Ralph Fiennes, Master of Monsters
The British actor played a series of iconic monsters: the vampire Count Dracula, the zombie Frankenstein, the serial killer in Psycho, and of course, the monster from The Thing. He won an Academy Award for his performance in the film.
Fiennes also gained an Oscar for his role in the thriller The Prestige.
In the last 20 years, Fiennes has starred in other films with Hollywood’s biggest stars. He will play British Prime Minister Winston Churchill in the biopic Churchill.
The Oscar nominated actor has also appeared in films like Black Swan, The Talented Mr. Ripley, and Chappie.
1. He gained an Oscar for his role in The Prestige
In 1999, Fiennes was cast in The Prestige. This film was based on the bestselling novel The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown. In the film, he plays Christophe Colomb, believed to be the lost manuscript that helped bring modern Europe together.
2. He gained an Academy Award for Best Actor – Supporting Role for Black Swan
In 2010, Fiennes starred in Black Swan. This film was a psychological thriller about a depressed ballerina who is diagnosed with a serious illness. In the film, he played Leonardo DiCaprio’s character.
3.He won an Oscar for Best Actor – Supporting Role for The Talented Mr. Ripley
In 2009, he starred in the psychological thriller The Talented Mr. Ripley. He was nominated for an Oscar for his performance in the film’s supporting role. This film was also based on the novel by Tom Ripley.
4. He won an Academy Award for Best Picture – The Artist
He played a famous photographer in The Artist in 2003. The film was based on an award-winning novel by Thomas Pynchon. The film also featured Leonardo Dicaprio, who is also an Oscar nominee.
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