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Jeremy Irons

Jeremy John Irons (born 19 September 1948) is an English actor. After receiving classical training at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, Irons began his acting career on stage in 1969, and has since appeared in many London theatre productions including The Winter's Tale, Macbeth, Much Ado About Nothing, The Taming of the Shrew, and Richard II. In 1984, he made his Broadway debut in Tom Stoppard's The Real Thing and received a Tony Award for Best Actor. Irons's first major film role came in the 1981 romantic drama The French Lieutenant's Woman, for which he received a BAFTA nomination for Best Actor. After starring in such films as Moonlighting (1982), Betrayal (1983), and The Mission (1986), he gained critical acclaim for portraying twin gynecologists in David Cronenberg's psychological thriller Dead Ringers (1988). In 1990, Irons delivered another strong performance as a European aristocrat in Reversal of Fortune, and took home multiple awards including an Academy Award for Best Actor. Other notable films have included The House of the Spirits (1993), The Lion King (1994), Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995), Lolita (1997), The Merchant of Venice (2004), Being Julia (2004), and Appaloosa (2008). Irons has also made several notable appearances on television. He earned his first Golden Globe Award nomination for his breakout role in the ITV series Brideshead Revisited (1981). In 2006, Irons starred opposite Helen Mirren in the historical miniseries Elizabeth I, for which he received a Golden Globe Award and an Emmy Award for Best Supporting Actor. Description above from the Wikipedia article Jeremy Irons, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Sep 19, 1948 In Cowes, Isle of Wight, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Nijinsky 1980-03-20
Latest Project:
Movie Red Sparrow 2018-03-01
Known For
Movie Red Sparrow Vladimir Korchnoi 2018-03-01
Movie Justice League Alfred Pennyworth 2017-11-15
Movie High-Rise Anthony Royal 2016-04-28
Movie The Man Who Knew Infinity G. H. Hardy 2016-04-08
Movie Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Alfred Pennyworth 2016-03-23
Movie Beautiful Creatures Macon Ravenwood 2013-02-14
Movie The Words The Old Man 2012-09-07
Series Prohibition 2011-10-02
Movie Harold Pinter: A Celebration 2010-01-24
Movie The Secret Policeman's Ball: The Ball in the Hall 2006-10-31
Movie Inland Empire Kingsley Stewart 2006-09-06
Movie Elizabeth I Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester 2005-09-29
Series Elizabeth I Earl of Leicester 2005-09-29
Movie Kingdom of Heaven Tiberias 2005-05-03
Movie Being Julia Michael Gosselyn 2004-09-03
Movie Last Call F. Scott Fitzgerald 2002-05-25
Movie Longitude Rupert Gould 2000-01-13
Series Longitude Rupert Gould 2000-01-02
Movie Faeries The Shapeshifter (voice) 1999-01-23
Movie The First 100 Years: A Celebration of American Movies 1995-06-05
Movie The Lion King Scar (voice) 1994-06-23
Movie The House of the Spirits Esteban Trueba 1994-03-31
Movie Damage Dr. Stephen Fleming 1992-12-02
Movie Tales from Hollywood 1992-10-18
Movie Kafka Kafka 1991-11-15
Movie The Civil War Various 1990-09-23
Series The Civil War 1990-09-23
Series Brideshead Revisited Charles Ryder 1981-10-12
Movie Nijinsky Mikhail Fokine 1980-03-20