, the 38-year-old actor is opening up about his life as a father.And along the way, he's setting the record straight about his dating life."I have not dated for, ooh, four years now. "I know it's not what people expect to hear, but that's the honest truth."So what's really holding him back? What kills me though is that the Super Bowl Shuffle has become SO uncool that Colin actually mentions his sex tape in an interview to illustrate just how uncool it is now. We sympathize, but technology keeps improving and we have to keep up, too.Farrell was born in Castleknock, Dublin, Ireland, the son of Rita (née Monaghan) and Eamon Farrell. Brigid's National School, followed by secondary school at Castleknock College, and then Gormanston College in County Meath.His father played football for Shamrock Rovers FC and ran a health food shop. He unsuccessfully auditioned for the Irish musical group Boyzone around this time.He told the UK edition of magazine: ''I arrived in Los Angeles from Dublin and it was a culture shock.I was working non-stop and partying non-stop and I didn't have time to even think about what I was doing with my life.
"It's about a bigger world, and helping them find their place in it."He continued, "It's not about ‘me, me, me, the loudmouth' any more—and that takes the pressure off me to live up to those old expectations." Farrell is the proud dad to son James, 11, and Henry, 5.
While the role is quite the big deal in the world of Hollywood, Farrell knows that it's his kids at home that mean the most.
"I have two boys that I'm so happy with and I adore," he told E!
Farrell starred in the black comedy film Horrible Bosses (2011), for which he received critical praise, along with the comedy-horror film Fright Night (2011) and the sci-fi action film Total Recall (2012), both remakes, and Mc Donagh's second feature, the black comedy crime film Seven Psychopaths (2012).
He also starred in the Niels Arden Oplev action film Dead Man Down (2013), and as Travers Goff in the period drama Saving Mr. In 2014, Farrell starred as Peter Lake in the supernatural fable Winter's Tale, an adaptation of the novel of the same name by Mark Helprin.