Jeremy Renner: roles in movies since 1995

Jeremy Renner was born in 1971, he is an American actor.

Jeremy Renner

Born:
Jeremy Lee Renner
January 7, 1971
Modesto, California, United States

Career:
as actor in feature films since 1995 (age 24)
as actor in television since 1995 (age 24)

Jeremy appeared largely in independent films such as “Dahmer” (2002) and “Neo Ned” (2005). Renner earned supporting roles in bigger films, such as “S.W.A.T.” (2003) and “28 Weeks Later” (2007). Renner was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance in “The Hurt Locker” (2008) and for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his much-praised performance in “The Town” (2010).

Renner plays Hawkeye in the Marvel Cinematic Universe films. He also appeared in “Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol” (2011), “The Bourne Legacy” (2012), “Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters” (2013), “American Hustle” (2013), “Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation” (2015), and “Arrival” (2016).




Roles portrayed by Jeremy Renner

TBA Jeremy Renner as Twitch Williams in Spawn

2019 Jeremy Renner as Clint Barton / Hawkeye in Avengers: Endgame

Jeremy Renner as Clint Barton / Hawkeye in Avengers: Endgame (2019)

2018 Jeremy Renner as Jerry Pierce in Tag

It’s a comedy film directed by Jeff Tomsic, based on a true story that was published in The Wall Street Journal. A small group of former classmates organize an elaborate, annual game of tag that requires some to travel all over the country.

Jeremy Renner as Jerry Pierce in Tag (2018)

2017 Jeremy Renner as Cory Lambert in Wind River

A veteran hunter Cory Lambert helps an FBI agent investigate the murder of a young woman on a Wyoming Native American reservation.

Director: Taylor Sheridan

Jeremy Renner as Cory Lambert in Wind River (2017)

2017 Jeremy Renner as Tommy Papouli in The House

2016 Jeremy Renner as Clint Barton / Hawkeye in Captain America: Civil War

Jeremy Renner as Clint Barton / Hawkeye in Captain America: Civil War (2016)

2016 Jeremy Renner as Ian Donnelly in Arrival

It’s a science fiction film directed by Denis Villeneuve, based on the 1998 short story “Story of Your Life” by Ted Chiang. Twelve extraterrestrial spacecraft hover over disparate locations around the Earth. A U.S. Army officer, Colonel G.T. Weber, recruits linguist Louise Banks and physicist Ian Donnelly to find out why the aliens have come.

Jeremy Renner as Ian Donnelly in Arrival (2016)

2015 Jeremy Renner as Clint Barton / Hawkeye in Avengers: Age of Ultron

When Tony Stark and Bruce Banner try to jump-start a dormant peacekeeping program called Ultron, things go horribly wrong and it’s up to Earth’s mightiest heroes to stop the villainous Ultron from enacting his terrible plan.

Director: Joss Whedon

Jeremy Renner as Clint Barton / Hawkeye in Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)

2015 Jeremy Renner as William Brandt in Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation

It’s the fifth installment in the Mission: Impossible film series. Jeremy Renner played William Brandt, an IMF Field Operations Director.

Director: Christopher McQuarrie

Jeremy Renner as William Brandt in Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation (2015)

2014 Jeremy Renner as Gary Webb in Kill the Messenger

It’s a biographical crime thriller film directed by Michael Cuesta and written by Peter Landesman. It is based on the book of the same name by Nick Schou and the book Dark Alliance by Gary Webb, which focuses on CIA involvement in Contra cocaine trafficking. The film opens as San Jose Mercury News reporter Gary Webb interviews drug dealer Ronny Quail.

Jeremy Renner as Gary Webb in Kill the Messenger (2014)

2013 Jeremy Renner as Hansel in Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters

It’s a dark fantasy comedy horror film directed by Tommy Wirkola. It is a continuation to the German folklore fairy tale “Hansel and Gretel”, in which the titular siblings are now grown up and working as a duo of witch exterminators for hire. Jeremy Renner played Hansel, the brother of Gretel and a witch hunter who takes insulin following an incident at a witch’s gingerbread house.

Jeremy Renner as Hansel in Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters (2013)

2013 Jeremy Renner as Orlando the Magician in The Immigrant

1921. An innocent immigrant woman is tricked into a life of burlesque and vaudeville until a dazzling magician tries to save her and reunite her with her sister who is being held in the confines of Ellis Island.

