May 31, 1976
44 years old
5 ft 10 in | 178 cm
80 kg | 176 lbs
42 in | 107 cm
11 US | 44.5 EU
33 in | 84 cm
Colin James Farrell was born in Castleknock, Dublin, Ireland, on May 31, 1976, is a Irish actor.
Young Colin Farrell first started acting during his years at the Gaiety School of Acting in Dublin.
He got his television debut in BBC drama series Ballykissangel (1998–1999) in role as Danny Byrne.
He made his big screen debut in drama film Drinking Crude (1997) in role as Click.
Farrell's breakthrough performance came as Private Roland Bozz in war drama film Tigerland (2000) directed by Joel Schumacher.
The Batman (2022) superhero in role as Oswald Cobblepot / The Penguin
After Yang (2021) science fiction drama in role as Jak, opposite Jodie Turner-Smith and Justin H. Mine
Ava (2021) action thriller in role as Simon, with Jessica Chastain, John Malkovich and Geena Davis
Voyagers (2021) science fiction in role as with Tye Sheridan, Isaac Hempstead Wright and Lily-Rose Depp
Artemis Fowl (2020) Aadventure fantasy in role as Artemis Fowl I, opposite Josh Gad and Judi Dench
The Gentlemen (2019) action thriller in role as Coach, opposite Matthew McConaughey and Charlie Hunnam
Dumbo (2019) fantasy adventure in role as Holt Farrier, opposite Michael Keaton, Danny DeVito and Eva Green
He won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor for his performance as Ray in black comedy crime film In Bruges (2008).
He was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor for his role as David in dystopian black comedy movie The Lobster (2015).
Alexander (2004) epic historical drama in role as Alexander the Great
S.W.A.T. (2003) action crime thriller opposite Samuel L. Jackson, Michelle Rodriguez and Jeremy Renner
The Recruit (2003) spy thriller with Al Pacino
Hart's War (2002) thriller drama opposite Bruce Willis
Minority Report (2002) neo-noir science fiction opposite Tom Cruise
Daredevil (2003) superhero with Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner
Phone Booth (2002) neo-noir crime thriller opposite Forest Whitaker, Katie Holmes and Kiefer Sutherland
Intermission (2003) black comedy crime with Cillian Murphy
The New World (2005) romantic historical drama with Christian Bale
Miami Vice (2006) action crime thriller with Jamie Foxx
Ask the Dust (2006) drama opposite Salma Hayek and Donald Sutherland
Solace (2015) mystery thriller with Anthony Hopkins and Abbie Cornish
Pride and Glory (2008) crime drama opposite Edward Norton and Jon Voight
Crazy Heart (2009) drama opposite Jeff Bridges and Robert Duvall
Fright Night (2011) horror comedy opposite Anton Yelchin and Imogen Poots
Total Recall (2012) dystopian science fiction action opposite Kate Beckinsale and Jessica Biel
Seven Psychopaths (2012) dark comedy crime opposite Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell and Christopher Walken
Winter's Tale (2014) drama romance with Jennifer Connelly, Will Smith and Russell Crowe
Miss Julie (2014) drama with Jessica Chastain
The Lobster (2015) dystopian black comedy with Rachel Weisz and Léa Seydoux
American Outlaws (2001) Western in role as Jesse James
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016) fantasy opposite Eddie Redmayne
The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017) psychological thriller opposite Nicole Kidman
Roman J. Israel, Esq. (2017) drama crime opposite Denzel Washington
The Beguiled (2017) drama opposite Elle Fanning, Nicole Kidman and Kirsten Dunst
Widows (2018) heist opposite Viola Davis and Liam Neeson
Falling for a Dancer (1998) romantic drama television miniseries in role as Daniel McCarthey
He played Detective Ray Velcoro in second season of HBO's True Detective (2015).
The North Water (2020) drama mini-series in role as Henry Drax
Attended St. Brigid's National School and Castleknock College in, Fingal, Ireland.
Attended Gormanston College in East Meath, Ireland.
Attended the Gaiety School of Acting in Dublin.
Has an older brother, Eamon, Jr. and two sisters, Claudine and Catherine.
He dislikes watching his own movies.
He is avid footballer.
His favorite actor is Al Pacino.
Good friends with actor Jeremy Renner.
Lives in Los Angeles, California and Dublin, Ireland.
Has been engaged to Amelia Warner (2001).
Has been in relationships with:
Alicja Bachleda-Curuś (2009-2010) they have one son
Kim Bordenave (2002-2003) they have one son
He dated Michelle Rodriguez (2002-2003), Elizabeth Taylor (2009-2011), Emma Forrest (2008-2009), Muireann McDonnell (2007-2008), Lake Bell (2006), Nicole Narain (2003), Ashley Scott (2002) and Maeve Quinlan (2002).