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Ralph Fiennes

1962-12-22 Ipswich, Suffolk, England, UK

Image of Ralph Fiennes


Ralph Nathaniel Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes (born December 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.


28 Years Later 2025-06-18
The Return Odysseus 2024-09-27
Conclave Cardinal Lomeli 2024-11-01
The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and Three More Roald Dahl / The Policeman / Rat Man (archive footage) 2024-03-14
Macbeth Macbeth 2024-05-02
The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar Roald Dahl / Policeman 2023-09-20
The Rat Catcher Rat Man / Roald Dahl 2023-09-28
The Swan Roald Dahl 2023-09-27
Poison Roald Dahl 2023-09-29
The Forgiven David Henninger 2022-07-01
National Theatre Live: Straight Line Crazy Robert Moses 2022-05-26
Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts Self 2022-01-01
The Menu Chef Slowik 2022-11-17
Backstage: Ralph Fiennes Straight Line Crazy Himself 2022-05-23
Four Quartets Self 2022-10-16
No Time to Die M 2021-09-29
The Dig Basil Brown 2021-01-14
Designing Bond Self 2021-12-20
Beat the Devil David Hare 2021-11-11
Being James Bond Self (archive footage) 2021-08-29
The King's Man Orlando Oxford 2021-12-22
Dolittle Barry (voice) 2020-01-02
Official Secrets Ben Emmerson 2019-08-30
Coup 53 Self - Actor / Norman Darbyshire 2019-09-01
The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part Alfred Pennyworth (voice) 2019-02-06
Holmes & Watson Prof. James Moriarty / Jacob Musgrave 2018-12-25
Emmet's Holiday Party: A LEGO Movie Short Alfred Pennyworth (voice) 2018-12-10
My Astonishing Self: Gabriel Byrne on George Bernard Shaw Himself 2018-03-25
The White Crow Alexander Pushkin 2018-08-31
National Theatre Live: Antony & Cleopatra Antony 2018-12-06
The Lego Batman Movie Alfred Pennyworth (voice) 2017-02-08
Spielberg Self 2017-10-05
Sea Sorrow Self 2017-11-08
André: The Voice of Wine Narrator 2017-02-15
Shakespeare Lives: The Works Jaques 2016-04-22
Hail, Caesar! Laurence Laurentz 2016-02-05
Kubo and the Two Strings Moon King (voice) 2016-08-18
Almeida Theatre Live: Richard III Richard III 2016-07-21
Бабочки himself 2016-10-26
National Theatre Live: Man and Superman Jack Tanner/Don Juan 2015-05-14
A Bigger Splash Harry Hawkes 2015-11-26
Spectre M 2015-10-26
Turks & Caicos Prime Minister Alec Beasley 2014-03-20
The Grand Budapest Hotel M. Gustave 2014-02-26
Salting the Battlefield Prime Minister Alec Beasley 2014-03-27
Две женщины Mikhail Rakitin 2014-11-23
Muse of Fire Self 2013-09-26
National Theatre Live: 50 Years on Stage Lambert Le Roux 2013-11-02
The Invisible Woman Charles Dickens 2013-12-25
Wrath of the Titans Hades 2012-03-28
Great Expectations Abel Magwitch 2012-11-30
Skyfall Gareth Mallory 2012-10-24
Page Eight Alec Beasley 2011-08-28
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 Lord Voldemort 2011-07-12
Coriolanus Caius Martius Coriolanus 2011-02-14
When Harry Left Hogwarts Self 2011-11-11
Cemetery Junction Mr. Kendrick 2010-04-14
Clash of the Titans Hades 2010-03-26
Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang Lord Gray 2010-03-26
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 Lord Voldemort 2010-11-17
The Wildest Dream George Mallory (voice) 2010-08-06
The Reader Michael Berg 2008-12-10
The Hurt Locker Contractor Team Leader 2008-10-10
In Bruges Harry Waters 2008-02-08
The Duchess Duke of Devonshire 2008-09-05
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Lord Voldemort 2007-07-08
Anatomy of a Global Thriller: Behind the Scenes of The Constant Gardener Self 2006-01-10
Land of the Blind Joe 2006-05-01
Bernard and Doris Bernard Lafferty 2006-09-01
Chromophobia Stephen Tulloch 2006-05-10
The Constant Gardener Justin Quayle 2005-08-31
The White Countess Todd Jackson 2005-10-30
The Chumscrubber Mayor Michael Ebbs 2005-06-08
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Lord Voldemort 2005-11-16
Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit Victor Quartermaine (voice) 2005-09-04
Ten Days to D-Day Narrator 2004-01-02
Imaginary Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust Self 2004-01-01
The Good Thief Tony Angel (uncredited) 2003-04-03
A Director's Journey: The Making of 'Red Dragon' Himself 2003-04-03
The Making of 'Gosford Park' Self (archive footage) 2002-06-18
Red Dragon Francis Dolarhyde / Red Dragon 2002-10-02
Spider Spider 2002-11-06
Maid in Manhattan Christopher Marshall 2002-12-13
The Miracle Maker Jesus (voice) 2000-03-31
How Proust Can Change Your Life Marcel Proust 2000-03-19
The End of the Affair Maurice Bendrix 1999-12-03
Sunshine Ignatz/Adam/Ivan Sors 1999-09-13
Onegin Onegin 1999-12-22
The Prince of Egypt: From Dream to Screen Self (archive footage) 1999-09-14
The Prince of Egypt Rameses (voice) 1998-12-16
The Avengers John Steed 1998-08-13
Oscar and Lucinda Oscar Hopkins 1997-12-31
The English Patient Count László de Almásy 1996-11-14
Strange Days Lenny Nero 1995-10-13
Quiz Show Charles Van Doren 1994-08-25
The Baby of Mâcon The Bishop's Son 1993-09-17
The Cormorant John Talbot 1993-02-21
Schindler's List Amon Goeth 1993-12-15
Wuthering Heights Heathcliff 1992-10-16
A Dangerous Man: Lawrence After Arabia T.E. Lawrence 1992-04-18
Bike Me Up Paris Segment
Farnsworth House Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Hallelujah! George Frideric Handel
The Beacon
The Choral Dr. Guthrie