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Cillian Murphy


Striking Irish actor Cillian Murphy was born in Douglas, the oldest child of Brendan Murphy, who works for the Irish Department of Education, and a mother who is a teacher of French. 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 ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 4 wins & 35 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Inception
Inception Robert Fischer
(2010)
The Dark Knight
The Dark Knight Scarecrow
(2008)
Batman Begins
Batman Begins Dr. Jonathan Crane
(2005)
28 Days Later...
(2002)

Filmography

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 2017/I The Overcoat (Short) (filming)
Akaky (voice)
 2017 Dunkirk
Shivering Soldier
 2017/I The Party
Tom
 2016 Free Fire
Chris
 2015 8:58: The Clock (Short)
Generic Man
 2014 From the Mountain (Short)
Man (voice)
 2014 Aloft
Ivan
 2013 Harriet and the Matches (Short)
Cat (voice)
 2012/IV Broken
Mike Kiernan
 2011/I Retreat
Martin
 2010 Tron
Edward Dillinger (uncredited)
 2009/I The Water (Short)
Son
 2006 The Silent City (Short)
 2005 Batman Begins (Video Game)
Dr. Jonathan Crane / Scarecrow (voice)
 2003 Zonad (Short)
Guy Hendrickson
 2001 Watchmen (Short)
Phil
 2000 Filleann an Feall (Short)
Ger
 2000 A Man of Few Words (Short)
Best Man
 1999 At Death's Door (Short)
Young Reaper
 1999 Eviction (Short)
Brendan McBride
 1999 The Trench
Rag Rookwood
 1999 Sunburn
Davin McDerby
 1998 Sweety Barrett
Pat the Barman
 1997 Quando (Short)
Pat
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Other Works:

Stage play: "Ballyturk" co-starring Stephen Rea and Mikel Murfi as written and directed by Enda Walsh (Olympia Theatre Dublin) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 7 Articles | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

Well, we are doppelgangers. - On that Howard Stern nearly played the Scarecrow, Cillian's role in Batman Begins (2005), in an early attempted adaptation. See more »

Trivia:

He greatly admires actor Liam Neeson. Looks at him as a surrogate movie father. See more »

Trademark:

Strong defined jawline See more »

Nickname:

Cilly

Star Sign:

Gemini

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