Joseph Alberic Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes, known as Joseph Fiennes, is an English film and stage actor. He is known for his portrayals of William Shakespeare in Shakespeare in Love, for which he was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role and the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role, Sir Robert Dudley in Elizabeth, Commisar Danilov in Enemy at the Gates, and Monsignor Timothy Howard in the second season of the TV series American Horror Story. His role in the 2017 TV drama series The Handmaid's Tale was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series.
|Born:||Joseph Alberic Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes, May 27, 1970, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England|
|Parent(s):||Mark Fiennes, Jennifer Lash|
|Relatives:||Hero Fiennes-Tiffin (nephew), Ralph Fiennes (brother), Jacob Fiennes (twin brother), Martha Fiennes (sister), Magnus Fiennes (brother), Sophie Fiennes (sister), Sir Ranulph Fiennes (cousin)|
|IMDb:||Joseph Fiennes's IMDb|
About Joseph Fiennes
Actor who became known for co-starring with Gwyneth Paltrow in Shakespeare in Love. Among his other hit films are Hercules, Camelot, Enemy at the Gates, and Luther. He also plays Monsignor Timothy Howard in FX's American Horror Story.
He graduated from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.
He portrayed Mark Benford in the TV series FlashForward.
His older brother is actor Ralph Fiennes, who starred in such films as Schindler's List and Grand Budapest Hotel. In 2009 he married María Dolores Diéguez and together they have two daughters.
He and Jude Law played the lead role in the World War II feature Enemy at the Gates.
Information related to Joseph Fiennes
- Male actors from Wiltshire
- Fiennes family
- English male Shakespearean actors
- Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture Screen Actors Guild Award winners
- English male radio actors
- Alumni of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama
- Royal Shakespeare Company members
- English male voice actors