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Fun Facts: Jeremy Irons

Jeremy Irons has been entertaining audiences for over four decades, in everything from period dramas to superhero epics. But what are some things you might not have known about this legendary performer?

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All kneel before the god of acting - Jeremy Irons! And if you don't know who he is, say a gazillion Hail Marys and proceed with reading/watching this article.

Irons was born way back in 1948, in Cowes, England, but some say that he is immortal and that he was born much, much earlier.

Whether you believe this or that theory, one thing is for sure - Jeremy Irons started acting in early 1970s, appearing in TV series The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes (1971), The Pallisers (1974) and many others.

Irons' big screen debut came with Nijinsky (1980) and his second movie - The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981) - made him a star.

Famous for his sinister looks, and rich haunting voice, Jeremy Irons worked on over 90 TV and movie titles in his life.

Irons has an Oscar that he won for the Best Leading Role in Reversal of Fortune (1990).

His most recent work include excellent movies such as Their Finest (2016), Assassin's Creed (2016), An Actor Prepares (2017), Justice League (2017) and Red Sparrow (2018).

Find out more fun facts about this great man, and click on the video above!

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