Colin Farrell

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Colin Farrell

Colin James Farrell (; born 31 May 1976) is an Irish actor. Farrell appeared in the BBC drama Ballykissangel in 1998, made his film debut in the Tim Roth-directed drama The War Zone in 1999, and was discovered by Hollywood when Joel Schumacher cast him as the lead in the war drama Tigerland in 2000. He then played the outlaw Jesse James in the film American Outlaws with a young ensemble cast, with Gabriel Macht as brother Frank as well as Ali Larter, Scott Caan, and Timothy Dalton. He then starred in Schumacher's psychological thriller Phone Booth (2003) where he plays a hostage in a New York city phone booth, and the American thrillers S.W.A.T. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Colin Farrell has received more than 10,934,951 page views. His biography is available in 57 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,007th most popular actor.

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  • 57

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.53

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.01

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Colin Farrell ranks 999 out of 8,832Before him are Anne Wiazemsky, Yuen Biao, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Shannen Doherty, Hibari Misora, and Daniel Radcliffe. After him are Kiefer Sutherland, Billy Dee Williams, Bill Pullman, Don Ameche, Delphine Seyrig, and Michel Serrault.

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Among people born in 1976, Colin Farrell ranks 18Before him are Cillian Murphy, Patrick Kluivert, Yuval Noah Harari, Judit Polgár, Scott Adkins, and Audrey Tautou. After him are Alessandro Nesta, Patrick Vieira, Diane Kruger, Santiago Solari, Guti, and Silvia Saint.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Colin Farrell ranks 65 out of 366Before him are Edmund the Martyr (841), Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener (1850), James Ussher (1581), Malcolm II of Scotland (954), Mary Robinson (1944), and Brigid of Kildare (451). After him are Eystein II of Norway (1125), Oliver Goldsmith (1728), George Johnstone Stoney (1826), David Kelly (1929), J. D. Bernal (1901), and George Francis FitzGerald (1851).

Among ACTORS In Ireland

Among actors born in Ireland, Colin Farrell ranks 12Before him are Lola Montez (1821), Maureen O'Hara (1920), Brendan Gleeson (1955), Gabriel Byrne (1950), Bernard Lee (1908), and Cillian Murphy (1976). After him are David Kelly (1929), Maureen O'Sullivan (1911), Edward Mulhare (1923), Aidan Gillen (1968), Liam Cunningham (1961), and Fionnula Flanagan (1941).