St. Patrick’s Day Special: Top Ten Hottest Irish Celebs

By Riza Ornos
March 17, 2014 10:12 AM EST

St. Patrick’s Day Special: Top Ten Hottest Irish Celebs

It's St. Patrick's Day once again and this time of the year we give tribute to Hollywood's hottest Irish men in the industry. Forget about St. Paddy's Day parade, wearing green and drinking beer; the line-up of Ireland's hottest male specie is more than enough to make you feel festive.


So before the St. Patrick's Day festivities begin, let's take a look at the top ten hottest men who are so hot thanks to their Irish heritage.


Colin Farrell


Known as Hollywood's hottest bad boy, Colin Farrell is a full Irish lad and was born in Dublin, Ireland. Named one of People magazine's "50 Most beautiful People," Farrell is known for his roles in "Tigerland," "Miami Vice," "Alexander," "Phone Booth" and "Minority Report."


Gerard Butler


Like a Greek god, Gerard Butler is part Irish and Scottish. Butler is known for his role as Leonidas in the movie "300"where he got a god-like figure and large prominent facial features. Born in Scotland, Butler revealed in an interview that his "family is from all over Ireland."


Jonathan Rhys Meyers


Born in the city of Dublin, Jonathan Rhys Meyers is full-blooded Irish man but his family moved to County Cook right after he was born. Known for his role in HBO's "The Tudors," this Irish lad was expelled from North Monastery when he was 16, and spent his time hanging out in poll halls where he was spotted by an agent who launched his career in Hollywood.


Stuart Townsend


Famous for his role as Dorian Grey in "The League of Extraordinary Men," Stuart Townsend is an Irish actor and director. He is known for his role as Lestat de Lioncourt in the 2002 film adaptation of Anne Rice's "Queen of the Dammned." Born in Howth, County Dublin, Townsend caught the eye of the public when he started dating Charlize Theron.


Daniel Day-Lewis


Born with Irish descent in his father side, Daniel Day-Lewis was born in England and played multiple roles in which he has an Irish accent. He became an Irish citizen in 1993 and is known for his Oscar-winning roles including his role as Abraham Lincoln.


Liam Neeson


An epitome of an Irish man, Liam Neeson took over Hollywood with his Irish accent, good looks and kick-ass roles. He is seen in countless movies including "Batman Begins," "Taken," and "Schindler's List."


Michael Fassbender


He moved to the Republic of Ireland when he was two years old, Michael Fassbender is an Irish-German actor whose notable roles include Lt. Archie Hicox in "Inglourious Basterds" in 2009 and Magneto in "X-Men: First Class in 2011.


Pierce Brosnan


Probably one of the most outspoken Irishman, Brosnan is a proud Irish and forever devoted to The Emerald Isle. A film producer, actor and environmentalist; Pierce is known for his role as James Bond where he starred in four films between 1995 and 2002.


Cillian Murphy


Known for his role in the movie "Inception," the 36-year-old actor was born in Ireland and known for his crisp Irish accent and beautiful blue eyes. Born in Douglas, Cork, a suburban town in Ireland, Cillian started his entertainment career as a rock musician but segued in to acting where was known in a wide range of roles.


Danny O'Donoghue


Known as the frontman of the Irish band The Script, Danny O'Donoghue is born and breed in Ireland and one of the couch on the first and second series "The Voice UK." The youngest of the six children, Danny was raised in Ballinteer, Dublin.





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