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Jeremy Renner

Date of birth : 1971-01-07
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Modesto, California, U.S.
Nationality : American
Category : Arts and Entertainment
Last modified : 2011-09-05

Jeremy Renner is an American actor and musician. Renner appeared in films throughout the 2000s, mostly in supporting roles.

He came to prominence in films such as Dahmer (2002), S.W.A.T. (2003), Neo Ned (2005), and 28 Weeks Later (2007). He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor for his starring role in the 2009 Best Picture-winning war thriller The Hurt Locker. The following year he appeared in the critically acclaimed film The Town. His work as "James Coughlin" in that film received a nomination for the 2010 Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor plus nominations in the Supporting Actor category at the SAG Awards and the Golden Globes.

Renner was born in Modesto, California, the son of Valerie Cearley and Lee Renner. He has five younger siblings, his younger brother being born in 2011, making him a big brother at the age of 40. He graduated from Fred C. Beyer High School and attended Modesto Junior College.


2009: The Hurt Locker
2010: The Town

Music work:

- North Country Soundtrack (2005) performed "I Drink Alone"
- Performed with the band Sons of Ben
- Performed "American Pie" in Love Comes to the Executioner
- Campfire performance of "Good Ole Rebel" in The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
- Pink's Trouble music video as a Bad Boy Sheriff (2003)

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