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Colin Farrell

Colin James Farrell (born 31 May 1976) is an Irish actor, who has appeared in films including Tigerland, Daredevil, Miami Vice, Minority Report, Phone Booth, The Recruit, Alexander, S.W.A.T., and In Bruges. Farrell was born in Dublin, the son of Rita (née Monaghan), a housewife, and Eamon Farrell, a footballer who played for Shamrock Rovers FC (Rovers) and owned a company importing and exporting canned goods in Dublin City. He was raised Roman Catholic. His uncle Tommy Farrell also played for Rovers. Farrell has two sisters, Claudine (who is his personal assistant) and Catherine, and a brother, Eamon Jr. When he was ten, the Farrells moved to Castleknock, a Dublin suburb. Farrell was educated at St. Brigid's National School Castleknock followed by Castleknock College and Gormanston College. Farrell auditioned for the Irish group Boyzone when he was still unknown, but was unsuccessful. Farrell attended The Gaiety School of Acting, but dropped out and was cast in the part of Danny Byrne on Ballykissangel, a BBC television drama. Farrell appeared on the show 7 times from 1998 to 1999. Farrell had small parts in television shows and films, including the BBC drama Ballykissangel in 1998, and his film debut in Tim Roth's The War Zone.

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Colin Farrell -- Crazed Fan Arrested for Creeping Around Actor's House

Colin Farrell
Crazed Fan Busted For Creeping Around Actor's House

Colin Farrell got an unexpected, and unwanted, visitor at his home in Los Angeles this weekend -- and now the guy's been arrested and placed on a psychiatric hold.  Law enforcement sources… READ MORE >

Colin Farrell -- Shirtless & Ripped in Rio

Colin Farrell
Shirtless & Ripped in Rio

Colin Farrell turned up the heat in Rio by showing off his lean, ripped, tatted up torso as he walked around shirtless on Wednesday.The 36-year-old "Total Recall" star has a body people would pay… READ MORE >

- 644 days ago
Pocahontas in 'The New World': 'Memba Her?!

Pocahontas
in 'The New World' 'Memba Her?!

Q'orianka Kilcher was only 14-years-old when she played Pocahontas opposite Colin Farrell in the Oscar nominated "The New World." Guess what she looks like now! READ MORE >

- 1239 days ago
Colin Farrell's Doppleganger in UK Brawl

Colin Farrell's Doppleganger in UK Brawl

It appeared Colin Farrell had engaged in some late night combat in England this weekend -- turns out, it's just a guy who looks JUST LIKE HIM!The fight pictured in this post went down in London… READ MORE >

- 1460 days ago
"Survivor" Contestant's Colin Farrell Connection

"Survivor" Contestant's Colin Farrell Connection

Candace Smith's bio page for the new "Survivor" says she's a former Miss Ohio USA, graduated from Northwestern University School of Law, and currently is working on a book of her memoirs. It fails… READ MORE >

- 1906 days ago
Colin Farrell Hits it From Behind

Colin Farrell Hits it From Behind

Take note, Hollywood -- this is how you hit and don't run.Colin Farrell did the right thing today after he smashed into the rear end of a car near the Chateau Marmont in Hollywood -- by leaving an… READ MORE >

- 2108 days ago
Is This Colin's Ring Thing?

Is This Colin's Ring Thing?

So TMZ caught up with Colin Farrell the other day at LAX, and -- Erin go bragh! -- is that a wedding ring we spy?The Brit tabloids are all afire that Farrell and galpal Muireann (not a misprint)… READ MORE >

- 2129 days ago
Colin Farrell: The Schmuck of the Irish

Colin Farrell: The Schmuck of the Irish

Chain smoking Colin Farrell actually doled out health advice to pappers at LAX -- but he better take a tip from us: Don't forget about your help!insertBCSinglePlayer(1610689259);The Irishman left… READ MORE >

- 2131 days ago
Mr. Chow Serves Up Won Ton of Stars!

Mr. Chow
Serves Up Won Ton of Stars!

Mr. Chow gave us a heaping helping of big name celebs last night! Bring it! // Aussie hothead Russel Crowe, hockey fanatic Tim Robbins, and "Speed" demon Dennis Hopper were mobbed for autographs.… READ MORE >

- 2287 days ago
Colin Farrell -- I Am Legend

Colin Farrell -- I Am Legend

Colin Farrell arrived in New York, and discovered, in a Will-Smithian kind of way, that there are no other people in the city -- at least the kind that attract the attention of… READ MORE >

- 2312 days ago

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