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Jeremy Renner

Highest Rated:   98% The Hurt Locker (2009)
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Birthplace:   Modesto, California, USA
A former die-hard theater actor who made a comfortable transition to screens both big and small in the late '90s, Jeremy Renner drew praise and courted controversy with his portrayal of serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer. A California native, Renner discovered his love for acting while drifting through various majors at college. He dabbled in computer science and criminology before taking an acting class, and soon decided to double major in theater and psychology, the stage offering the struggling student a healthy outlet for his sometimes bottled emotions. After graduation, the aspiring actor moved to Los Angeles in hopes of finding work. A starring role in the play Search and Destroy (which he also co-directed) earned Renner positive notice from critics, and, in 1995, he made his feature debut in the critically panned gross-out comedy National Lampoon's Senior Trip. Numerous film and television supporting roles followed, including a 1999 guest-starring appearance as a former puritan turned menacing vampire on the popular WB series Angel. Three years later, and despite bearing almost no physical resemblance to the titular character, Renner's chillingly low-key performance as a true-life murderer and cannibal in the biopic Dahmer earned him an Independent Spirit Award Best Actor nomination. In 2003, he received more exposure in a role opposite Colin Farrell in the big-budget action thriller S.W.A.T. After taking the lead as an institutionalized member of the Aryan Nation in Neo Ned, he then stepped before the camera for Italian actress/director Asia Argento in J.T. LeRoy's 2004 screen adaptation of his story collection The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things.Renner scored big roles in the drama North Country and the zombie sequel 28 Weeks Later before heading up the quirky TV cop show The Unusuals, which lasted only one season on ABC. However, his work in Kathryn Bigelow's The Hurt Locker, as a soldier who specializes in disarming IED's in Iraq, brought him stellar reviews and a number of industry accolades including Best Actor nominations from The Screen Actors Guild, the Independent Spirit Awards, and the Academy. He aslo won that very same award from numerous critics groups.Two years later he returned to the Oscar race for his supporting turn as Ben Affleck's best frined in The Town. He would follow that up with a pair of giant box office hits, co-starring opposite Tom Cruise in the fourth Mission: Impossible movie, and then taking the part of Hawkeye in The Avengers in 2012. That same year he would take over the part of Jason Bourne in The Bourne Legacy, and he lent his voice to the animated film Ice Age: Continental Drift. He appeared in the Academy Award-nominated American Hustle in 2013 and then filled his plate with sequels like The Avengers: Age of Ultron and Mission: Impossible 5.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
No Score Yet Tag
  • Actor
2018
86% Wind River
  • Cory Lambert
2017
No Score Yet The House
  • Actor
2017
84% The Founder
  • Producer
$12.8M 2017
93% Arrival
  • Ian Donnelly
$100.6M 2016
90% Captain America: Civil War
  • Clint Barton/Hawkeye
$408.1M 2016
93% Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation
  • William Brandt
$155M 2015
75% Avengers: Age of Ultron
  • Clint Barton/Hawkeye
$429.2M 2015
No Score Yet The Throwaways
  • Executive Producer
2015
78% Kill the Messenger
  • Producer
  • Gary Webb
$2.5M 2014
87% The Immigrant
  • Orlando the Magician
$1.4M 2014
93% American Hustle
  • Carmine Polito
$99.2M 2013
15% Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters
  • Hansel
$55M 2013
No Score Yet Ingenious
  • Sam
2012
56% The Bourne Legacy
  • Aaron Cross
$113.2M 2012
37% Ice Age: Continental Drift
  • Gutt
$161.4M 2012
92% Marvel's The Avengers
  • Clint Barton/Hawkeye
$623.3M 2012
94% Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol
  • William Brandt
$209.4M 2011
94% The Town
  • James Coughlin
$92.2M 2010
98% The Hurt Locker
  • Staff Sgt. William James
$15.8M 2009
43% Take
  • Saul Gregor
2008
76% The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
  • Wood Hite
$4M 2007
70% 28 Weeks Later...
  • Doyle
$28.6M 2007
33% A Little Trip to Heaven
  • Fred
2007
73% Twelve and Holding
  • Gus Maitland
2006
No Score Yet Love Comes to the Executioner
  • Chick Prigusivac
2006
68% North Country
  • Bobby Sharp
$18.4M 2005
80% Neo Ned
  • Ned
2005
41% The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things
  • Emerson
2004
48% S.W.A.T.
  • Brian Gamble
$116.7M 2003
68% Dahmer
  • Jeffrey Dahmer
2002
No Score Yet Monkey Love
  • Dil
2002
No Score Yet Fish in a Barrel
  • Remy
2001
No Score Yet A Nightmare Come True
  • Steven Zarn
1997
0% National Lampoon's Senior Trip
  • Dags
1995

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
No Score Yet The Late Late Show With James Corden
2015
  • Guest
  • 2017
No Score Yet The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
2014
  • Guest
  • 2016
  • 2015
  • 2014
No Score Yet Conan
2010
  • Guest
  • 2015
No Score Yet Jimmy Kimmel Live
2003
  • Guest
  • 2015
  • 2012
  • 2011
No Score Yet The World Wars
2014
  • Narrator
  • Actor
  • 2014
No Score Yet Late Night With Jimmy Fallon
2009-2014
  • Guest
  • 2013
  • 2010
  • 2009
No Score Yet CBS This Morning
2012
  • Guest
  • 2012
No Score Yet Saturday Night Live
1975
  • Host
  • 2012
No Score Yet The Tonight Show With Jay Leno
1992-2014
  • Guest
  • 2012
No Score Yet Last Call With Carson Daly
2007
  • Guest
  • 2010
  • 2009
  • 2008
76% The Unusuals
2009
  • Det. Jason Walsh Jason Walsh
  • 2009
No Score Yet House
2004-2012
  • Quidd
  • 2007
  • 2005
No Score Yet CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
2000-2015
  • Robert Jennings
  • 2001

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