Jeremy Irons

Jeremy Irons


Jeremy Irons is an actor famous for his rich haunting voice and his eerily calm portrayal of characters born on 19 September 1948, In England, UK.

Family Background:

He is the son of  Paul Dugan Irons and Anne Brereton Brymer. His father was an accountant. He has two siblings, a brother named Christopher and a sister, Felicity Anne.

Personal Life:

In 1969, He had married  Julie Hallam. They divorced in the same year. In 1978, He married Sinead Cusack. They have two sons, Samuel Irons, and Maximilian. Both of them are actors.


He had enrolled in Sherborne School at the age of 13. 


He had started his career as an actor by performing plays in his school and later went on to appear on the London Stage to play John the Baptist in Godspell in 1971. He had made his Television debut in 1971 with an appearance in the series The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes. In 1981, He had earned wider recognition with his role of Charles Ryder in the movie, Brideshead Revisited. He made his Broadway debut in the 1984 Tom Stoppard had directed play – The Real Thing. He got the Tony Award for this role. In 1990, He had appeared in the movie Reversal of Fortune and had also won an Oscar for it. In a career of over 45 years, he has appeared in numerous films and has established himself as a versatile actor. He has acted in many critically acclaimed movies including the 2015 film The Man Who Knew Infinity and Night Train to Lisbon in 2013. 

Unknown Facts:

  • Jeremy John Irons is his full name.
  • He is a great English football supporter.
  • He became a Goodwill Ambassador for the UN in 2011.

Master Stroke:

  • Along with his major stage performances and films, He had been also known as a renowned actor on TV. 

Awards and Achievements:

  • In 1978, He won the Clarence Derwent Award.
  • In 1991, He received an Academy Award.
  • In 1991, He received a Golden Globe Award.

What can we learn from Him??

Like Jeremy Irons, Knowledge will give you power, but character gives respect.

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