Jeremy Irons

 

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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

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Jeremy Irons

Born 1948-09-19 (73 years ago) in Cowes, Isle of Wight, England, UK.
Height 187 centimeters.

Awards
Award Ceremony Year Awarded for
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie (Elizabeth I) 58th Primetime Emmy Awards 2006 Elizabeth I
Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Miniseries, or Motion Picture Made for Television (Elizabeth I) 64th Golden Globe Awards 2006 Elizabeth I
Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor (Reversal of Fortune) 1990 Reversal of Fortune
Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture – Drama (Reversal of Fortune) 48th Golden Globe Awards 1990 Reversal of Fortune
Academy Award for Best Actor (Reversal of Fortune) 63rd Academy Awards 1990 Reversal of Fortune
National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actor (Reversal of Fortune) National Society of Film Critics Awards 1990 1990 Reversal of Fortune
Genie Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role (Dead Ringers) 10th Genie Awards 1989 Dead Ringers
New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor (Dead Ringers) 1988 Dead Ringers
Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play (The Real Thing) 38th Tony Awards 1984 The Real Thing
Nominated for awards
Award Ceremony Year Nominated for
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television (Georgia O'Keeffe) 67th Golden Globe Awards 2009 Georgia O'Keeffe
Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie (Elizabeth I) 13th Screen Actors Guild Awards 2007 Elizabeth I
Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Miniseries, or Motion Picture Made for Television (Elizabeth I) 64th Golden Globe Awards 2006 Elizabeth I
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie (Elizabeth I) 58th Primetime Emmy Awards 2006 Elizabeth I
Academy Award for Best Actor (Reversal of Fortune) 63rd Academy Awards 1990 Reversal of Fortune
Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture – Drama (Reversal of Fortune) 48th Golden Globe Awards 1990 Reversal of Fortune
Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture – Drama (The Mission) 44th Golden Globe Awards 1986 The Mission
BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role (The French Lieutenant's Woman) 1982 British Academy Film and Television Awards 1982 The French Lieutenant's Woman
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie (Great Performances) 34th Primetime Emmy Awards 1982 Great Performances
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television (Brideshead Revisited) 40th Golden Globe Awards 1982 En förlorad värld
Relationships
Name From To Relationship type
Sinéad Cusack(Gifta: 1978-03-28–) 1978-03-28 Gifta
Julie Hallam(Gifta: 1969–1969) 1969 1969 Gifta
Parents

Barbara Anne Brereton Brymer Sharpe, Paul Dugan Irons

Siblings

Christopher Irons, Felicity Anne Irons

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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.

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