Jeremy Renner is an American actor, singer-songwriter, film producer, and musician, known for his starring roles in The Hurt Locker, which garnered him an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor, Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol, The Avengers (2012), and The Bourne Legacy. Besides The Hurt Locker, his performance in The Town also garnered an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor. Throughout the 2000s, he appeared largely in independent films such as Dahmer, 12 and Holding and Neo Ned. He also appeared in supporting roles in the movies S.W.A.T.,28 Weeks Later, Cold Mountain, Lords of Dogtown, and The Assasination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford. He with reprise his role as Hawkeye in the Avengers: Age of Ultron.