Jeremy Irons

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  • Birth Name: Jeremy John Irons
  • Birth Place: Cowes, Isle of Wight, England
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 09/19/1948, Virgo
  • Profession: Actor
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Question: I imagine you must be getting flooded with questions and/or ranting about the finale of How I Met Your Mother. I was among those who left the finale feeling incredibly sad, not what I expect from a show that's kept me laughing (and sometimes crying) for the last nine years, even when others were saying that the quality had declined. The thing is, when looked at objectively, I don't even have a major problem (Major Problem!) with the content of the finale. Yes, people get divorced and people die. People get remarried after both, and I've known several people in my own life who have reconnected with an old girlfriend or high-school sweetheart after the death of a spouse. It doesn't invalidate the marriage or even lessen the feelings of loss. The finale itself had great moments: the high-infinity, Marshall's "positive talk" about his corporate job, Judge Fudge, the mother's Gore/Lieberman costume, robots versus wrestlers, etc. Seeing Barney with a child was wonderful, although I did think he had grown more than immediately going back to his old ways after his divorce. And the scene on the platform was near perfection as they wove in how their almost-shared history was influencing their connection, making the whole nine-year story relevant to how he'd actually met the mother. (By the way, one more TM would be the name we've known Tracy by: The Mother.)

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Superman vs. Batman Film Casts Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor

In yet another surprising casting move, the Superman vs. Batman film has cast Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor.

According to a press release obtained by DeadlineThe Social Network star will play the notorious villain opposite Henry Cavill as Superman and Ben Affleck as Batman.

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Find Out How The Borgias Ends in New E-Book From the Series Creator

The Borgias may not be coming back for a fourth season, but that doesn't mean fans can't find out how the Showtime series was supposed to end.

The Borgia Apocalypse: The Screenplay was released Tuesday as a new e-book available on...read more

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Eragon Scene: You Shouldn't Have Come

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Credits

Year Title Description
2013 Life on Fire TV Show Series, Narrator
2013 Beautiful Creatures Movie, Actor - Macon Ravenwood
2013 Railroad Man TV Show Series, Narrator
2013 Shakespeare Uncovered TV Show Series, Host
2012 The Words Movie, Actor

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Showtime Cancels The Borgias After Three Seasons

Showtime is ending The Borgias earlier than anticipated.

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The Borgias Season 3 Exclusive Sneak Peek: War, Witchcraft and the Death of Pope Alexander?

Will Pope Alexander (Jeremy Irons) die? That was the burning question fans of The Borgias were left with when the pope took a sip of poisoned wine and fell to the floor in the final moments of Season 2. The answer to that question, however, won't be so black and white.

"This episode gave us the great opportunity to allow Alexander to be in a state suspended between death and life," creator and executive producer Neil Jordan says of the Season 3 opener. Adds writer Guy Burt: "That's how I wanted to start Season 3 ... with 'The pope is dying. The pope is dying. What do we do?'"

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The Weekend Playlist: Goodbye, Spartacus, Hello, Da Vinci; Louie C.K. Stand-Up

Two battered, tragic warriors meet face to face before their climactic skirmish, and there's at least one thing they can agree upon (besides the desire to kill each other): "There is no justice. Not in this world." What, you were expecting a happy ending to Starz' bloody breakout hit Spartacus? (Apologies if that's a spoiler.)

The series finale (Friday, 9/8c) justifies this last season's subtitle, War of the Damned, with a truly epic clash of historic titans. It's up to its bared knees in graphic gore as usual, but the finale is steeped even further in stirring demonstrations and declarations of honor, sacrifice and a willingness to die for the cause of freedom. "Whatever happens ... we decide our fates, not you," proclaims Spartacus (Liam McIntyre), leader of the outnumbered slave army, during his secret meeting with Roman "Imperator" Crassus (Simon Merrells). Unlike past seasons, when the Roman antagonists were mostly craven dupes, neither Crassus nor his second-in-command Julius Caesar (Todd Lasance) are fools — but neither is Spartacus, who still has some bold and unexpected maneuvers up his shield during this primal and visceral encounter of fire, blood and literal and metaphorical guts.

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Jeremy Irons Compares Gay Marriage to Incest

Jeremy Irons says that he doesn't have "strong" feelings about gay marriage, but the actor does have some controversial and bizarre thoughts. read more

Exclusive First Look: The Borgias Is "Hell Bent" for Season 3

The Borgias is back, and TVGuide.com has your first look at the "hellish" Season 3 art.

Photos: Bad guys we root for

The new season, which premieres on April 14 at 10/9c on Showtime, features a Pope Alexander (Jeremy Irons) who is "hell bent," as the poster would say, on getting rid of anyone in the Vatican who might be disloyal to him after his nearly fatal assassination attempt last year. After staring mortality in the face, Pope Alexander is also dead-set on establishing a hereditary monarchy to rule with his son, Cesare (François Arnaud).

Too bad Cesare is busy fighting, and getting very close to his sister Lucrezia (Holliday Grainger), who is entering Neapolitan politics and learning the art of poisoning. (Fair warning: It's probably best to not to take a sip of whatever she's got in that goblet!)

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Charlie Rose with Al Pacino, Jeremy Irons & Michael Radford (December 27, 2004)
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