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  • Joseph Fiennes

    Born on May 27, 1970 in Salisbury, Wiltshire, England

awards & nominations

Shakespeare in Love (1998)

Joseph Fiennes as "Will Shakespeare"

"Shakespeare in Love" is a romantic comedy for the 1990s set in the 1590s. It imaginatively unfolds the witty, sexy and timeless tale behind the creation of the greatest love story ever told. A young Shakespeare (Joseph Fiennes) is out of cash and ideas, he meets his ideal woman and she inspires him to write one of his most famous plays.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1998) Nominated Actor in a Leading Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (1998) Won Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (1998) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role

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