Reed, Harris And Burton Put New Drinking Stars To Shame

COLIN FARRELL's reputation as a big drinker has been ripped to shreds by the legendary alcohol consumption of past movie stars OLIVER REED, RICHARD HARRIS and RICHARD BURTON.

The PHONE BOOTH hunk has been labelled a party animal for his hedonistic lifestyle, but a new survey has found Reed, Harris and Burton's penchant remains unrivalled.

First placed Reed - who died in a Maltese pub in 1999 while shooting GLADIATOR - once claimed to have downed 106 pints of beer in a single session.

Farrell, 27, only managed to land fourth place - behind late stars Harris and Burton - beating out contemporary drinkers ROBERT DOWNEY JR and RUSSELL CROWE. OASIS singer LIAM GALLAGHER, NICOLAS CAGE and BOY GEORGE also feature in the top ten.

The poll of 2,500 Brits was conducted by Oriental food specialist BLUE DRAGON to celebrate the Chinese Year of the Monkey.

20/01/2004 21:20


Tags: Colin Farrell - Oliver Reed - Richard Burton - Phone Booth - Robert Downey Jr - Liam Gallagher - Nicolas Cage - Boy George - Blue


More Colin Farrell

Meet The (Probable) Cast of True Detective Season 2

The True Detective season 2 plot has been shrouded in secrecy since Nic Pizzolato announced the follow up to the ground-breaking HBO drama, though, in...

Will Vince Vaughn Really Lead 'True Detective' Season 2?

Vince Vaughn, the Hollywood actor primarily known for a string of blockbuster comedies including Wedding Crashers and The Breakup, is in negotiations to join HBO...

Those Colin Farrell for 'Iron Man 4' Rumors Refuse To Die

Rumors are abound that seminal Iron Man actor, Robert Downey Jr, will not be returning for a fourth instalment as the man in the super...

What's Happening With 'Iron Man 4'? Robert Downey Jr. Too Pricey? Colin Farrell To Step In?

If you can be sure of one thing, it’s that Marvel will keep putting out Iron Man films until we stop paying to see them....


True Detective Has Solid TCA Awards Show Off The Back of Season 2 Rumours

Having just processed the latest True Detective season 2 plot rumors, we saw the show pick up the TCA award for Best Miniseries (Emmy rules...

Colin Farrell Set To Be Cast In 'True Detective' Season 2

Colin Farrell is in advanced talks to star in the highly anticipated second season of HBO's True Detective. According to Variety, the Irish actor will...

Colin Farrell Reportedly In Talks To Star In 'True Detective' Season 2

'True Detective' may have found its next star.Colin Farrell is reportedly in talks to star in the popular HBO limited crime series, Deadline reports.If the...

A Week In Movies: On Set With The Hunger Games, Howard Hughes And The Lobster; New Trailers For Expendables 3 And Ninja Turtles

In Paris, Jennifer Lawrence was caught on camera as she shot scenes for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 involving a huge crowd of elaborately...



Colin Farrell Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Colin Farrell

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All