Ralph Fiennes

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Quotes (2)

  • Ralph Fiennes: I veer away from trying to understand why I act. I just know I need to do it.

  • Ralph Fiennes: The theatre is quite grounding. You can't cheat an audience. You can't cut away. You can't have another close-up.

Trivia (15)

  • Theatre Awards Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Actor in a Play for Hamlet (1995) (Won). Outstanding Actor in a Play for Richard II (2001) (Nomination). Theatre World For Hamlet (1995) (Won). Tony Awards Best Actor in a play for Hamlet (1995) (Won). Best Actor in a play for Faith Healer (2006) (Nomination).

  • Ralph was made a UK UNICEF Ambassador in 2001.

  • In February 2007, a Qantas airline steward was accused of having sex with Ralph in a toilet while flying to India from Australia. The airline attendant claims Ralph became amorous towards her during the flight. The couple were caught out after other crew members waited outside to use the toilet.

  • Ralph starred as Stephen Tulloch in his sister's, Martha Fiennes, 2005 film, Chromophobia.

  • Ralph is 6' tall.

  • Ralph's name is pronounced "Rafe Fines."

  • Ralph has some unusual family connections: * His great uncle, Dom Patrick Moore, is a Benedictine monk. * His uncle, Nicholas Lash, is a former Cambridge Theology Professor, and former priest. * His 8th cousin, is His Royal Highness, the Prince of Wales (Prince Charles). * His 4th cousin is the owner of Broughton Castle, Lord Saye and Sele.

  • Ralph is a member of the RADA Council.

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