Joseph Fiennes was first seen in ‘The Woman in Black,’ a stage play, followed by ‘A Month in the Country.’ ‘Willy in The Vacillations of Poppy Carew’ marked his television debut. He made his feature film debut with ‘Stealing Beauty.’ He then starred in ‘Elizabeth,’ and ‘Shakespeare in Love’ and both films earned ‘Academy Award’ nomination. Fiennes earned nominations for the ‘BAFTA Award,’ and the ‘Screen Actors Guild Award,’ for portraying William Shakespeare in ‘Shakespeare in Love.’
Some of his other noteworthy roles include films like ‘Enemy at the Gate,’ where he starred as Commisar Danilov and ‘Elizabeth,’ where he played the role of Sir Robert Dudley.
He is also renowned for his roles in television shows, including ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’ for which he earned the ‘Primetime Emmy Award’ nomination and the ‘American Horror Story,’ where he portrayed Monsignor Timothy Howard.