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Cillian Murphy


Striking Irish actor Cillian Murphy was born in Douglas, the oldest child of Brendan Murphy, who works for the Irish Department of Education, and a mother who is a teacher of french. He has three younger siblings. Murphy was educated at Presentation Brothers College, Cork. He went on to study law at University College Cork, but dropped out after ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 3 wins & 29 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 Aloft
Ivan
 2013-2014 Peaky Blinders (TV Series)
Thomas Shelby / Tommy Shelby
- Episode #2.6 (2014) ... Tommy Shelby
- Episode #2.4 (2014) ... Tommy Shelby
- Episode #2.3 (2014) ... Tommy Shelby
- Episode #2.2 (2014) ... Tommy Shelby
 2013 Harriet and the Matches (Short)
Cat (voice)
 2012/IV Broken
Mike Kiernan
 2011/I Retreat
Martin
 2010 TRON: Legacy
Edward Dillinger (uncredited)
 2009/I The Water (Short)
Son
 2009 Perrier's Bounty
Michael McCrea
 2006 The Silent City (Short)
 2005 Batman Begins (Video Game)
Dr. Jonathan Crane / Scarecrow (voice)
 2003 Zonad (Short)
Guy Hendrickson
 2001 Disco Pigs
Pig / Darren
 2001 Watchmen (Short)
Phil
 2000 Filleann an Feall (Short)
Ger
 2000 A Man of Few Words (Short)
Best Man
 1999 At Death's Door (Short)
Young Reaper
 1999 Eviction (Short)
Brendan McBride
 1999 The Trench
Rag Rookwood
 1999 Sunburn
Davin McDerby
 1998 Sweety Barrett
Pat the Barman
 1997 Quando (Short)
Pat
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Other Works:

Played Claudio in Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing", Bickerstaffe Theatre Company at the Kilkenny Arts Festival, Ireland (1998). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 6 Articles | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

I don't know if anyone will ever sit beside me on a plane again. - on his role as a terrorist in Red Eye (2005). See more »

Trivia:

Agreed to a cameo in Tron: Legacy (2010) because he is a big fan of the original Tron (1984). See more »

Trademark:

Strong defined jawline See more »

Nickname:

Cilly

Star Sign:

Gemini

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