Birth Name: Colin Farrell
Birth Place: Castleknock, Dublin, IE
Born on May 31, 1976 in Castleknock, Dublin, Ireland, Farrell was raised in a modest-sized Irish brood headed by his father, Eamonn, a former professional footballer for the Shamrock Rovers, and his mother, Rita, a homemaker. Farrell was a rabble-rouser throughout his youth, getting into trouble at various schools before he was eventually kicked out of school when he was 17. After being sent adrift in Australia for a year, Farrell returned to Ireland and worked any odd job that came his way - waiting tables, teaching line-dancing - until he was discovered dancing at a Dublin nightclub by Louis Walsh, a music manager who at the time was putting together a boy band called Boyzone. But a tone-d...
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