Originally from Ireland, COLIN FARRELL (Holt Farrier)
continues to turn heads in
Hollywood as an accomplished character actor.
In 2018, he co-starred with Viola Davis in Fox's "Widows," directed by Steve
In 2017, he made his second film with Yorgos Lanthimos, "The Killing of a
Deer," opposite Nicole Kidman for A24. The film premiered at the Cannes Film
along with Sofia Coppola's "The Beguiled," also starring Farrell, with Elle
Kirsten Dunst and Kidman. That same year, Farrell appeared opposite Denzel
Washington in the Sony film "Roman Israel, Esq.," written and directed by Dan
Lanthimos' "The Lobster," co-starring Rachel Weisz, marked Farrell's first time
with the director. The film won the Jury Prize at the 68th Cannes Film Festival
nominated for a 2016 BAFTA. Farrell was also nominated for best performance by
actor in a motion picture, musical or comedy at the Golden Globe Awards, best
at the British Independent Film Awards and best European actor at the European
Awards for his role in the film. June 2015 marked his American television debut
second season of HBO's "True Detective."
In 2009, Farrell won a Golden Globe for his role in Martin McDonagh's "In
Past work also includes "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them," "Miss Julie,"
"Saving Mr. Banks," "Winter's Tale," "Dead Man Down," "Total Recall," Peter
"The Way Back," "London Boulevard," "Fright Night," the Warner Bros. comedy
Bosses," and "Ondine." Farrell also had memorable roles in Gavin O'Connor's
and Glory," "Miami Vice," Oliver Stone's "Alexander," Terrence Malick's "The New
World," "Ask the Dust," "The Recruit," "A Home at the End of the World," and two
Schumacher's films, "Phone Booth" and "Tigerland." Other notable film credits
"Minority Report," "Daredevil," "American Outlaws," "S.W.A.T" and
Born and raised in Castleknock in the Republic of Ireland, Farrell attended
School of Acting in Dublin. Before completing his course, he landed a starring
Dierdre Purcell's miniseries "Falling for a Dancer," a starring role in the BBC
"Ballykissangel," and a featured role in Tim Roth's directorial debut, "The War
followed soon after.
Farrell lives in Los Angeles.
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