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Jeremy Irons

Jeremy Irons won the Academy Award® for Best Actor for his performance as Claus von Bulow in Reversal of Fortune. He is also a Golden Globe® Award, Primetime Emmy® Award, Tony Award®, and SAG Award® winner.

Jeremy Irons won the Academy Award® for Best Actor for his performance as Claus von Bulow in Reversal of Fortune. He is also a Golden Globe® Award, Primetime Emmy® Award, Tony Award®, and SAG Award® winner.

The British Irons has an extraordinary legacy of film, television and theatre performances including: The French Lieutenant's Woman, in which he starred opposite Meryl Streep; The Mission; and David Cronenberg’s Dead Ringers. Irons starred in Damage and M. Butterfly before he made pop culture history as the voice of the evil lion Scar in Disney’s classic The Lion King. Irons showed his grasp of the action genre starring opposite Bruce Willis in Die Hard: With A Vengeance, and also starred as Humbert Humbert in Adrian Lyne's Lolita. Other career highlights include: Being Julia with Annette Bening; Appaloosa with Ed Harris and Viggo Mortensen; and Bertolucci's Stealing Beauty. Irons received a Tony for his performance in Tom Stoppard's The Real Thing and most recently appeared in London in the National Theatre’s Never so Good and in the Royal Shakespeare Company's The Gods Weep. Irons is probably best known for his role as Charles Ryder in the cult TV serial Brideshead Revisited. Irons joined Helen Mirren and director, Tom Hooper in the award-winning television miniseries Elizabeth I. He was also recently lauded for his portrayal of iconic photographer Alfred Stieglitz in the award-winning biographical picture Georgia O’Keeffe.

Irons recent film work includes the the award winning independent feature Margin Call with Kevin Spacey and The Words, with Bradley Cooper, which was featured closing night at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival.

Jeremy Irons stars as Pope Alexander VI in the epic Showtime series The Borgias, a historical-fiction drama television series, created by Neil Jordan; it debuted in 2011 and ended in 2013.The series is set around the turn of the 16th century, and follows the Borgia family, an Italian dynasty of Spanish origin.

Jeremy Irons will be seen as part of the PBS’s Great Performances in a television series called The Hollow Crown, produced by Sam Medes for BBC2. It adapts the four plays in William Shakespeare's second historical tetralogy, the Henriad. Jeremy Irons stars as Henry IV, directed by Richard Eyre.

Two new feature films featuring Jeremy Irons opened in 2013, Night Train to Lisbon, directed by Bille August, as well as Beautiful Creatures, shot in Louisiana and directed by Richard LaGravenese.

Jeremy Irons adds the credit of executive producer and featured actor in TRASHED, a Blenheim Production feature documentary directed by Candida Brady, which received a special screening at the 2012 Cannes film festival. TRASHED is being shown in theatres worldwide.

More about Jeremy Irons at: IMDb Wikipedia
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