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Jeremy Irons

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Jeremy John Irons (; born 19 September 1948) is an English actor and activist. He is one of the few actors who have achieved the Triple Crown of Acting, winning an Oscar for film, an Emmy for television and a Tony Award for theatre. After receiving classical training at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, Irons began his acting career on stage in 1969 and has appeared in many West End theatre productions, including the Shakespeare plays The Winter's Tale, Macbeth, Much Ado About Nothing, The Taming of the Shrew, and Richard II. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jeremy Irons has received more than 12,719,638 page views. His biography is available in 73 different languages on Wikipedia. Jeremy Irons is the 173rd most popular actor (up from 198th in 2019), the 268th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 307th in 2019) and the 26th most popular British Actor.

Jeremy Irons is most famous for his role as the voice of Scar in Disney's The Lion King.

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Among actors, Jeremy Irons ranks 173 out of 9,996Before him are Fred Astaire, Irene Papas, Giulietta Masina, Jean Seberg, Julie Christie, and Susan Sarandon. After him are Fernandel, Silvana Mangano, Natalie Wood, Anna Magnani, Sandra Bullock, and Jet Li.

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Among people born in 1948, Jeremy Irons ranks 14Before him are Terry Pratchett, Cat Stevens, Eckhart Tolle, Ozzy Osbourne, Sauli Niinistö, and Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. After him are Hassan Rouhani, Andrzej Sapkowski, Jan Palach, Kathy Bates, Henning Mankell, and Frank Abagnale.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Jeremy Irons ranks 268 out of 7,765Before him are Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley (1545), Edmond Halley (1656), Jimmy Page (1944), Andrew Carnegie (1835), David Lloyd George (1863), and John Constable (1776). After him are George Everest (1790), Mary of Teck (1867), Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester (1901), Nicholas Winton (1909), John Keats (1795), and Jane Goodall (1934).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Jeremy Irons ranks 26Before him are Stan Laurel (1890), Julie Andrews (1935), Jane Birkin (1946), Laurence Olivier (1907), Peter O'Toole (1932), and Timothy Dalton (1946). After him are Alec Guinness (1914), Daniel Craig (1968), Daniel Day-Lewis (1957), Vanessa Redgrave (1937), Gary Oldman (1958), and Peter Sellers (1925).

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