Jeremy Irons, Best Actor 1990: MovieMonday.com

REVERSAL OF FORTUNE

(Drama - R)

Jeremy Irons won for his performance as the arrogant aristocratic Claus Von Bulow accused of poisoning his wife (Glenn Close).


ABOUT JEREMY IRONS (September 19, 1948 - )

A British leading man, who got his start at the Bristol Old Vic Repertory Company, where he gained much experience in dramas, from Shakespeare to contemporary productions. Jeremy Irons' rise to stardom started with his role of John the Baptist in the musical, GODSPELL, along with David Essex, in London. He was internationally noticed when he took the starring role in BBC TV serial adaptation of Brideshead Revisited.

Jeremy Irons became much in demand to play romantic, leading roles in films, and went to America to debut on Broadway with Glen Close in the production of THE REAL THING.

Jeremy Irons received the New York Critics Best Actor Award for his work in David Cronenberg's Dead Ringers. Jeremy Irons also received a Golden Globe award for the same performance in REVERSAL OF FORTUNE, that earned him the Oscar.

His other credits include:

NIJINSKY
THE FRENCH LIEUTENANT'S WOMAN
MOONLIGHTING
BETRAYAL
THE WILD DUCK
SWANN IN LOVE
THE MISSION
DEAD RINGERS
THE HOUSE OF THE SPIRTS
THE LION KING (voice)
DIE HARD WITH A VENGEANCE
THE MAN IN THE IRON MASK
DUNGEONS & DRAGONS
THE FOURTH ANGEL
THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA
THE TIME MACHINE
CALLAS FOREVER
AND NOW...LADIES AND GENTLEMAN

In 2004, look for Jeremy Irons in MATHILDE and BEING JULIA.

His television credits include:

THE PALLISERS (T.V. Series)
BRIDESHEAD REVISITED (T.V. Series)
THE CAPTAIN'S DOLL

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