Born on May 27, 1970
From Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
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|