Cillian Murphy Biography

Birthday: 1976-05-25
Place of Birth: Douglas, Cork
Height: 5' 9" (1.75 m)
Wiki Biography: Striking Irish actor Cillian Murphy is the oldest child of teacher parents. He has three younger siblings. Murphy was educated at Presentation Brothers College, Cork. He went on to study law at University College Cork, but dropped out after about a year. During this time Murphy also pursued an interest in music, playing guitar in various bands. Upon leaving University, Murphy joined the Corcadorca Theater Company in Cork, and played the lead role in "Disco Pigs", amongst other plays. Various film roles followed, including a film adaptation of Disco Pigs (2001). His big film break came, however, when he was cast in Danny Boyle's 28 Days Later... (2002), which became a surprise international hit. Roles in high profile films followed, including Cold Mountain (2003), Batman Begins (2005), Red Eye (2005) and Sunshine (2007). In 2006, he was nominated for a Golden Globe for his performance in Breakfast on Pluto (2005). Murphy is married to Yvonne McGuinness, an artist. The couple have two sons - Malachy and Carrick.

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Filmography

TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
The Way We Live Now Paul Montague 2001
Dark Knight Scarecrow 2001 - 2002 Action
Red Eye Jackson Rippner 2005 Thriller
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
The Trench 1999 0, 0, 0
Sweety Barrett Pat the Barman 1999 Crime, Drama
Sunburn Davin McDerby 2001 Comedy, Drama
Disco Pigs Pig 2001 Crime, Drama, Romance
On the Edge Jonathan Breech 2002
How Harry Became a Tree Gus 2002 Drama
28 Days Later Jim 2003 Horror, Sci Fi, Thriller
Intermission John 2003 Comedy, Crime, Drama
Girl with a Pearl Earring Pieter 2004 Drama, Romance
Batman Begins Dr. Jonathan Crane 2005 0, Comedy, 0, Sport
Red Eye Jackson Rippner 2005 Reality Tv
Breakfast on Pluto Patrick 'Kitten' Braden 2005 0
Redeye Jackson Rippner 2005 Thriller
The Wind That Shakes the Barley Damien O'Sullivan 2006 Drama, History
Sunshine Robert Capa 2007 Game Show, Sport, 0, 0
Watching the Detectives Neil 2007 Biography
Hippie Hippie Shake Richard Neville 2008
The Dark Knight Scarecrow 2008 0, Game Show
Perrier's Bounty Michael 2010
Inception Robert Fischer 2010 0
Peacock John / Emma Skillpa 2010 Game Show
Retreat Martin 2011
In Time Raymond Leon 2011
Dali & I: The Surreal Story Stan Lauryssens 2012
Red Lights Tom Buckley 2012
In the Heart of the Sea Matthew Joy 2014 Drama
Aloft Ivan 2014 Drama
Anthropoid Josef Gabcik 2016 0, Game Show, Romance, 0