Knowledge Identifier: +Ralph_Fiennes
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1962.
Countries: United Kingdom (42%), United States (23%), Ireland (7%)
Linked to: American Film Institute, Bishop Wordsworth's School, Chelsea College of Art and Design, Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor
The Fiennes family moved to Ireland in 1973, living in West Cork and County Kilkenny for some years.
Rudyard Kipling - In 2003, actor Ralph Fiennes read excerpts from Kipling's works from the study in Bateman's, including, "The Jungle Book", "Something Of Myself", "Kim", and "The Just So Stories", and poems, including "If..
Simon Russell Beale - In 2005, Beale was directed by Deborah Warner as Cassius in "Julius Caesar" alongside Ralph Fiennes as Antony
Michael Colgan (director) - In April 2006, to mark the centenary of Beckett's birth, the Gate produced a month-long festival which ran simultaneously in Dublin and at the Barbican in London and, in January 2007, presented the Beckett Season to acclaim at the Sydney Festival where Michael Colgan directed Ralph Fiennes in a stage adaptation of Beckett's novella "First Love"
In April 2010, he played Hades, reuniting with his former co-star from Schindler's List, Liam Neeson, who played Zeus in Clash of the Titans, a remake of the 1981 film of the same name.
My Week with Marilyn - Kenneth Branagh began talks with producers for the role of Laurence Olivier in July 2010 after Ralph Fiennes had to pull out to direct his adaptation of "Coriolanus"
Coriolanus - In 2011, Ralph Fiennes made his debut as film director with a contemporary retelling, with himself in the main role
Coriolanus (film) - "'Coriolanus"' is a 2011 British film adaptation of William Shakespeare's tragedy "Coriolanus", directed by and starring Ralph Fiennes in his directorial debut
Mike Newell (director) - His most recent project was a 2012 adaptation of Charles Dickens' novel "Great Expectations", with Ralph Fiennes, Helena_Bonham_Carter and Jeremy Irvine in starring roles
Jessica Chastain - Chastain played Virgilia in the adaptation and Ralph Fiennes's directorial debut, "Coriolanus", which was released in January 2012 and was met with generally positive reviews from the critics
In 2015, Fiennes will star in Luca Guadagnino's thriller "A Bigger Splash"
Indira Varma - In 2015, she appeared alongside Ralph Fiennes in Bernard Shaw's Man and Superman at the National Theatre
One of the highest profile actors in contemporary British popular culture, Fiennes appeared on Debrett's 2017 list of the most influential people in the UK.