Jeremy John Irons is a popular film, theatre and TV actor of United Kingdom, known for his roles in movies like “The French Lieutenant’s Woman”, “The Mission”, “Reversal of Fortune” and Dead Ringers. He was born on 19th September, 1948 in Isle of Wight, England.

Early Career

Jeremy Irons started his acting career from theater in 1969 and appeared in his debut movie titled “Nijinsky” in 1980, playing the role of Mickail Fokine. He appeared in his first major breakthrough performance in 1981, in the movie titled “The French Lieutenant’s Woman”. His role of Charles Henry Smithson received critical acclaim and brought him into the limelight.

In 1982, he appeared in the role of Nowak in the movie titled “Moonlighting”, followed by a major role in 1983 movie titled “Betrayal”. After successful start to his career, he started getting leading roles and appeared in movies including “The Mission” in 1986, “Dead Ringers” 1988, “Australia”, “Danny: The Champion of the World” and “A Chorus of Disapproval” in 1989.

Jeremy Irons delivered his second breakthrough performance in “Reversal of Fortune”, playing the role of Claus Von Bulow. The movie was a huge commercial success and earned him critical acclaim for his performance.

Career Highlights

Jeremy Irons started his career successfully and won BAFTA Award nomination in the category for best actor for the second movie of his career titled “The French Lieutenant’s Woman”. In 1986, he won Golden Globe nomination for best actor for his performance in “The Mission”.

In 1988, he won Genie Award and Chicago Film Critics Association award for the movie “Dead Ringers”. In 1980, he won his maiden Academy Award for best actor for his exceptional performance in “Reversal of Fortune”.

Best Movies of Jeremy Irons

  • The French Lieutenant’s Woman
  • Moonlighting
  • Betrayal
  • Australia
  • The Mission
  • Dead Ringers
  • Reversal of Fortunes
  • Die Hard with a Vengeance
  • The Time Machine
  • The Words
  • Justice League
  • The Pink Panther 2

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