Colin Farrell Biography (1976-)

Full name, Colin James Farrell; born May 31, 1976, in Castleknock, Dublin, Ireland; son of Eamon (a professional soccer player and operator of a health food store) and Rita (a homemaker) Farrell; brother of Eamonn Farrell (a choreographer and drama teacher); married Amelia Warner (an actress), July 17, 2001(divorced, 2002); children: (with Kim Bordenave, a model) James. Addresses: Agent: Josh Lieberman, Creative Artists Agency, 9830 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90212; Lisa Richards, Lisa Richards Agency, 46 Upper BaggotSt., Dublin 4, Ireland.; Publicist: Susan Patricola, Patricola/Lust Public Relations, 8383 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 530, Beverly Hills, CA 90211; PMK/HBH, 700 San Vicente Blvd., Suite G910, West Hollywood, CA 90069.

Nationality
Irish
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor
Birth Details
May 31, 1976
Dublin, Ireland

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • (Uncredited) Extra, The Disappearance of Finbar (also known as Naer Finbar foersvann), Samson Films, 1996
  • Click, Drinking Crude, Sweetskin Productions, 1997
  • (As Colin J. Farrell) Nick, The War Zone (also known as Tim Roth's The War Zone and Zona di guerra), Lot 47 Films, 1999
  • (As Colin Farrel) Alec, Ordinary Decent Criminal (also known as Ein Ganz gewoehnlicher Dieb), Miramax, 2000
  • Private Roland Bozz, Tigerland, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2000
  • Jesse James, American Outlaws, Warner Bros., 2001
  • Detective Danny Witwer, Minority Report, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2002
  • Lieutenant Thomas W. Hart, Hart's War, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 2002
  • Bullseye, Daredevil (also known as Daredevil 1.5), Twentieth Century-Fox, 2003
  • James Clayton, The Recruit, Buena Vista, 2003
  • Lehiff, Intermission, DreamWorks SKG, 2003
  • Officer Jim Street, S.W.A.T., Columbia, 2003
  • Spanky McSpank, Veronica Guerin, Buena Vista, 2003
  • Stuart "Stu" Shepard, Phone Booth, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2003
  • Title role (Alexander the Great), Alexander, Warner Bros., 2004
  • Bobby Morrow, A Home at the End of the World, Warner Bros., 2004
  • Arturo Bandini, Ask the Dust, Paramount, 2005
  • John Smith, The New World, New Line Cinema, 2005
  • Detective James "Sonny" Crockett, Miami Vice, Universal, 2006
  • What Love Is and What's It All About, 2006
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • (As Col Farrell) Danny Byrne, Ballykissangel, BBC, 1998-99
  • Mattie, Love in the 21st Century, Channel 4 (England), 1999
  • Miniseries
  • Daniel McCarthey, Falling for a Dancer, Romance Classics, 1998
  • (Scenes deleted) Milkman, David Copperfield, BBC, 1999, also broadcast on Masterpiece Theatre, PBS
  • Specials
  • Himself, E! Entertainer of the Year 2003, E! Entertainment Television, 2003
  • Daredevil: From the Comic to the Big Screen, 2003
  • The 100 Greatest Movie Stars, 2003
  • Alexander, Charging for Alexander, 2004
  • (In archive footage) 101 Biggest Celebrity Oops, E! EntertainmentTelevision, 2004
  • Awards Presentations
  • Presenter, The 75th Annual Academy Awards, ABC, 2003
  • Presenter, The 60th Annual Golden Globe Awards, NBC, 2003
  • Spike TV Presents GQ Men of the Year Awards 2003, Spike TV, 2003
  • The Teen Choice Awards 2003, Fox, 2003
  • The 2003 MTV Movie Awards, MTV, 2003
  • Presenter, The 76th Annual Academy Awards, ABC, 2004
  • The Second Irish Film and Television Awards, 2004
  • Episodic
  • Guest, The Late Show with David Letterman, CBS, 2002, 2003, 2004
  • Guest, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, NBC, 2002, 2003, 2004
  • Dinner for Five, Independent Film Channel, 2003
  • Himself, "Daredevilin'," Player$, 2003
  • Guest, "Snoop Hands with S.W.A.T.," Doggy Fizzle Televizzle, MTV,2003
  • Guest, Richard and Judy, 2003
  • Guest, Tinseltown TV, 2003
  • (In archive footage) Celebrities Uncensored, E! Entertainment Television, multiple appearances, 2003, 2004
  • Guest, "Wetten, dass ...? aus Leipzig," Wetten, dass ...?, 2004
  • Guest, Corazon, corazon, Television Espanola, 2004
  • Guest, Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (also known as Ellenand The Ellen DeGeneres Show), syndicated, 2004
  • Guest, GMTV, 2004
  • Guest, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, NBC, 2004
  • Guest, Live with Regis and Kelly, syndicated, 2004
  • Guest, Tout le monde en parle, France 2, 2004
  • Guest, The View, ABC, 2004
  • Guest host, Saturday Night Live (also known as NBC's Saturday Night, Saturday Night, and SNL), NBC, 2004
  • Billy Callahan, "My Lucky Charm," Scrubs, NBC, 2005
  • Guest, The Late Late Show, CBS, 2005
  • Stage Appearances
  • In a Little World of Our Own, Donmar Warehouse Theatre, London, c.1998
  • RECORDINGS
  • Videos
  • Beyond Hell's Kitchen: Making "Daredevil," Twentieth Century-Fox Home Entertainment, 2003

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Books
    • Newsmakers, Issue 1, Gale, 2004
    Periodicals
    • Advocate, September 14, 2004, pp. 36-39
    • Details, January/February, 2003
    • Entertainment Weekly, November 3, 2000, p. 23; February 14, 2003,pp. 8-9; July 23, 2004, pp. 8-10
    • Glamour, August, 2002, p. 163
    • GQ, November, 2004
    • International Herald Tribune, February 18, 2003, p. 22
    • Interview, February, 2000, p. 148; October, 2000, pp. 242-43, 254;October, 2004, pp. 130-39
    • Movieline's Hollywood Life, July, 2003, pp. 102-103; December, 2003, p. 53
    • Parade, October 17, 2004, pp. 4-5
    • People Weekly, March 3, 2003, p. 61; May 12, 2003; December 6, 2004, p. 115
    • Playboy, March, 2003, pp. 63-68, 157
    • Times (London), March 25, 2003
    • US Weekly, February 17, 2003; April 14, 2003
    • Vanity Fair, July, 2002
    • Washington Post, April 9, 2003, pp. C1, C4
    Electronic
    • Colin Farrell Official Site, http://www.colinfarrell.ie, November29, 2004

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