Ralph Fiennes

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Ralph Fiennes (born December 22nd 1962)
Ralph Fiennes is a British film star best known for portraying Lord Voldemort in the 'Harry Potter' film series and appearing in 'Schindler's List'.

Ralph Fiennes: Net worth
Ralph Fiennes has a net worth of $30 million according to Celebrity Net Worth (2015).

Ralph Fiennes: Film career
Ralph Fiennes began his career in theatre, particularly with the Royal Shakespeare Company.
His first film role was the TV movie 'A Dangerous Man: Lawrence After Arabia'. It was soon followed by 1992 film 'Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights' in which he starred alongside Juliette Binoche.
In 1992, he won international acclaim for his role in Steven Spielberg's 'Schindler's List', also starring Liam Neeson. He won a BAFTA award and an Oscar nomination for the part.
In 1995, he appeared in the James Cameron produced sci-fi 'Strange Days', before being nominated for another Oscar for his role in 1996's 'The English Patient' opposite Kristin Scott-Thomas.
He was the title character in 1999's 'Onegin', which he executively produced. That year he was nominated for another BAFTA with 'The End of the Affair'.
His next major movie was 'The Constant Gardener' with Rachel Weisz in 2005, during which year he also appeared as Lord Voldemort in 'Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire' - a role which he reprised in 'The Order Of The Phoenix', 'The Half Blood Prince' and 'The Deathly Hallows' parts 1 and 2.
In 2008, he appeared in 'The Duchess' with Keira Knightley and the Oscar winning romance 'The Reader' alongside Kate Winslet.
2009 saw him appeared in Kathryn Bigelow's 'The Hurt Locker' alongside Jeremy Renner.
In 2012, he starred in Sam Mendes' Bond movie 'Skyfall' with Daniel Craig, and he achieved wide acclaim for his role in the comedy 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' in 2014.
He also directed and starred in the Charles Dickens romance 'The Invisible Woman'.
Among his various theatre work, he was nominated for a Tony in 2007 for the play 'Faith Healer'.

Ralph Fiennes: Personal life
Ralph Fiennes was born in Ipswich with his farmer father Mark and writer mother Jennifer. He moved to Ireland when he was 10 and went to St Kieran's College and Newtown School. He later re-located to Salisbury and went to Bishop Wordsworth's School before briefly attending Chelsea College of Art. He later trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.
He is a UK ambassador for UNICEF and his done much overseas work.
He married his girlfriend of ten years Alex Kingston in 1993 but divorced her in 1997. During this time, he had an affair with another actress named Francesca Annis, with whom he break up in 2006.

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