Cillian Damien Murphy popularly known by the alias, Killian Scott, is an Irish actor who is highly revered for his exemplary acting skills in movies and TV shows. Often recognized by most for his role on the 2017 American period drama television series, Damnation, Scott is held in high esteem by fans and movie lovers due to his utter distaste for being involved in scandals, unlike some of his acting cohorts who engage in series of publicity stunts just for the sake of being on the news. Read on to know more about Killian Scott including facts about his early life, relationship status, and career.
Killian Scott Biography
Killian Scott was born on July 6, 1985, to parents whose identities are very much unknown in Kilmallock, Limerick, Ireland. He possesses Irish nationality and belongs to the white ethnic group. Growing up, he was raised by his parent alongside his siblings – Eoghan Murphy (who is a successful politician today) and Colin Murphy (who happens to be a playwright) in the affluent coastal suburbs of Sandy Mount, Dublin.
There is no information, whatsoever, regarding this actor’s early educational background. Nevertheless, it’s an open secret that he is an alumnus of the University College Dublin, where he received a degree in English and Philosophy. Despite going through the rigorous years required to become a graduate in the fields, his one true passion has always been acting and he proved this by relocating to London where he joined the Drama Center upon completion of his college education.
After successfully learning the intricacies of modern-day acting at the Drama Centre, he delved into the profession in 2007 by making his debut in the movie Creatures of Knowledge in which he played the role of Matt. The following year, he scored another role – this time as a guard in a low budget film which received massive criticisms from viewers.
For the next six years, Killian Scott will feature in many movies and TV shows but none was able to hand him the breakthrough that he was looking for; not until 2014 when he was cast to play the role of Milo Herlihy in the Irish black comedy-drama, Calvary, alongside established acts like Brendan Gleeson, Aidan Gillen, Isaach de Bankolé, and Dylan Moran.
The movie became an instant hit on its release, grossing $16.9 million overall in the box office. Following the success of the movie and his character, he went on to feature in several other high profile movies and TV shows, thereby establishing himself as a force to reckon with in the movie industry.
Movies and TV Shows
Following Killian Scott’s breakthrough role in 2014 through the movie Calvary, there has been a renewed interest in the filmography of the famous Irish actor with most fans and movie lovers eager to know about his past as well as present acting credits.
It might interest you to know that this popular Irishman has over 21 acting credits on his résumé and that they are largely movies and TV shows. Since he made his debut in 2007, he has been a part of several movies, most notably, The Rise of the Bricks, The Rafters, The Tragedy of Macbeth, Black Ice, 71, Good Vibrations, Trespass against Us, and the 2018 thriller, The Commuter, in which he played the role of Dylan.
When it comes to TV shows, Killian Scott isn’t so prolific in scoring roles but that doesn’t stop him from making notable appearances in some of them which include Love/Hate, Jack Taylor, Call the Midwife, Siblings, Single- Handed, Ripper Street, Strike, and most recently, Damnation, in which he appears as Seth Davenport.
Wife or Girlfriend, Is Killian Scott Married?
By virtue of being tall, handsome, rich, and famous, much emphasis is often placed on the love life of Killian Scott, mostly by his female fans who often play around the idea of being his lover or just curious to know who he’s seeing. Whoever falls into the former category will be delighted to know that the 5 feet 10 inches tall Irish actor is currently single.
During a recent interview with Irish Mirror, he revealed that he hasn’t been the luckiest of guys when it comes to finding love before going on to reiterate his desire to focus on building his acting career instead of looking for a girlfriend.