Jeremy Irons Biography, Wiki, Age, Best Movies, Net Worth and more

Jeremy Irons Biography, Wiki, Age, Best Movies, Net Worth, and more

Jeremy Irons

Birth name: Jeremy John Irons
Nickname: King
Date of birth: September 19, 1948
Age: 73 years
Place of birth: Cowes, Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
Nationality: British
Profession: actor
Marital status: married, 2 children
Spouse: Sinéad Cusack (m. 1978), Julie Hallam (m. 1969–1969)
Children: Max Irons, Samuel Irons
Height: 188 cm
Original hair color: dark brown
Eye color: dark brown
Zodiac Sign: Virgin
Net Worth 2022: $25 million

Jeremy Irons Awards:

1. Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role 1991
2. Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie 2006
3. Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture – Drama 1991
4. Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play 1984
5. Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Miniseries, or Motion Picture Made for Television 2007
6. Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Voice-Over Performance 1997
7. Independent Spirit Robert Altman Award 2012
8. Honorary César 2002
9. National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actor 1991
10. Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor 1990
11. New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor 1988
12. David di Donatello for Best Foreign Actor 1991
13. Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie 2007
14. Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Award for Outstanding Narrator 2014
15. Genie Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role 1989
16. Golden Orange Lifetime Achievement Award 2015
17. European Film Awards – Special Achievement 1998

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English actor Jeremy John Irons was born on 19 September 1948 in Cowes, Isle of Wight, to Irish-born housewife Barbara Anne Brereton Brymer (née Sharpe; 1914–1999) and accountant Paul Dugan Irons (1913–1983). as his son. He has two siblings, Christopher (1943) and Felicity Anne (1944).

He was educated at Sherborne School in Dorset. He was already involved in acting, wrote and performed humorous plays, and was the drummer and accordionist of the four-member school band, Four Pillars of Wisdom.
He studied acting at the Bristol Old Vic Theater School, appearing in many plays. On November 17, 1971, he made his London stage debut at the Roundhouse in the play Godspell in the roles of St. John the Baptist and Judas, and soon after he performed at the Wyndham’s Theatre. In addition to the theater, he also started working on television.

Jeremy Irons Television

He made his acting debut in 1971 with a cameo in an episode of The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes.
In 1974, he appeared in the TV films The Pallisers and Notorious Woman – in the latter he played Ferenc Liszt.
In 1975 he appeared in an episode of Churchill’s People.
In 1977, he played in the TV movie Love for Lydia, and later had cameo roles in series such as BBC2 Play of the Week (1978), BBC Play of the Month (1979).
In 1981, he played Charles Ryder in the TV movie Brideshead Revisited (for which he was nominated for a Golden Globe), and then disappeared from the screens for almost a decade.
In 1990, he returned as a narrator in the documentary The Civil War.
In 1992, he had a minor role in Performance [Tales from Hollywood], and in 1996 he lent his voice to Siegfried Sassoon in The Great War and the Shaping of the 20th Century.

In 2003, he played the roles of Lord Grey, King James I and Thomas Paine in the film Freedom: A History of Us.
In 2011, he played Dr. Captain Jackson in the crime series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, and then he got a leading role in the particularly popular series The Borgias, which ran until 2013.
In 2012, he lent his voice to Bar Rag in an episode of The Simpsons.
In 2012, he played Henry IV in The Hollow Crown.
In 2013, he was the narrator of the nature film Life on Fire: Wildlife on the Volcano’s Edge .

Jeremy Irons Movie

He debuted on the screen in 1975 in a minor role in the film The Liberty Tree, but he got his first major role in 1980 in the work Nijinsky.
In 1981, his performance in the drama The French Lieutenant’s Woman caused a huge stir and managed to attract the attention of not only the audience, but also the critics – his performance was evaluated with a BAFTA nomination for best actor.
In 1982, he got a role in the movie Moonlighting.
In 1983, he played in the films The Captain’s Doll and Csalódás (Betrayal), and in the following year he played a memorable role in the dramas Un amour de Swann and The Wild Duck.
He managed to surpass all of this in the Palme d’Or award-winning film The Mission in 1986, when he played the role of Father Gabriel.
In 1988, he played twin gynecologists in David Cronenberg’s Dead Ringers.
In 1989, he was seen by the public in the films Danny, the Champion of the World (Roald Dahl’s Danny the Champion of the World), Small Town Comedy (A Chorus of Disapproval), Australia and The Dream.

