Jeremy Irons

Posted on Apr 22 2009 - 12:54pm by GJ Staff

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Jeremy John Irons


6′ 1˝” (1.87 m)

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A British leading man, who got his start at the Bristol Old Vic Repertory Company, where he gained much experience in dramas, from Shakespeare to contemporary productions.

Jeremy Irons’ rise to stardom started with his role of John the Baptist in the musical, GODSPELL, along with David Essex, in London.

He was internationally noticed when he took the starring role in BBC TV serial adaptation of Brideshead Revisited.

Jeremy Irons became much in demand to play romantic, leading roles in films, and went to America to debut on Broadway with Glen Close in the production of THE REAL THING.

Irons received the New York Critics Best Actor Award for his work in David Cronenberg’s Dead Ringers.

Jeremy Irons also received a Golden Globe award for the same performance in REVERSAL OF FORTUNE, that earned him the Oscar.