Ralph Fiennes who is best known for his role in TV shows and films like “Schindler’s List”, “Strange Days”, “Maid in Manhattan” and “Clash of the Titans” is an English actor/producer/director who has been active in the industry since 1985.
|Full Name||Ralph Nathaniel Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes|
|Date of Birth||December 22, 1962|
|Birth Place||Ipswich, United Kingdom|
|Profession||Actor, Film Producer, Director|
|Spouse||Alex Kingston (1993–1997)|
|Net Worth||US $40 million|
EARLY LIFE, EDUCATION, BROTHERS, AND SIBLINGS
Ralph Fiennes’ birth name is Ralph Nathaniel Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes. He was born to parents Mark Fiennes and Jennifer Lash on the day of December 22 of 1962 in Ipswich which is located in Suffolk, England. His father worked as a farmer and also a photographer whereas his mother worked as a writer. He has five siblings. He is the eldest among the 6 children. He moved to Ireland with his family in 1973.
He studied at Newton School while there. After moving to England, he went to Bishop Wordsworth’s School. After completing his schooling, Ralph Fiennes studied painting at Chelsea College of Art. Later on, he decided that he wanted to be an actor. Ralph got enrolled into the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and studied there from 1983 to 1985.
CAREER, MOVIES, AND TELEVISION SHOWS
Ralph made his film debut in 1992 with the film titled “Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights” in which he appeared as Heathcliff. In 1993, he acted in the film titled “The Baby of Mâcon” in which he appeared as The Bishop’s son. 1994 saw him appear in the film titled “Quiz Show” in the role of Charles Van Doren.
From 1995 to 2005, Ralph Fiennes appeared in the films titled “Strange Days Lenny” as Nero, “The English Patient” as Count László de Almássy, in the film “Oscar and Lucinda” as Oscar Hopkins, “The End of the Affair” in which he played the role of Maurice Bendrix, “Red Dragon” in which he acted as Francis Dolarhyde, and “The Chumscrubber” in which he portrayed the role of Mayor Michael Ebbs to name a few.
In 2005, he appeared in the film titled “The Constant Gardener” in which he played the role of Justin Quayle. For this, he was Nominated for a BAFTA Award. In “Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit” he played the role of Lord Victor Quartermaine.
2008 saw him appear in the film titled “In Bruges” in the role of Harry Waters. In 2009, he appeared in the film titled “The Hurt Locker” in which he played the role of Contractor Team Leader. 2010 saw him appear in the film “Cemetery Junction” in the role of Mr. Kendrick.
In the year 2011, he appeared in the film “Coriolanus” as Coriolanus. He was the director and the producer of the film. 2012 saw him act in the film titled “Wrath of the Titans” in which he acted in the role of Hades. 2013 saw him appear in the film called “The Invisible Woman” in the role of Charles Dickens.
In 2014, he acted in the film titled “The Grand Budapest Hotel” in the role of Monsieur Gustave H. 2015 saw Ralph Fiennes’ appear in the role of “A Bigger Splash” in the role of Harry Hawkes. The same year, he appeared in the film “Spectre” as Gareth Mallory. In 2016, he appeared in the film titled “Hail, Caesar!” in the role of Laurence Laurentz.
In 2018, Ralph Fiennes appeared in the film titled “The White Crow” in the role of Pushkin. 2019 saw him appear in the film titled “Official Secrets ” in the te of Ben Emmerson. 2020 saw him appear in the film “Dolittle” in the voice role of Barry. He is to appear in the film “The Dig” as Basil Brown and in the film “The King’s Man” as Duke of Oxford.
Schindler’s List Moment
In the year 1993, he acted in the film called “Schindler’s List” in the role of Amon Göth. He won a BAFTA Award for the role. He was nominated for an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award. The film was highly praised by the audiences and got a positive response to date which has an IMDb rating of 8.9 out of 10, the moment of joy to the team, still got a huge number of fans to make it live as the film was of the ’90s.
Lord Voldemort and Harry Porter Moments
He appeared in “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire” as Lord Voldemort for which, he was nominated for an MTV Movie Award under the category “Best Villain”. In 2007, he reprised his role as Lord Voldemort in the film titled “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix”. In the film titled “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince,” he appeared in the role of Lord Voldemort. He reprised his role as Lord Voldemort in the film “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1” in 2010 and in the film “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2” in 2011.
PERSONAL LIFE AND WIFE
Ralph Fiennes is an ambassador at UNICEF UK and is a member of Artists Against Racism. Ralph and Alex Kingston dated for 10 years after meeting while in acting school. They then got married in 1993. They got divorced in 1997. The divorce was the result of Ralph’s affair with Francesca Annis. They separated in February of 2006. He is fond of reading and buys many books. He has citizenships of the UK and Serbia.
Height, Weight, and Age
Ralph Fiennes stands 1.8 meters tall and weighs approximately 79 kg. As of January of 2021, he is 58 years old.
Social Media: Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter
Ralph Fiennes isn’t active on any social media platforms including Instagram and Twitter as of January of 2021.
Ralph Fiennes’ net worth is estimated to be around US$ 40 million as of January of 2021. He makes most of his fortune from acting in various films and TV shows and also from being a producer and a director.