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Joseph Fiennes

Actor Joseph Fiennes
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Profession: Actor

Nationality:
England
English

Why Famous: Joseph Fiennes is the youngest of six children. His siblings include the actor Ralph Fiennes and the director Martha Fiennes.

Fiennes' career began in theatre but the actor rose to prominence after appearing in two 1998 Oscar-nominated films "Shakespeare in Love" opposite Gwyneth Paltrow and "Elizabeth" starring Cate Blanchett.

Fiennes went on to feature in a number of big budget films including "Enemy at the Gates" (2001) with Jude Law and "The Merchant of Venice" (2004).

From 2009 Fiennes has concentrated on television appearing in Flashforward" and "American Horror Story". From 2017 Fiennes has starred in "The Handmaid's Tale" opposite Elizabeth Moss for which he has been nominated for a number of awards.

Born: May 27, 1970
Birthplace: Salisbury, England
Age: 50 years old

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Gemini

Married Life

  • 2009-08-15 Actor Joseph Fiennes (39) weds model María Dolores Diéguez in Tuscany, Italy

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