The blue [of his outfit] has the added benefit of matching Mr Murphy’s piercing eyes, the kind that inspire Irish folk ballads, balanced atop his formidable cheekbones like marbles. Different film-makers have seen different things in those distinctive features.
Mr Danny Boyle cast Mr Murphy as a heroic everyman in the zombie flick 28 Days Later and the cult sci-fi Sunshine. Mr Neil Jordan cast him as a transwoman in Breakfast On Pluto, while in Peacock, he played a man with multiple-personality disorder, whose alter ego is his own “wife”. - By mrporter.com #cillianmurphy #mrporter #peakyblinders