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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 & 28 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 2015 The Lobster (completed)
David
 2015/II Solace (completed)
 2014 Miss Julie
John
 2013 Epic
Ronin (voice)
 2012 Chelsea Lately (TV Series)
Marty in 'Seven Psychopaths'
- Episode #6.152 (2012) ... Marty in 'Seven Psychopaths'
 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 Callahan
 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)
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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 | 16 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 19 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:

"I couldn't care less about who sees my bits ... My friends asked how I could do scenes like that and not get excited, but it wasn't like that. My bits looked the size of a cashew nut!" (on appearing nude in Tigerland (2000)). See more »

Trivia:

He has two tattoos on his left forearm. The first one is the words "Carpe Diem" (Latin for "Seize the day"). Beside this tattoo there is a second tattoo, which is a black cross. See more »

Trademark:

Known for his temper both on and off the screen See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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