Thomas Shelby’s role was depicted by Cillian Murphy and upheld public standards. In fact, during an interview Cillian Murphy revealed that at the close of the recording he felt “devastated.” No wonder that the star’s bright representation of Tommy Shelby drains psychologically and physically, not to mention fed up with hundreds of herbal cigarettes.
Thomas Shelby of Peaky Blinders
Joe Cole (John Shelby), although exclusively for performing purposes, makes smoking cigars.
Paul Anderson (Arthur Shelby) in Peaky Blinders doesn’t smoke cigarettes and smoking cigars can only be observed.
As in Peaky Blinders, Finn Cole (Michael Gray) smokes but seems not to pose too much in the hand with a cigarette.
More about Cillian Murphy
The Irish actor Cillian Murphy, who has been renowned for his performance in 28 Days Later, Breokfast on Pluto, In Time and the series Peaky Blinders, has become a leading performer in English and American cinema.
He was born in the Irish County Cork on 25 May 1976. At first, Douglas resided with the family of Cillian, in which three younger children were born, and later moved into Ballintemple area.
In the educational field the adults of the Murphy family have worked. Cillian’s father was the Irish Ministry of Education inspector and his mother was teaching French. Cillian’s grandfather also worked as teachers, his uncles, and aunts. In addition, Murphy was educated in music. That’s why Cillian has played the guitar wonderfully since he was a rock star in his boyhood.
The fascination of the teenager with music nearly led him to conclude a major agreement with the famous label. The contract was cancelled at the last minute. It was probably his fate. Cillian Murphy understood he wanted to connect the music with his future existence. The young man accidentally went to the master class in drama arts at the age of seventeen. Later, Cillian confessed at that moment that he felt the inspiration.
But Cillian Murphy did not go to the dramatic University after completing the school at the insistence of his parents, but to the department of law of the University College Cork. The youth felt no ambition to be an attorney. The legal studies seemed sluggish and uninspiring, however.
But Murphy attended the university drama school and participated with delight in the games. Increasing acting skills were shown everytime. The director of the play Disco Pigs once observed a young actor with a lively look at his medium height (175cm). Cillian was invited to take a leading role. The creative biography of this part was started by Cillian Murphy.