Colin Farrell. biography
NAME:Colin Farrell BIRTH DATE:May 31, 1976 (Age: 37) PLACE OF BIRTH:Castleknock, Dublin, Ireland
After his playing days came to an end, Farrell began acting. His first major role came as the lead in Tigerland. Farrell followed that up with roles in Minority Report, Phone Booth, S.W.A.T. and The Recruit.
Farrell starred in Oliver Stone's Alexander in 2004. His most recent box office success was Miami Vice, which made over $160 million worldwide.
In July 2005, Farrell filed a lawsuit attempting to prevent a sex tape from becoming public. Later that year, he voluntarily checked into a rehabilitation center for addiction to drugs and painkillers.
Did you know…
- He has a fear of flying
- He speaks German and French fluently
- He was born premature, weighing only 1 lb. 6 oz. at birth
- He reportedly smoked over six packs of cigarettes on the set of Phone Booth
- He hates to watch his own movies