Jeremy Irons

Biography: Jeremy Irons was born in 1948 in Cowes. He attended Sherborne School in Dorset until 1966. After leaving school, Jeremy Irons worked various jobs as a street musician,assistant stage manager, house-cleaner, busker (singing and playing guitar outside movie theaters), and gardener. He then trained for an acting career at the Bristol Old Vic School. The Bristol Old Vic repertory company gave him a job, and with them he worked in drama of all kinds. He moved from Bristol to London in 1971 and got the part of John the Baptist in the West End musical Godspell. Jeremy began to build a career in the theatre and on television. He first got international acclaim with his lead role as Charles Ryder in Brideshead Revisited, after which his name was made. Jeremy married Julie Hallam in 1969, but the marriage was annulled later that year. Jeremy is married to the actress Sinead Cusack. They have two children. Jeremy owns Kilcoe Castle (which he had painted a rusty pink) in County Cork, Ireland.

Jeremy Irons' Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 55
Highest Metascore: 93 Reversal of Fortune
Lowest Metascore: 14 Dungeons & Dragons
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 10 out of 27
  2. Negative: 5 out of 27
27 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
46 Kafka Nov 15, 1991 Kafka 8.7
83 The Lion King Jun 15, 1994 Scar 8.6
58 Die Hard: With a Vengeance May 19, 1995 Simon Gruber 8.4
46 Lolita Jul 22, 1998 Humbert Humbert 7.9
93 Reversal of Fortune Oct 17, 1990 Claus Von Bülow 7.7
60 Stealing Beauty Jun 14, 1996 Alex 7.5
43 M. Butterfly Oct 1, 1993 René Gallimard 7.5
54 And Now... Ladies and Gentlemen... Aug 1, 2003 Valentin Valentin 7.3
72 Inland Empire Dec 6, 2006 Kingsley Stewart 7.2
65 Being Julia Oct 15, 2004 Michael Gosselyn 7.2
30 Night Train to Lisbon Dec 6, 2013 Raimund Gregorius 7.2
63 The Merchant of Venice Dec 29, 2004 Antonio 7.1
76 Margin Call Oct 21, 2011 John Tuld 7.1
71 Trashed Dec 14, 2012 Executive Producer / Himself 7.0
69 The Last Lions Feb 18, 2011 Narrator 6.9
37 The Words Sep 7, 2012 The Old Man 6.8
48 The Man in the Iron Mask Mar 13, 1998 Aramis 6.4
49 Callas Forever Nov 5, 2004 Larry Kelly 6.3
57 Casanova Dec 25, 2005 Pucci 6.2
42 The Time Machine Mar 8, 2002 Über-Morlock 6.2
52 Beautiful Creatures Feb 14, 2013 Macon Ravenwood 6.1
64 Appaloosa Sep 19, 2008 Randall Bragg 5.7
36 The Pink Panther 2 Feb 6, 2009 Avellaneda 5.2
86 Dead Ringers Sep 23, 1988 Beverly Mantle/Elliot Mantle 5.1
14 Dungeons & Dragons Dec 8, 2000 Profion 4.8
38 Eragon Dec 15, 2006 Brom 3.3
59 Langrishe Go Down Jul 17, 2002 Otto Beck tbd
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