Known for movies

Short Info

SpouseAli Ineson
MarkDistinctive deep voice
FactHe is known as the flash Chris Finch in "The Office" (2001). Amycus Carrow in the last 3 "Harry Potter" Films. Dagmar Cleftjaw in "Game of Thrones" and as the tortured father, William in Robert Eggers debut film "The Witch" (2016). Ralph is an avid Leeds United supporter and is a Leeds United Foundation Ambassador alongside Vinny Jones and Ricky Wilson from The Kaiser Chiefs.


Who is Ralph Ineson?

Ralph Ineson was born in Leeds, Yorkshire, England on 15 December 1969 – his zodiac sign is Sagittarius and he holds British nationality. He is an actor and a voice actor, perhaps best known for his portrayal of William, one of the lead characters in the 2015 horror mystery film “The Witch”, written and directed by Robert Eggers, and which also starred Anya Taylor-Joy and Kate Dickie. The story follows a family living in New England in 1630s being attacked by witches – the movie was a huge hit, as it won 43 awards and was nominated for 67 others.

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Early life and education

Ralph was raised an only child in Leeds by his father who was an accountant, and his mother who was a theatre actress – motivated by his mother, Ralph spent a lot of his free time during his early years at a local theatre watching his mother perform.

He attended Woodleigh School at which he enjoyed playing soccer and cricket, and eventually moved to study at Pocklington School. Upon matriculation in 1987, he enrolled at the Lancaster University’s Fumes College, from which he graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Theatre in 1991, then started working at York Sixth Form College as both a teacher and a cricket coach.

Roles in TV series

Ralph has appeared in over 130 movies and TV series, and we are going to mention only some of his most notable roles in this article.

He made his debut TV series appearance in 1993, when he played Alex in the episode “Best Friends” of the British police procedural drama “Spender”, and then appeared in single episodes of many series such as the comedy drama “All Quiet on the Preston Front” in 1994, the crime thriller series “99-1” and the mini-series “The Cinder Path”. He continued to guest star in episodic roles in series such as the crime drama “Out of the Blue” in 1995, the British science fiction time travel comedy “Goodnight Sweetheart” in 1996, and the drama “Kavanagh QC”.

His first notable performance was in 1998 when he was invited to play the supporting character Luke Mullen in the drama “Playing the Field”, appearing in 32 episodes through 2002 when the series ended. From 2001 to 2003, Ralph played Chris Finch in seven episodes of the critically acclaimed British mockumentary sitcom “The Office”, which starred Ricky Gervais, Martin Freeman and Mackenzie Crook, and is the story of people working at a company which has chosen to let go many of its people.

The following years saw him appear in series such as the British medical drama “Holby City” in 2002, the British anthology series “The Afternoon Party” and the mini-series “Between the Sheets” in 2003.

In 2005 Ralph was invited to play Zack in the long-running soap opera “Coronation Street” which was popular in the UK and Europe at that time, and a year later he was invited to play the supporting character Jeremy Hazledine in the British satirical black comedy series “Suburban Shootout”, which starred Anna Chancellor and Felicity Montagu, and which won an award while it was nominated for nine others.

After appearing in a single episode of over 10 series, in 2009 Ralph played another supporting character John Fry in nine episodes of the drama “Waterloo Road”.

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The year 2012 saw him play Dagmer Cleftjaw in the immensely popular American fantasy series “Game of Thrones”, based on the eponymous book by George R.R. Martin, while the following years saw him guest star in a single episode of many series: he played Roger the Policeman in the episode “Arthur.com” of the sitcom “Count Arthur Strong” in 2013, Arthur Hawkes in the episode “Gently Going Under” of the crime series “Inspector George Gently” in 2014, and King Henry II in “Episode Seven” of the British comedy series “Drunk History” in 2015.

In 2017, Ralph was invited to play Adam Radford in 10 episodes of the American thriller series “Absentia”, which didn’t attract as much attention as expected, but the series was nevertheless renewed for another season.