In 1990, he won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance in the film Reversal of Fortune.
In 1991, he played a prisoner in the Beggar’s Opera, then the writer in the film Kafka.
In 1992, he shot the films Waterland and Damage.
In 1993, he was able to work with Cronenberg again, when he portrayed the French diplomat in the sensational M. Butterfly. In the same year, he was again partnered with Meryl Streep in the drama The House of the Spirits.
In 1994, he lent his voice to Scar in the fairy-tale film The Lion King, and in 1995 he changed his profile when he played a cruel terrorist in the action film Die Hard: With a Vengeance.
In 1996, he appeared in the work Stealing Beauty in the role of Alex.
In 1997, he took on a role in The Last Night in Hong Kong (Chinese Box) and after Mirad, he again caused a big scandal when he played Humbert Humbert in the film version of Lolita.
In 1998, he disguised himself as a musketeer in the historical adventure film The Man in the Iron Mask, and in 1999 he lent his voice to a character in the Faeries.

In 2000, he took on a role in the films Longitude and Dungeons & Dragons, and in 2001 he played in the drama The Fourth Angel.
In 2002, he appeared alongside Guy Pearce in The Time Machine, and then played the writer F. Scott Fitzgerald in the film Last Call. In the same year, he also played in the dramas And Now… Ladies and Gentlemen… and Mindörökké Callas (Callas Forever).
In 2003, he portrayed Snape in Comic Relief’s 2003: The Big Hair Do and performed in Dame Edna Live at the Palace.
In 2004, he played in works such as Being Julia, The Merchant of Venice and Mathilde.
In 2005, he played Tiberias in the adventure film Kingdom of Heaven, then Pucci in Casanova.
In 2006, he shot the films Inland Empire and Eragon, and after a year off, in 2008 he appeared in the films The Color of Magic and Appaloosa.
In 2009, she played Avellaneda in The Pink Panther 2, then played in the film Georgia O’Keeffe and lent her voice to one of the characters in The Magic 7.

In 2011, he played in the film Margin Call, and then he voiced his voice as a narrator in the work Eco-Hollywood.
In 2012, he played an old man in the film The Words.
In 2013, he starred in the films Beautiful Creatures and Night Train to Lisbon.
In 2015, the audience could see him in films such as High-Rise and The Man Who Knew Infinity.
In 2016, he appeared in several works: La correspondence, Race, The Finest, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Assassin’s Creed.
In 2017, he was seen in the role of Alfred Pennyworth in Justice League, and he lent his voice to Condor in the film Birds Like Us.
In 2018, he starred in films such as Red Sparrow, An Actor Prepares, Better Start Running and Monumental.
In 2019, he starred in the series Watchmen.
In 2020, he starred in Love, Weddings & Other Disasters.
In 2021, he produced a film entitled Gucci, and he also reprized the role of Pennyworth in Zack Snyder’s Justice League and Lord Chamberlain in Munich: The Edge of War.
In 2022, he played himself in the series The Pentaverate. Two more of his films are also being shot.


He worked three times in the prestigious Royal Shakespeare Company (1976, 1986–87, 2010) and performed in many Shakespearean and contemporary plays.
He made his Broadway debut in 1984 and won a Tony Award for his performance in The Real Thing.
After an 18-year hiatus, in 2006 he appeared in the play Embers based on the novel by Sándor Márai, then in 2008 in Never So Good, and in 2009 in the play Impressionism.

