Ralph Fiennes is a Tony Award-winning, Academy Award-nominated and Genie Award-nominated English actor.
Fiennes trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and then joined the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1988. He is the only actor ever to have won a Tony Award for playing Hamlet on Broadway. In 2001, Fiennes received the William Shakespeare Award from the Shakespeare Theatre in Washington, D.C. Fiennes made his film debut in 1992 as Heathcliff in ‘Wuthering Heights’. The following year he became known internationally because of his role as a Nazi in Steven Spielberg’s ‘Schindler’s List’, for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for best supporting actor and won the best supporting actor BAFTA Award. In 1996, he was nominated for the Academy Award for best actor for the World War II epic romance ‘The English Patient’. Fiennes’ films include ‘Red Dragon’, ‘The Prince of Egypt’, ‘Maid in Manhattan’, ‘Spider’,
‘Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire’, and ‘The Constant Gardener’. His performance in the play ‘Faith Healer’ gained him a nomination for a 2006 Tony Award.
Fiennes? parents are photographer Mark Fiennes and novelist Jennifer Lash, and he is the brother of actor Joseph Fiennes, director Martha Fiennes, composer Magnus Fiennes, filmmaker Sophie Fiennes, conservationist Jacob Fiennes and his foster brother, Michael Emery, is an archaeologist.
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