Three of Ralph’s most recent performances in TV series, all in 2019 have been in two episodes the historical drama “Chernobyl” in which he played General Nikolai Tarakanov, in seven episodes of the American fantasy web series “The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance” in which he voiced The Hunter (skekMal), and the British mystery crime series “The Capture” in which he portrayed Detective Chief Inspector Alex Boyd through six episodes.

Ralph has also appeared in three stage plays -he played NCO in “Jackets” performed at Lancaster University in 1989, portrayed Herod’s Heavy Willow in “York Mystery Plays” performed at York Theatre Royal in 1992, and was Inspector Fry in “Hangmen”, performed at Royal Court Theatre in 2015.

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Roles in movies

Ralph made his debut film appearance in 1994, when he played a skinhead in the short movie “Syrup”, and in the same year was cast in a supporting role as Dix in the British action crime movie “Shopping”.

Three of his first performances which helped him gain recognition as a movie actor were in the medieval movie “First Knight” in 1995, the British romantic crime comedy movie “Shooting Fish” in 1997 and the British movie “South West 9” in 2001. As he was more focused on appearing in TV series, his next roles came six years later, in the British movie “Shoot on Sight” and the British crime drama “Cass”.

In 2009, Ralph was cast to portray a crazy wild-haired reporter in the British sports movie “The Damned United”, while he also appeared portraying Amycus Carrow in the fantasy movie “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince”– he would later reprise this role in both parts of the movie “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows”, released in 2010 and 2011. In 2014, Ralph appeared in the critically acclaimed superhero movie “Guardians of the Galaxy” playing the Ravager Pilot, while he also appeared in another popular film “Kingsman: The Secret Service”.

In 2017, Ralph was in the epic space opera movie “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” but his scene was eventually deleted, and the following year saw him appear in three movies: the disaster heist action movie “The Hurricane Heist”, the science fiction action adventure film “Ready Player One” and the American western anthology movie “The Ballad of Buster Scruggs”.

Three of Ralph’s most recent roles in movies have been in the American fantasy adventure movie “Dolittle”, the Irish-American movie “Here Are the Young Men”, and the American epic medieval fantasy film “The Green Knight”, all released in 2020.

Ralph’s voice can also be heard in several video games – in 2011, he voiced Amycus Carrow in the third-person shooter game “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2”, he can be heard as Charles Vane in the action adventure game “Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag” in 2013, and in the dungeon crawler action role-playing game “Diablo IV” in 2020.

Love life and wife

Ralph has been keeping details of his love life hidden from the media’s attention, but it’s known that he is a married man as he has taken his other half Ali Milner with him to many red carpet events. The two were introduced by a mutual friend in the late ‘90s, and they seemed to be a perfect match as they started dating only days after meeting – Ralph and Ali married in a private ceremony in December 2003.

Ali is a magazine editor who has written for various British and German magazines, and is currently working for the make-up art paper “Warpaint”. In 1999, Ali gave birth to her and Ralph’s son Luc, while their daughter Rebecca followed in 2003.

Ralph hasn’t talked about any other women he might have dated before meeting Ali, so as of September 2020, he is a married man and has two children.

Hobbies and other interests

Ralph is a huge lover of animals and has worked with, volunteered for and donated money to various animal shelters – he is the ‘father’ of his three pet dogs including the huge Dogo Argentino while all three can often be seen featured in Ralph’s pictures on Instagram.

Ralph likes to travel with his wife and the two have been all around Europe, and although they aren’t big fans of the US, they have also been to several American states such as New York, Arizona and California, mostly because of Ralph’s acting career – when they travel, Ralph and Ali prefer to visit natural locations rather than overcrowded touristic cities.

Ralph has his own favorite actors and actresses, some of whom are Jim Carrey, Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts, and some of his favorite movies are “Cast Away”, “Bruce Almighty” and “Notting Hill” – he also enjoys watching sitcoms such as “That ‘70s Show” and “3rd Rock from the Sun”.

Age and height

Ralph’s age is 50. He has short brown hair and blue eyes, is 6ft 2ins (1.89m) tall, and weighs around 180lbs (82kgs).

