Genie Award Winners for Best Actor: Donald Sutherland, Ian Holm, Bob Hoskins, Roy Dupuis, Jeremy Irons, Christopher Plummer, Maury Chaykin

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General Books, Aug 29, 2011 - Performing Arts - 34 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 33. Chapters: Joshua Jackson, Donald Sutherland, Paul Giamatti, Ian Holm, Bob Hoskins, Jeremy Irons, Christopher Plummer, Roy Dupuis, Maury Chaykin, Gordon Pinsent, Brendan Fletcher, Nick Mancuso, Genie Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role, Roshan Seth, Elias Koteas, William Hutt, Alan Scarfe, Lothaire Bluteau, Aidan Devine, Jacques Godin, Tom McCamus, Natar Ungalaaq, Tony Nardi, R my Girard, David La Haye, Gabriel Arcand, Thomas Peacocke, Michel C t, John Wildman, Luc Picard, Eric Fryer, Roger Lebel. Excerpt: Jeremy John Irons (born 19 September 1948) 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, 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 1981 romantic drama The French Lieutenant's Woman, for which he received a BAFTA nomination for Best Actor. After starring in such films as Moonlighting (1982), Betrayal (1983), and The Mission (1986), he gained critical acclaim for portraying twin gynecologists in David Cronenberg's psychological thriller Dead Ringers (1988). In 1990, Irons played accused murderer Claus von Bulow in Reversal of Fortune, and took home multiple awards including an Academy Award for Best Actor. Other notable films have included The House of the Spirits (1993), The Lion King (1994), Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995), Lolita (1997), The Merchant of Venice (2004), Being Julia (2004), and Appaloosa (2008). Irons has also made several notable appearances on television. He earned his first Golden Globe Award nomination for his breakout ro...

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