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Cillian Murphy

Cillian Murphy

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Famous as :

Actor and musician

Birth Name :

Cillian Murphy

Birth Date :

May 25, 1976

Birth Place :

Douglas, Cork, Ireland

Spouse :

Yvonne McGuinness (artist, since 1-Aug-04)

Claim to fame :

As Jim in "28 Days Later" (2002)

Biography


Best known as the star of Danny Boyle's apocalyptic thriller "28 Days Later" (2002), Cillian Murphy has stolen many appraisal from moviegoers. Born on May 25, 1976 in Douglas, Cork, Ireland, his father was a school inspector and his mother was a French teacher. The eldest of four children has two sisters, Sile and Orla, and a younger brother, Paidi, who as he grew up becoming a design engineer.

When he reached school age, Cillian studied law at the University College Cork to at the end realized that he has no heart for the particular field as he stated later on "I'd probably have been wealthier if I had stayed with law, but pretty miserable doing it". Originally possesses an interest in performing which was led by music, he then started to develop the talent, playing guitar with Sons of Mr. Greengenes, a band which was highly influenced by Frank Zappa. However, as time went by he later grew an acting interest and acquired his first major role in the UCC Drama Society production of "Observe The Sons of Ulster Marching Towards The Somme" before soon thereafter appeared on stage in "Disco Pigs" as its main role.

Latest News


'Inception' Star In Talks to Be 'I'm.mortal'

August 09, 2010 09:46:53 GMT

20th Century Fox is going to turn to be an "I'm.mortal". The actor who has one of the key roles in "" has been in negotiations to join the upcoming flick to portray an officer from an organization known as Timekeepers and described as "precise as the time he keeps," The Hollywood Reporter (THR) reports.
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Hollywood Stars Gather at 'Inception' LA Premiere

July 14, 2010 08:01:26 GMT

After traveling across the Europe to promote "", the cast of the movie have returned to the U.S. to premiere the film in Los Angeles. On Tuesday, July 13, the main actors have been spotted attending the special screening held at Grauman's Chinese Theatre.
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Leonardo DiCaprio and Marion Cotillard Pair Up at 'Inception' World Premiere

July 09, 2010 03:10:49 GMT

Warner Bros. Pictures has shared Christopher Nolan's dream in U.K. by premiering his film "" there. On Thursday, July 8, the world premiere was held at the Odeon cinema in London where a unique labyrinth carpet was rolled out to welcome the guests.
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