Ralph Fiennes

Рэйф Файнс

Ralph Nathaniel Twisleton Wykeham Fiennes, born in Suffolk, Great Britain, December 22, 1962. British actor, film director, UNISEF good will envoy

Studied acting in the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. Started his career in the Regents-Park open theater, since the end of 1980-ies performed in the Royal National Theater. In 1988 joined the company of the Royal Shakespeare Theater. Received America theater awards “Tony”. “Oscar” nominee for “Schindler’s List” (1993) and “The English Patient” (1996). “Golden Raspberry” nominations are also on his list (1999, together with Uma Turman for “The Avengers” action comedy). The same year he played the leading part in “Onegin” Hollywood movie.

He played Ivanov in A.Chekhov’s play staged by “Almeida” London theater - Fiennes presentation of a broken and almost deranged man was pretty convincing.

In 2011 – jury chairman of “Zerkalo” YI Film Festival in Ivanovo named after Andrey Tarkovsky.

January 2012 - visited Moscow for pre-premiere presentation of “Coriolanus” and a brief meeting with his admirers in “Afimall-City”.

Two “Oscar” nominations. 11 other awards and 20 nominations.

2005 — Best Actor — “Constant Gardener” (British Independent Film Awards, Evening Standard British Film Awards, London Critics Circle Film Awards)

1999 — Best Actor — “Sunshine” (European Film Academy)

1993 — Best Supporting Actor — “Schindler’s List” (BAFTA, National Society of Film Critics (США), New York Film Critics Circle)

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