Jeremy Irons

Jeremy Irons

  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 19-09-1948
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of Birth: Cowes, Isle of Wight, England, UK
  • Also Known As:

    เจเรมี ไอเอินส์

  • Popularity: 20.77
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Jeremy John Irons (born 19 September 1948) is an English actor and activist. After receiving classical training at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, Irons began his acting career on stage in 1969 and has appeared in many West End theatre productions, including the Shakespeare plays 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, receiving the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play. Irons's break-out role came in the ITV series Brideshead Revisited (1981) and is frequently ranked among the greatest British television dramas as well as greatest literary adaptations. It would earn him a Golden Globe Award nomination. His first major film role came in the romantic drama The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981), for which he received a BAFTA nomination for Best Actor. After starring in dramas, such as Moonlighting (1982), Betrayal (1983), and The Mission (1986), he was praised for portraying twin gynaecologists in David Cronenberg's psychological thriller Dead Ringers (1988). Irons has won multiple awards, including the Academy Award for Best Actor, for his portrayal of the accused attempted murderer Claus von Bülow in Reversal of Fortune (1990). Irons had roles in Steven Soderbergh's mystery thriller Kafka (1991), the period drama The House of the Spirits (1993), the romantic drama M. Butterfly (1993), voiced Scar in Disney's The Lion King (1994), played Simon Gruber in the action film Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995), Humbert Humbert in Lolita (1997) and Aramis in The Man in the Iron Mask (1998). He starred in the action adventure Dungeons & Dragons (2000), played Antonio in The Merchant of Venice (2004), appeared in Being Julia (2004), the historical drama Kingdom of Heaven (2005), the fantasy-adventure Eragon (2006), the Western Appaloosa (2008), and the indie drama Margin Call (2011). In 2016, he appeared in Assassin's Creed and portrayed Alfred Pennyworth in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Justice League (2017), and Zack Snyder's Justice League (2021). On television, Irons appeared in the historical miniseries Elizabeth I, receiving a Golden Globe and an Emmy Award for Best Supporting Actor. From 2011 to 2013, he starred as Pope Alexander VI in the Showtime historical series The Borgias. In 2019, he appeared as Adrian Veidt / Ozymandias in HBO's Watchmen. He is one of the few actors who have achieved the "Triple Crown of Acting" in the US, winning an Oscar for film, an Emmy for television and a Tony Award for theatre. In October 2011, he was nominated the Goodwill Ambassador for the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

