Ralph Fiennes arrives to a screening at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2006. The England native was born Dec. 22, 1962. He's the eldest of six children.
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Fiennes plays Amon Goeth in "Schindler's List," the 1994 Oscar winner for Best Picture. Fiennes received a Best Supporting Actor nomination for his performance.
Ralph Fiennes and Kristin Scott Thomas, as Count Laszlo de Alm
Ralph Fiennes as serial killer Francis Dolarhyde, in 2002's "Red Dragon." The full-back tattoo took eight hours to apply, part of Fiennes transformation into "The Tooth Fairy."
Jennifer Lopez, left, and Ralph Fiennes arrive for the United Kingdom gala celebrity premiere of "Maid In Manhattan" in London in 2003. The romantic comedy starring Lopez and Fiennes tells the story of a struggling hotel housekeeper who falls for a rising politician, who mistakenly assumes she's a socialite guest at the hotel.
Ralph Fiennes, with Ben Kingsley and director Steven Spielberg, at a press briefing announcing the release of 1993's "Schindler's List" on DVD, and the 10th anniversary of the founding of the Shoah Foundation, at Universal Studios in 2004. Shoah, which is the Hebrew word for holocaust, is the nonprofit foundation Spielberg set up to record stories of the Holocaust by the survivors themselves.
Left to right, Ralph Fiennes, Rachel Weisz and Fernando Meirelles pose for photographers at the premiere of the film "The Constant Gardener" held in New York, Monday, August 8, 2005. The film, directed by Meirelles, is about one man's emotional and global journey to uncover the truth behind a personal loss and a worldwide conspiracy.
From left, director Nick Park, producer Jeffrey Katzenberg, actor Ralph Fiennes and director Steve Box arrive for the London premiere of Wallace & Grommit in 2005.
Ralph Fiennes stars in a revival of Brian Friel's "Faith Healer." It opened May 5, 2006, at Broadway's Booth Theatre.
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Ralph Fiennes with "Harry Potter" co-star Daniel Radcliffe before the opening of "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" in 2007. Fiennes plays Lord Voldemort in the film series.
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Fiennes as Lord Voldemort, Harry's arch enemy. In the sixth installment of the series, "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince," Fiennes' nephew, Hero Fiennes-Tiffin, has been cast as young Tom Riddle. The movie is scheduled to hit theatres in late 2008.
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Ralph Fiennes with Susan Sarandon, portraying Bernard Lafferty and Doris Duke in HBO's "Bernard and Doris." Fiennes and Sarandon were both nominated for 2008 Emmy Awards for Outstanding Leads in a Miniseries or a Movie.