MAX IRONS recently appeared Catherine Hardwicke’s “Red Riding Hood” for Warner Bros where he stars alongside Amanda Seyfried and Gary Oldman. He was also seen in the mini-series “The Runaway”, based on Martina Cole’s bestseller for Sky 1.
In 2009 Irons made his professional stage debut in Friedrich Schiller’s “Wallenstein”, at the Chichester Festival Theatre for which he has been nominated for the prestigious Ian Charleson Award.
Irons is currently in Belgium in production on “The White Queen” where he portrays Edward IV of England. The series, based on Philippa Gregory’s bestselling historical novel series The Cousin’s War is scheduled to premiere on BBC One and Starz later this year.
Irons graduated from The Guildhall School of Music and Drama in the summer of 2008. His theatrical training has included roles in “Oedipus”, “The Revenger’s Tragedy”, “The Cherry Orchard”, “London Cuckolds”, “Twelfth Night”, “Plenty”, “Semi-Monde”, “Under The Blue Sky”, and “New Girls In Town”.
Irons currently resides in London.