12 Surprising Facts and Things About Irish Actor Colin Farrell

Have you ever watch “Tigerland”, “Phone Booth”, “The Recruit”, and “The SWAT”, then you must know about Irish Actor Colin Farrell. He has acted in many television shows, and movies. Colin was last seen “Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them”, which is a fantasy movie and prequel of Harry Potter film series. We are sharing some amazing facts about Colin Farrell, which you definitely don’t know.

Successful Acting Career

Colin made her debut in 1999 from movie “The War Zone”, and today he is a big star. He is best known for his roles in Tigerland, Phone Booth, The Recruit, SWAT, Daredevil, Horrible Bosses, Friday Night, and Total Recall.

Tattoo Loves

Colin Farrell is a tattoo lover. He has a tattoo on his ring finger, which is name of her former girlfriend. Colin has more tattoos in her forearm.

Arrested for Attempted Murder

When Colin Farrell was 18 years old, he was arrested for attempted of murder of teen while traveling in Sydney.

Chronic Insomnia

When he was 12 years old, Colin suffered from Chronic Insomnia, and could not sleep at night or sleep only for 2-3 hours.

His Older Brother is Gay

Colin’s older brother Eamon Farrell Jr is officially a gay, and he is married to Stephen Mannion, who is an artist.

Family and Siblings

Colin Farrell was born on May 31, 1976 in Dublin, Ireland. His father, Eamon Farrell, and uncle, Tommy Farrell, are former footballers, and played for Shamrock Rovers FC. He has one BrotherEamon Farrell Jr. and SistersClaudine and Catherine.

Relationship and Affairs

Colin Farrelldated Amelia Warner, English actress and model, in 2001. Farrell has a son named James with Kim Bordenave, and has a more son named Henry with Polish actress AlicjaBachleda-Curuś. He was linked with Britney Spears, Nicole Narain, Josie Maran, Angelina Jolie, Maeve Quinlan and Demi Moore.

His Son has Angelman syndrome

His son James suffering fromAngelman syndrome, which is a rare genetic disorder characterized by intellectual and developmental delay.

Drug Addict

He was a drug addict in 2005, and send to a rehabilitation treatment center for addictions to recreational drugs and painkillers. After come back from rehab, he started his career once again successfully.

Drop the School for Career

Colin Farrell was attended Gaiety School of Acting, but dropped the school to pursue his acting career. He got the role of Danny Byrne in the BBC series Ballykissangel.

Sex Tape Controversy

Colin’s one thirteen minute sex tape gone viral over internet and media in 2006. The sex tape was leaked by her former girlfriend Nicole Narain, who is a playboy model. Farrell filed a lawsuit against his former girlfriend and Internet Commerce Group for unauthorized public distribution.


Colin Farrell won numerous awards in his acting career such as Boston Society of Film Critics, Shanghai International Film Festival, London Film Critics’ Circle, Golden Globe Award, Irish Film & Television Academy, San Diego Film Critics Society, and GoldeneKamera.

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