There is a man in Hollywood named Cillian Murphy. He proves time and time again that he is one of the most prolific actors of our time, from Peaky Blinders to Batman.
People on the internet love him. Murphy made the cut. The actor’s Internet Boyfriend status has been raised because of his impressive acting chops and his piercing blue eyes.
At a young age, the actor found his love for the performing arts. He decided to study law after initially pursuing music. Murphy shifted his focus to acting after seeing a stage production of A Clockwork Orange. He found success in independent films after moving to London. Murphy’s first major role was in the 2002 film 28 days later, in which he played Jim, a man who wakes up from a coma to find himself alone in a post-apocalyptic London.
After working on The Dark Knight trilogy, Murphy developed a relationship with director Christopher Nolan. The actor is playing a doctor. Jonathan Crane/Scarecrow is a recurring villain in the three films. Murphy was cast in three more films by Nolan. There are three films that will be released in the upcoming year.
Over the last two decades, Murphy has played a lot of dark and haunted characters, most notably in his role as Thomas Shelby on Peaky Blinders. L’OFFICIEL recognizes some of Murphy’s most impressive performances in honor of his 46th birthday.
28 Days Later
Murphy has played a lot of intense and dramatic roles. He plays the leader of a small group of people who survived an apocalypse that wiped out the population of the UK. The film made a lot of money at the box office.
The Dark Knight Trilogy
Murphy didn’t think he had the look of a superhero when he was auditioning for the role of Bruce Wayne in Nolan’s new Batman film series. Murphy agreed to read for the role because of the chance of working with Nolan. Christian Bale went on to play Batman, but Murphy’s impressive auditioning earned him a spot as the primary villain in Batman Begins as Dr. Jonathan Crane. He reprised the character in both The Dark Knight and The Dark Knight Rises.
Murphy is in a film with Nolan called Inception. Murphy is playing the heir to a business empire that is forced to shut down his operations by a devious character played by DiCaprio.
In 2013, Murphy made his presentation as Thomas Shelby, a wrongdoing family pioneer working in post-WWI England. The series, which was a hit with crowds in the UK and abroad, follows the wannabe as his made-up story is snared with major verifiable touchpoints like growing socialism, the battle for Irish freedom, Black Tuesday, and the ascent of despotism and the Nazi Party leading the pack up to WWII.
Although his role in Nolan’s film isn’t a big one, Murphy plays a soldier with post-traumatic stress disorder in the film, which reckons with one of the most famous battles of WWII.