Colin Farrell

Colin Farrell

Irish actor
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Colin Farrell

Colin James Farrell (born 31 May 1976) is an Irish actor. He first appeared in the BBC drama series Ballykissangel (1998), then made his film debut in the drama film The War Zone (1999), and was discovered by Hollywood upon taking the lead role in the war drama film Tigerland (2000). He then played the outlaw Jesse James in the Western film American Outlaws (2001) before starring in the thriller films Phone Booth (2003) S.W.A.T. (2003), and The Recruit (2003), establishing his international box office appeal. During that time, he also appeared in Steven Spielberg's sci-fi thriller Minority Report (2002) and as the villain Bullseye in the superhero film Daredevil (2003).

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Full name at birth
Colin James Farrell
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Claim to fame
The War Zone
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Date of birth
31 May 1976
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Place of birth
Castleknock, Dublin, Ireland
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Age
46
Occupation
Actor, Producer, Musician
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PERSONAL DETAILS

Height
5' 10" (178 cm)
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Weight
173 lbs (78.5 kg)
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Distinctive feature
6th place in the World's "Sexiest Man" (Company magazine) (2003)
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8
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Shoe size
11
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ADDITIONAL DETAILS

Residence
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
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Net worth
$80,000,000 USD
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High school
  • St. Brigid’s National School, Castleknock, Dublin, Ireland
  • Castleknock College, Castleknock, Fingal, Ireland
  • Gormanstone College, Gormanston, Meath, Ireland
  • Gaiety School of Acting, Dublin, Ireland
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Talent agency
Creative Artists Agency (CAA)
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I got kicked out of school, drank way too much and really I’ve done every bad thing you could imagine. I do hope my kids will do it better one day.
  • Farrell auditioned in front of Louis Walsh to appear in Boyzone
  • Former son-in-law of actress Annette Ekblom and Alun Lewis.
  • Auditioned to become a member of the Irish boyband, Boyzone, but was turned down.
  • Cedric Gauthier wrote song "I wanna be Colin Farrell".
  • When he and his In Bruges (2008) co-star Brendan Gleeson both got nominated for Golden Globes, he bet Brendan twenty dollars that he [Colin] would win if any of them won at all. Farrell indeed won the Golden Globe.

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