Jeremy Renner is an actor who was born on January 7, 1971, in Modesto, California. Before pursuing his interest in the theater, Jeremy explored the fields of computer science, criminology and psychology. His first acting role was in 1995 when he played Mark "Dags" D'Agastino in "Senior Trip." Jeremy is best known for his roles in "28 Weeks Later" (2007), "The Hurt Locker" (2008), "The Town" (2010) and "Mission Impossible - Ghost Protocol" (2011). Jeremy has also performed on the soundtracks for the 2005 film "North Country" and the 2007 crime drama "The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford." The actor received Oscar Award nominations in 2010 for his role in "The Hurt Locker" and in 2011 for his role in "The Town." For his role in "The Hurt Locker," Jeremy received nominations for the 2009 Best Actor Boston Society of Film Critics Award, the 2010 Best Leading Actor BAFTA Film Award, the 2010 Critics Choice Award from the Broadcast Film Critics Association and the 2010 Chlotrudis Award. His role in "The Hurt Locker" won Jeremy the Best Actor Award from the Chicago Film Critics Association.