As of August 2020, his net worth has been authoritatively estimated at over $4 million.

General Info

Full NameRalph Ineson
Height1.91 m
ProfessionActor, Teacher
EducationWoodleigh School, North Yorkshire, Lancaster University

Family

SpouseAli Ineson
ChildrenLuc Ineson, Becky Ineson

Accomplishments

MoviesThe Witch, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1, Guardians of the Galaxy, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2, The Jungle Book, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, First Knight, The Selfish Giant, The Damned United, From Hell, Great Expectations, Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll,...
TV ShowsCase Sensitive, The Office

Social profile links

Marks

#Marks / Signs
1Distinctive deep voice

Facts

#Fact
1He is known as the flash Chris Finch in "The Office" (2001). Amycus Carrow in the last 3 "Harry Potter" Films. Dagmar Cleftjaw in "Game of Thrones" and as the tortured father, William in Robert Eggers debut film "The Witch" (2016). Ralph is an avid Leeds United supporter and is a Leeds United Foundation Ambassador alongside Vinny Jones and Ricky Wilson from The Kaiser Chiefs.

Pictures

Movies

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Game of Thrones2012TV SeriesDagmer Cleftjaw
Titanic2012TV Mini-SeriesSteward Hart
The Body Farm2011TV SeriesMiles Leyton
Intruders2011/IAlarm Installer
Doctors2002-2011TV SeriesBilly Hollins / Martin Davies
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II2011Video GameAmycus Carrow (voice)
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 22011Amycus Carrow
Merlin2010TV SeriesJarl
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 12010Amycus Carrow
Waterloo Road2009-2010TV SeriesJohn Fry
The IT Crowd2010TV SeriesPaul the Masseuse
Another Year2010Drill Worker
Robin Hood2010Northerner (as Ralph Inneson)
Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll2010The Sulphate Strangler
The Bill1993-2009TV SeriesAlan Trent / Greg Simm / Robert Carmichael / ...
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince2009Amycus
The Damned United2009Journalist
Suicide Man2009ShortDJ (voice)
Casualty2005-2008TV SeriesRaymond Thurber / Martin Woodbridge
Is Anybody There?2008Mr. Kelly
New Tricks2008TV SeriesD I Hamilton
Cass2008Sergeant Mullins
Waking the Dead2008TV SeriesFrank Monk
Shoot on Sight2007Marber
Lead Balloon2007TV SeriesBob Marlin
Suburban Shootout2006-2007TV SeriesJeremy Hazledine
The Last Thing to Go Through a Fly's Mind2007ShortLead
Die Ludolfs - 4 Brüder auf'm Schrottplatz2007TV Series documentaryNarrator
Magnolia2006TV MoviePaul
Losing It2006TV MovieMr. Granger
The Only Boy for Me2006TV MovieLawrence
Dalziel and Pascoe2006TV SeriesJames Maddern
The Virgin Queen2006TV Mini-SeriesDr. William Cowes
Missing2006TV MovieDCI John Carter
ShakespeaRe-Told2005TV Mini-SeriesBarry
Heartbeat1995-2005TV SeriesTel Philips / Corporal Fisher
Coronation Street2005TV SeriesZack
Murder in Suburbia2005TV SeriesWilliam Marshal
Not the Royal Wedding2005TV ShortReporter
The Walk2005TV MovieLawrence
Blue Murder2004TV SeriesBob Urwin
A Line in the Sand2004TV MovieDet. Sgt. Bill Davies
Black Books2004TV SeriesRichard
Between the Sheets2003TV Mini-SeriesMark Ainsley
Strange2003TV SeriesBill
Thursday the 12th2003TV MovieCollins
In Deep2003TV SeriesCraig
The Afternoon Play2003TV SeriesRob Coles
Holby City2002TV SeriesDale Warner
MI-52002TV SeriesSam Walker
Where the Heart Is2002TV SeriesTony Peterson
Playing the Field1998-2002TV SeriesLuke Mullen
South West 92001Liam
From Hell2001Gordie
Bostock's Cup1999TV MovieClive Kennard
Touching Evil1999TV SeriesChris Wray
Children of the New Forest1998TV MovieWilliam Hammond
Dangerfield1998TV SeriesJake Gilmore
Shooting Fish1997Mr. Ray
Kavanagh QC1997TV SeriesDCI Chris Sampson
Kiss and Tell1996/IITV MovieSergeant Beddowes
Bugs1996TV SeriesKorvig
Cardiac Arrest1996TV SeriesBoyfriend Neil
Ellington1996TV SeriesFrank Katzia
This Life1996TV SeriesJessop
Goodnight Sweetheart1996TV SeriesDonald
Chandler & Co1995TV SeriesRoderick Tully
First Knight1995Ralf
Out of the Blue1995TV SeriesRicki Sellars
Harry1995TV SeriesWayne
How High the Moon1994TV Mini-Series
Shopping1994Dix
Syrup1994ShortSkinhead
The Cinder Path1994TV Mini-SeriesArthur Benton
A Pinch of Snuff1994TV MoviePC
Royce1994TV MovieNewfold
Screen Two1994TV SeriesPoliceman
99-11994TV SeriesBrian
All Quiet on the Preston Front1994TV SeriesIggy
Spender1993TV SeriesAlex
Category 52017post-production
Soundtrack2016post-productionMark
Porridge2016TV MovieRichie Weeks
Peaky Blinders2016TV SeriesConnor Nutley
The Huntsman: Winter's War2016Barkeep
Prey2015TV Mini-SeriesDCI Mike Ward
The Interceptor2015TV SeriesYorkie
Bluestone 422015TV SeriesMike Slater
Drunk History: UK2015TV SeriesKing Henry II
The VVitch: A New-England Folktale2015William
Kingsman: The Secret Service2014Policeman
Guardians of the Galaxy2014Ravager Pilot
New Worlds2014TV Mini-SeriesStackpole
Inspector George Gently2014TV SeriesArthur Hawkes
Ambassadors2013TV Mini-SeriesCaptain Jones
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag2013Video GameCharles Vane (voice)
Vera2013TV SeriesRoss Strachan
Count Arthur Strong2013TV SeriesRoger the Policeman
The Selfish Giant2013Johnny Jones
Scott & Bailey2013TV SeriesDS Sullivan
Pramface2013TV SeriesIan
Secret State2012TV Mini-SeriesSgt. Wrigglesworth
Great Expectations2012Sergeant
Case Sensitive2011-2012TV SeriesDC Colin Sellers DC Sellers

