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Jeremy Renner Biography

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Jeremy Renner at the LA premiere of 'The Hurt Locker.'

Photo by Frederick M Brown/Getty Images

Jeremy Renner's Birth Date:

January 7, 1971

Place of Birth:

Jeremy Renner was born in Modesto, California.

Jeremy Renner's Background:

Renner graduated from Beyer High School and while attending Modesto Junior College, Renner discovered acting. His first lead role in a feature film came in 1995's National Lampoon's Senior Trip which was panned by critics. But his performance in 2002's Jeffrey Dahmer biopic, Dahmer, showed what Renner's really capable of. Known for tackling heavy roles in independent films, it's no surprise that his most talked-about performance is the one he delivered in drama indie The Hurt Locker (2009).

In addition to acting, Renner is also a singer/songwriter.

Breakthrough Role:

Notable Movie Credits:

Senior Trip (1995)
Fish in a Barrel (2001)
Monkey Love (2002)
Dahmer (2002)
S.W.A.T. (2003)
The Heart is Deceitful Above All Things (2004)
Neo Ned (2005)
Twelve and Holding (2005)
North Country (2005)
A Little Trip to Heaven (2005)
Love Comes to the Executioner (2006)
28 Weeks Later (2007)
Take (2007)
The Assassination of Jesse James (2007)
The Hurt Locker (2008)
Lighbulb (2009)
The Town (2010)
Thor (2011)
The Avengers (2012)
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