Shy superstar Cillian Murphy shuns the spotlight

SHY superstar Cillian Murphy shuns the spotlight and loves nothing more than having a quiet beer in his local pub.

‘The Dark Knight Rises’ actor Murphy, from Cork, says he is happy to go unnoticed in public, adding: ”I would never to want to lose the ability to go to the pub.

”For me, it’s just about the work. If you behave like a celebrity you’ll be treated like one. I admire people like Matt Damon – he just continues to do brilliant work and that’s it. That’s the model I’d like to follow.

“I don’t see the point in going to other people’s premieres. Walking the red carpet is something I only endure under duress.”

But the 37-year-old actor admits he does sometimes behave like a starstruck fan when around top actors and rock stars.

Reveals Murphy: ”Until I was 20, I was in a band and wanted to be a musician, so I can be an excited fan around rock stars.

“But with other actors, you have to be professional and work with them. I’ve been in movies with Robert De Niro and felt a bit starstruck, but he was charming and encouraging so we got through it.”


0 Responses to “Shy superstar Cillian Murphy shuns the spotlight”

  1. Leave a Comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

All the news that's printed to fit from New York's best online information source.

Latest news:

RSS New York Times

RSS NY Daily News

  • An error has occurred; the feed is probably down. Try again later.

RSS New York Post

  • Aaron Judge embodies the attitude of this Yankees era March 18, 2018
    TAMPA — There was 6-foot-7 Aaron Judge at the Yankees minor league complex Saturday afternoon standing in left on Derek Jeter Field, a spot he has not played in the majors and only seven games in the minors. He was getting in five innings of action for Single-A Tampa against Phillies minor leaguers. He easily...


  • An error has occurred; the feed is probably down. Try again later.
Website redesign by BST Designs

%d bloggers like this: