Colin Farrell

Colin Farrell looks at his career from 'Frankie Starlight' to 'Fantastic Beasts'

Colin Farrell looks at his career from 'Frankie Starlight' to 'Fantastic Beasts'

If you ask Colin Farrell what unites all his work on film and television, his only reply is “me.” The 40-year-old actor, born in Dublin, Ireland, has often sought edgier roles, like in the recent second season of “True Detective” or in last year’s eclectic indie “The Lobster.” But he’s also ventured into the fantastical, romantic worlds of films such as “A Winter’s Tale.” Now he’s starring in J.K. Rowling’s “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,” an adaptation of the Harry Potter author’s book about wizards in 1920s New York. But even here, in Rowling’s magical world, Farrell finds...

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