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  • Joseph Fiennes

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

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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

Joseph Fiennes in the news

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Reminder: 'FlashForward' Premieres Tonight - Watch The First Act Now!

Posted by
Mike Moody on Sep 24th 2009, 9:32AM

Sep 24th 2009, 9:32AM

Sundance Review: The Escapist

Posted by
James Rocchi on Feb 2nd 2008, 1:32PM

Feb 2nd 2008, 1:32PM

UPDATE: Naomi Watts' Reps Deny Report Of 'Potter' Casting

Posted by
Christopher Campbell on Jul 25th 2007, 1:02PM

Jul 25th 2007, 1:02PM

Berlinale Review: Goodbye Bafana

Posted by
Erik Davis on Feb 12th 2007, 3:02AM

Feb 12th 2007, 3:02AM

Berlinale Announces Its Six Competition Titles

Posted by
Jennifer DeFilippo on Jan 5th 2007, 7:01AM

Jan 5th 2007, 7:01AM

Review: Running with Scissors

Posted by
Kim Voynar on Oct 27th 2006, 9:07AM

Oct 27th 2006, 9:07AM

Haysbert is Mandela

Posted by
Martha Fischer on Feb 16th 2006, 7:06AM

Feb 16th 2006, 7:06AM

Sundance Review: The Darwin Awards

Posted by
James Rocchi on Jan 27th 2006, 1:16PM

Jan 27th 2006, 1:16PM

Sundance Deals: Darwin Awards

Posted by
Karina Longworth on Jan 27th 2006, 7:34AM

Jan 27th 2006, 7:34AM

Cinematical Seven: Kim Voynar's Sundance picks

Posted by
Kim Voynar on Jan 19th 2006, 11:33AM

Jan 19th 2006, 11:33AM

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