Director: James Gray

Jeremy Renner as Orlando the Magician in The Immigrant (2013)

2013 Jeremy Renner as Carmine Polito in American Hustle

A con man, Irving Rosenfeld, along with his seductive partner Sydney Prosser, is forced to work for a wild F.B.I. Agent, Richie DiMaso, who pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and the Mafia.

Director: David O. Russell

Jeremy Renner as Carmine Polito in American Hustle (2013)

2012 Jeremy Renner as Clint Barton / Hawkeye in The Avengers

It’s a second film where Jeremy Renner played Clint Barton / Hawkeye, a master archer working as an agent for S.H.I.E.L.D.

Director: Joss Whedon

Jeremy Renner as Clint Barton / Hawkeye in The Avengers (2012)

2012 Jeremy Renner as Aaron Cross / Kenneth J. Kitsom in The Bourne Legacy

It’s an action spy film directed by Tony Gilroy, and is the fourth installment in the series of films adapted from the Jason Bourne novels originated by Robert Ludlum and continued by Eric Van Lustbader, being preceded by The Bourne Identity (2002), The Bourne Supremacy (2004), and The Bourne Ultimatum (2007). Although this film has the same title as Van Lustbader’s first Bourne novel, The Bourne Legacy, the actual screenplay bears little resemblance to the novel. Unlike the novel, which features Jason Bourne as the principal character, the film centers on black ops agent Aaron Cross (played by Jeremy Renner), an original character. In addition to Renner, the film stars Rachel Weisz and Edward Norton.

Jeremy Renner as Aaron Cross / Kenneth J. Kitsom in The Bourne Legacy (2012)

2011 Jeremy Renner as Clint Barton / Hawkeye in Thor

The powerful but arrogant god Thor is cast out of Asgard to live amongst humans in Midgard (Earth), where he soon becomes one of their finest defenders.

Director: Kenneth Branagh

Jeremy Renner as Clint Barton / Hawkeye in Thor (2011)

2011 Jeremy Renner as William Brandt in Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol

It is the fourth installment in the Mission: Impossible film series.

Jeremy Renner as William Brandt in Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol (2011)

2010 Jeremy Renner as James “Jem” Coughlin in The Town

It’s a crime thriller film co-written, directed by and starring Ben Affleck, adapted from Chuck Hogan’s novel Prince of Thieves. As he plans his next job, a longtime thief tries to balance his feelings for a bank manager connected to one of his earlier heists, as well as the F.B.I. Agent looking to bring him and his crew down.

Jeremy Renner as James “Jem” Coughlin in The Town (2010)

2009 Jeremy Renner as Sam in Ingenious

A rags-to-riches story of two friends, a small-time inventor and a sharky salesman, who hit rock bottom before coming up with a gizmo that becomes a worldwide phenomenon.

Director: Jeff Balsmeyer

Jeremy Renner as Sam in Ingenious (2009)

2008 Jeremy Renner as Sergeant First Class William James in The Hurt Locker

During the Iraq War, a Sergeant William James recently assigned to an army bomb squad is put at odds with his squad mates due to his maverick way of handling his work.

Director: Kathryn Bigelow

Jeremy Renner as Sergeant First Class William James in The Hurt Locker (2008)

2007 Jeremy Renner as Wood Hite in The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford

It is a revisionist Western film directed by Andrew Dominik. Adapted from Ron Hansen’s 1983 novel of the same name, the film dramatizes the relationship between Jesse James (Brad Pitt) and Robert Ford (Casey Affleck), focusing on the events that lead up to the titular killing.

Jeremy Renner as Wood Hite in The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007)

2007 Jeremy Renner as Sergeant Doyle in 28 Weeks Later

Six months after the rage virus was inflicted on the population of Great Britain, the US Army helps to secure a small area of London for the survivors to repopulate and start again. But not everything goes according to plan.

Director: Juan Carlos Fresnadillo

Jeremy Renner as Sergeant Doyle in 28 Weeks Later (2007)

2007 Jeremy Renner as Saul in Take

Ana Nichols attends the execution of a criminal, Saul Gregor, whose actions led to tragedy. Interspersed with the present day scenes, flashbacks tell the stories of Ana and Saul.

