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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 4 wins & 30 nominations. See more awards »

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Stage play: "Ballyturk" co-starring Stephen Rea and Mikel Murfi as written and directed by Enda Walsh (Olympia Theatre Dublin) See more »

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


5' 9" (1.75 m)

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I'd probably have been wealthier if I had stayed with law, but pretty miserable doing it. See more »


As of 2006 he is the most nominated Irish Actor at the Irish Film and Television Awards with 6 nominations. See more »


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