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Cillian Murphy (born May 25, 1976) is an Irish actor who portrays Thomas Shelby in the BBC TV series Peaky Blinders.

He is best known for his performance in 28 Days Later and has appeared in big blockbuster hits such as Inception, Dunkirk and the Batman trilogy directed by Christopher Nolan as well as the 2016 film, Anthropoid, starring alongside Jamie Dornan.

Murphy was born in Douglas, Cork, Ireland, and was raised in Ballintemple, Cork. His father Brendan worked for the Irish Department of Education, and his mother was a French teacher. His grandfather, aunts and uncles were also teachers. Murphy started playing music and writing songs at the age of 10. He has a younger brother, Páidi Murphy, and two younger sisters, Sile Murphy and Orla Murphy.

Murphy is married to Yvonne McGuinness, an artist. The couple has two sons, Malachy Murphy or Aran Murphy.[1]


Title Role Year
Sweety Barrett Pat the Barman 1998
Sunburn Davin McDerby 1999
The Trench Rag Rookwood
Disco Pigs Pig - Darren 2001
How Harry Became a Tree Gus
On the Edge Jonathan Breech
28 Days Later... Jim 2002
Intermission John 2003
Girl with a Pearl Earring Pieter
Cold Mountain Bardolph
Batman Begins Dr. Jonathan Crane / The Scarecrow 2005
Red Eye Jackson Rippner
Breakfast on Pluto Patrick 'Kitten' Braden
The Wind that Shakes the Barley Damien 2006
Sunshine Robert Capa 2007
Watching the Detectives Neil
The Edge of Love William Killick 2008
The Dark Knight Dr. Jonathan Crane / The Scarecrow
Perrier's Bounty Michael 2009
Peacock John / Emma Skillpa 2010
Inception Robert Fischer
TRON: Legacy Edward Dillinger
Retreat Martin 2011
In Time Raymond Leon
Red Lights Tom Buckley 2012
Broken Mike Kiernan
The Dark Knight Rises Dr. Jonathan Crane / The Scarecrow
Aloft Ivan 2014
Transcendence Agent Buchanan
In the Heart of the Sea Matthew Joy 2015
Anthropoid Josef Gabcík 2016
Free Fire Chris
The Party Tom 2017
Dunkirk Shivering Soldier
The Delinquent Season Jim / Danielle's Husband 2018
Anna Lenny Miller 2019
A Quiet Place Part II Emmett 2020

Title Role Year
The Way We Live Now Paul Montague 2001
Peaky Blinders Thomas Shelby 2013-present

Title Role Year
Batman Begins Dr. Jonathan Crane / Scarecrow (voice) 2005

Title Role Year
Quando Pat 1997
Eviction Brendan McBride 1999
At Death's Door Young Reaper
Filleann an Feall Ger 2000
A Man of Few Words Best Man
Watchmen Phil 2001
Zonad Guy Hendrickson 2003
The Silent City 2006
The Water Son 2009
Harriet and the Matches Cat (voice) 2013
From the Mountain Man (voice) 2014
8:58: The Clock Generic Man 2015
The Overcoat Akaky (voice) 2018


Series 1 Appearances
Episode 1.1 Episode 1.2 Episode 1.3 Episode 1.4 Episode 1.5 Episode 1.6
Series 2 Appearances
Episode 2.1 Episode 2.2 Episode 2.3 Episode 2.4 Episode 2.5 Episode 2.6
Series 3 Appearances
Episode 3.1 Episode 3.2 Episode 3.3 Episode 3.4 Episode 3.5 Episode 3.6
Series 4 Appearances
The Noose Heathens Blackbird Dangerous The Duel The Company
Series 5 Appearances
Black Tuesday Black Cats Strategy The Loop The Shock Mr Jones

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