A native of Ireland, newcomer COLIN FARRELL is already turning heads in Hollywood. He recently starred in Joel Schumacher's Tigerland, which portrays the story of American soldiers taken to the backwoods of Louisiana in 1971 to play war games in preparation for their first tour of duty in Vietnam. Colin garnered a Best Actor Award from the Boston Society of Film Critics for his portrayal of "Bozz," a roughneck Texan recruit who helps his boot-camp buddies avoid Vietnam combat. Farrell also starred alongside Kevin Spacey in Thaddeus O'Sullivan's Dublin gangster movie, Ordinary Decent
Criminal. It was Spacey who suggested him for the part after catching Farrell's riveting
performance in the play, "In a Little World of Our Own" at the Donmar Warehouse in London. Farrell studied acting at the Gaiety School of Drama in Dublin and has already established himself as a recognizable talent
back home with a starring role in the BBC series Ballykissangel and Dierdre Purcell's
miniseries Falling for a Dancer, in addition to a featured role in Tim
Roth's directorial debut, The War Zone. Following the wrap of American Outlaws, Farrell shot a starring role in the film Phone Booth, reuniting him with director Joel Schumacher. He is also set to co-star with Bruce Willis and Anthony Hopkins in Hart's War, a World War II drama which is being shot on location in Prague, Czech Republic.
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