Famous as :Actor
Birth Name :Colin James Farrell
Birth Date :May 31, 1976
Birth Place :Castleknock, Dublin, Ireland
Claim to fame :As Roland Bozz in "Tigerland" (2000)
Bruce Willis, Colin rose to worldwide fame when he starred alongside megastar Tom Cruise plus Samantha Morton in Steven Spielberg's sci-fi thriller hit, Minority Report (2002). Based on Philip K. Dick's short story, the picture amazingly scored more than 358 million U.S. dollar internationally, consequently boosted his career and status to a considerable degree which led him to receive more lavish film offers. Subsequently became one of the most sought after actors, he continued to create a string of success throughout the year 2003 with a series of high-profile productions of The Recruit, Daredevil, The Movie Phone Booth, and S.W.A.T
Returned briefly to his homeland to film Intermission (2003) together with fellow Irish actor Cillian Murphy, Colin made a surprising turn in his role when he acted as the sweet-natured, soft-spoken Bobby Morrow in A Home at the End of the World (2004). To his dismal, his next feature, Alexander (2004), sadly was considered to be a major disappointment both critically and commercially, only collecting around $34 million during its run in domestic theatres despite its tremendous budget of $150 million. However, this failure apparently brought no significant effect to his career for he kept undergoing such a hectic schedule ...
to film The New World, Ask the Dust, and Miami Vice, which all came up in 2006.
Later only appeared in Woody Allen's Cassandra's Dream by 2007, it certainly did not mean that Colin had a leisure time during the year since film roles continued to pile heavily for him to carry out. All could be seen in 2008, the stints included those in Pride and Glory, In Bruges, The Hurt Locker, and Dirt Music, the latter finding him replacing Australian hunk Heath Ledger who opted to do his role as Joker in The Dark Knight (2008) instead.
Apart from his popularity as an actor, Colin is also known for his controversial comments, including his admittance of seeking easygoing sex and enjoying the company of prostitutes also that of making casual use of heroin, which he no longer carried out. The actor then gave an explanation that he did all of those for a mere fun as he had experienced three failed love relationships, first with his former wife Amelia Warner, then Kim Bordenave who gave him a son named James in 2003, and music superstar Britney Spears. What he did not expect was he indeed encountered trouble for this ...