Jeremy Irons Other projects

In addition to the world of film, television and theater, Irons lent his voice to audiobooks (Evelyn Waugh: Brideshead Revisited, Paulo Coelho: The Alchemist, Vladimir Nabokov: Lolita, Roald Dahl: James and the Giant Peach, The Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde), for several Disney fairy-tale films (The Lion King) and documentaries (National Geographic: Eye of the Leopard, The Last Lions, Life on Fire). His voice can be heard on the audio recording of London’s Westminster Abbey.
In 1985, Irons directed the music video for Carly Simon’s song “Tired of Being Blonde”. 1994 Appeared in a cameo role in the music video for Elastica’s hit “Connection”.

Jeremy Irons Personal life

Irons married Julie Hallam in 1969, and they divorced shortly after.
On March 28, 1978, he married Irish actress Sinéad Cusack. They had two sons, photographer Samuel “Sam” Irons (1978) and actor Maximilian “Max” Irons (1985). Both appeared in one of their father’s films: Sam in Danny, Champion of the World, Max in Being Julia.

Irons owns Kilcoe Castle in Ireland but also has a home in Dublin.
Supporter of Chiltern Shakespeare Company and London’s The Associated Studios (drama school).
In 2008, he was elected an Honorary Fellow of the University College Dublin Law Society and was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by Southampton Solent University.
At the 1991 Tony Awards, he was one of the few celebrities to wear the red ribbon symbolizing the fight against AIDS and was the first to wear it live.
He supports many charitable foundations, actively participates in charity work, and is one of the biggest patrons of the Prison Phoenix Trust and Evidence for Development.

The biography was written by Jolie_77
​​The filmography was compiled by Glorita. (updated since 2015 by: Jolie_77)

