American actor and producer Jeremy Renner (Modesto, California, 51), who plays Hawkeye in the Marvel films, is in a “critical but stable” situation following an accident while clearing snow over the weekend. The interpreter had to be taken to the hospital urgently by helicopter on Sunday, his representative told US media.
“His family is with him and he is being well taken care of,” his representative said. The exact place where Renner suffered the accident has not been disclosed, but it is known that the actor owns a house near Lake Tahoe in Nevada (USA), which has become one of the busiest in recent days Regions affected by the winter storm As a result, more than 35,000 households in the region are without electricity.
According to local media, Renner suffered the accident while using a heavy vehicle — a snowplough — to clear the snow around his home. All of this after almost a foot of snow fell in the area on New Year’s Eve as a fresh winter storm battered the US region. Just a few weeks ago it was the actor himself who published a photo on your twitter account, In which he amassed 5.9 million followers where he showed the extent of snow in the area where he lives, “The snowfall on Lake Tahoe is no joke.”
“Upon arrival, agents with the Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District and REMSA Health coordinated Renner’s medical airlift to a local hospital,” public information officer Kristin Vietti told The Hollywood Reporter. He added that the actor “was the only person involved in the event.” The causes of the accident are still being investigated in the area.
Renner is a heavy vehicle enthusiast and even owns several snowplows that he uses around the ranch to clear his private driveways and area roads. A few years ago it was the interpreter who revealed that he had helped the fire brigade in similar situations before and even bought them a replacement vehicle.
The actor is one of the stars of the Marvel Universe after playing superhero Clin Barton, known as Hawkeye, for a decade. His first cameo for the superhero industry was in 2011’s Thor. He later appeared in other Avengers films, including Avengers: Endgame (2019), the second highest-grossing film of all time. But Renner has also worked on other big productions like Mission Impossible or the Bourne film series. He has been nominated twice for the Oscars: the first in 2010 for his starring role in the film On Hostile Land; the second followed a year later, in 2011, but this time as a supporting actor in The Town: City of Thieves. The second season of The Boss of Kingstown, in which he stars alongside Kyle Chandler, is out in just two weeks.
On a personal level, he doesn’t seem to have been as successful as he has been in his acting career. In 2011, the interpreter met on the set of Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol, who would become his wife and mother of his only daughter, actress Sonni Pacheco. But love didn’t last long. They had Ava in March 2013, they married a year later and by the end of 2014 he had already filed for divorce. Since then, the actors have been embroiled in a legal battle over custody of their daughter.