him listed at number 15 on the AFIu0027s list of the top 50 film villains. Fiennes gained weight to represent Gu00f6th, but shed it afterwards. Fiennes later stated that playing the role had a profoundly disturbing effect on him. In a subsequent interview, Fiennes recalled:Fiennes met English actress Alex Kingston while they were both students at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. After dating for ten years, they married in 1993 and divorced in 1997 following his affair with Francesca Annis. Annis and Fiennes announced their separation on 7 February 2006, after 11 years together, in a parting described as "acrimonious", following rumours that he had an affair with the Romanian singer Cornelia Crisan.

  • 1994

    In 1994, he portrayed American academic Charles Van Doren in Quiz Show. In 1996, he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor for the epic World War II romance The English Patient, in which he starred with Kristin Scott-Thomas. Fiennesu0027 film work has encompassed a variety of genres, including thrillers (Spider), an animated Biblical epic (The Prince of Egypt), camp nostalgia (The Avengers), romantic comedy (Maid in Manhattan), and historical drama (Sunshine).

  • 1999

    In 1999, Fiennes had the title role in Onegin, a film which he also helped produce. His sister Martha Fiennes directed, and brother Magnus composed the score. Fiennes portrayed Francis Dolarhyde in the 2002 film, Red Dragon, a prequel to The Silence of the Lambs and Hannibal. Fiennesu2019 performance as a sympathetic serial killer with a romantic relationship with a blind girl, played by Emily Watson, was praised, with film critic David Sterritt writing, u201cRalph Fiennes is scarily good as [Hannibal Lecteru0027s] fellow lunatic."

  • 2005

    The Constant Gardener was released in 2005, with Fiennes in the central role. The film is set in Kenya. It was filmed in part with the actual residents of the slums of Kibera and Loiyangalani. The situation affected the cast and crew to such an extent that they set up the Constant Gardener Trust to provide basic education for children of these villages. Fiennes is a patron of the charity. He is also a patron of the Shakespeare Schools Festival, a charity that enables school children across the UK to perform Shakespeare in professional theatres. Fiennes voiced Lord Victor Quartermaine in the 2005 stop-motion animated comedy Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit. The role saw him play a cruel upper class bounder who courts Lady Tottington (Helena Bonham Carter) and despises Wallace and Gromit.Fiennes portrayed Lord Voldemort in the 2005 fantasy film Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. He returned to the role for other films of the series: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, and both Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows u2013 Part 1 and Part 2. In an interview with Empire magazine, Fiennes said his portrayal of Voldemort was an "instinctive, visceral, physical thing".

  • 2006

    Fiennesu0027 2006 performance in the play Faith Healer gained him a nomination for a 2007 Tony Award. In 2008, he worked with frequent collaborator director Jonathan Kent, playing the title role in Oedipus the King by Sophocles, at the National Theatre in London. In 2008, he played the Duke of Devonshire in the film The Duchess; he also played the protagonist in The Reader, adapted from the novel of the same name. In February 2009, Fiennes was the special guest of the Belgradeu0027s Film Festival FEST. He filmed his version of Shakespeareu0027s Coriolanus in the Serbian capital of Belgrade.

  • 2009

    Fiennes reunited with Kathryn Bigelow for her Iraq War film The Hurt Locker, released in 2009, appearing as an English Private Military Contractor. They had previously worked together on Strange Days (1995). In April 2010, he played Hades in Clash of the Titans, a remake of the 1981 film of the same name. In 2012, he starred in the twenty-third James Bond film, Skyfall, directed by Sam Mendes. He replaced Dame Judi Dench as M in subsequent Bond films. In 2013, Fiennes was both the director and the leading actor (in the role of Charles Dickens) in the well-received film The Invisible Woman.

  • 2014

    Though he is not commonly noted as a comic actor, in 2014, Fiennes made an impression for his farcical turn as concierge Monsieur Gustave in The Grand Budapest Hotel. Fiennes used his time as a young porter at Londonu0027s Brownu0027s Hotel to help construct the character. A film critic stated, "In the end itu0027s Fiennes who makes the biggest impression. His stylised, rapid-fire delivery, dry wit and cheerful profanity keep the film bubbling along." For his performance, Fiennes was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor u2013 Motion Picture Musical or Comedy and the BAFTA Award for Best Actor. Film magazine Empire ranked Fiennesu0027 portrayal as Gustave the 17th Greatest Movie Character of All Time.

  • 2015

    In 2015, Fiennes starred in Luca Guadagninou0027s thriller A Bigger Splash. In 2016, Fiennes starred in the animated film Kubo and the Two Strings where he voiced Raiden the Moon King, Kubou0027s grandfather. In 2017 he voiced the British butler Alfred Pennyworth in The Lego Batman Movie, and reprised the role in The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part (2019).

  • 2016

    Fiennes opposed the UK leaving the European Union (Brexit). Following the EU membership referendum in 2016, Fiennes stated, u201cIu0027m strongly a remainer. I think that our connection with Europe, faulty as it may be in its current state...it seems to me that the point of the EU was to take down barriers of interactive trade, culture, talk dynamic between cultures, nations.u201d

  • 2017

    On 7 September 2017, Fiennes was granted Serbian citizenship. Awarded due to his work in the country, the decision was signed by Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabiu0107.

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