Colin Farrell has been named Inspiration Honoree at City Summit & Gala 2019 in Burbank, California. The focus of the event is for founders of successful businesses to share their skills with entrepreneurs.

The City Summit founder Ryan Long said he selected the Lobster actor as honoree because: "Mr Farrell has overcome monstrous amounts of adversity in his personal life and professional career."

Overcoming adversity is the common thread that ties together anyone that wants to consistently stay on the path of success. We are excited to give him our Inspiration award at the upcoming City Summit & Gala." He said.

On receipt of the award the In Bruges actor said: "I'm grateful to organisations like the City Summit for highlighting professionals and providing awareness and support to entrepreneurs that want to help solve today's challenges." 

Previous winners of the award include: American Idol's Randy Jackson and Shark Tank's Kevin Harrington.

In March 2019, he can be seen in the live action film "Dumbo," directed by Tim Burton.