Colin Farrell

Biography: Colin James Farrell was born prematurelyin Castleknock, Dublin to Rita Monaghan and Eamonn Farrell, has two sisters, Claudine and Catherine, and a brother, Eamonn Jr.

Farrell was educated at Castleknock College and Gormanstown College. In the late 1980s and early 1990s, he was a promising young soccer player for Dublin side Castleknock Celtic, playing as a goalkeeper. Farrell attended The Gaiety School of Acting, but dropped out and was cast in the part of "Danny Byrne" on Ballykissangel, a popular BBC television drama set in Ireland. Farrell appeared on the show from 1998 until 1999. Farrell subsequently had a number of small parts in various TV shows and movies, until 2000, when he was cast in the part of "Private Roland Bozz". Farrell has since been cast in a number of high-profile productions, and is considered one of Ireland's rising stars in Hollywood. Farrell's first American films, "American Outlaws" (2001) and Hart's War (2002), were not commercially successful,
Colin James Farrell was born prematurelyin Castleknock, Dublin to Rita Monaghan and Eamonn Farrell, has two sisters, Claudine and Catherine, and a brother, Eamonn Jr.

Farrell was educated at Castleknock College and Gormanstown College. In the late 1980s and early 1990s, he was a promising young soccer player for Dublin side Castleknock Celtic, playing as a goalkeeper. Farrell attended The Gaiety School of Acting, but dropped out and was cast in the part of "Danny Byrne" on Ballykissangel, a popular BBC television drama set in Ireland. Farrell appeared on the show from 1998 until 1999.

Farrell subsequently had a number of small parts in various TV shows and movies, until 2000, when he was cast in the part of "Private Roland Bozz". Farrell has since been cast in a number of high-profile productions, and is considered one of Ireland's rising stars in Hollywood. Farrell's first American films, "American Outlaws" (2001) and Hart's War (2002), were not commercially successful, but his 2003 films, including The Recruit, S.W.A.T. and Phone Booth, were well received and were box office successes. Colin is also a proven supporting actor in Minority Report (2002) and as a the villain Bullseye in Daredevil (2003).

In 2004, Farrell appeared in several films that received only a limited theatrical release, including Intermission and A Home at the End of the World. Colin also appeared in the title role of 2004's Alexander and in 2005's The New World, also a historical epic.
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Colin Farrell's Scores

Average career score: 61
Highest Metascore: 61 True Detective: Season 2
Lowest Metascore: 61 True Detective: Season 2
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 1
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 1
  3. Negative: 0 out of 1
1 tv review
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
61 True Detective: Season 2 Jun 21, 2015 Detective Ray Velcoro 6.4
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 15 Sep 4, 2007 Guest tbd
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 13 Aug 29, 2005 Guest tbd
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 12 Aug 23, 2004 Guest 10
tbd The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Season 13 Jun 7, 2004 Guest tbd
tbd The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Season 12 Jun 2, 2003 Guest tbd
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 10 Sep 3, 2002 Guest 8.0
tbd The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Season 11 Jun 3, 2002 Guest tbd
tbd Late Show with David Letterman: Season 9 Aug 20, 2001 Guest 10
tbd Ballykissangel: Season 5 Sep 26, 1999 Danny Byrne (Seasons 5-6) tbd
tbd Ballykissangel: Season 4 Sep 20, 1998 Danny tbd
tbd The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Season 3 Nov 28, 1994 Guest tbd
tbd The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Season 2 Jun 25, 1993 Guest tbd
tbd The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Season 1 May 25, 1992 Guest 4.5
tbd Today : Season 1 Jan 14, 1952 Himself tbd
tbd Today : Season 63 Jan 14, 1952 Himself tbd