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag2013Video Game performer: "Down Among the Dead Men" - uncredited
Playing the Field1999-2002TV Series performer - 2 episodes

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Witch: A Primal Folktale2016Video shortHimself
Made in Hollywood2016TV SeriesHimself
The Audience2013TV SeriesHimself - Narrator
Skint2013TV Series documentaryNarrator
Spirit of Wimbledon2011TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself (narrator)
Salvage Hunters2011TV Series documentaryNarrator
Breakfast2011TV SeriesHimself - Actor
Comedy Connections2007TV Series documentaryHimself
The Roadkill Chef2007TV Movie documentaryNarrator (voice)
Dating the Enemy2006TV SeriesNarrator
Too Big to Walk?2006TV Movie documentaryNarrator (voice)
TV's 50 Greatest Stars2006TV Movie documentaryHimself
Commando VIP2005TV SeriesNarrator
Soccer AM2004TV SeriesHimself
Ricky Gervais' and Stephen Merchant's Video Diary of the Making of Series Two of 'The Office'2003Video documentary shortHimself (uncredited)
Loose Women2003TV SeriesHimself
The Big Breakfast2002TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Comedy Christmas2007TV Movie documentaryChris 'Finchy' Finch (uncredited)

Awards

Nominated Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2007Golden NymphMonte-Carlo TV FestivalOutstanding Actor - Comedy SeriesSuburban Shootout (2006)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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