Cillian Murphy lands his first BAFTA nomination for ‘Peaky Blinders’
Cillian Murphy’s performance in the sixth and last season of Peaky Blinders has earned him his first BAFTA nomination.
According to Deadline, Cillian Murphy will be vying for accolades for his role in all six seasons of the highly regarded crime drama’s Leading Actor category.
In the Leading Actor category, Gary Oldman, another first-timer, will go off against Murphy for his portrayal of spy Jackson Lamb in the Apple TV+ series Slow Horses.
The actor from Mission Anthropoid received a BAFTA nomination for the Emerging Star award at the Film Awards in 2007.
Additional contenders for Best Actor are Taron Egerton, Martin Freeman, Chaske Spencer, and Ben Whishaw (all for This Is Going To Hurt) (Black Bird).
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