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Cillian Murphy

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Cillian Murphy ( KILL-ee-ən; born 25 May 1976) is an Irish actor. He made his professional debut in Enda Walsh's 1996 play Disco Pigs, a role he later reprised in the 2001 screen adaptation. His early film credits include the horror film 28 Days Later (2002), the dark comedy Intermission (2003), the thriller Red Eye (2005), the Irish war drama The Wind That Shakes the Barley (2006), and the science fiction thriller Sunshine (2007). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cillian Murphy has received more than 37,414,139 page views. His biography is available in 63 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 61 in 2019). Cillian Murphy is the 519th most popular actor (down from 483rd in 2019), the 31st most popular biography from Ireland (up from 33rd in 2019) and the 5th most popular Irish Actor.

Cillian Murphy is most famous for his role as Dr. Jonathan Crane in the Batman films, as well as for his roles in Red Eye, 28 Days Later, and Inception.

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  • 37M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 62.35

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 63

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.42

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.72

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Cillian Murphy ranks 519 out of 9,996Before him are Carl Weathers, Mel Ferrer, Gert Fröbe, Horst Buchholz, Mark Wahlberg, and Michel Galabru. After him are Jude Law, Naomi Watts, Gena Rowlands, Jean-Pierre Léaud, Joaquin Phoenix, and Edward G. Robinson.

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Among people born in 1976, Cillian Murphy ranks 5Before him are Ronaldo, Reese Witherspoon, Andriy Shevchenko, and Francesco Totti. After him are Chester Bennington, Benedict Cumberbatch, Ryan Reynolds, Yuval Noah Harari, Michael Ballack, Clarence Seedorf, and Ramzan Kadyrov.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Cillian Murphy ranks 31 out of 501Before him are Michael D. Higgins (1941), John Field (1782), Joseph Murphy (1898), Lola Montez (1821), George Plantagenet, 1st Duke of Clarence (1449), and Francis Beaufort (1774). After him are Bono (1960), Gabriel Byrne (1950), Bob Geldof (1951), Brendan (484), Rory Gallagher (1948), and Edmund the Martyr (841).

Among ACTORS In Ireland

Among actors born in Ireland, Cillian Murphy ranks 5Before him are Michael Gambon (1940), Pierce Brosnan (1953), Richard Harris (1930), and Lola Montez (1821). After him are Gabriel Byrne (1950), Brendan Gleeson (1955), Maureen O'Hara (1920), David Kelly (1929), Colin Farrell (1976), Maureen O'Sullivan (1911), and Fionnula Flanagan (1941).

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