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Colin Firth


Colin Andrew Firth was born into an academic family in Grayshott, Hampshire, England. His mother, Shirley Jean (Rolles), was a comparative religion lecturer at the Open University, and his father, David Norman Lewis Firth, lectured on history at Winchester University College (formerly King Alfred's College) in Winchester, and worked on education ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 66 wins & 55 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The King's Speech
The King's Speech King George VI
(2010)
Kingsman: The Secret Service
Kingsman: The Secret Service Harry Hart / Galahad
(2014)
Love Actually
(2003)
A Single Man
A Single Man George
(2009)

Filmography

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 2018 Kursk (post-production)
David Russell
 2018 Mary Poppins Returns (post-production)
William Weatherall Wilkins
 2018 Benjamin's Crossing (pre-production)
Walter Benjamin
 2018 The Happy Prince (post-production)
Reggie Turner
 2017 Red Nose Day Actually (TV Short)
Jamie
 2012/I Gambit
Harry Deane
 2010 Steve (Short)
Steve
 2010 Arena (TV Series documentary)
Various characters
- Harold Pinter: A Celebration (2010) ... Various characters
 2008 Mamma Mia!
Harry
 2008 The Accidental Husband
Richard
 2008 Mamma Mia: Deleted Scenes (Video short)
Harry (uncredited)
 2007 Celebration (TV Movie)
Russell
 2006 Born Equal (TV Movie)
Mark
 2005 Bridget Jones Interviews Colin Firth (Video short)
Colin Firth (uncredited)
 2004/I Trauma
Ben
 2003 Hope Springs
Colin Ware
 2001 Fourplay
Allen Portland
 2001 Conspiracy (TV Movie)
Dr. Wilhelm Stuckart
 2000 Donovan Quick (TV Movie)
Donovan Quick
 2000 Relative Values
Peter Ingleton
 1999 The Turn of the Screw (TV Movie)
Master
 1999 The Secret Laughter of Women
Matthew Field
 1997 A Thousand Acres
Jess Clark
 1996-1997 Nostromo (TV Mini-Series)
Charles Gould
 1995 Pride and Prejudice (TV Mini-Series)
Mr Darcy
- Episode #1.6 (1995) ... Mr Darcy
- Episode #1.5 (1995) ... Mr Darcy
- Episode #1.4 (1995) ... Mr Darcy
- Episode #1.3 (1995) ... Mr Darcy
- Episode #1.2 (1995) ... Mr Darcy
 1994-1995 Performance (TV Series)
Charles Holroyd / Freddie Page
- The Widowing of Mrs. Holroyd (1995) ... Charles Holroyd
 1995 Circle of Friends
Simon Westward
 1994 Playmaker
Ross Talbert / Michael Condren
 1993 The Advocate
Richard Courtois
 1992 Hostages (TV Movie)
John McCarthy
 1992 Mad at the Moon
Barber (uncredited)
 1991 The Play on One (TV Series)
Alan
- Out of the Blue (1991) ... Alan
 1991 Femme Fatale
Joseph Prince
 1989 Valmont
Valmont
 1988 Tumbledown (TV Movie)
Robert Lawrence
 1987 A Month in the Country
Birkin
 1985 Dutch Girls (TV Movie)
Truelove
 1984 Camille (TV Movie)
Armand Duval
 1984 Another Country
Tommy Judd
 1984 Crown Court (TV Series)
PC Franklin
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He acted in Harold Pinter's play, "The Caretaker," at the Comedy Theatre in London, England with Donald Pleasance and Peter Howitt in the cast. Harold Pinter was also director. See more »

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9 Interviews | 9 Articles | 4 Pictorials | 23 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

6' 1½" (1.87 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on looking ten years ahead] I always imagined I'd move beyond this rather infantile career choice. By this point I would have become a virtuoso on a musical instrument or written novels or become an astronaut. But I'll probably be doing some version of exactly what I'm doing now. See more »

Trivia:

On the DVD audio commentary for Love Actually (2003), Hugh Grant continuously mocks the looks, age, acting abilities, and alleged vanity of Firth (his sometimes on-screen rival), eventually encouraging his fellow-commentators writer/director Richard Curtis, and co-stars Bill Nighy and Thomas Brodie-Sangster to join in on the mocking. Firth appears to have taken these comments in good nature and ... See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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