Colin Farrell (I)


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Colin Farrell is one of Ireland's biggest stars in Hollywood and abroad. 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, Ireland to ... See full bio »

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The Lobster David
(2015)
In Bruges Ray
(2008)
S.W.A.T. Jim Street
(2003)
(2012)

Filmography

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 2023 Untitled the Batman Spinoff (TV Series) (filming)
The Penguin
- Episode #1.1 ... The Penguin
 2022 The Banshees of Inisherin
Pádraic Súilleabháin
 2022 Thirteen Lives
John Volanthen
 2022 The Batman
Oz / The Penguin
 2021 The North Water (TV Series)
Henry Drax
- To Live Is to Suffer (2021) ... Henry Drax
- The Devils of the Earth (2021) ... Henry Drax
- Homo Homini Lupus (2021) ... Henry Drax
- We Men Are Wretched Things (2021) ... Henry Drax
- Behold the Man (2021) ... Henry Drax
 2021 After Yang
Jake
 2021 Voyagers
Richard
 2020/IV Ava
Simon
 2020 Artemis Fowl
Artemis Fowl Sr.
 2019 The Gentlemen
Coach
 2019 Dumbo
Holt Farrier
 2019 Gloomy Eyes (Video short)
Grave Keeper (voice)
 2018 Widows
Jack Mulligan
 2018 Legend of Cambria (TV Series)
Narrator
- Kingdom Without End (2018) ... Narrator
- The Last Stand (2018) ... Narrator
- March of Brutus (2018) ... Narrator
- The Red Dragon (2018) ... Narrator
- Lady of the Falls (2018) ... Narrator
 2017 Roman J. Israel, Esq.
George Pierce
 2017 The Beguiled
Corporal McBurney
 2017 The Killing of a Sacred Deer
Steven Murphy
 2015/II Solace
Charles Ambrose
 2015 True Detective (TV Series)
Detective Ray Velcoro
- Omega Station (2015) ... Detective Ray Velcoro
- Black Maps and Motel Rooms (2015) ... Detective Ray Velcoro
- Church in Ruins (2015) ... Detective Ray Velcoro
- Other Lives (2015) ... Detective Ray Velcoro
- Down Will Come (2015) ... Detective Ray Velcoro
 2015 The Lobster
David
 2014 Miss Julie
John
 2014 Winter's Tale
Peter Lake
 2013 Saving Mr. Banks
Travers Goff
 2013 Epic
Ronin (voice)
 2013 Dead Man Down
Victor
 2012 Seven Psychopaths
Marty
 2012/I Total Recall
Douglas Quaid / Hauser
 2011 Fright Night
Jerry
 2011 Horrible Bosses
Bobby Pellit
 2010 London Boulevard
Mitchel
 2010/I The Way Back
Valka
 2009 Crazy Heart
Tommy Sweet
 2009 Ondine
Syracuse
 2009 Triage
Mark Walsh
 2009 The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
Imaginarium Tony 3
 2008 Pride and Glory
Jimmy Egan
 2008 In Bruges
Ray
 2007 Cassandra's Dream
Terry Blaine
 2006 Miami Vice
Sonny Crockett
 2006 Ask the Dust
Arturo Bandini
 2005 The New World
Captain Smith
 2005 Scrubs (TV Series)
Billy
- My Lucky Charm (2005) ... Billy
 2004 Alexander
Alexander
 2004 A Home at the End of the World
Bobby Morrow (1982)
 2003 Intermission
Lehiff
 2003 S.W.A.T.
Jim Street
 2003 Veronica Guerin
Tattooed Boy
 2003 Daredevil
Bullseye
 2003 The Recruit
James Douglas Clayton
 2002 Phone Booth
Stu Shepard
 2002 Minority Report
Danny Witwer
 2002 Hart's War
Lt. Thomas W. Hart
 2001 American Outlaws
Jesse James
 2000 Tigerland
Pvt. Roland Bozz
 2000 Ordinary Decent Criminal
Alec (as Colin Farrel)
 1998-1999 Ballykissangel (TV Series)
Danny Byrne
- The Wedding (1999) ... Danny Byrne (as Colin Farrel)
- With a Song in My Heart (1999) ... Danny Byrne
- The Outsiders (1999) ... Danny Byrne (as Colin Farrel)
- A Few Dollars More (1999) ... Danny Byrne
- 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)
 1995 Frankie Starlight
Young Man In Cinema No. 2 (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Release of the biography, "Colin Farrell: Living Dangerously" by Jane Kelly. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 11 Interviews | 17 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 22 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

Official Site

Alternate Names:

Colin Carrell | Colin Farrel | Colin J Farrell | Col Farrell

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)

Children:

James Padraig Farrell | See more »

Parents:

Rita Farrell (Monaghan) | Eamon Farrell

Relatives:

Eamonn Farrell (sibling) | See more »
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Personal Quote:

Unconsciously that's why I ended up being the level of drug addict I did. I grew up being told that I was very fortunate, but being unable to feel the good fortune for years. So I created difficulty for myself. I was in love with self-propagated pain, darkness, Dostoevsky, lonely nights howling at the moon, writing bad poetry. For f***'s sake! See more »

Trivia:

He has acted alongside four actors who've played the role of Bruce Wayne/Batman: Ben Affleck in Daredevil (2003), Val Kilmer in Alexander (2004), Christian Bale in The New World (2005), Michael Keaton in Tim Burton's Dumbo (2019) and Robert Pattinson in The Batman (2022). See more »

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Thick, expressive eyebrows See more »

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