Jeremy Irons

1948 - Today

Jeremy Irons

Jeremy John Irons (born 19 September 1948) is an English actor and activist. 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. In 1984, he made his Broadway debut in Tom Stoppard's The Real Thing and received a Tony Award for Best Actor. Irons's first major film role came in the romantic drama The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981), for which he received a BAFTA nomination for Best Actor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jeremy Irons has received more than 8,874,971 page views. His biography is available in 70 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 241st most popular actor.

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  • 8.9M

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  • 65.55

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  • 70

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.22

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.15

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Jeremy Irons ranks 240 out of 8,832Before him are Jared Leto, Mireille Darc, Natalie Wood, Michael Landon, Warren Beatty, and John Cazale. After him are Bela Lugosi, Michael J. Fox, Leonard Nimoy, Sidney Poitier, Willem Dafoe, and James Caan.

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Among people born in 1948, Jeremy Irons ranks 21Before him are Jean-Michel Jarre, Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Antonín Panenka, Kathy Bates, Sauli Niinistö, and Frank Abagnale. After him are Andrzej Sapkowski, Luiz Felipe Scolari, Klaus Meine, Alice Cooper, Robert Plant, and Marcello Lippi.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Jeremy Irons ranks 362 out of 5,347Before him are Thomas Carlyle (1795), Thomas Paine (1737), Thomas Bayes (1702), Francis William Aston (1877), Gordon Banks (1937), and Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma (1900). After him are Arthur, Prince of Wales (1486), William Kidd (1645), Anthony Burgess (1917), Robert Edwards (1925), D. H. Lawrence (1885), and George Eliot (1819).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Jeremy Irons ranks 34Before him are David Suchet (1946), Malcolm McDowell (1943), Gary Oldman (1958), Peter Sellers (1925), Angela Lansbury (1925), and Ian McShane (1942). After him are Timothy Dalton (1946), Daniel Day-Lewis (1957), Patrick Stewart (1940), Donald Pleasence (1919), David Niven (1910), and Colin Firth (1960).