Jeremy Irons Overview

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Born: September 19, 1948

A native of Cowes, Isle of Wight, England, Irons went to school at Sherborne. After being rejected for admission to veterinarian school he started acting classes at the Bristol Old Vic School. Following two years of study, Irons joined the Bristol Old Vic repertory company. He gained extensive experience working in everything from Shakespeare to contemporary dramas. Irons moved to London in 1971 and had a number of odd jobs before landing the role of John the Baptist in the hit musical... See All


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