How tall is Cillian Murphy?
Wondering, how tall is Cillian Murphy? This actor stands at 5 feet 8 inches (173 cm). Cillian Murphy height is average for a male.
Cillian Murphy was born on May 25, 1976 in Douglas, Cork, Ireland. Murphy was educated at Presentation Brothers College, Cork. He went on to study law at University College Cork, but dropped out after about a year. During this time Murphy also pursued an interest in music, playing guitar in various bands. Upon leaving University, Murphy joined the Corcadorca Theater Company in Cork, and played the lead role in “Disco Pigs”, amongst other plays.
Cillian’s big film break came when he was cast in Danny Boyle’s 28 Days Later in (2002) which became a surprise international hit. This performance earned him nominations for Best Newcomer at the Empire Awards and Breakthrough Male Performance at the MTV Movie Awards. Murphy went on to supporting roles in high-profile films such as Cold Mountain (2003) and Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003), and then was cast in two villain roles: Dr. Jonathan Crane, aka The Scarecrow, in Batman Begins (2005) and Jackson Rippner in Red Eye (2005). Murphy also starred in Ken Loach’s The Wind That Shakes the Barley (2006). He continues to appear in high profile films such as In Time (2011), Red Lights (2012), and The Dark Knight Rises (2012), the final film in Nolan’s Batman trilogy.
Still wondering, how tall is Cillian Murphy? He stands 5’8″ or (173 cm).
Cillian Murphy Height Comparison
Here is Cillian Murphy with Stephen Rea who stands 5 feet 10.5 inches (179 cm). As we can see, Stephen is taller than Cillian by about 2.5 inches.