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UPI Almanac for Friday, Sept. 19, 2014.

UPI Almanac for Friday, Sept. 19, 2014.

UPI Almanac for Friday, Sept. 19, 2014.
By United Press International
DC Comics releases new Ben Affleck as Batman image

DC Comics releases new Ben Affleck as Batman image

LOS ANGELES, July 25 (UPI) --DC Comics has a released a new image of Ben Affleck as Batman in honor of the fictional superhero's 75th anniversary.
Veronica Linares
Elisabeth Moss, Mark Duplass star in 'The One I Love' trailer

Elisabeth Moss, Mark Duplass star in 'The One I Love' trailer

LOS ANGELES, July 21 (UPI) --"Mad Men" star Elisabeth Moss and "The League" actor Mark Duplass portray an estranged couple on a surreal retreat in the first trailer for "The One I Love."
Annie Martin
Joan Collins recreates Ellen's selfie with Sir Ben Kingsley, other British stars

Joan Collins recreates Ellen's selfie with Sir Ben Kingsley, other British stars

March 13 (UPI) -- English actress Joan Collins assembled a group of celebrities during Wednesday's Prince's Trust and Samsung Celebrate Success Awards to snap a selfie a la Ellen DeGeneres.
Veronica Linares
Sam Mendes to be honored by Roundabout Theatre

Sam Mendes to be honored by Roundabout Theatre

NEW YORK, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- British film and stage director Sam Mendes is to be presented with the Jason Robards Award for Excellence in Theatre next month in New York.
Dwayne Johnson to play Green Lantern in Batman vs Superman?

Dwayne Johnson to play Green Lantern in Batman vs Superman?

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Does the upcoming "Batman vs. Superman" movie have its Green Lantern?
Gabrielle Levy
Jesse Eisenberg to play Lex Luthor in Batman-Superman casting surprise

Jesse Eisenberg to play Lex Luthor in Batman-Superman casting surprise

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- The "Social Network" star will be ditching those curls to play Lex Luthor.
Kate Stanton
Jesse Eisenberg to play Lex Luthor in Superman-Batman flick

Jesse Eisenberg to play Lex Luthor in Superman-Batman flick

BURBANK, Calif., Jan. 31 (UPI) -- Jesse Eisenberg is to play Lex Luthor and Jeremy Irons will play Alfred in Hollywood's upcoming Superman-Batman mash-up, Warner Bros. announced Friday.
Nicole Kidman, Nicolas Cage attend China's Huading Awards

Nicole Kidman, Nicolas Cage attend China's Huading Awards

MACAU, China, Oct. 8 (UPI) -- Nicole Kidman, Nicolas Cage, Quentin Tarantino and Michelle Dockery were among the international celebrities who attended China's 10th Huading Image Awards.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013.
By United Press International
Neil Jordan laments the end of 'The Borgias'

Neil Jordan laments the end of 'The Borgias'

NEW YORK, July 1 (UPI) -- Northern Irish filmmaker Neil Jordan says he wasn't satisfied with the way his historical drama "The Borgias" ended its three-season run on Showtime last month.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International
'The Borgias,' starring Jeremy Irons, to end after three seasons

'The Borgias,' starring Jeremy Irons, to end after three seasons

LOS ANGELES, June 5 (UPI) -- Showtime says its Budapest-shot historical drama "The Borgias" will wrap this month after three seasons.
Emmy Rossum relishes bad-girl 'Beautiful Creatures' role

Emmy Rossum relishes bad-girl 'Beautiful Creatures' role

NEW YORK, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- U.S. actress and singer Emmy Rossum says she relished the chance to play a magical trouble-maker in the new romantic fantasy flick, "Beautiful Creatures."
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International
Golden Globes presenters list expanded

Golden Globes presenters list expanded

HOLLYWOOD, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- Bradley Cooper, Halle Berry, Jamie Foxx and Julia Roberts will join the list of presenters at the Golden Globe awards, event organizers in Hollywood said.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012.
By United Press International
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Jeremy Irons
British actor Jeremy Irons attends the British premiere of "Casanova" at Vue, Leicester square in London on February 13, 2006. (UPI Photo/Rune Hellestad)
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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 gynaecologists 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 role in the ITV series Brideshead Revisited (1981). In 2006, Irons starred opposite Helen Mirren in the historical miniseries Elizabeth I, for which he received a Golden Globe Award and an Emmy Award for Best Supporting Actor. Since 2011, he has been starring in the Showtime historical drama The Borgias.

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