Ralph Fiennes was born on the 22nd of December 1962 is an English actor. His performance in Schindler's List (1993) earned him nominations for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor and the Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actor, he won the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role. His performance in The English Patient (1996) garnered him a second Academy Award nomination, for Best Actor, as well as BAFTA and Golden Globe nominations. He has been a part of a notable films such as Quiz Show (1994), Strange Days (1995), The End of the Affair (1999), Red Dragon (2002), The Constant Gardener (2005), In Bruges (2008), The Reader (2008), Clash of the Titans (2010), Great Expectations (2012) and The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014).He voiced Rameses in The Prince of Egypt (1998) and Alfred Pennyworth in The Lego Batman Movie (2017) and is also known for his roles in major film franchises such as the Harry Potter film series (2005â2011), and the James Bond series, starting with the 2012 film Skyfall. Fiennes made his directorial debut with Coriolanus and won a Tony Award for playing Prince Hamlet on Broadway.