Cillian Murphy is an Irish actor known for his work in film, television, and theater. He was born on May 25, 1976, in Douglas, County Cork, Ireland.
Murphy began his career on the stage, and later transitioned to film and television. He gained critical acclaim for his performance as Jim in the 2002 post-apocalyptic horror film "28 Days Later," and has since appeared in a variety of films, including "Batman Begins," "Inception," and "Dunkirk."
In addition to his film work, Murphy has also appeared in several television series, including the British drama "Peaky Blinders," in which he plays the lead role of Thomas Shelby. He has also acted on stage, and received a Tony Award nomination for his performance in the Broadway production of "Misterman."
Murphy is known for his chiseled features, piercing blue eyes, and intense performances. He has been praised for his range as an actor and his ability to portray complex characters.