Biography

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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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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Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 117

Birthday 1948-09-19

Place of Birth Cowes, Isle of Wight, England, UK

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Also Known As

  • 傑瑞米·艾恩斯
  • เจเรมี ไอเอินส์
  • Джереми Айронс
  • ジェレミー・アイアンズ
  • 제러미 아이언스
  • جيرمي أيرونز

Acting TV ShowsMovies

Watchmen(1 episode)
The Batman as Alfred Pennyworth
A Magnificent Death from a Shattered Hand
Another Way Home as Narrator
2018 An Actor Prepares as Atticus
2018 Better Start Running as Garrison
2018 Red Sparrow as Vladimir Korchnoi
2017 Justice League as Alfred Pennyworth
2017 Birds Like Us as Mi (voice)
2017 Their Finest as Secretary of War
2016 Assassin's Creed as Alan Rikkin
2016 The Sultan and the Saint as Narrator
2016 The Man Who Knew Infinity as G. H. Hardy
2016 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice as Alfred Pennyworth
2016 Race as Avery Brundage
2016 DC Films Presents Dawn of the Justice League as Himself
2016 The Correspondence as Ed Phoerum
2015 High-Rise as Anthony Royal
2014 Endless corridor
2013 Muse of Fire as Himself
2013 The Wind Gods as Narrator
2013 Night Train to Lisbon as Raimund
2013 Beautiful Creatures as Macon Ravenwood
2012 Trashed as Himself
2012 The Words as The Old Man
2012 The Hollow Crown(4 episodes) as Henry IV
2012 Shakespeare Uncovered(1 episode) as Himself
2011 Prohibition(5 episodes) as Reader (voice)
2011 Margin Call as John Tuld
2011 The Borgias(30 episodes) as Rodrigo Borgia
2011 The Last Lions as Narrator
2010 Harold Pinter: A Celebration
2010 The Majestic Plastic Bag as Narrator
2009 Georgia O'Keeffe as Alfred Stieglitz
2009 The Color of Magic as Patrician
2009 The Pink Panther 2 as Avellaneda
2008 Appaloosa as Randall Bragg
2008 1984 as Television Voice
2008 The Colour of Magic(16 episodes) as Patrizier
2008 Eden at the End of the World as Narrator
2006 Eragon as Brom
2006 The Secret Policeman's Ball: The Ball in the Hall
2006 Inland Empire as Kingsley Stewart
2006 The One Show(1 episode)
2006 Eye of the Leopard as Narrator
2005 Casanova as Pucci
2005 Elizabeth I(2 episodes) as Earl of Leicester
2005 Kingdom of Heaven as Tiberias
2005 Gallipoli as Narrator
2004 Who Do You Think You Are?(1 episode)
2004 Being Julia as Michael Gosselyn
2004 The Merchant of Venice as Antonio
2003 The Hittites - A Civilization that Changed the World as Narrator
2003 Broadway: The Golden Age as Himself
2002 Callas Forever as Larry Kelly
2002 And Now... Ladies and Gentlemen... as Valentin Valentin
2002 Last Call as F. Scott Fitzgerald
2002 The Time Machine as Über-Morlock
2001 The Short Life of Anne Frank as Narrator (English version)
2001 The Fourth Angel as Jack Elgin
2000 Dungeons & Dragons as Profion
2000 Longitude as Rupert Gould
2000 Longitude(3 episodes) as Rupert Gould
2000 Ohio Impromptu as Reader / Listener
1999 Comic Relief(1 episode)
1999 Faeries as The Shapeshifter (voice)
1998 The Man in the Iron Mask as Aramis
1998 The Lolita Story as Himself
1997 Lolita as Humbert Humbert
1997 Chinese Box as John
1997 The View(3 episodes)
1996 E! True Hollywood Story(1 episode)
1996 Stealing Beauty as Alex Parrish
1995 The First 100 Years: A Celebration of American Movies
1995 Die Hard: With a Vengeance as Simon Peter Gruber
1994 The Lion King as Scar (voice)
1994 Inside the Actors Studio(1 episode)
1993 The House of the Spirits as Esteban Trueba
1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien(1 episode)
1993 M. Butterfly as René Gallimard
1992 Damage as Dr. Stephen Fleming
1992 Tales from Hollywood
1992 Waterland as Tom Crick
1992 The Timekeeper as H.G. Wells
1991 Kafka as Kafka
1991 The Beggar's Opera as Prisoner
1990 Reversal of Fortune as Claus von Bülow
1990 The Civil War(17 episodes) as Various
1990 Sesame Street: Sing Yourself Silly! as himself
1989 The Simpsons(1 episode)
1989 Australia as Edouard Pierson
1989 A Chorus of Disapproval as Guy Jones
1989 Danny the Champion of the World as William Smith
1989 The Dream
1988 Dead Ringers as Beverly/Elliot Mantle
1988 Dead ringers making of
1987 Daytime Live(1 episode)
1986 The Mission as Father Gabriel
1986 Bugs Bunny/Looney Tunes All-Star 50th Anniversary as Himself
1985 The Statue of Liberty as Himself (voice)
1984 The Wild Duck as Harold
1984 Swann in Love as Charles Swann
1983 Betrayal as Jerry
1982 Moonlighting as Nowak
1981 Brideshead Revisited(14 episodes) as Charles Ryder
1981 The French Lieutenant's Woman as Mike
1981 The French Lieutenant's Woman as Charles Henry Smithson
1981 Wanna bet, that..?(1 episode)
1980 Nijinsky as Mikhail Fokine
1978 Langrishe, Go Down as Otto Beck
1977 Love for Lydia(0 episodes) as Alex Sanderson
1975 Saturday Night Live(1 episode)
1974 Notorious Woman(7 episodes) as Franz Liszt
1974 Notorious Woman(2 episodes)
1974 The Pallisers(29 episodes) as Frank Tregear
1971 The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes(1 episode)
1965 Play of the Month(1 episode)
1953 The Academy Awards(4 episodes)
1947 Tony Awards(1 episode)

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