‘Schindler’s List,’ ‘The Constant Gardener’ and another enviable handful of fabulous films can be found on his résumé, yet Ralph Fiennes frequently fears his “general sense of profound uncertainty.” By his own admission, the actor often wakes up in a sweat in the middle of the night with a feeling of impending doom hanging over him and lies awake worrying about his life.
“I have huge anxiety attacks. I’ll wake up early in the morning with my brain anxious about something and I don’t even know what it is… It’s from the unconscious, I suppose, fears about existence. A weird twilight zone.”
Well, the 50-year-old star has certainly passed that fear around — if not in the same format. As Lord Voldemort in the Harry Potter films, Ralph Fiennes has kept half the world awake on more than one occasion!
Article by: Sonali Velinker Kamat