Colin Farrell Eamon. Colin Farrell is campaigning for gay marriage rights in his native Ireland after his brother was forced to leave the country in order to tie the knot. Colin Farrell is campaigning for gay marriage rights in Ireland. The Hollywood actor is putting his support behind a 'yes' vote in his native country because he believes in equal rights for the LGBT community and was dismayed when his openly gay brother Eamon had to go to Canada to legally marry his partner.
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Colin Farrell campaigning for gay marriage rights
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Playboy Magazine, March His performance as a hell-raising Vietnam recruit in Tigerland won comparisons to such badasses as Marlon Brando and Jack Nicholson. Farrell worried his mother sick with his carousing, bombed out of school at 17, then lit out to Australia, wild and disorderly, for a year. He returned to Ireland for a stint in drama school but dropped out in when he won his first movie role in the made-in-Ireland drama Drinking Crude.
He started off a young, cheeky Dubliner starring in Ballykissangel, going on to end up in Hollywood through a unique mix of charm and talent. He was open to taking advantage of whatever the weird world of Hollywood had to offer, and saw the down as well as the upsides to it. But no matter, as he has come through those times to become an actor who makes interesting, intelligent choices each time he selects a new film.