Director: Charles Oliver

Jeremy Renner as Saul in Take (2007)

2006 Jeremy Renner as Chick Prigusivac in Love Comes to the Executioner

Heck Prigusivac is hired as the executioner at a prison where his brother Chick Prigusivac sits on death row. Things get more surreal when he falls in love with his brother’s ex-girlfriend — who’s imprisoned herself.

Director: Kyle Bergersen

Jeremy Renner as Chick Prigusivac in Love Comes to the Executioner (2006)

2005 Jeremy Renner as Fred in A Little Trip to Heaven

It’s a noir-inspired thriller film directed by Baltasar Kormákur. It is set in 1985 United States, but almost entirely shot in Iceland. A husband and wife tangle with an investigator over her dead brother’s million-dollar insurance policy.

Jeremy Renner as Fred in A Little Trip to Heaven (2005)

2005 Jeremy Renner as Bobby Sharp in North Country

A fictionalized account of the first major successful sexual harassment case in the United States, Jenson vs. Eveleth Mines, where a woman who endured a range of abuse while working as a miner filed and won the landmark 1984 lawsuit.

Director: Niki Caro

Jeremy Renner as Bobby Sharp in North Country (2005)

2005 Jeremy Renner as Gus Maitland in 12 and Holding

After his twin brother is accidentally killed by vengeful bullies, a 12-year old boy and his friends face the harsh realities of death, teenage hormones, and family dysfunction.

Director: Michael Cuesta

Jeremy Renner as Gus Maitland in 12 and Holding (2005)

2005 Jeremy Renner as Ned in Neo Ned

The film stars Jeremy Renner as Ned Nelson, a Skinhead who ends up in a mental institution where he meets Rachael (Gabrielle Union), a black woman claiming to be the reincarnation of Adolf Hitler. The unlikely couple’s hookup leads them down a shocking road to recovery. Corey Waddell, the institution’s Jewish janitor, rounds out a star studded cast.

Director: Van Fischer

Jeremy Renner as Ned in Neo Ned (2005)

2005 Jeremy Renner as Jay Adams Manager in Lords of Dogtown

The film follows the surf and skateboarding trends that originated in Venice, California during the 1970’s.

Director: Catherine Hardwicke

2004 Jeremy Renner as Emerson in The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things

Seven-year-old Jeremiah is pulled from his foster home and thrown into a troubled life on the road with his teenage mother, Sarah.

Director: Asia Argento

Jeremy Renner as Emerson in The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things (2004)

2003 Jeremy Renner as Brian Gamble in S.W.A.T.

An imprisoned drug kingpin offers a huge cash reward to anyone that can break him out of police custody, and only the L.A.P.D.’s Special Weapons and Tactics team can prevent it.

Director: Clark Johnson

Jeremy Renner as Brian Gamble in S.W.A.T. (2003)

2002 Jeremy Renner as Jeffrey Dahmer in Dahmer

In biographical true-crime film directed by David Jacobson, Jeremy Renner played the American serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer, a recluse in Wisconsin, who murdered 17 men. There are two timelines in the film: The “present” of the film runs in ordinary chronological order covering the period of one-to-two days; the flashbacks go in reverse order, and Dahmer is seen as successively younger until the film arrives at his first murder and the aftermath.

Dahmer in Dahmer (2002)

2002 Jeremy Renner as Dil in Monkey Love

An L.A. college student becomes romantically involved with her two oldest friends.

Director: Mark Stratton

Jeremy Renner as Dil in Monkey Love (2002)

2001 Jeremy Renner as Remy in Fish in a Barrel

Six gun-wielding idiots trapped in a New York loft with four million in stolen diamonds.

Director: Kent Dalian

Jeremy Renner as Remy in Fish in a Barrel (2001)

1996 Jeremy Renner as Jack in Paper Dragons

A small-time hood, left for dead after double-crossing drug dealers, is taken in by a monastery and taught the art of kung fu.

Director: Adolfo Swaya

1995 Jeremy Renner as Mark ‘Dags’ D’Agastino in Senior Trip

While on detention, a group of misfits and slackers have to write a letter to the President explaining what is wrong with the education system. There is only one problem, the President loves it! Hence, the group must travel to Washington to meet the Main Man.

Director: Kelly Makin

Jeremy Renner as Mark ‘Dags’ D’Agastino in Senior Trip (1995)