Year Movie Character
1993 M. Butterfly as René Gallimard
1991 Kafka as Kafka
1992 Damage as Dr. Stephen Fleming
1997 Chinese Box as John
1988 Dead Ringers as Beverly / Elliot Mantle
1997 Lolita as Humbert Humbert
2005 Gallipoli as Narrator
2002 And Now... Ladies and Gentlemen... as Valentin Valentin
2011 The Last Lions as Narrator
1989 Danny the Champion of the World as William Smith
2003 The Hittites - A Civilization that Changed the World as Narrator
2001 The Fourth Angel as Jack Elgin
2012 Trashed as Himself
2010 The Majestic Plastic Bag as Narrator
2012 Another Way Home as Narrator
2006 Eye of the Leopard as Narrator
2002 Ohio Impromptu as Reader / Listener
1992 Waterland as Tom Crick
2009 Georgia O'Keeffe as Alfred Stieglitz
1984 Swann in Love as Charles Swann
2013 Night Train to Lisbon as Raimund
1983 Betrayal as Jerry
2002 Last Call as F. Scott Fitzgerald
1992 Tales from Hollywood as Odon Von Horvath
1984 The Wild Duck as Harold
1982 Moonlighting as Nowak
2008 Eden at the End of the World as Narrator
1989 The Dream
2016 Correspondence as Ed Phoerum
2014 Endless Corridor as Narrator
2018 An Actor Prepares as Atticus
2022 Birds Like Us as Mi (voice)
2018 Better Start Running as Garrison
2019 The Prado Museum: A Collection of Wonders as Self - Host / Narrator (voice)
2009 The Power of the Powerless
2012 Seeds of Freedom as Narator
2015 Emotional Uncertainties
2020 Jade Eyed Leopard as Narrator
2021 The Architects of Ancient Arabia as Narrator
2015 Earthquake On Everest as Narrator (voice)
2021 Napoleone - Nel nome dell'arte
1970 The Cello
2013 Game of Lions as Narrator (voice)
2022 The Way of the Cheetah as Narrator (voice)
2022 Ultimate Enemies: Revealed as Narrator (voice)
2022 Relentless Enemies: Revealed as Narrator (voice)
2022 Eternal Enemies: Revealed as Narrator (voice)
2022 Eye of the Leopard: Revealed as Narrator (voice)
2006 Mathilde as Col. De Petris
2016 I Wish For You as Grandfather
1970 Seeing Through the Mists of Oblivion as Traveller (archived audio)
2015 The Genius of George Boole as Narrator (voice)
1995 Die Hard: With a Vengeance as Simon
2006 Inland Empire as Kingsley Stewart
2006 Eragon as Brom
2004 The Merchant of Venice as Antonio
1986 The Mission as Father Gabriel
2000 Dungeons & Dragons as Profion
1998 The Man in the Iron Mask as Aramis
1981 The French Lieutenant's Woman as Charles Henry Smithson / Mike
1990 Reversal of Fortune as Claus von Bülow
2002 Callas Forever as Larry Kelly
2004 Being Julia as Michael Gosselyn
2000 Longitude as Rupert Gould
1978 Langrishe, Go Down as Otto Beck
1989 A Chorus of Disapproval as Guy Jones
1970 A Magnificent Death from a Shattered Hand
1989 Australia as Edouard Pierson
1985 The Statue of Liberty as Himself (voice)
2016 The Man Who Knew Infinity as G. H. Hardy
2013 The Wind Gods as Narrator
2016 The Sultan and the Saint as Narrator
1998 The Lolita Story as Himself
1988 The Making of Dead Ringers
2001 The Short Life of Anne Frank as Narrator (English version)
2005 Revisiting Brideshead as Self
1970 The Beekeeper
2009 The Chronoscope as Narrator
1993 The House of the Spirits as Esteban Trueba
1994 The Lion King as Scar (voice)
2005 Casanova as Pucci
1996 Stealing Beauty as Alex Parrish
2012 The Words as The Old Man
2013 Beautiful Creatures as Macon Ravenwood
2016 Assassin's Creed as Alan Rikkin
2020 Love, Weddings & Other Disasters as Lawrence Philips
2022 Munich: The Edge of War as Neville Chamberlain
2005 Kingdom of Heaven as Tiberias
2002 The Time Machine as Über-Morlock
2008 Appaloosa as Randall Bragg
2016 Race as Avery Brundage
2015 High-Rise as Anthony Royal
2021 Armin Mueller-Stahl - Ein Gaukler in Hollywood as Self
2007 Lynch 2 as Self
1991 The Beggar's Opera as Prisoner
2018 Red Sparrow as Vladimir Korchnoi
2021 House of Gucci as Rodolfo Gucci
1990 Sesame Street: Sing Yourself Silly! as himself
2022 Franco Zeffirelli: Rebel Conformist as Self
1980 Nijinsky as Mikhail Fokine
2016 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice as Alfred Pennyworth
1999 Faeries as The Shapeshifter (voice)
2011 Margin Call as John Tuld
2008 1984 as Television Voice
2017 Justice League as Alfred Pennyworth
2021 Zack Snyder's Justice League as Alfred Pennyworth
1992 Earth and the American Dream
2009 The Pink Panther 2 as Avellaneda
2013 The Sunflower Superjam 2012 as himself
1994 The Making of the Lion King as Self
2013 Muse of Fire as Self
2010 Harold Pinter: A Celebration
1986 Bugs Bunny/Looney Tunes All-Star 50th Anniversary as Self
2016 DC Films Presents Dawn of the Justice League as Himself
1995 The First 100 Years: A Celebration of American Movies as Self
2006 The Path to Redemption as Self
2006 The Secret Policeman's Ball: The Ball in the Hall as Self
2017 Their Finest as Secretary of War
2003 Broadway: The Golden Age, by the Legends Who Were There as Self
1988 Sesame Street: Put Down the Duckie: An All-Star Musical Special as Self
1994 Sesame Street All-Star 25th Birthday: Stars and Street Forever! as Self (archive footage)
2009 Waking Sleeping Beauty as Self (archive footage)
1985 Night of 100 Stars II as Self
2015 Emotional Uncertainties
2021 Nepal Beyond
Photo Name Department
2006 The One Show (1 episode) as Self - Guest
1997 The View (3 episode) as Self
1990 The Civil War (9 episode) as Various
2005 Elizabeth I (2 episode) as Earl of Leicester
1974 Notorious Woman (7 episode) as Franz Liszt
1977 Love for Lydia (13 episode) as Alex Sanderson
1994 Inside the Actors Studio (1 episode) as Self
1989 The Simpsons (1 episode)
1996 E! True Hollywood Story (1 episode)
2004 Who Do You Think You Are? (1 episode) as Self
1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1 episode) as Self - Guest
1981 Brideshead Revisited (11 episode) as Charles Ryder
2000 Longitude (2 episode) as Rupert Gould
1971 The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes (1 episode) as Nephew
1974 The Pallisers (26 episode) as Frank Tregear
1965 Play of the Month (1 episode) as Edward Voysey
1953 The Oscars (4 episode) as Self
1999 Comic Relief (1 episode)
1987 Daytime Live (1 episode)
1975 Saturday Night Live (1 episode) as Self - Host / Sherlock Holmes / Various
2008 The Colour of Magic (2 episode) as Patrician
2011 The Borgias (29 episode) as Rodrigo Borgia
2012 Shakespeare Uncovered (1 episode) as Himself
1981 Wetten, dass..? (1 episode) as Self
2019 Watchmen (9 episode) as Adrian Veidt / Ozymandias
2012 Racing Legends (1 episode) as Self
1956 Tony Awards (1 episode) as Self - Host
2015 Metropolis (5 episode)
2011 Prohibition (3 episode) as Reader (voice)
1971 Great Performances (1 episode) as Self
1992 HBO First Look (1 episode)
2015 StarTalk with Neil deGrasse Tyson (1 episode) as Self
2005 The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (1 episode) as Self
1999 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2 episode)
2022 The Pentaverate (6 episode) as Jeremy Irons
2012 The Hollow Crown (2 episode) as Henry IV, King of England

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