Cillian Murphy Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Movies, Net Worth

Last updated: May 28, 2020
Cillian Murphy
  • 25 May 1976Age: 44
  • Ireland Republic
  • Actor
5.9 ft 154 lb

Body Measurements

  • Height: 5.9 ft
  • Weight: 154 lb
  • Hair Color: Dark Brown
  • Eye Color: Blue

Who Is Cillian Murphy?

Cillian Murphy is an Irish actor born on 25th May 1976 in the Irish town of Douglas, but he spent his childhood in Ballintemple. He began his performing career as a rock musician, but later found his calling in acting.
He is best known for his role as Dr. Jonathan Crane / Scarecrow in the famous Dark Knight Trilogy. Also, he is popular as Thomas Shelby in the Netflix series Peaky Blinders since 2013.

Murphy has also appeared in other numerous movies such as 28 Days Later, Intermission, Cold Mountain, Red Eye and Breakfast on Pluto, for which he received a Golden Globe award nomination for Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy.


Personal Life

  • Birth Name: Cillian Murphy (pronounced Kill-ian)
  • Nationality: Irish
  • Nickname: Cilly
  • Religion: Roman Catholic
  • Ethnicity: White. Irish ancestry

Family Details

  • Father: Brendan Murphy (Civil Servant, Irish Department of Education)
  • Mother: Jane Murphy (French Teacher)
  • Siblings: Sile (Younger Sister), Orla (Younger Sister), Paidi (Younger Brother)

Distinctive Features

  • Strong defined jawline
  • Piercing Blue Eyes
  • Distinctively smooth facial features
  • Frequently works with director Christopher Nolan

Cillian Murphy Best Movies

A Quiet Place Part II 2020
A Quiet Place Part II (2020) Emmett
Anna 2019
Anna (2019) Lenny Miller
Dunkirk 2017
Dunkirk (2017) Shivering Soldier
In the Heart of the Sea
In the Heart of the Sea (2015) Matthew Joy
Peaky Blinders 2014
Peaky Blinders (TV Series) (2013 - 2019) Thomas Shelby
The Dark Knight Rises 2012
The Dark Knight Rises (2012) Dr. Jonathan Crane / Scarecrow
Inception 2010
Inception (2010) Robert Fischer
The Dark Knight 2008
The Dark Knight (2008) Dr. Jonathan Crane / Scarecrow
Sunshine 2007
Sunshine (2007) Robert Capa
Batman Begins 2005
Batman Begins (2005) Dr. Jonathan Crane / The Scarecrow

Cillian Murphy Wife / Affair

Marital Status: Married.
Wife: Yvonne McGuinness (1 August 2004 – present).
Children: The couple has two sons together: Carrick aka Aran (b. July 2007) and Malachy (b. December 2005).

  • Yvonne McGuinness and Cillian Yvonne McGuinness (Wife) (1996–Present) The couple were married in 2004. They have 2 children.

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Cillian Murphy Quotes

  • "I like being at home with my music and my books. I’ve done all the partying, I’ve done enough partying for four or five people as a young fella. But now I like the quiet life." - Cillian Murphy
  • "I think it’s necessary to keep moving forward. I’ve always said that nostalgia is death, really for anyone creative." - Cillian Murphy
  • "I personally think if something’s not a challenge there’s no point doing it because you’re not gonna learn much." - Cillian Murphy
  • "I’m pretty adamant to do an American accent because you get it immediately." - Cillian Murphy
  • "I’d probably have been wealthier if I had stayed with law, but pretty miserable doing it." - Cillian Murphy
  • "My only two constants are to challenge myself and to try not to repeat myself." - Cillian Murphy

Cillian Murphy Hobbies and Interests

Actor: Liam Neeson.
TV Show: Doctor Who (1963).
Food: Mackerel Salad.

  • Playing video games
  • Music is his passion
  • Watching Movies

Cillian Murphy Facts & Trivia

  • Cillian auditioned for Christian Bale role in Batman Begins. Though not convincing as Bruce Wayne, nevertheless, Christopher Nolan was so impressed by his acting prowess that he repeatedly cast him in many of his directorial ventures.

  • One of his hidden talents is the ability to twist his fingers in alarming ways. He can swiftly role a coin through his fingers and often uses that trick to amuse his sons.

  • Cillian Murphy Height 5 ft 9 in or (175 cm tall) and Weight 70 Kg or 154 lbs.

  • He does not smoke however Cillian Murphy does drink alcohol.

  • His first name is pronounced “Kill-ian“.

  • He does not have a stylist.

Cillian Murphy Major Awards

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Golden Globes (Nominee) - 2006
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical in Breakfast on Pluto (2005)
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BAFTA Awards (Nominee) - 2007
Rising Star Award
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Saturn Award (Nominee) - 2006
Best Supporting Actor in Red Eye (2005)

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