Colin Firth

Born Sep 10, 1960

Colin Andrew Firth, CBE is an English film, television, and theatre actor. Firth gained wide public attention in the 1990s for his portrayal of Mr. Darcy in the 1995 television adaptation of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Colin Firth.


1960 Birth Born on September 10, 1960.


1983 - 1984 2 More Events
1987 26 Years Old In 1987, Firth along with other up and coming British actors such as Tim Roth, Bruce Payne and Paul McGann were dubbed the 'Brit Pack'. … Read More
1988 27 Years Old Firth portrayed real-life British soldier Robert Lawrence MC in the 1988 BBC dramatisation Tumbledown. … Read More
Firth's performance led to a Royal TV Society Best Actor Award and he was nominated for the 1989 BAFTA Television Award.


1994 33 Years Old Firth's acting career slowed down until they broke up in 1994, and his return to the UK.
1995 34 Years Old It was through his role as the aloof and haughty aristocrat Mr. Darcy in the 1995 BBC television adaptation of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice that Firth finally became a household name. … Read More
1997 36 Years Old In 1997, Firth married Italian film producer and director Livia Firth (née Giuggioli). … Read More


2007 46 Years Old Firth was an executive producer for the film In Prison My Whole Life, featuring Noam Chomsky and Angela Davis. The film was selected to the 2007 London Film Festival and the 2008 Sundance Film Festival. … Read More
2009 48 Years Old At the 66th Venice International Film Festival in 2009 Firth was awarded the Volpi Cup for Best Actor for his role in Tom Ford's directorial debut A Single Man as a college professor grappling with solitude after the death of his longtime partner.
…  Firth's most notable and acclaimed role to date has been his 2010 portrayal of King George VI in The King's Speech, a performance that earned him an Oscar and multiple worldwide best actor awards. … Read More


In 2011, Firth received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and was also selected as one of the Time 100. … Read More
2012 51 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2012, Firth's audiobook recording of Graham Greene's The End of the Affair was released at … Read More
2013 52 Years Old In May 2013, it was announced that Firth had signed to co-star with Emma Stone in Woody Allen's romantic comedy Magic in the Moonlight, set in the 1920s, shot on the French Riviera.
2014 53 Years Old Firth starred in the action spy movie Kingsman: The Secret Service in 2014, which was a commercial success and received generally positive reviews.
2015 54 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2015 Firth starred as Harry Hart aka "Galahad" in the spy action film Kingsman: The Secret Service. … Read More
2016 55 Years Old Shooting began in September 2016 Firth was also expected to return for the third Bridget Jones film, which was in production in 2012. … Read More
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