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Ralph Fiennes

Ralph Fiennes's biography

Ralph Nathaniel Twisleton-Wykeham Fiennes is 60 years old film actor born at Ipswich. He was born on Saturday 22nd of December 1962. He is often nicknamed as Ray Feinnes, Rafe. According to year of birth 1962 Ralph belongs to Boomers. Birthday on 22nd of December means he is Sagittarius. Sagittarius is a Fiery sign of Zodiac Belt. These people are highly learned and love to gain knowledge throughout their life.

He is white british. Ralph is citizen of United Kingdom. He is jahovah's witness. His primary profession is to be film actor. You can know Ralph also as film director, voice actor, character actor, stage actor, actor, film producer. Ralph is recently known as television actor.

Ralph Fiennes's dad

Ralph Fiennes's father's name is Mark Fiennes.

Ralph Fiennes's mom

Ralph Fiennes's mother's name is Jennifer Lash.

Ralph Fiennes's family

Ralph Fiennes's ex wife

Alex Kingston

Ralph Fiennes and Alex Kingston have been together since 1993 for 4 years. She is known as actor. Ralph´s ex wife was born on Monday 11th of March 1963 in Epsom.

Ralph Fiennes's schools

We found 5 schools Ralph attended. Complete list of schools: Chelsea College of Art and Design, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, St Kieran's College, Newtown School, Waterford, Bishop Wordsworth's School.

Detailed informations about his schools

He studied high school - St. Kieran`s College, Kilkenny, Ireland, Bishop Wordsworth`s School, Salisbury.

Ralph studied university - Chelsea School of Art, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.

Ralph Fiennes's career

Ralph´s main focus is to be film actor. Ralph is famous thanks to Schindler´s List, The English Patient an Harry Potter´s saga as Voldemort.. You could see him also in Schindler's List, Sunshine.

Is Ralph Fiennes gay ?

Ralph is known to be straight.

Ralph Fiennes's girlfriend

Francesca Annibali

Ralph Fiennes and Francesca Annibali have been together since 1995 for 11 years.

Awards and competitions

Ralph Fiennes's Awards

  • Of the roughly one dozen actors to play "Hamlet" on Broadway, he is the first to win a Tony Award for doing so, in the 1995 Almeida Theatre production directed by Jonathan Kent.
  • On 3 March 2001, he received the William Shakespeare Award from the Shakespeare Theatre in Washington, D.C. Past recipients include Mel Gibson, Patrick Stewart, Lynn Redgrave, Kenneth Branagh and Kevin Kline.
  • Won the 1995 Tony Award (New York City) for Actor in a Drama for "Hamlet" and was nominated for the 2006 Tony Award (New York City) for Actor in a Drama for "Faith Healer".

Ralph Fiennes's Rankings

  • Ranked #34 in Empire (UK) magazine's "The Top 100 Movie Stars of All Time" list. [October 1997]
  • His performance as Amon Goeth from his film Schindler's List (1993) was ranked #15 on the American Film Institute's Villains list in their compilation of the 100 years of The Greatest Screen Heroes and Villains.
  • His performance as "Amon Goeth" in Schindler's List (1993) is ranked #61 on Premiere Magazine's 100 Greatest Performances of All Time (2006).

Ralph Fiennes's Nominations

  • Ralph was nominated for Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for work Schindler's List in 1993
  • He was nominated for Academy Award for Best Actor
  • Ralph was nominated for European Film Award for Best Actor for work Sunshine in 1999
  • Ralph was nominated for Jameson People's Choice Award for Best Actor for work Spider in 2002

What Ralph Fiennes has done for a first time

  • Of the roughly one dozen actors to play "Hamlet" on Broadway, he is the first to win a Tony Award for doing so, in the 1995 Almeida Theatre production directed by Jonathan Kent.

Ralph Fiennes's quotes

  • It's 'Rafe', actually.
  • When children were introduced to Lord Voldemort, they looked suitably terrified. Which gave me great gratification.
  • As an actor, a part of you expects to be looked at. A part of you wants to be looked at. But when I'm playing a part, in my imagined world, I feel I'm not me. I may be using bits of me, but I love the sense that I'm being someone else.
  • Awards are like applause, and every actor likes to hear applause.
  • The process of making a film is a mad lottery. Whenever you get the feeling that you're making something special, you have to quickly squash it because you are so often proved wrong.
  • [on The Avengers (1998)] I think it's a badge of honor to have a real flop on your resume.
  • I tried not to play Voldemort over the top, and then I realized there's no other way.
  • I veer away from trying to understand why I act. I just know I need to do it.
  • [on the death of Natasha Richardson] I cannot imagine a world without her wit, her love, her mischief, her great, great talent and her gift for living. I loved her very much. She was a supreme friend. I shall miss her deeply.
  • [on filming Coriolanus (2011) in Belgrade, Serbia] I am lucky to have a great crew from Serbia and the UK, and I've been working on the script with John Logan for almost three and a half years.
  • [on filming Coriolanus (2011) in Belgrade, Serbia] You really do have fantastic actors here in Serbia as well as a long theatre tradition, which is probably why it's now even stronger than that of London and I'm really flattered to be filming here.
  • [on A Bigger Splash (2015)] I'd never been asked to play a guy who dances and gets naked and sings karaoke! I don't believe I ever played a part like Harry... It was a very special kind of film.
  • When you meet women, don't pretend to be anything that you're not.
  • I used to smoke socially and bum cigarettes off people at parties; the number of packets I've bought in my life I could count on both hands. Have I smoked marijuana? Yes. I think most people have had a drag on a joint.
  • Once in a while I like to watch some silly comedy, usually on airplanes. That movie with Mark Wahlberg and the bear was just excellent. Ted! I'd love to do something like that.
  • Vodka martinis are better stirred, not shaken.
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Ralph Fiennes's height, weight, body shape, eye color, hair color

Lets describe how Ralph Fiennes looks. We will focus on his height, weight, body shape, eye color, hair color and shoe size. He is tall as 5' 11" (180 cm). He weights 174lbs (79 kg). Body build is slim. Ralph´s eyes are tinted blue. His hair is shade of brown - light. If you are really curious, you may find interesting Ralph´s shoe size is 11.