‘The Morning Show’ Casts Jeremy Irons in Season 4 as Alex’s Dad

Jeremy Irons has joined the cast of “The Morning Show.”

In the Apple TV+ drama’s upcoming fourth season, he will play Martin Levy, the father of Alex Levy (Jennifer Aniston).

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Irons first rose to prominence in 1981, when he starred opposite Meryl Streep in “The French Lieutenant’s Woman” in the roles of Charles Henry Smithson and Mike. Also among his long list of credits is “Moonlighting” (1982), “The Mission,” “Dead Ringers” (1988), “Reversal of Fortune” (1990), “Lolita” (1997), “Margin Call” (2011), “The Borgias” (2011-2013) and “Watchmen” (2019). In 1994, he voiced Scar in “The Lion King,” and from 2016 to 2023, he played Alfred Pennyworth in four DC Extended Universe films.

Throughout his career, Irons has won an Oscar, two Golden Globes, three Emmys, a SAG Award and a Tony. He is repped by CAA.

“The Morning Show” follows the major players of a morning news show and the network that airs it during major political, financial and personnel scandals. Irons is the most recent addition to the series, which also recently added Marion Cotillard to Season 4. Along with Aniston and Cottilard, the cast also includes Reese Witherspoon, Billy Crudup, Mark Duplass, Nestor Carbonell, Karen Pittman, Greta Lee, Jon Hamm and Nicole Beharie. Julianna Margulies is not returning for Season 4, as Variety exclusively reported.

Kerry Ehrin developed “The Morning Show,” which is executive produced by Aniston, Witherspoon, Kristin Hahn, Lauren Neustadter, director Mimi Leder, Michael Ellenberg, showrunner Charlotte Stoudt, Micah Schraft and Zander Lehmann. Media Res, Hello Sunshine and Echo Films produce.

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