Colin Farrell

Born May 31, 1976

Colin James Farrell is an Irish actor. After TV and film work in the UK, he was discovered by Joel Schumacher upon auditioning for Tigerland (2000). The string of American thrillers that followed, Phone Booth (2002), S.W.A.T. , and The Recruit (both 2003) established his box office bankability. In the workaholic pattern that he would be known for in the industry, during those same years, he starred in Steven Spielberg’s Minority Report and as the villain in Daredevil.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Colin Farrell.


1976 Birth Born on May 31, 1976.


1998 - 2001 4 More Events
2003 27 Years Old 1 More Event
In late 2003 Farrell starred as a criminal who plots a bank robbery with Cillian Murphy in the dark comedy Intermission, which held the record for highest-grossing Irish independent film in Irish box-office history for three years and remains a cult classic there.
2004 28 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2004 he appeared in several other independent films receiving limited theatrical release in most countries, including A Home at the End of the World (adapted from Michael Cunningham's A Home at the End of the World). … Read More
2005 29 Years Old 1 More Event
Farrell's next film was 2005's Academy Award-nominated The New World, his second historical epic. … Read More


2006 30 Years Old The actor was more successful in 2006 with his role opposite Jamie Foxx in Michael Mann's action crime drama, Miami Vice. … Read More
2007 31 Years Old 1 More Event
Farrell next appeared in Woody Allen's Cassandra's Dream, which premiered in 2007 and was distributed in the US in early 2008. … Read More
Farrell's next film, Martin McDonagh's first full-length feature In Bruges, opened the 2008 Sundance Film Festival. … Read More
2009 33 Years Old 1 More Event
On 11 January 2009, Farrell won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for In Bruges, in which he co-starred with Brendan Gleeson. … Read More
2010 34 Years Old Their relationship ended in mid-2010.
2012 36 Years Old 1 More Event
Farrell starred with Kate Beckinsale in Columbia Pictures' Total Recall, a 2012 remake of the 1990 film with Arnold Schwarzenegger. … Read More
2013 37 Years Old March 2013 saw the release of Dead Man Down, a thriller directed by Niels Arden Oplev reuniting Farrell with Terrence Howard for the first time since Hart's War ten years earlier. … Read More
2014 38 Years Old In 2014, Farrell starred in a film adaptation of Mark Helprin's Winter's Tale. … Read More
In 2015, he starred as Detective Ray Velcoro in the second season of HBO's True Detective, alongside Vince Vaughn, Rachel McAdams, and Taylor Kitsch. … Read More


2016 40 Years Old Colin Farrell's dad Eamon, was married at age of 73 to partner Eileen Pollard, who is of Greek Cypriot heritage, on 5th July 2016. … Read More
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