The Fiennes family moved to Ireland in 1973, living in West Cork and County Kilkenny for some years, where Fiennes attended St Kieran's College for one year.
He also attended Newtown, a Quaker school in Waterford.
He began his career at the Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park and, also during the late 1980s, the National Theatre before becoming a star in the Royal Shakespeare Company.
Two time Academy Award nominated, he is the only actor ever to have won a Tony Award for playing Hamlet on Broadway. Early Life Fiennes was born in Ipswich, Suffolk, England, the son of Mark Fiennes (1933-2004), a farmer and photographer (and son of industrialist Sir Maurice Fiennes), and Jennifer Lash (1938-1993), a writer. He is a third cousin of the adventurer Sir Ranulph Fiennes.
In 2001, Fiennes received the William Shakespeare Award from the Shakespeare Theatre in Washington, D. The eldest of seven children, his siblings are actor Joseph Fiennes (Shakespeare in Love, Luther), Martha Fiennes, a director (in her film Onegin, he acted the title role), Magnus Fiennes, a composer, Sophie Fiennes, a filmmaker, Jacob Fiennes, a conservationist, and his foster brother Michael Emery, an archaeologist.
They moved to Salisbury in England, where Fiennes finished his schooling at Bishop Wordsworth's School before attending Chelsea College of Art.
Career Fiennes trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.
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