Ralph Fiennes made his feature film debut as Heathcliff in Wuthering Heights in 1992. His film credits include Schindler’s List, The English Patient, The Constant Gardener, The End of the Affair, The Reader, Quiz Show, Oscar and Lucinda, Onegin, Spider, Sunshine, Strange Days and The Hurt Locker. He played Lord Voldemort in the Harry Potter series and the role of ‘M’ in Skyfall and Spectre. (Continue Reading)
Fiennes most recent film credits include, Official Secrets, The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle, Holmes and Watson, The Grand Budapest Hotel, A Bigger Splash, Kubo and the Two Strings, Hail Caesar! and The Lego Batman Movie. He is currently filming Kingsman: The Great Game.
Fiennes made his feature film directorial debut in 2011 with Coriolanus in which he also starred in the title role. In 2013 he directed and starred in The Invisible Woman. His film The White Crow about Rudolf Nureyev opened in March 2019.
His Television work includes David Hare’s trilogy Page Eight, Turks and Caicos and Salting The Battlefield. He played T.E Lawrence in A Dangerous Man: Lawrence After Arabia and also appeared in Prime Suspect and Rev.
Theatre includes Antony And Cleopatra opposite Sophie Okonedo for which he received the Evening Standard Best Actor Award, Man & Superman, Oedipus, The Talking Cure, Six Characters In Search Of An Author, Fathers And Sons and Ting Tang Mine.
His extensive work at the Royal Shakespeare Company includes Troilus & Cressida, King Lear, Love’s Labour’s Lost, Henry VI in The Plantagenets, Much Ado About Nothing, King John, The Man Who Came To Dinner and Henrik Ibsen’s Brand which later transferred to the Haymarket Theatre.
For the Almeida he has appeared as Richard III for which he received the Evening Standard Best Actor Award, Richard II, Coriolanus, Ivanov and Hamlet all directed by Jonathan Kent. Hamlet was presented at The Hackney Empire and then The Belasco Theater on Broadway where Fiennes received the Tony Award for Best Actor.
Fiennes returned to Broadway in 2006 and received a Tony Nomination for his role in Brian Friel’s The Faith Healer following a run at The Gate Theatre Dublin.
In 2016 Fiennes played Solness in The Master Builder directed by Matthew Warchus at the Old Vic theatre for which he received the Evening Standard Best Actor Award.
Fiennes has been the recipient of many significant awards and nominations for his work on film and in the theatre. He was nominated for Academy Awards, Golden Globes and BAFTAs for his roles in both The English Patient and Schindler’s List, winning the BAFTA for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for the latter. He was also nominated for BAFTAs for The End of an Affair and The Constant Gardener. He was nominated for the BAFTA for Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer for Coriolanus. Most recently he was nominated for a Golden Globe and a BAFTA for his leading role in The Grand Budapest Hotel. Fiennes has also been honored with the Variety Award for Film Achievement, The Richard Harris Award by the British Independent Film Awards and The Empire Film Legend Award.