Ralph Fiennes fear of disappointing

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 14 February 2016
Ralph Fiennes

Ralph Fiennes

Ralph Fiennes' biggest fear is "disappointing other people" when he is working on a project

Ralph Fiennes' biggest fear is "disappointing other people".

The 'Grand Budapest Hotel' actor admits he often worries he is "failing" when he is playing out a role, and gets particularly concerned about letting people down on a movie or theatre production.

When asked about his greatest fear, Ralph, who is currently starring in Henrik Ibsen play 'The Master Builder', replied: "Disappointing other people.

"Even when I'm doing something I love, like this play, it carries with it all the fear of failing.

"My area of vulnerability is not letting people down. And being disappointed if I have."

While the 53-year-old star worries about upsetting people, he has been told that he makes people "nervous" at times but insists he is the one who feels anxious.

He told Red magazine: "People think I am very aloof or withdrawn. And I can be withdrawn.

"I can put up a barrier if I want to. It has been reported to me that I make people nervous.

"I'm actually very nervous myself. But I have been guilty of, when people are talking, going off in a dream. I glaze over."

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