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Farrell is a true star, both on and off the screen


Colin Farrell

Colin Farrell

Colin Farrell

IT'S hard not to like Colin Farrell.

In his early days in Hollywood, he enjoyed a reputation of being a bad boy, following in the footsteps of the legendary Irish hell-raisers like Peter O'Toole and Richard Harris, who were infamous for their drinking and womanising.

But, thankfully, Farrell has now given up his auld sins and has become a genuine A-list star in Hollywood with a string of acclaimed movies to his name.

Now he's stealing the small-screen headlines in his role as an off-the-rails detective in the second season of True Detective.

One thing that I admire about Farrell is that he never got too big for his boots and has always proudly commented on being Irish and his Dublin origins.

He now says that he's enjoying his role as a family man and living the quiet life. More success to him.