Joseph Fiennes is an award-winning English actor known for playing William Shakespeare in the 1998 film Shakespeare in Love and Bassanio on the 2004 film The Merchant of Venice. On television, he is known for his roles as Mark Benford on FlashForward and Monsignor Timothy Howard on the horror series American Horror Story: Asylum.
He is the son of professional photographer Mark Fiennes and writer Jennifer Lash. He has a twin brother named Jacob Fiennes. In 2009, he married model María Dolores Diéguez. The couple's first daughter Sam was born in 2010. In 2011, they welcomed their second daughter named Isabel.
For his role on Shakespeare in Love, he won among other awards an MTV Movie Award and a Broadcast Film Critics Association Award.
He suffers from dyslexia.
is a famous English actor,
who was born on
May 27, 1970. As a person born on this date, Joseph Fiennes is listed in our database as the 12th
most popular celebrity for the day (May 27) and the 63rd most popular for the year (1970).
People born on May 27
fall under the Zodiac sign of Gemini, the Twins.
Joseph Fiennes is the 298th most popular Gemini.
Aside from information specific to Joseph Fiennes' birthday, Joseph Fiennes is the 317th most famous English and ranks 3rd in famous people born in Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK.
In general, Joseph Fiennes ranks as the 3463rd
most popular famous person, and the 712th most popular actor of all time.
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