Jeremy Lee Renner is our Crush of the Week because he is not just a fine-looking gentleman with acting chops, he pursues inspiring passions outside of his highly successful acting career. Though he has an impressive acting resume (The Town, The Hurt Locker, Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol, S.W.A.T., The Avengers , The Bourne Legacy), we were surprised to find that his first passion is music. His zeal for composition began while attending Fred C. Beyer High School in Modesto, Ca., where he joined the school’s band as a drummer. Shortly thereafter, he began to hone his skills as a singer-songwriter, guitarist and keyboardist.
At the early stages of his acting career, he performed in the band Sons of Ben. For the soundtrack of North Country, which he starred in, he performed “I Drink Alone”. In the 2006 films Love Comes to the Executioner and The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, Jeremy performed the songs “American Pie” and “Good Ole Rebel”. He also made cameos in music videos like “Trouble” by P!nk and “Scenes on Sunset” by Brother Sal.
Though his time for music are scacre these days, he supports many indie musicians such as Brother Sal, The Vashta Nerada and Aaron Durr.
The 41-year-old also devotes his time to other passions projects, including his long-running home renovation business and his involvement with the United Nations as a Goodwill Peace Ambassador.
Jeremy Renner is a man with the plan(s) and many talents who is living his dream while helping others pursue theirs. Crush of the Week indeed.
Source: Watch Mojo, Wikipedia and jeremyleerenner.com
Photos: This Photo Life