Ralph Fiennes

New York Film Festival to Honor Ralph Fiennes

The New York Film Festival knows quality when it sees it. The prestigious festival has just announced that it will be honoring the British actor Ralph Fiennes with a gala tribute on Oct. 9.

Shakespeare Day: In Honor of the Bard of Avon

Poet and playwright William Shakespeare is celebrated on April 23 each year, affectionately known as Shakespeare Day, and while today is not a bank holiday (people don’t get the day off of work) in the U.K.

Happy 50th Birthday Ralph Fiennes!

Ralph Fiennes turns 50 today. Happy Birthday!

These days Fiennes is known to children, and adults, worldwide as “the name we do not speak” (Lord Valdemort) in the Harry Potter franchise.

Martin Freeman Feels Left Out

Martin Freeman is quite popular these days starring opposite Benedict Cumberbatch in the critically acclaimed Sherlock; and, of course, he is Bilbo Baggins in the forthcoming The Hobbit. Yet, he’s whinging about not making the cut …

The Brit List: Five Good Friday Good Samaritans

As it’s Good Friday, and there’s never a bad time to lift our heads out of the showbiz world and look around the wider world a bit, here are five British stars of Hollywood who have tried to put their fame and influence to …