Sep. 19th, 1948
Cowes, Isle of Wight, England, UK
6' 1 1/2"
Jeremy Irons' Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2009 - The Pink Panther 2
2008 - Appaloosa
2006 - Inland Empire
2006 - Eragon
2005 - Kingdom of Heaven
2005 - Casanova
2004 - Being Julia
2002 - The Time Machine
2002 - Callas Forever
2000 - Dungeons & Dragons
1997 - Lolita
1996 - Stealing Beauty
1995 - Die Hard with a Vengeance
1994 - The Lion King
1993 - M. Butterfly
1993 - The House of the Spirits
1992 - Damage
1991 - Kafka
1990 - Reversal of Fortune
1988 - Dead Ringers
1986 - The Mission
1982 - Moonlighting
1981 - The French Lieutenant's Woman
Guest TV Roles
Dr. Captain Jackson
Himself - Narrator
Bar Rag (Voiced)
This very English actor began by busking, and then joined the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School His first break came in the musical Godspell, when he played John the Baptist alongside David Essex. Once described as 'the thinking woman's pin up' he has made his name in most notable, thought provoking films such as Dead Ringers (1988) and gained a Golden Globe Award in addition to an Oscar for Best Actor in 1990 for his role as Claus von Bulow in Reversal of Fortune (1990) alongside Glenn Close.
- One of the first celebrities to wear the recently created Red Ribbon, supporting the fight against AIDS (1991).
- Has a signet ring with the insignia PDI engraved on it. It belonged to his father Paul Dugan Irons.
- An exceptionaly good horseman and enjoys skiing. Hates cooking, but loves gardening and the beauty of nature.
- President of the jury at 2007 Sarajevo Film Festival.
- Helped to financially Sponser British Character Actor Stephen Manwaring whilst Stephen was at The Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts in 1999-2002.
- Member of jury at the Cannes Film Festival in 2000
- Attended Sherborne School in Dorset until 1966.
- In 1996, he became the fourteenth performer to win the Triple Crown of acting. Oscar: Best Actor, _Reversal of Fortune (1990)_ (qv), Tony: Best Actor-Play, "The Real Thing" (1984) and Emmy: Best Voice-Over Performance, _"The Great War and the Shaping of the 20th Century" (1996)_ (qv).