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19TH edition 11 TO 19 NOVEMBER 2022

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Jeremy Irons

Actor

United Kingdom

November 15, 2022

Biographie

Jeremy Irons won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance as Claus von Bulow in Reversal of Fortune. He is also a Golden Globe, Emmy, Tony, SAG and César Award. His film highlights include The French Lieutenant's Woman, The Mission, Dead Ringers, Kafka, Stealing Beauty, Lolita, The Man in the Iron Mask, Kingdom of Heaven and Inland Empire. More recent appearances in Margin Call, High-Rise, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, The Man Who Knew Infinity, Red Sparrow and Love, Weddings & Other Disasters.
He is an executive producer of Trashed, Candida Brady’s award- winning documentary on the environment and has a rich and much-lauded career in television, including a recent appearance in Munich: The Edge of War. He recently narrated the series The Pentaverate and begins production shortly on Beekeeper, an action film directed by David Ayer. Irons is Patron of the Prison Phoenix Trust and the Hope Foundation.
Jeremy Irons won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance as Claus von Bulow in Reversal of Fortune. He is also a Golden Globe, Emmy, Tony, SAG and César Award. His film highlights include The French Lieutenant's Woman, The Mission, Dead Ringers, Kafka, Stealing Beauty, Lolita, The Man in the Iron Mask, Kingdom of Heaven and Inland Empire. More recent appearances in Margin Call, High-Rise, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, The Man Who Knew Infinity, Red Sparrow and Love, Weddings & Other Disasters.
He is an executive producer of Trashed, Candida Brady’s award- winning documentary on the environment and has a rich and much-lauded career in television, including a recent appearance in Munich: The Edge of War. He recently narrated the series The Pentaverate and begins production shortly on Beekeeper, an action film directed by David Ayer. Irons is Patron of the Prison Phoenix Trust and the Hope Foundation.

Selected filmography

The Beekeeper (David Ayer, upcoming)
House of Gucci (Ridley Scott, 2021)
Munich: The Edge of War (Christian Schwochow, 2021)
Watchmen (TV, 2019)
Red Sparrow (Francis Lawrence, 2018)
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (Zack Snyder, 2016)
The Man Who Knew Infinity(Matt Brown, 2015)
High-Rise (Ben Wheatley, 2015)
The Borgias (TV, 2011–2013)
The Hollow Crown (TV, 2012)
Margin Call (J.C. Chandor, 2011)
Inland Empire (David Lynch, 2006)
Elizabeth I (TV, 2005)—Outstanding Supporting Actor Best Supporting Actor Outstanding Actor,
Kingdom of Heaven (Ridley Scott, 2005)
The Man in the Iron Mask (Randall Wallace, 1998)
Lolita (Adrian Lyne, 1997)
Stealing Beauty (Bernardo Bertolucci, 1996)
Kafka (Steven Soderbergh, 1991)
Reversal of Fortune (Barbet Schroeder, 1990)—Best Actor / Meilleur acteur, Academy Awards ; Best Actor

Dead Ringers (David Cronenberg, 1988)—
Best Actor in a Leading Role, Prix Genie Awards
The Mission (Roland Joffé, 1986)
Brideshead Revisited (TV, 1981)—Outstanding Lead Actor
The French Lieutenant’s Woman (Karel Reisz, 1981)