Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Colin Ferrell

Colin James Ferrell born May 31st 1976.  Farrell was born in Dublin, the son of Rita née Monaghan, a housewife, and Eamon Farrell, a footballer who played for Shamrock Rovers FC and owned a company importing and exporting canned goods in Dublin City.  He was raised Roman Catholic.  His uncle Tommy Farrell also played for Rovers. Colin has three siblings: two sisters, Claudine (who is his personal assistant) and Catherine; and a brother, Eamon Jr. When he was ten, the Farrells moved to Castleknock a Dublin suburb. Farrell was educated at St. Brigid's National School Castleknock followed by Castleknock College and Gormanston College.  Farrell auditioned for the Irish group Boyzone when he was still unknown, but was unsuccessful.  Farrell attended The Gaiety School of Acting, but dropped out and was cast in the part of Danny Byrne on Ballykissangel, a BBC television drama.  Farrell appeared on the show 7 times from 1998 to 1999.

Colin was married to English actress Amelia Warner from July 2001 to November 2001.
  He has a son named James Padraig born September 12th 2003, with US model Kim Bordenave.  In October 2007, Colin revealed that his son has Angelman Syndrome, a rare genetic disorder characterized by intellectual and developmental delay, speech impediment, sleep disturbance, seizures, hand flapping movements, and frequent laughter/smiling.
In December 2005, Colin voluntarily checked into a rehabilitation treatment center for addictions to recreational drugs and painkillers.  His publicist commented that Colin Farrell had started taking painkillers due to a back injury. He was released in January 2006. In May 2006, Colin started attending rehabilitation meetings.
It was announced on 14 September 2009, that Colin and his Ondine co-star Alicja Bachleda-Curuś were expecting a child together.  Their son, Henry Tadeusz Farrell, was born on October 7th 2009 and was baptized in the Catholic Church of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Krakow, Poland.
It was reported on 15 October 2010 that the couple had split up.
 Farrell was named one of People magazine's "50 Most Beautiful People" in 2003.  He was also voted sixth in the World's "Sexiest Man" contest by Company magazine that same year.
In 2007, Farrell joined other celebrities including Bruce Willis,Muhammad Ali,Eva Mendes, Vanessa L. Williams and Arnold Schwarzenegger to become an official games spokesman for the Special Olympics World Games in Shanghai, China.

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