Hero Fiennes-Tiffin was born November 6, 1997 in London, England to film directors George Tiffin and Martha Fiennes. Hero attended the Emanuel School in Battersea, London. His first appearance was in the drama, Bigga Than Ben in 2008 where he portrayed Spartak.
- Two new actors now cast in HBP - Warner Bros. announced today that “nine-year-old Hero Fiennes Tiffin is playing the role of the young Tom Riddle at age 11, while 16-year-old Frank Dillane is playing the teenage Riddle, who is already on the path to becoming the evil Lord Voldemort.” WB also said that casting for the sixth Harry Potter film, Half-Blood Prince, ...
He is the nephew of Ralph Fiennes, who plays Lord Voldemort in the Harry Potter film series.
“The fact that he’s related to Ralph wasn’t the primary reason for choosing him. It was an advantage that he looked very similar to Ralph. Of course that was useful. But primarily I went for Hero because of this wonderful haunted quality that seemed to bring Tom Riddle alive on-screen for us.“—David Yates