Who is Henry Tadeusz Farrell?
Henry was born in Los Angeles, California USA, on 7 October 2009 – his zodiac sign is Libra, and he holds American nationality. At this stage of his young life he’s only known for being the son of famous Irish actor Colin Farrell.
Early life and education
Henry is being raised in Los Angeles by his father, and his mother Alicja Bachleda-Curus, a popular Mexican-Polish actress; his parents weren’t married, and they split in the summer of 2010, but they appear to be equally involved in raising Henry. He has a half-brother James Padraig who was born in Los Angeles in 2003, and whose mother is the American model Kim Bordenave; James is suffering from Angelman syndrome, which affects his intellectual and developmental ability.
Colin Farrell wearing pajama pants and a headband as he treats son Henry to a health smoothie. October 27, 2013
It’s said that Henry has become interested in acting because of his parents, as they have been taking him to their movie sets since he was four years old; he’s apparently practicing his skills at a local arts school.
Henry is currently attending a local elementary school, and should be enrolling at high school in 2023.
Hobbies and interesting facts
Henry seems to be a highly sociable boy, and apparently has numerous friends at school, while he’s found it easy to befriend his father’s and mother’s friends as well.
He likes to play video games in his spare time; it’s said that his father has bought him a PlayStation 5 console, and that Henry’s favorite games are “Fortnite: Battle Royale” and “Rocket League”.
He’s into sports, with football being his favorite. Henry and his father Colin have watched a couple of football games live at the field.
Henry has his own favorite actors and actresses, some of whom are Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Julia Roberts, while a couple of his favorite movies include the franchise “Harry Potter”, “The Perks of Being a Wallflower”, and “The Runaway Bride”.
He likes to watch animated movies as well, and his favorite are “Minions”, “Despicable Me” and the trilogy “How To Train Your Dragon”.
Age, height and net worth
Henry’s age is 12. He has long brown hair and brown eyes, his height is 5ft (1.5m) and he weighs around 90lbs (40kgs).
As of December 2021, Henry doesn’t have his own independent net worth, but his father’s net worth has been estimated at over $80 million, and his mother’s at more than $1 million.
Who is his father Colin Farrell?
Colin James Farrell was born in Castleknock, Dublin, Ireland, on 31 May 1976 – his zodiac sign is Gemini, and he holds Irish nationality. He’s an actor, film producer and director, who’s appeared in close to 70 movies and TV series, while he’s probably known best for his portrayal of the lead character David, in the 2015 romantic comedy movie “The Lobster”. It was written and directed by Yorgos Lanthimos, also starred Rachel Weisz and Jessica Barden, and follows a future in which single people are given 45 days to find a partner, or are turned into animals and sent into The Woods; the movie won 34 of the 118 awards for which it was nominated, including an Oscar nomination.
Colin was raised in Dublin alongside his older brother Eamon Jr. and sisters Claudine and Catherine, by their mother Rita (nee Monaghan), and their father Eamon Farrell who was a soccer player. He studied at St. Brigid’s National School, and then at Castleknock College and Gormanston College; Colin was mostly interested in music during this time, and tried to join the boy band Boyzone, but was rejected. He practiced acting at the Gaiety School of Acting, but dropped out after he started winning roles in movies.
Colin made his debut film appearance in the 1995 romantic war movie “Frankie Starlight”, but he only gained recognition in 1999, when cast to play Daniel McCarthey, the main character in the romantic film “Falling for a Dancer”.
In 2002, he starred as Stu Shepard in the critically acclaimed crime thriller movie “Phone Booth”, directed by Joel Schumacher, and which also starred Kiefer Sutherland and Forest Whitaker. It follows the publicist Stuart Shepard, who has to stay in a ‘phone booth or he’ll be shot by a sniper; the movie won one of the nine awards for which it was nominated. Some of his other notable performances in the 2000s were in the 2004 romantic film “A Home at the End of the World”, the 2006 action crime movie “Miami Vice”, and the 2008 crime comedy film “In Bruges”.
In 2012, Colin starred as Marty in the crime comedy movie “Seven Psychopaths”, written and directed by Martin McDonagh, and which also starred Woody Harrelson and Sam Rockwell. It follows a screenwriter whose friends have kidnapped a gangster’s Shih Tzu dog; the movie won three of the 25 awards for which it was nominated, including a BAFTA Film Award nomination.
Three of Colin’s most recent roles have been in the 2020 action crime film “Ava”, the 2021 adventure science fiction thriller movie “Voyagers”, and the 2021 science fiction film “After Yang”.
For his acting skills, Colin has won 16 of the 79 awards for which he’s been nominated.
Colin is a philanthropist, and has worked with the Special Olympics World Games, the LGBT organization BeLonG To, and the Homeless World Cup.
There are rumors circulating the internet, claiming that Colin has dated numerous famous actresses and singers, including Britney Spears, Angelina Jolie and Demi Moore, but he hasn’t addressed these rumors.
He suffers from insomnia.
Who is Henry’s mother Alicja Bachleda-Curus?
Alicja Bachleda-Curus was born in Tampico, Mexico, on 12 May 1983 – her zodiac sign is Taurus, and she holds both Mexican and Polish nationality. She’s appeared in close to 30 movies and TV series, and is probably still known best for her portrayal of Ondine, the main character in the eponymous 2009 romantic mystery movie. It was written and directed by Neil Jordan, also starred Colin Farrell and Dervla Kirwan, and follows an Irish fisherman who has caught a woman in his fishing net; the film won six of the 12 awards for which it was nominated.
Alicja was raised in Poland by her Polish father Tadeusz Bachleda-Curus, who was working in Mexico as a geologist when she was born, and her mother who prefers to be left out of media; Alicja’s uncle Adam Bachleda-Curus was Mayor of Zakopane, Poland.
She became interested in acting at a very early age, and was 13 years old when she launched her career, with her appearance in the 1996 short drama movie “Vis a Vis”. In 1999 aged 16, Alicja played supporting characters in the historical romantic movie “Pan Tadeusz”, and in the war drama film “The Gateway of Europe”. She then focused on her education, and upon matriculating in 2001, Alicja practiced acting at both the Elzbieta Armatys’ Theater, Music and Dance Studio, and at the New York City’s Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute.
She has since appeared in Polish, German, Mexican and American movies and TV series. Between 2002 and 2004, Alicja starred as Anna Bochenek in the popular romantic series “Na Dobre I na Zle”, created by Aneta Glowska and Agnieszka Kakowiak, and which also starred Piotr Garlicki and Malgorzata Foremniak.
It follows the lives of doctors and nurses working at a Polish hospital, and the series won 10 of the 11 awards of which it was nominated. A couple of Alicja’s following notable performances were in the 2007 crime thriller movie “Trade”, the 2010 adventure comedy “Friendship!”, and the 2014 historical war movie “Day of the Siege”.
Her most recent role has been her portrayal of the lead character Malgorzata Bojke ‘Drabina’, in the 2016 action crime movie “Pitbull: Tough Women”, written and directed by Patryk Vega, and which also starred Magdalena Cielecka and Anna Dereszowska. It follows the lives of two female police officers, and the movie won a Polish Film Festival Amber Lion Award.
Alicja voiced Anya Oliwa in the 2017 video game “Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus”, and the 2019 video game “Wolfenstein: Youngblood”; she’s currently shooting for the upcoming romantic comedy movie “8 Rzeczy, Których Nie Wiecie o Facetach”.
Alicja has won one of the three awards for which she has been nominated: a 2007 Boston Film Festival Prize for Best Actress, for her performance in “Trade”.