Jeremy Irons
Jeremy Irons 2 of 10
Jeremy Irons 3 of 10
Jeremy Irons 4 of 10
Jeremy Irons 5 of 10
Jeremy Irons 6 of 10
Jeremy Irons 7 of 10
Jeremy Irons 8 of 10
Jeremy Irons 9 of 10
Jeremy Irons 10 of 10

Jeremy Irons

#13252
Most Popular
Boost
Birthday
19, 1948
Birthplace
Cowes, England
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthplace
Cowes, England

About

He 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.

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.

Trivia

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.

Video Clips