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 40,716,631 page views. His biography is available in 72 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 63 in 2019). Cillian Murphy is the 432nd most popular actor (up from 518th in 2019), the 28th most popular biography from Ireland (up from 31st 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.

Memorability Metrics

  • 41M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 64.15

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 72

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.57

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.63

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Cillian Murphies by language

Over the past year Cillian Murphy has had the most page views in the with 13,739,289 views, followed by Spanish (2,028,014), and German (1,352,617). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Serbian (1,157.17%), Korean (878.68%), and Malay (733.73%)


Among actors, Cillian Murphy ranks 432 out of 13,578Before him are Jean Harlow, Charlie Sheen, Nebahat Çehre, Jean-Pierre Léaud, Brandon Lee, and Heath Ledger. After him are Bruno Cremer, Emmanuelle Riva, David McCallum, Mark Hamill, Françoise Dorléac, and Gian Maria Volonté.

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Among people born in 1976, Cillian Murphy ranks 6Before him are Ronaldo, Reese Witherspoon, Alexei Navalny, Francesco Totti, and Andriy Shevchenko. After him are Ramzan Kadyrov, Clarence Seedorf, Chester Bennington, Michael Ballack, Judit Polgár, and Ruud van Nistelrooy.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Cillian Murphy ranks 28 out of 549Before him are Laurence Sterne (1713), Enya (1961), Lola Montez (1821), Michael Collins (1890), Ernest Shackleton (1874), and James Ussher (1581). After him are Causantín mac Cináeda (836), Iris Murdoch (1919), Bono (1960), Bertie Ahern (1951), Gabriel Byrne (1950), and Brendan Gleeson (1955).

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), Brenda Fricker (1945), and Fionnula Flanagan (1941).

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