In the recent interview with GQ magazine, Jeremy strong claimed, “I think my mother is probably upset by it. She loved when I played James Reeb in Selma. The darkness of Succession is hard for her.”
When he was younger, he noticed how worried his parents were about their financial situation and wrote the song “Poor, So What?” to lift their spirits. His family relocated to the more affluent Sudbury area when he was ten years old.
Jeremy Strong and his family had a hard time fitting in, but it gave Strong the opportunity she was looking for. For him, that meant devoting all of his energy to the theatrical program. Acting became “a way to feel of value, to have self-esteem, to feel seen and valued in a community I didn’t otherwise feel that I belonged in,” Strong says.