Jeremy Irons
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"Jeremy John Irons" is an English actor. After receiving classical training at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, Irons began his acting career on stage in 1969, and has since appeared in many London theatre productions including The Winter's Tale, Macbeth, Much Ado About Nothing, The Taming of the Shrew, Godspell, Richard II (play)/Richard II and Embers. In 1984, he made his Broadway debut in Tom Stoppard's The Real Thing (play)/The Real Thing and received a Tony Award for Best Actor.

Irons' first major film role came in the 1981 romantic drama The French Lieutenant's Woman (film)/The French Lieutenant's Woman, for which he received a British Academy Film Awards/BAFTA nomination for Best Actor. After starring in such film dramas as Moonlighting (film)/Moonlighting (1982), Betrayal (1983 film)/Betrayal (1983) and The Mission (1986 film)/The Mission (1986), he gained critical acclaim for portraying twin Gynaecology/gynaecologists in David Cronenberg's psychological thriller Dead Ringers (film)/Dead Ringers (1988). In 1990, Irons played accused murderer Claus von B├╝low in Reversal of Fortune, and took home multiple awards, including an Academy Award for Best Actor.

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