Colin James Farrell is a famous Hollywood actor. He was born to Rita Monaghan and Eamon Farrell in Dublin, Ireland. Eamon was a professional soccer player who managed and played for one of the Ireland’s famous clubs- Shamrocks Rovers FC. His uncle also played for the same club. Colin has two sisters, Catherine and Claudine, and one brother, Eamon Jr. His family moved to Castleknock (a suburb of Dublin), Ireland. He took his education at St. Brigid’s National School, Castleknock College and Gormanston College. His elder brother came out about his being gay and is married to Stephen Mannion. He got married to Kim Bordenave in 2002. Unfortunately, the marriage lasted only for a year. Their relation gave the birth to James Padraig Farrell. James has been diagnosed with Angelman Syndrome. He then married his co-star and a Polish actress Alicja Bachleda –Curus in 2009 and fathered Henry Tadeusz Farrell but again the marriage fell apart in 2010. He was linked with many women including Britney Spears, Amelia Warner, Emma Forrest, Nicole Narain, Angelina Jolie, Demi Moore, Maeve Quinlan and Muireann McDonnell. Colin attended Gaiety Drama School in Dublin and during this time appeared in Drinking Crude. After this, he discontinued his studies at Gaiety and went on to pursue acting as a full-time career.

He made his debut in the Television with the BBC production series Ballykissangel as Danny Bryne. His first movie was a British motion picture The War Zone. Colin was unearthed by Kevin Spacey- an actor while Farrell was performing on a stage in London. Kevin then cast Colin in Ordinary Decent Criminal- an Irish gangster drama. Ordinary Decent Criminal was Colin’s first picture in United States film industry. After this Colin acted in many television shows and pictures. His television shows include Falling for a Dancer, Scrubs, Doggy Fizzle Televizzle and True Detective Season 2. He also was the host of Saturday Night Live in one episode of 2004. He also appeared on The Tonight Show by Jay Leno where he was harassed by Dessarae Bradford- a telephone sex worker. Motion pictures to his credit are Tigerland in 2000, American Outlaws in 2001, Hart’s War and Minority Report in 2002, Veronica Guerin, Daredevil, Phone Booth, The Recruit, S.W.A.T., Intermission in 2003, A Home at the End of the World and Alexander in 2004, The New World in 2005, Miami Vice and Ask The Dust in 2006.

In addition to these movies, he also performed in Cassandra’s Dream in 2007, Kicking It, Pride and Glory, In Burges in 2008, Ondine, Triage, Crazy Heart and The Imagination of Doctor Parnassus in 2009. Some of his other works are The Way Back, London Boulevard in 2010, Fright Night, Horrible Bosses in 2011, Seven Psychopaths, Total Recall in 2012, Saving Mr. Banks, Dead Man Down, Epic in 2013, Miss Julie, Winter’s Tale in 2014, The Lobster and Solace in the year 2015. He is also doing a British upcoming fantasy drama motion picture Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Farrell won awards for Best Actor for his role in Tigerland (2000), Hart’s War (2002) and Ondine (2010). For his role in Tigerland, he also won Irish/ British newcomer of the year in London Critics Circle Film Award. He bagged the Boston Society of Film Critics Award in Best Ensemble Cast category for the film Seven Psychopaths (2012). For Ondine, he also won San Diego Film Critics Award in Best Actor category. For In Bruges, he won Golden Globe Award. Colin in 2007, as a spokesman joined other personalities for Special Olympics World Games in China (Shanghai). He also came on The Ellen DeGeneres Show to increase familiarity about the Anti-bullying campaign ‘Stand Up!’ by BeLonG To, an Irish LGBT organization. Farrell is also the Ambassador (Official) of the Homeless World Cup. Colin was also a victim of drug addiction. He opened about in after coming out of rehabilitation treatment centre (which he joined in 2005) on the Late Show with David Letterman. Farrell’s personal assistant is his older sister Claudine. He was voted sixth in Company magazine in “The World’s Sexist Man of 2003.” On his left ring finger, Colin has a tattoo of the name of his former girlfriend Amelia as Millie. Colin’s idol Al Pacino once called him “the best actor of his generation.” Colin suffers from chronic insomnia since the age of twelve.

