Cillian Murphy - Quotes

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The best roles you have to fight for. You have to really want to do it and you have to go after it.

The best roles you have to fight for. You have to really want to do it and you have to go after it.

It was very much about performances, the whole ensemble thing was just great - everybody working together. Sometimes it didn't feel like a film set. It wasn't technically driven, it was very, very enjoyable. ---->>>

My wife can see always how a part affects me personally because she has to live with it. ---->>>

Having started out in theatre, I feel an impulse to do it as much as I can. ---->>>

I don't think they'd ever make a movie about Chuck Baker but I'd love to play Chuck Baker. ---->>>

I enjoy all aspects of it, I don't have a preference for any medium. I think each of them has its attractions and I would hope they each inform the other in some way. ---->>>

Then I wanted the character to be feminine as opposed to effeminate. Because it's easy to be camp or queen. Anyone can do that. What's difficult is to play feminine. ---->>>

At the moment I'm doing this space movie, so I'm obsessed with physics and space travel. I know three months down the line it's gone. Then I'll be able to superficially say stuff about space. ---->>>

What we do as actors is we go through phases where you superficially learn all this information. ---->>>

It's obvious that if you're going to play a character you need to amass information about that person and about their environment or their era that they're in and use as little or as much as necessary. ---->>>

There's a lot of comedy in Intermission but it's got this depth. It's not comedy for comedy's sake - it's informed by something else. I like stuff like that. ---->>>

I don't have a burning passion to live in America per se but I would certainly like to work there. ---->>>

I'd love to work in America, some of my favourite films come from America. ---->>>


Nationality: Irish
Born: 03-13, 1974
Birthplace: Douglas, County Cork, Ireland
Occupation: Actor

Cillian Murphy (/ˈkɪliən/; born 25 May 1976) is an Irish actor of stage and screen. Since making his debut in his home country in the late 1990s, Murphy has also become a presence in British and American cinemas noted by critics for his performances in many independent and mainstream films. He is best known as Jim in 28 Days Later (2002), the Scarecrow in The Dark Knight Trilogy (2005–12), Jackson Rippner in Red Eye (2005), Robert Capa in Sunshine (2007), Robert Fischer in Inception (2010) and Thomas Shelby in the BBC series Peaky Blinders (wikipedia)