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Colin Farrell
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Farrell at the premiere of Ondine at the 2010 Tribeca Film Festival
Born
Colin James Farrell

31 May 1976 (1976-05-31) (age 43)
Occupation Actor
Years active 1996–present
Partner(s) Kim Bordenave (2002–03)
Alicja Bachleda-Curuś (2009–10)
Children 2 sons
Website Official website

Colin James Farrell (born 31 May 1976) is an Irish actor. He has starred in many movies, including: Tigerland, Minority Report, Phone Booth, The Recruit, S.W.A.T., Alexander, Miami Vice and In Bruges, for which he won a Golden Globe Award.

Farrell was born in Castleknock, Dublin, Ireland, he was inspired to try acting when Henry Thomas' performance in E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial moved him to tears. With his brother's encouragement, he attended the Gaiety School of Acting.

Filmography

Film

Year Film Role Director Notes
1997 Drinking Crude Click Owen McPolin
1999 War Zone, TheThe War Zone Nick Tim Roth
2000 Ordinary Decent Criminal Alec Thaddeus O'Sullivan
Tigerland Pvt. Roland Bozz Joel Schumacher
2001 American Outlaws Jesse James Les Mayfield
2002 Hart's War Lt. Thomas W. Hart Gregory Hoblit
Minority Report Danny Witwer Steven Spielberg
Phone Booth Stu Shepard Joel Schumacher
2003 Veronica Guerin Tattooed Boy
Daredevil Bullseye Mark Steven Johnson
Recruit, TheThe Recruit James Douglas Clayton Roger Donaldson
S.W.A.T. Jim Street Clark Johnson
Intermission Lehiff John Crowley
2004 Home at the End of the World, AA Home at the End of the World Bobby Morrow (1982) Michael Mayer
Alexander Alexander the Great Oliver Stone
2005 New World, TheThe New World Captain John Smith Terrence Malick
2006 Miami Vice Det. James "Sonny" Crockett Michael Mann
Ask the Dust Arturo Bandini Robert Towne
2007 Cassandra's Dream Terry Woody Allen
2008 Kicking It Narrator Susan Koch
Jeff Werner
Documentary
Pride and Glory Jimmy Egan Gavin O'Connor
In Bruges Ray Martin McDonagh Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
Nominated—British Independent Film Award for Best Actor
2009 Ondine Syracuse Neil Jordan
Triage Mark Walsh Danis Tanović
Crazy Heart Tommy Sweet Scott Cooper
Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus, TheThe Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus Tony (3rd Transformation) Terry Gilliam
2010 Way Back, TheThe Way Back Valka Peter Weir
London Boulevard Harry Mitchel William Monahan
2011 Horrible Bosses Bobby Pellitt Seth Gordon
Fright Night Jerry Dandrige Craig Gillespie
2012 Total Recall Douglas Quaid / Karl Hauser Len Wiseman
Seven Psychopaths Marty Faranan Martin McDonagh
2013 Dead Man Down Victor Niels Arden Oplev
Epic Ronin Chris Wedge Voice role
Saving Mr. Banks Travers Robert Goff John Lee Hancock
2014 Winter's Tale Peter Lake Akiva Goldsman
Miss Julie John Liv Ullmann
2015 The Lobster David Yorgos Lanthimos
Solace Charles Ambrose Afonso Poyart
2016 Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Percival Graves David Yates
2017 The Killing of a Sacred Deer Steven Murphy Yorgos Lanthimos
The Beguiled John McBurney Sofia Coppola
Roman J. Israel, Esq. George Dan Gilroy
2018 Widows Jack Mulligan Steve McQueen Post-production
2019 Dumbo Holt Farrier Tim Burton Filming

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