Jeremy Irons

Movie Actor

Birthday September 19, 1948

Birth Sign Virgo

Birthplace Cowes, England

Age 75 years old

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Became known for his sinister vocal performance as Scar in The Lion King and played the villainous Simon in Die Hard with a Vengeance. After playing Claus in Reversal of Fortune, he received an Academy Award for Best Actor. In 2019, he began starring as Adrian Veldt in HBO's Watchmen.

Before Fame

He briefly performed in a four-man school band called Four Pillars of Wisdom. He attended Sherborne School in Dorset from 1962 to 1966.


In 2011, he became a Goodwill Ambassador for the UN.

Family Life

His mother, Barbara Anne Brereton Brymer, worked as a housewife, and his father, Paul Dugan Irons, had a career as an accountant. He married Sinéad Cusack in 1978, and his son is actor Max Irons.

Associated With

He played Franz Kafka in the film Kafka.


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