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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 & 32 nominations. See more awards »

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Inception
Inception Robert Fischer
(2010)
The Dark Knight
The Dark Knight Scarecrow
(2008)
Batman Begins
Batman Begins Dr. Jonathan Crane
(2005)
28 Days Later...
(2002)

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Other Works:

Played Christy Mahon in a revival of JM Synge in Gatiety Production's tour of "The Playboy of the Western World" (dir by Garry Hynes) (2004). See more »

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1 Interview | 7 Articles | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

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 »

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Is an avid fan of video games. See more »

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Dark brown hair and bright blue eyes See more »

Nickname:

Cilly

Star Sign:

Gemini

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