Modesto, California, USA
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S.W.A.T. (2003), The Hurt Locker (2008), The Town (2010), The Avengers (2012)
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Jeremy Lee Renner (born January 7, 1971) is an American Academy Award-nominated actor and musician. His starring performance in the 2009 war thriller The Hurt Locker was highly praised, and he was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor. Renner appeared in films throughout the 2000s, mostly in challenging supporting roles. He was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for Best Actor for his role in Dahmer (2002), and won an award for his 2005 role in Neo Ned.
Renner was born in Modesto, California, the eldest of five children, to Valerie Cearley and Lee Renner. He graduated from Fred C. Beyer High School and attended Modesto Junior College.
In 2003, Renner was one of the aspiring actors who appeared in the Bravo reality television series The It Factor.
Renner has made a career out of playing charismatic anti-heroes. He has portrayed an eighteenth-century vampire, a gun-toting alcoholic, and a notorious serial killer, among other film roles. In addition to having done extensive theater work, Renner has starred in several major independent films, including the 2009 Iraq war thriller The Hurt Locker (directed by Kathryn Bigelow) which earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor. He received several other major award nominations for Best Actor for this role, and won that award from the San Diego Film Critics Society.
He was the lead in Dahmer (2002) (which earned Renner his first Independent Spirit Award Best Actor nomination), as well as The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford and 28 Weeks Later. In 2005 he won the Best Actor award at the Palm Beach International Film Festival for his role in Neo Ned.
Renner has talked with Marvel Entertainment about potentially playing the character Hawkeye in the new Avengers movie series/tie-ins.
Jeremy Renner and his ex-girlfriend Sonni Pacheco are the proud parents of a baby girl, on March 28, 2013.
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Jeremy Lee Renner
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Jeremy Lee Renner (born January 7, 1971) is an American actor, singer, and film producer. Throughout the 2000s, Renner appeared largely in independent films such as Dahmer (2002) and Neo Ned (2005). He also appeared in supporting roles in bigger films such as S.W.A.T. (2003) and 28 Weeks Later (2007). He then turned in a much-praised performance in The Town (2010), for which he received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor.
Fred C. Beyer High School, Modesto, California
Modesto Junior College, Modesto, California
Kristoffer Winters (best friend), Colin Farrell, Charlize Theron, Tom Cruise, Ben Affleck, Sam Rockwell
Clayton Renner (half-brother), Theo Renner (half-brother)
Kym Renner, Nicky Emens (half-sister)
Franklin (dog - miniature French bulldog) [2011-2012]
E.T., Jaws, A Clockwork Orange
Ava Renner (daughter)
Hemmi (dog), Bentley (dog)
Arthur Renner (half-brother)
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(1996) TV Commercial for Kodak, (1998) TV Commercials for Bud Light, (2002) TV Commercial for 7-Eleven, (2001) TV commercial for Kia, (2000) TV commercial for Aquafina, (2000) TV Commercial for Duracell Ultra Batteries, (2000) TV Commercial for Coors Light Beer
David Boreanaz, Anthony Mackie, Kathryn Bigelow