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Colin Farrell (I)


Colin Farrell is one of Ireland's best rising stars in Hollywood and abroad today. His film presence has been filled with memorable roles that range from an inwardly tortured hit man, to an adventurous explorer, a determined-but-failing writer, and the greatest military leader in history. Farrell was born on May 31, 1976 in Castleknock, Dublin, ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 11 wins & 46 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Phone Booth
Phone Booth Stu Shepard
(2002)
Total Recall
Total Recall Douglas Quaid / Hauser
(2012)
In Bruges
In Bruges Ray
(2008)
Miami Vice
Miami Vice Sonny Crockett
(2006)

Filmography

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 2014 Miss Julie
John
 2013 Epic
Ronin (voice)
 2012/I Total Recall
Douglas Quaid / Hauser
 2011 My Least Favorite Career (Video short)
Bobby
 2010/I The Way Back
Valka
 2009 Ondine
Syracuse
 2008 In Bruges
Ray
 2005 Scrubs (TV Series)
Billy
- My Lucky Charm (2005) ... Billy
 2003 Veronica Guerin
Tattooed Boy
 2000 Ordinary Decent Criminal
Alec (as Colin Farrel)
 1998-1999 Ballykissangel (TV Series)
Danny Byrne
- The Wedding (1999) ... Danny Byrne (as Colin Farrel)
- The Outsiders (1999) ... Danny Byrne (as Colin Farrel)
- Brendan's Crossing (1999) ... Danny Byrne (as Colin Farrel)
 1999 Love in the 21st Century (TV Series)
Mattie
 1999 The War Zone
Nick (as Colin J. Farrell)
 1998 Falling for a Dancer (TV Movie)
Daniel McCarthey
 1997 Drinking Crude
Click
 1996 The Disappearance of Finbar
Simon (uncredited)
 1995 Frankie Starlight
Young Man In Cinema No. 2 (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Theatre: A Little world of our own, Lead Role, at the Donmar Warehouse in London. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 11 Interviews | 17 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 20 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Colin Farrel | Colin J. Farrell | Col Farrell

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

Spinning out of control was preordained. After Tigerland it was, 'Here's the keys to the city; here's a few million; here's a bag of ...' At a certain level, you are allowed to do whatever the f*** you want, in a way that is maddening ... But if I'd had better guidance, I wouldn't have reached such commercial highs, but it would've been interesting to see what the work would've been like. Of ... See more »

Trivia:

Has twice taken roles meant for Heath Ledger. One of the roles was Alexander (2004), the second role was The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009). Farrell, along with Jude Law and Johnny Depp, will play a physically altered form of Ledger's character as he travels through different worlds. See more »

Trademark:

Irish accent See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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