Jeremy Irons Movies

1975  The Liberty Tree

1980  Nijinsky … Mikhail Fokine

1981  The French Lieutenant’s Woman ( The French Lieutenant’s Woman ) … Charles Henry Smithson / Mike

1982  Moonlighting … Nowak _

1983  The Captain’s Doll … Captain Alex Hepworth

1983  Disappointment ( Betrayal ) … Jerry

1984  Swann’s Love ( Un amour de Swann ) … Charles Swann

1984  The Wild Duck … Harold

1986  The Mission ( The Mission ) … Father Gabriel

1988  Dead Ringers  Beverly Mantle / Elliot Mantle

1989  Danny, the Champion of the World ( Roald Dahl’s Danny the Champion of the World ) … William Smith

1989  Small town comedy ( A Chorus of Disapproval ) … Guy Jones

1989  Australia … Edouard Pierson

1989  The Dream

1990  Reversal of Fortune … Claus von Bülow

1991  Beggar’s Opera ( Zebrácká Opera ) … prisoner

1991 Kafka … Kafka

1992  Waterland … Tom Crick

1992  Damage ( Damage ) … Dr. Stephen Fleming

1993  M. Butterfly  René Gallimard

1993  The House of the Spirits … Esteban Trueba

1994  The Lion King … Scar’s voice

1995  Die Hard – Life is always expensive ( Die Hard: With a Vengeance ) … Simon Gruber

1996  Stealing Beauty … Alex

1997  The Last Night in Hong Kong ( Chinese Box ) … John

1997  Lolita … Humbert Humbert

1997  Mirad … Djuka

1998  The Man in the Iron Mask … Aramis

1999  Faeries … Voice of The Shapeshifter

2000  Longitude … Rupert Gould

2000  Dungeons & Dragons  Professional

2001  The Fourth Angel ( The Fourth Angel ) … Jack Elgin

2002  The Time Machine … Über-Morlock

2002  Last Call … F. Scott Fitzgerald

2002  And Now… Ladies and Gentlemen… … Valentin Valentin

2002  Callas Forever … Larry Kelly

2003  Comic Relief 2003: The Big Hair Do … Snape

2003  Dame Edna Live at the Palace

2004  Being Julia … Michael Gosselyn

2004  The Merchant of Venice … Antonio

2004  Mathilde … Col. De Petris

2005  Kingdom of Heaven … Tiberias

2005  Casanova … Pucci

2006  Inland Empire … Kingsley Stewart

2006  Eragon … Brom

2008  The Color of Magic … Patrician

2008  Appaloosa – Outlaw City ( Appaloosa ) … Randall Bragg

2009  The Pink Panther 2 … Avellaneda

2009  Georgia O’Keeffe … Alfred Stieglitz

2009  The Magic 7 … Voice of Thraxx

2011  Margin Call … John Tuld

2011  Eco-Hollywood … Narrator

2012  The Words  The Old Man

2013  Beautiful Creatures  Macon Ravenwood

2013  Night Train to Lisbon … Raimund Gregorius

2015  High-Rise … Anthony Royal
2015 The Man Who Knew Infinity … GH Hardy

2016 La correspondence …. Ed Phoerum

2016 Race …. Avery Brundage

2016 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice ….Alfred

2016 Assassin’s Creed …. Alan Rikkin
2016 The Finest – Secretary of War

2017 Justice League ….. Alfred Pennyworth
2017 Birds Like Us – Kondor (voice)
2018 Red Sparrow – General Korchnoi
2018 Monumental – Garrison
2018 An Actor Prepares – Atticus
2018 Better Start Running – Garrison
2020 Love, Weddings & Other Disasters  – Lawrence Philips

2021 Gucci – Rodolfo Gucci
2021 Zack Snyder: The League of Justice – Alfred
2021 Munich: The Edge of War (TV movie) – Neville Chamberlain
2022  The Pentaverate (TV series) – Jeremy Irons
???? Frankel – Henry Cecil

???? Cello 

Jeremy Irons SERIES

1971 The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes [The Case of the Mirror of Portugal] … Nephew George

1974  The Pallisers … Frank Tregear

1974 Notorious Woman … Franz Liszt

1975 Churchill’s People [Liberty Tree] … Samuel Ross

1977 Love for Lydia … Alex Sanderson

1978 BBC2 Play of the Week [Langrishe Go Down] … Otto Beck

1979 BBC Play of the Month [The Voysey Inheritance] … Edward Voysey

1981  Brideshead Revisited … Charles Ryder

1990  The Civil War … sound

1992  Performance [ Tales from Hollywood] … Odon Von Horvath

1996 The Great War and the Shaping of the 20th Century … Voice of Siegfried Sassoon

2003  Freedom: A History of Us … Lord Grey/King James I/Thomas Paine

2005  Elizabeth … Lord Dudley / Earl of Leicester

2011  Law & Order: Special Victims Unit … Dr. Captain Jackson

2012  The Simpsons ( Moe Goes from Rags to Riches ) … voice of Bar Rag

2012  The Hollow Crown … Henry IV

2013  Life on Fire: Wildlife on the Volcano’s Edge … Narrator

2011-2013 Borgias  ( The Borgias ) … Rodrigo Borgia

2019 Watchmen (TV series) – Adrian Veidt / Ozymandias
2021 Zack Snyder’s Justice League (TV Miniseries) – Alfred Pennyworth


1969 The Winter’s Tale … Florizel

1969 Hay Fever … Simon

1969 What the Butler Saw … Nick

1969 Major Barbara

1969 The Servant of Two Masters

1969 Macbeth

1969 The Boy Friend

1970 As You Like It

1970 Oh! What a Lovely War

1970 The School for Scandal

1971–1973 Godspell … John/Judas

1973 The Diary of a Madman … The Madman

1974 Much Ado About Nothing … Don Pedro in

1974 The Caretaker … Mick

1975 The Taming of the Shrew … Petruchio

1976 Wild Oats …Harry Thunder

1977 Wild Oats …Harry Thunder

1978 The Rear Column … Jameson

1984 The Real Thing … Henry

1986 The Winter’s Tale … Leontes

1986 The Rover … Willmore

1986 Richard II  … Richard II

1987 Richard II … Richard II

2003 A Little Night Music  … Fredrik Egerman

2005 Celebration … Russell

2006 Embers … Henrik

2008 Never So Good …Harold Macmillan

2009 Impressionism … Thomas Buckle

2013 The Mystery Plays … God

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