On January 7 Jeremy Renner was born…

On January 7, 1971 Jeremy Renner was born.

Jeremy Renner Getty Images

Jeremy Renner
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The American actor is best known for his Academy Award-nominated roles in 2008’s “The Hurt Locker” and 2010’s “The Town,” as well as playing Marvel superhero Hawkeye in 2012’s “Marvel’s The Avengers” and the 2015 sequel. In addition, he has appeared in other notable films such as 2003’s “S.W.A.T.,” 2005’s “North Country,” 2011’s “Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol,” 2013’s “Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters,” and 2013’s “American Hustle.”

Theatrical poster depicting Jeremy Renner as Hawkeye in "Marvel's The Avengers" Marvel Studios / Walt Disney Studios

Theatrical poster depicting Jeremy Renner as Hawkeye in “Marvel’s The Avengers”
Marvel Studios / Walt Disney Studios

Currently, Renner is working on the upcoming 2015 sequel to 2012’s “Marvels: The Avengers,” and the upcoming 2016 sequel to 2013’s “Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters.”

Theatrical poster for 2013's "Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters" Paramount Pictures / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Theatrical poster for 2013’s “Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters”
Paramount Pictures / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Aside from acting, Renner has ventured into music, singing in some of his films, as well as being skilled on the drums and guitar. He is featured in the soundtrack for “North Country,” as well as appeared in the music video for “Trouble” by Pink.

 

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