Colin Farrell

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Colin James Farrell (; born 31 May 1976) is an Irish actor. He first appeared in the BBC drama series Ballykissangel (1998), then made his film debut in the drama film The War Zone (1999), and was discovered by Hollywood upon taking the lead role in the war drama film Tigerland (2000). He then played the outlaw Jesse James in the Western film American Outlaws (2001) before starring in the thriller films Phone Booth (2003), S.W.A.T. (2003), and The Recruit (2003), establishing his international box office appeal. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Colin Farrell has received more than 13,878,313 page views. His biography is available in 57 different languages on Wikipedia. Colin Farrell is the 979th most popular actor (up from 993rd in 2019), the 61st most popular biography from Ireland (up from 65th in 2019) and the 12th most popular Irish Actor.

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  • 57

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  • 6.59

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.91

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Among actors, Colin Farrell ranks 979 out of 10,030Before him are Pedro Infante, Johannes Heesters, Valentina Cortese, Patrick Macnee, Gottfried John, and Halit Ergenç. After him are Liam Hemsworth, Judd Hirsch, Rita Moreno, Giancarlo Esposito, John Carradine, and Lee Remick.

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Among people born in 1976, Colin Farrell ranks 16Before him are Clarence Seedorf, Michael Ballack, Ruud van Nistelrooy, Patrick Kluivert, Audrey Tautou, and Judit Polgár. After him are Scott Adkins, Alessandro Nesta, Ramzan Kadyrov, Guti, Diane Kruger, and Patrick Vieira.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Colin Farrell ranks 61 out of 460Before him are Edward England (1685), Eileen Gray (1878), Sheridan Le Fanu (1814), John Toland (1670), Thomas Moore (1779), and J. D. Bernal (1901). After him are Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener (1850), Brian Boru (941), Malcolm II of Scotland (954), Oliver Goldsmith (1728), Edmund the Martyr (841), and Brigid of Kildare (451).

Among ACTORS In Ireland

Among actors born in Ireland, Colin Farrell ranks 12Before him are Lola Montez (1821), Gabriel Byrne (1950), Cillian Murphy (1976), Maureen O'Hara (1920), Bernard Lee (1908), and Brendan Gleeson (1955). After him are Maureen O'Sullivan (1911), David Kelly (1929), Edward Mulhare (1923), Aidan Gillen (1968), Fionnula Flanagan (1941), and Brenda Fricker (1945).

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