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Colin Firth

Actor
Male
Born Sep 10, 1960
Age 55
Hometown Grayshott
Religion Agnostic
Height 6' 1½" (18...
Nationality English
Alma Mater Drama Centre Lond...
High School Kings' School, Wi...

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. In 2011, Firth received an Academy Award for his portrayal of King George VI in The King's Speech, a performance that also earned him the Golden Globe, BAFTA and the Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actor, amongst others.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1960 Birth Born on September 10, 1960.

TWENTIES

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.

THIRTIES

1994 33 Years Old Firth's acting career slowed down until they broke up in 1994, and his return to the UK. … Read More
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

FORTIES

2003 - 2007 2 More Events
2008 47 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2008 he played the adult Blake Morrison reminiscing on his difficult relationship with his ailing father in the film adaptation of Morrison's memoir And When Did You Last See Your Father? … Read More
2009 48 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2009, he featured in A Christmas Carol, an adaptation of Charles Dickens's novel, using the performance capture procedure, playing Scrooge's optimistic nephew Fred.
…  His 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 the Oscar and multiple worldwide best actor awards. … Read More

FIFTIES

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
Firth was also expected to return for the third Bridget Jones film, which was in production in 2012. … 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.
2015 54 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2015 Firth starred as Harry Hart aka "Galahad" in the spy action comedy film Kingsman: The Secret Service.
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