- Birthday31st May, 76
- Birth PlaceIreland
- Marital statusDivorced
- I know what the important things are in life. I know that just because I pretend to be someone else for two hours on the silver screen doesn't make me a better person than the next man. So, I mind all those things. Simple things.
- Being Irish is very much a part of who I am. I take it everywhere with me.
- Being Irish is very much a part of who I am. I take it everywhere with me.
- But I dare not think too far into the future on the risk that I'll miss the present.
- Anything that's different from your own realm of experience as a human being, whether it's driving a car or a boat, or using guns, anything that separates you from yourself and leads you more towards this character's existence is a big help.
Did you know?
- He ranked #98 in Premieres 2003 annual Power 100 List.
- He was named one of People Magazines 50 Most Beautiful People in 2003.
- He was voted 6th in The Worlds Sexiest Man of 2003 in Company magazine.
- He has suffered from chronic insomnia since age 12.
- He won the Golden Globe award for Best Actor: Musical or Comedy for In Bruges, in which he co-starred with Brendan Gleeson in 2009.
Family & relationships
- Alicja Bachleda
Hollywood Hills Home
Actor Colin Farrell bought a house valued at $1.2 million in December 2011. The Irishman gifted the lavish villa to his ex-girlfriend Alicja Bachleda after their breakup. Currently Alicia resides in the mansion with her three year old son Henry Tadeusz, who was born out of her relationship with Farrell.
Location: The mansion is located in the high end Hollywood Hills neighborhood of the city of Los Angeles in the American state of California.
Accommodation: The house offers a total carpet area of 2,735 square feet and is spread over two floors. The villa has been designed as per the Tudor style of architecture and offers two bedrooms, a huge living area equipped with a stone fireplace, one dining room, 2 bathrooms and a modern kitchen. The garage can accommodate up to two large cars at a time. A beautiful garden along with a well maintained lawn encloses the main house.
Features: The entire villa boasts of hardwood flooring. The modular styled kitchen features terra cotta flooring along with dark wood cabinets which provide it a very classy look and feel. A good mix of antique and modern furniture has been used to furnish the villa. The walls of the living room and the bedroom have been aesthetically decorated with modern art paintings. Relaxation options inside the house are provided by the indoor spa and the modern home theater system. One of the bathrooms has been equipped with a Jacuzzi and master bathroom has been fitted with a walk in shower. The centralized air conditioning system provides much needed relief from the hot and humid Los Angeles weather.
Neighborhood: Some of the most successful actors in Hollywood like Kevin Costner and Brad Pitt own residences in the immediate neighborhood of Colin Farrell’s mansion.
The living hall
Classic Kitchen hall
The master bedroom
If you expected the Golden-Globe-winning star from Phone Booth, Minority Report, S.W.A.T and Alexander to be driving something exotic and luxurious, you are in for a surprise! Hollywood heartthrob, Colin Farell, drives around an old Ford Bronco! The vehicle has a long history dating back to 1966 when it was first released. Being one of the first SUV's of the world, it was released as a versatile, 2-door mini-truck which could act as an all-rounder - family sedan, snowplow vehicle, sports roadster and civil defense vehicle. The body and drive-train were changed in 1987 and there were several cosmetic changes in 1992. However, the love it evokes in the fan's heart has not changed a bit and Mr.Farell seems to be a big fan!
Cadillac Escalade Hybrid
Hollywood superstar Colin Farrell has recently purchased a $ 82,500 priced Cadillac Escalade Hybrid 2012 edition. The color is greyish black. This robust SUV is fitted with a 6.0-liter V8 gasoline engine. Total power output is 379 horsepower. Some of the astounding exterior features of this robust SUV are backup camera and rear parking sensors, power retractable running boards, 22" chrome wheels, and LED headlights. The lavishly decorated interiors also boasts a wide range of features and facilities. Some of them include moonroof, power front seats, leather interior, climatic control (automatic and trizone) , USB ports, and cupholders (heated and cool options available).Some of the extraordinary safety features of this SUV are antilock brakes, side curtain airbags in each row, additional airbags for front seats, and electronic stability system.
