Jack Reynor

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Jack Reynor
Born (1992-01-23) January 23, 1992 (age 22)
Colorado, United States
Nationality United States, Irish
Occupation Actor
Years active 2000–present
Website
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Jack Reynor (born January 23, 1992) is an American-Irish actor. He appeared in the 2013 film Delivery Man, and will star in the film Transformers: Age of Extinction in 2014.

Early life[edit]

Reynor was born in Colorado, United States. His mother, Tara (Reynor) O’Grady, is a human rights defender from Ireland.[1] Jack moved to County Wicklow, Ireland, when he was two years old.[1][2] He was raised there by his mother and maternal grandparents, Pat and Damien Reynor.[3] His interest in acting began on the set of Country, directed by Kevin Liddy, in 1999. Between 2004 and 2010, he attended Belvedere College SJ in Dublin, where he performed on stage in numerous productions. In early 2010, he was cast in Kirsten Sheridan's "Dollhouse" which debuted at Berlinale 2012. In late 2011, he played the title role in Lenny Abrahamson's highly anticipated What Richard Did.

Career[edit]

In January 2013, Reynor was cast as Shane, described as a race car driver, for the upcoming Transformers: Age of Extinction, the fourth entry of the Transformers series.[4][5][6] He will star in the film along with co-stars Mark Wahlberg and Nicola Peltz. Together he, Wahlberg and Peltz as the new lead human cast, are contracted for three films beginning a new Transformers trilogy.[7] His casting was reportedly based on his leading performance in What Richard Did.

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2000 Country Altar Boy
2010 Three Wise Women Colin TV movie
2012 Dollhouse Robbie
Chasing Leprechauns Tommy Riley TV movie
What Richard Did Richard Karlsen
Stella Michael Short
2013 Car Film Martin Short
Cold Rory
Delivery Man Josh
2014 Transformers: Age of Extinction Shane Dyson Post-production
Glassland Post-production
2015 Macbeth Filming
Girls Night Out

Awards and nominations[edit]

Film
Year Nominated work Award Results
2013 What Richard Did London Critics Film Award for Young British Performer of the Year Nominated
2013 What Richard Did IFTA Award for Best Actor (Film) Won
2013 What Richard Did IFTA Rising Star Award Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b [1][dead link]
  2. ^ Roe McDermott. "South Side Story | Hot Features | Interview". Hot Press. Retrieved 2013-12-01. 
  3. ^ Michelle Fleming (2013-01-20). "Jack Reynor: From his stage debut in a nativity 15 years ago, Wicklow actor's rise has been dizzying | Mail Online". Dailymail.co.uk. Retrieved 2013-12-01. 
  4. ^ Fleming, Mike. "Jack Reynor To Co-Star In 'Transformers 4', Michael Bay Says". Deadline.com. Retrieved 2013-12-01. 
  5. ^ "Jack Reynor Lands Starring Role in 'Transformers 4'". Hollywoodreporter.com. 2013-01-08. Retrieved 2013-12-01. 
  6. ^ "Jack Reynor Takes Transformers 4 Lead". ComingSoon.net. 2013-01-08. Retrieved 2013-12-01. 
  7. ^ Josh Wilding - 11/14/2012 (2012-11-14). "Isabelle Cornish, Luke Grimes And More Being Tested For TRANSFORMERS 4; First In A New Trilogy?". Comicbookmovie.com. Retrieved 2013-01-10. 

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