Ralph Nathaniel Twisleton Wykeham Fiennes (born 22 December 1962) is an English theatre and film actor. A noted Shakespeare interpreter, he first came to prominence onstage in the Royal National Theatre. Since then, he has portrayed characters such as Nazi war criminal Amon Goeth in Schindler's List, Count Almásy in The English Patient, and Charles Van Doren in Quiz Show. He also starred in The Constant Gardener, Strange Days, Onegin, and The End of the Affair, among others. He is well known for playing Lord Voldemort in most of the Harry Potter films.

In 2011, Ralph made his directorial debut with his film adaptation of Shakespeare's tragedy Coriolanus, in which he also played the titular character. Ralph won a Tony Award for playing Hamlet on Broadway and has been nominated twice for the Academy Award.


2018The White Crow
2013The Invisible Woman


TBAConclaveCardinal Lomeli
2024The ReturnOdysseus
2023The Wonderful Story of Henry SugarRoald Dahl
2022The MenuChef Slowik
2021The King's ManOrlando, Duke of Oxford
2021The ForgivenDavid Henninger
2021No Time to DieGareth Mallory / M
2021The DigBasil Brown
2020DolittleBarry (voice)
2019The Lego Movie 2: The Second PartAlfred Pennyworth (voice)
2019Official SecretsBen Emmerson
2018Holmes & WatsonProfessor Moriarty
2018The White CrowPushkin
2017Sea SorrowProspero
2017The Lego Batman MovieAlfred Pennyworth (voice)
2016Kubo and the Two StringsMoon King / Raiden (voice)
2016Hail, Caesar!Laurence Laurentz
2014Two WomenM.A. Rakitin
2014Salting the BattlefieldAlec Beasley
2014Turks & CaicosAlec Beasley
2014The Grand Budapest HotelM. Gustave
2013The Invisible WomanCharles Dickens
2012SkyfallGareth Mallory / M
2012Great ExpectationsMagwitch
2012Wrath of the TitansHades
2011Page EightAlec Beasley
2011Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2Lord Voldemort
2010The Wildest DreamGeorge Mallory
2010Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1Lord Voldemort
2010Nanny McPhee and the Big BangLord Gray
2010Clash of the TitansHades
2010Cemetery JunctionMr Kendrick
2009The Hurt LockerContractor Team Leader
2008The ReaderOlder Michael Berg
2008The DuchessWilliam Cavendish, 5th Duke of Devonshire
2008In BrugesHarry Waters
2007Harry Potter and the Order of the PhoenixLord Voldemort
2006Bernard and DorisBernard Lafferty
2006Land of the BlindJoe
2005Harry Potter and the Goblet of FireLord Voldemort
2005The White CountessTodd Jackson
2005Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-RabbitLord Victor Quartermaine
2005The Constant GardenerJustin Quayle
2005ChromophobiaStephen Tulloch
2005The ChumscrubberMayor Michael Ebbs
2002Maid in ManhattanChristopher Marshall
2002Red DragonFrancis Dolarhyde
2002The Good ThiefTony Angel
2002SpiderDennis "Spider" Cleg
2000The Miracle MakerJesus Christ
1999The End of the AffairMaurice Bendrix
1999OneginEvgeny Onegin
1999SunshineIgnatz Sonnenschein, Adam Sors, Ivan Sors
1998The Prince of EgyptRameses II
1998The AvengersJohn Steed
1997Oscar and LucindaOscar Hopkins
1996The English PatientCount László de Almássy
1995Strange DaysLenny Nero
1994Quiz ShowCharles Van Doren
1993Schindler's ListAmon Göth
1993The Baby of MâconThe Bishop's son
1992Emily Brontë's Wuthering HeightsHeathcliff
1990A Dangerous Man: Lawrence After ArabiaT. E. Lawrence


2022Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to HogwartsHimselfHBO special
2011-2014Rev.Bishop of London2 episodes
2003Liberty's KidsCharles Cornwallis1 episode (voice)
1991Prime SuspectMichael (a victim's boyfriend)2 episodes

Theatre Credits

2022Straight Line Crazy by David HareRobert Moses
2021The Four Quartets..
2020Beat the Devil..
2018Antony and Cleopatra by William ShakespeareAntony
2016Richard III by William ShakespeareRichard, Duke of Gloucester
2016The Master Builder by Henrik IbsenHalvard Solness
2015Man and Superman by Bernard ShawJack Tanner
2013National Theatre: 50 Years on StageLambert Le Roux (Pravda)
2011The Tempest by William ShakespeareProspero
2008Oedipus the King by SophoclesOedipus
2008God of Carnage by Yasmina RezaAlain Reille
2007First Love by Samuel Beckett...
2006Faith Healer by Brian FrielFrank Hardy
2005Julius Caesar by William ShakespeareMark Antony
2003Brand by Henrik IbsenBrand
2003The Talking Cure by Christopher HamptonCarl Jung
2001The Play What I Wrote by Hamish McColl, Sean Foley and Eddie BrabenSir Ralph Fiennes
2000Richard II by William ShakespeareRichard II
2000Coriolanus by William ShakespeareCoriolanus
1997Ivanov by Anton Chekhov translated by David HareIvanov
1995Hamlet by William ShakespeareHamlet
1991Love's Labour's Lost by William ShakespeareKing of Navarre
1990King Lear by William ShakespeareEdmund
1990Troilus and Cressida by William ShakespeareTroilus
1989Playing with Trains by Stephen PoliakoffGant
1989The Man Who Came to Dinner by Moss Hart and George S. KaufmanBert Jefferson
1989King John by William ShakespeareDauphin
1988-1989The Plantagenets: Henry VI, The Rise of Edward IV, Richard III His Death by William ShakespeareHenry VI, ghost of Henry VI
1988Much Ado About Nothing by William ShakespeareClaudio
1987Ting Tang Mine by Nick DarkeLisha Ball
1987Fathers and Sons by Ivan TurgenevArkady Nikolayevich Kirsanov
1987Six Characters in Search of an Author by Luigi PirandelloSon
1986Romeo and Juliet by William ShakespeareRomeo
1986A Midsummer Night's Dream by William ShakespeareLysander
1985A Midsummer Night's Dream by William ShakespeareCobweb
1985Twelfth Night by William ShakespeareCurio

Video Games

Year:Title:Voice Role:
2015James Bond: World of EspionageM
2007Harry Potter and the Order of the PhoenixLord Voldemort
2005Harry Potter and the Goblet of FireLord Voldemort

Source: Wikipedia.