Actor Colin Farrell was recently spotted at Mexico enjoying some time off his busy schedule with girl friend Alicja Bachleda Curus. The couple became proud parents to a son on September 2011 and they were seen kissing and cuddling up to their baby during the vacation. Colin Farrell is known to frequent Mexico and this was the first time the three of them together went to visit his favorite holiday destination.
Location: Mexico is a very attractive location for taking a vacation and it is the favorite holiday destination of people who want to bask in the Mexican sun. Located at the end of the American sub continent, Mexico attracts a lot of tourists all round the year.
Accommodation: Mexico, being a tourist spot, has a lot of high class resorts, exclusive hotels and exotic villas on rent for the tourists. The living arrangements are excellent in Mexico and there are cheap hotels as well as high class deluxe hotels for the guests, so you can choose from anything that suits your needs.
Main Attractions: The main attractions of Mexico are the resort town of Acapulco, the mountain town of Guanajuato, Dias Des los Muertos, Oaxaca, Cozumel, the scuba diving location, the Los Cabos islands, Palenque, Copper Canyon, the beach town of Culum, the Chichen Itza pyramid and the Teotihuacan pyramid. Mexico is famous for its long beaches, the drinks, the pubs and the exotic sightseeing locations. Some of the activities those are famous in Mexico are cliff jumping, bungee jumping, bird watching, deep sea diving, etc. Mexico is also famous for its cuisine and drinks and after sun set the pubs go full with partying tourists and fun loving locals. It is a great place to hang out and late night beach parties also adorn the numerous beaches. Overall Mexico is a great place to go on a vacation, with friends or family.
The Trevor project
Colin Farrell supports the Trevor Project focused on removing suicidal tendencies among the lesbian and gay community by providing the youth with live saving resources. The vision of the organization is to see the future with equal opportunities for all people irrespective of their sexual preferences. The Trevor Project is a nonprofit organization aimed at providing equal opportunities to the youth of the homosexual community. The main causes which the organization is focused on are the removal of depression and suicidal tendencies in the youth, children and support for the gay and lesbian community.
Foundation for Angelman Syndrome Therapeutics
The Foundation for Angelman Syndrome Therapeutics or FAST, as it is commonly known, is an organization of families and professionals of patients of Angelman Syndrome, grouped together to fund the project. The main objective of the organization is to fund people with Angelman syndrome so that they get back to the main field of life in course of time. Colin Farrell is a part of this organization as his son James is affected by the Angelman syndrome and he actively participates in the function of the organization. FAST is run by a group of dedicated staff and volunteers who dedicate their life and time for the benefit of the people affected by the deadly disease.
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is dedicated towards the benefit of seriously ill children whose family is unable to pay for their medical expenses. Colin Farrell also supports this nonprofit organization having doctors and other medical professionals volunteering for the treatment of these children. The hospital provides high quality treatment for children with the inability to pay for their expenses. Children’s Hospital Los Angeles offer the best education program for the trainees who want to join the foundation as working members and hence the facility has the best treatment facilities around. The facility is also involved in research work and promotes research in new fields of medicine. They have the best lab facilities in Los Angeles. Their main objective is to create a healthier future for all children.
It Gets Better Project
Actor Colin Farrell is involved in charity and he is one of the few Hollywood actors to be actively involved with multiple charitable organizations.
The It Gets Better Project works to show the people of the gay, bisexual and lesbian community that their life can get a lot better if they can just pass their teenage years. The organization aims to prove it to the people of the gay, bisexual and the lesbian community, that they are not alone and that people are with them and are there to support their cause and survival for a living. Actor Colin Farrell has been actively taking part in this project and there are other celebrities as well supporting the cause.