Award-profitable British actor and director Ralph Fiennes, who portrayed Lord Voldemort in the Harry Potter sequence, was provided a Serbian passport for “marketing” the Balkan state.
BELGRADE: Award-profitable British actor and director Ralph Fiennes, who portrayed Lord Voldemort in the “Harry Potter” sequence, was provided a Serbian passport on Sunday (Sep 24) for “marketing” the Balkan state.
The final decision to grant honorary citizenship to the 54-year-aged English star was arrived at previously this thirty day period by the authorities of Key Minister Ana Brnabic.
“I in no way believed I would turn into a Serb and now it would seem that I am just one,” Fiennes stated in Serbian throughout a brief ceremony soon after President Aleksandar Vucic introduced him with the passport and an ID card.
“We Serbs are content to have you as a close friend and now we have you as our compatriot,” Vucic informed Fiennes.
Fiennes, a two-time Oscar nominee, has highlighted in some thirty motion pictures which includes in Schindler’s Listing, The English Client, Skyfall and Spectre.
He is at the moment in Belgrade capturing a movie about legendary ballet dancer Rudolph Nureyev soon after filming in Serbia in 2010 his debut movie as director – Coriolanus — an adaption of Shakespeare’s play.
Fiennes is “marketing Serbia… via his artistic function and business activities”, Brnabic informed the Politika every day previously this thirty day period.
“He became a authentic close friend and promoter of our state and therefore without doubt deserved honorary citizenship,” she stated.