Cole Hauser English Actor

Cole Hauser

Cole Kenneth Hauser is a versatile American TV and movie star. He was born to Cass Warner and Wings Hauser in Santa Barbara, California, United States. Her mother Cass Warner was the founder of Warner Sisters- a film production company. His father Wings Hauser is also an American actor. Wings Hauser and Cass got separated afterwards. Cole’s paternal grandfather was a renowned Academy Award winner screenwriter Dwight Hauser. His maternal great-grandfather was the founding partner of Warner Bros., famous film tycoon Harry Warner. His maternal grandfather Milton Sperling was a film producer and a screenwriter in Hollywood. Cole’s maternal grandmother Betty Mae Warner was a painter, sculptor, a gallery owner, and a political activist. He is also the nephew of Erich Hauser- an actor. With most of his family involved in Film Industry, his interest in acting was inherent. Cole’s father is the successor of Irish and German whereas his mother belongs to Ashkenazi Jewish family. Others in his family include his step-mother, also an actress, Cali Lili Hauser and his half-sister Bright Hauser. He is also the grandson of a former Los Angeles Police Commissioner. Cole has three siblings: sister Tao and Vanessa and a Brother Jesse. He interest in acting arose during his high school. He once performed a lead role in the play ‘Dark of the Moon’ during a talent summer camp. Cole was awarded standing ovations for his act. He decides to leave high school and try his hand at acting at the age of sixteen. He has an impressive line up of movies and television shows he has starred in. His debut was in the early 1990s with a small role in the film- School Ties. After this, he went on doing films like Dazed and Confused, Higher Learning, Skins, Frame-Up II: The Cover-Up, All Over Me, Good Will Hunting, Scotch and Milk, and The Hi-Lo Country in the ‘90s. He did only two television shows in the ‘90s which were A Matter of Justice (1993) and High Incident (1996). In the 21st century, he was seen in motion pictures such as Pitch Black, A Shot at Glory, Tigerland, Hart’s War, White Oleander, Tears of the Sun, Fast and Furious (role of a mob boss), Paparazzi, The Cave, Dirty, The Break-Up, The Stone Angel, Tortured, The Family that Preys, Like Dandelion Dust, and Shadows of the White Nights. During this time, he also starred in the following television series- ER (2004), Damages (2006), K-Ville (2007-08), The Tower (2008), The Washington Field (2009), and Chase (2010). His recent works include films like The Hit List, Assassins Run, A Good Day to Die Hard, Olympus Has Fallen, Transcendence, and Jarhead 2: Field of Fire. And his recent acts in television are Rogue and The Lizzie Borden Chronicles. Cole has also voiced the character of William J. Johns in a prequel video game of the 2000 movie Pitch Black. He received Young Hollywood Award for Breakthrough Performance Male in 2003. Cole is married to Cynthia Daniel- a photographer and has three kids (Sons- Ryland and Colt; Daughter- Steely Rose). Cynthia has also performed as Elizabeth Wakefield in the Sweet Valley High TV series. This TV show was the adaption of the novel of Francine Pascal.

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Colin O Donoghue

Colin O’ Donoghue is an Irish musician and actor. He was born in Drogheda, County Louth, Ireland. He was born in a Roman Catholic family to Con and Mary O’ Donoghue. He also has a brother Allen. Allen is an author by profession. He did his schooling in Dundalk Grammar School and then went to The Gaiety School of Acting, Dublin. O’ Donoghue in his teens went to Paris to learn French for a month. He acted in many theatre plays, Television shows and films in the United Kingdom and Ireland. In theatres of U.S. and Ireland, he staged plays like Aoife and Isobel, The Dreamer of a Summer Day, Eclipse, Leaving, Eugene Onegin- The Roadshow, Moonlight Mickey’s, Walking the Road, Othello, Outlying Islands, The Taming of the Shrew, Sky Road, and What the Dead Want. In television, Colin started working in 2001with Rebel Heart. His other works include Home for Christmas as Norman Quested (2002), Love Is the Drug as Peter (2004), Proof as Jamie (2005), Fair City as Emmet Fitzgerald (2005), The Clinic as Conor Elliot (2006-08), The Tudors as Duke Philip (2009), Wild Decembers as Young Guard (2009), Identity as John Bloom (2011), and Once Upon a Time as Captain Hook. Once Upon a Time TV series was started in 2012 and is still on the air. O’ Donoghue also worked in various motion pictures starting in the year 2003 from a short film Call Girl. He played the character named Brendan in the film. His next projects were 24/7 in 2006 as Nick, The Euthanizer in 2009 as Ben, The Rite in 2011 as Michael Kovak, Storage 24 in 2012 as Mark, The Dust Storm in 2015. His upcoming movies are The Dust Storm by Anthony Baldino & Ryan Lacen and Carrie Pilby by Susan Johnson. Colin O’ Donoghue also featured in Christina Perri’s The Words music video in 2015. He has won the Irish Film and Television Awards for Best New Talent for the TV film Home for Christmas in the year 2003. He was nominated for People’s Choice and Teen Choice Awards for his TV series Once Upon a Time in 2014 and 2015 respectively. Colin is a member of The Enemies- a five piece band from his native Ireland. O’ Donoghue is the guitarist for the energetic pop-rock band. Their self-funded first album “Sounds Big On the Radio” is set to release next year. Colin is married to a schoolteacher Helen and has a son Evan James O’ Donoghue from the marriage. Evan was born 1 August 2013. He is currently residing in Vancouver, Canada. He considers Eddie Vedder as his idol.

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Colin O Donoghue English Actor