Colin Farrell

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Colin Farrell

Colin James Farrell (born May 31, 1976) is an Irish actor born in Castleknock, Dublin.

Colin Farrell attended The Gaiety School of Acting, but dropped out and snagged the part of Danny Bryne on Ballykissangel, a popular BBC television drama set in Ireland. It ran from 1996 till 2001 with Colin's part running from 1998 to 1999.

Before that, he then had a number of small roles in various TV shows and movies till he played the part of Private Roland Bozz in Tigerland in 2000. Since then he has been one of Ireland's rising stars in Hollywood, acting alongside some of Hollywood's finest including Bruce Willis in Hart's War, Tom Cruise in Minority Report, Al Pacino in The Recruit and Samuel L. Jackson in S.W.A.T..

Farrell was married to Amelia Warner from July to November 2001. He has a child, James - born September 12, 2003, with his now ex-girlfriend Kim Bordenave.

Al Pacino, his original acting idol, has described Colin as the greatest actor of his generation. Farrell is known for his light hearted approach to living, and was apparently smoking six packs of cigarettes a day during the filming of Phone Booth in 2002.

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