Max Irons biography

Red Riding Hood

Max Irons

Date of Birth: October 17, 1985

Born in London, Max Irons' parents are Jeremy Irons and Sinead Cusack, who are both award-winning actors. His grandfather was the celebrated Irish actor Cyril Cusack.

In 2008, Max graduated from The Guildhall School of Music and Drama. During his training, he honed his craft with roles in such plays as Oedipus, The Revenger's Tragedy, The Cherry Orchard, Plenty, The London Cuckolds, Twelfth Night, Semi-Monde, Under The Blue Sky and New Girl in Town.

Max earned a prestigious Ian Charleson Award nomination for his performance in Friedrich Schiller's Wallenstein at the Chichester Festival Theatre, which marked his professional stage debut.

He made his feature film debut with a small role in Dorian (2009), starring Colin Firth and Ben Barnes. He went on to play a supporting role in the Warner Bros. feature Red Riding Hood , with Amanda Seyfried and a starring role in The Host (2013), alongside Saoirse Ronan. On the small screen, Max played Tommy in the British miniseries The Runaway, based on Martina Cole's bestseller.

He appeared in The Riot Club (2014) with Sam Claflin, the drama Woman in Gold (2015) with Helen Mirren and Ryan Reynolds, and the war drama Bitter Harvest (2017). Most recently he made his return to the big screen in the drama The Wife (2018) alongside Jonathan Pryce and Glenn Close.

Max, who has modelled for Burberry, has an older brother named Samuel, who did some acting as a child.

Max Irons Filmography


Red Riding Hood

Genre:  Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Running Time:  100 min.
Release Date: March 11, 2011
DVD: June 14, 2011

Current rating: Rating: 3.48
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Cast: Amanda Seyfried, Gary Oldman, Billy Burke, Shiloh Fernandez, Max Irons, Virginia Madsen, Lukas Haas, Julie Christie