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Jeremy Strong (actor)

Jeremy Strong (born December 25, 1978) is an American film, television, and stage actor.[2] He has appeared in many films that are based on true stories, including Zero Dark Thirty, Lincoln (as John George Nicolay), Parkland (as Lee Harvey Oswald), Selma (as James Reeb), Black Mass, The Big Short and Molly's Game. He also has a featured role as Kendall Roy in the HBO series Succession.

Jeremy Strong
Jeremy Strong 2014.jpg
Born (1978-12-25) December 25, 1978 (age 40)
Alma materYale University[1]
Years active2008–present

Early lifeEdit

He was born in Boston and attended public schools in Boston and Sudbury.[3] He graduated from Yale University, where he starred in a number of plays. He also studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, and the Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago. He made his Broadway debut in 2008.[1]

He 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.[4]



Year Title Role Notes
2008 Humboldt County Peter
2008 The Happening Private Auster
2009 The Messenger Return soldier
2009 Kill Daddy Good Night Bruce
2009 Contact High Carlos
2010 The Romantics Pete
2010 Yes Man Short film
2011 Love Is Like Life But Longer Blind man Short film
2012 Lincoln John George Nicolay
2012 Robot and Frank Jake
2012 Please, Alfonso Alfonso Short film
2012 See Girl Run Brandon
2012 Zero Dark Thirty Thomas
2013 Parkland Lee Harvey Oswald
2014 The Judge Dale Palmer
2014 Time Out of Mind Jack
2014 Selma James Reeb
2015 Black Mass Josh Bond
2015 The Big Short Vinny Nominated—Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
2017 Detroit Attorney Lang
2017 Molly's Game Dean Keith
2019 Serenity Reid Miller
2020 The Gentlemen Cannabis Kingpin Matthew Berger Post-production
2020 The Trial of the Chicago 7 Jerry Rubin Filming


Year Title Role Notes
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
Pending—Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film


  1. ^ a b Rochlin, Margy (December 23, 2015). "Jeremy Strong of 'The Big Short,' Acting and Chewing Gum at the Same Time". The New York Times. Retrieved February 12, 2016.
  2. ^ "Jeremy Strong goes from 'Humboldt' to 'Seasons'". Retrieved 11 October 2016.
  3. ^ "For Succession's Jeremy Strong, Acting Isn't About Having Fun". GQ.
  4. ^ "The Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania – Page not found". Retrieved 11 October 2016.

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