Saturday November 28, 2020

Arts Interview: The quiet man

He may not be much of a talker, but it's impossible not to fall for blue-eyed boy Cillian Murphy's charms - on and off the screen, writes Nadine O'Regan.

29th June, 2014
Cork-born actor Cillian Murphy. Picture: Feargal Ward

If you're going to interview Cork-born actor Cillian Murphy, you have to be comfortable with short answers and ready silences. It isn't that Murphy is being difficult exactly.

With his slow smile, engaging manner and easy wryness, he's actually very pleasant company, although, admittedly, I might have fallen under the spell of those lantern-like blue eyes, which are as startling in person as on celluloid.

But Murphy - still sporting the thuggish haircut he was...

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