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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'm not worried about being pegged, but it's important for me to knock down any perceptions of me that are out there. See more »


Has a younger brother, Páidi, a design engineer. See more »


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