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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 62 wins & 52 nominations. See more awards »

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 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
 2004 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Host
- Colin Firth/Norah Jones (2004) ... Host
 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 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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Other Works:

Played "Guy Bennett" - 1930s public school boy turned notorious Russian spy - in Julian Mitchell's award-winning play, "Another Country", at the Queen's Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London, UK (1982). See more »

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9 Interviews | 8 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:

"And I always thought the biggest failing of Americans was their lack of irony. They are very serious there! Naturally, there are exceptions...the Jewish, Italian, and Irish humor of the East Coast." (Italian Vogue) See more »

Trivia:

He was awarded the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2011 Queen's Birthday Honours List for his services to drama. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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