Monday 21 September 2020

Joseph Fiennes

Joseph Alberic Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes, the English film and stage actor was born on 27th May 1970 at Wiltshire, England. He is the son of Mark Fiennes, a farmer and photographer, and Jennifer Lash, a writer. The family of Fiennes includes famous people like actor Ralph Fiennes, directors Martha Fiennes and Sophie Fiennes, composer Magnus Fiennes, who are his siblings. 

Fiennes made his television debut as Willy in The Vacillations of Poppy Carew, and film debut through the 1996 film Stealing Beauty. He got popular for his roles in Shakespeare in Love (1998), Elizabeth (1998), Enemy at the Gates (2001), and American Horror Story (2012-2013). He was nominated for the BAFTA Awards, Primetime Emmy Awards, and Screen Actors Guild Awards for his various roles. 

Joseph Fiennes Religion

Fiennes has an ancestry of pan-British Isles. When talking about his religion, it should be noted that he prefers to act in movies or series that have a relation to any kind of religious faith. When asked about this, he said that it is because he finds a humane side of religions by doing such movies. 

By religion, he is a lapsed Catholic, as he is not practising his religious customs and traditions no more, but still remains as a Christian. 

Joseph Fiennes Political Views

He is so expressive about his thoughts about misogyny. He, in an interview after release of the second season of the series The Handmaid’s Tale, stated that he has done his part of fight against misogyny. He has raised his voice for women empowerment and is really supportive for initiatives like #MeToo. 

He is one of the celebrities, who have designed and signed their own card for the U.K. based charity Thomas Coram Foundation for Children; the cards were auctioned off on eBay. 

Regarding the political circumstances, the English actor has his own opinions. It is safe to assume that Fiennes is interested in politics, and have clear opinions about the current circumstances. 

Who is he dating?

Joseph Fiennes is married to the Swiss model Maria Dolores Dieguez, and the couple have two daughters. 

He was in a relationship with the British actress Catherine McCormack from 1998 to 1999. Later in the year 2003, he dated Leonie Casanova, the playback singer. He was also in a relationship with the American actress and former fashion model Joy Bryant from 2004 to 2005. 

In the year 2009, he married his present wife, Maria Dolores Dieguez. 

Joseph Fiennes Hobbies

Fiennes is not so expressive about his personal likes and dislikes. He loves doing adventures things, and he is really interested in reading novels and books. He has stated that he loves to spend time with his daughters too. 

Interesting Facts

    • Joseph Fiennes is the eighth cousin of Prince of Wales, Charles. 

    • He had attended arts school and aspired to be a painter in his childhood. 

    • Fiennes portrayed William Shakespeare in the film Shakespeare in Love (1998).

    • Hero Fiennes-Tiffin, who played Tom Riddle, young Lord Voldemort in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, is Joseph Fiennes nephew.