Jeremy Strong (actor)
|Alma mater||Yale University|
Jeremy Strong (born December 25, 1978) is an American actor. He is best known for his role as Kendall Roy on the HBO television series Succession (2018–present), for which he won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series in 2020. Strong has also appeared in a number of films, including Lincoln (2012), Zero Dark Thirty (2012), Selma (2014), The Big Short (2015), Molly's Game (2017), The Gentlemen (2019), and The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020).
Strong was born in Boston, to a hospice nurse mother and a father who works in juvenile justice, and attended public schools in Boston and Sudbury. He graduated from Yale University, where he starred in a number of plays, with a degree in English. He also studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, and the Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago. He made his Broadway debut in 2008.
Strong was chosen as the 2008/2009 Leonore Annenberg Fellow by Lincoln Center Theater. He was nominated for best off-Broadway performance twice within a three-year period. He appeared on Broadway in A Man for All Seasons and starred in numerous Off-Broadway productions.
Strong married Emma Wall, a Danish psychiatrist, in 2016. They have two daughters: Ingrid (born April 2018 in Copenhagen) and Clara (born November 2019 in New York). Strong and his family live in Copenhagen.
|The Happening||Private Auster|
|2009||The Messenger||Return soldier|
|Kill Daddy Good Night||Bruce|
|2011||Love Is Like Life But Longer||Blind man||Short film|
|2012||Lincoln||John George Nicolay|
|Robot and Frank||Jake|
|Please, Alfonso||Alfonso||Short film|
|See Girl Run||Brandon|
|Zero Dark Thirty||Thomas|
|2013||Parkland||Lee Harvey Oswald|
|2014||The Judge||Dale Palmer|
|Time Out of Mind||Jack|
|2015||Black Mass||Josh Bond|
|The Big Short||Vinny|
|Molly's Game||Dean Keith|
|The Gentlemen||Matthew Berger|
|2020||The Trial of the Chicago 7||Jerry Rubin|
|2011–2013||The Good Wife||Matt Becker||5 episodes|
|2013||Mob City||Mike Hendry||4 episodes|
|2016||Masters of Sex||Art Dreesen||9 episodes|
|2018–present||Succession||Kendall Roy||20 episodes|
|2004||Haroun and the Sea of Stories||Mr. Sengupta / Khattam-Shud / Walrus||Williamstown Theatre Festival|
|2005||Defiance||P.F.C. Evan Davis||Hallie Flanagan Davis Powerhouse Theater|
|2006||Manhattan Theatre Club|
|Frank's Home||William||Playwrights Horizons|
|2007||New Jerusalem||Baruch de Spinoza||Classic Stage Company|
|2008||A Man for All Seasons||Master Richard Rich||American Airlines Theatre|
|2009||Our House||Merv||Playwrights Horizons|
|2010||The Coward||Lucidus Culling||The Duke on 42nd Street|
|2011||The Hallway Trilogy||Lucas||Rattlestick Playwrights Theater|
|2012||A Month in the Country||Mikhail Alexandrovitch Rakitin||Williamstown Theatre Festival|
|The Great God Pan||Jamie||Playwrights Horizons|
Awards and nominations
|2008||Lucille Lortel Awards||Outstanding Lead Actor||New Jerusalem||Nominated|
|2015||Screen Actors Guild Awards||Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture||The Big Short||Nominated|
|2016||Palm Springs International Film Festival||Ensemble Cast Award||Won|
|2020||Critics' Choice Awards||Best Actor in a Drama Series||Succession||Won|
|Satellite Awards||Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film||Won|
|Television Critics Association Awards||Individual Achievement in Drama||Nominated|
|Primetime Emmy Awards||Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series||Won|
|2021||Screen Actors Guild Awards||Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture||The Trial of the Chicago 7||Won|
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- "72nd Emmy Awards Complete Nomination List" (PDF). Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Retrieved 28 July 2020.
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- "2008 Nominees — The Lucille Lortel Awards". Lucille Lortel Awards. Retrieved May 21, 2020.
- "2011 Nominees — The Lucille Lortel Awards". Lucille Lortel Awards. Retrieved May 21, 2020.
- "The Leonore Annenberg Scholarship, Fellowship, and School Funds >> Jeremy Strong, Actor". Archived from the original on 22 February 2014. Retrieved 11 October 2016.
- Mulkerrins, Jane (August 3, 2019). "Who wants to be a billionaire? Succession star Jeremy Strong on playing the ultimate anti-hero". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved May 20, 2020.
- Nicholson, Rebecca (December 24, 2019). "'They're damaged': Succession's Jeremy Strong on sibling hell – and that cringey rap". The Guardian. Retrieved May 21, 2020.
- Renard, David (August 5, 2018). "'Succession' Finale: Jeremy Strong on Kendall's Struggles and What Comes Next". The New York Times. Retrieved May 21, 2020.
- Bjerge, Rikke (February 29, 2020). "Hollywood-stjerne har bosat sig i Danmark: 'Det er kommet til at føles som mit hjem'". DR (in Danish). Retrieved May 27, 2020.