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Colin Firth


Born into an academic family - his father is a history lecturer at Winchester University College (formerly King Alfred's College) in Winchester and his mother is a comparative religions lecturer at the Open University - Colin Firth's first acting experience came in infant's school when he played "Jack Frost" in a Christmas pantomime. Three of his ... See full bio »
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Won 1 Oscar. Another 48 wins & 32 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Genius (announced)
Max Perkins
 2014 The Secret Service (post-production)
Uncle Jack
 2014 Before I Go to Sleep (completed)
Ben Lucas
 2013 Devil's Knot
Ron Lax
 2012/I Gambit
Harry Deane
 2010 Steve (Short)
Steve
 2008 Mamma Mia!
Harry
 2008 The Accidental Husband
Richard
 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
 1990 Wings of Fame
Brian Smith
 1989 Valmont
Valmont
 1988 Tumbledown (TV Movie)
Robert Lawrence
 1987 A Month in the Country
Birkin
 1985 Dutch Girls (TV Movie)
Truelove
 1985 Nineteen Nineteen
Young Alexander
 1984 Camille (TV Movie)
Armand Duval
 1984 Another Country
Tommy Judd
 1984 Crown Court (TV Series)
PC Franklin
- Citizens: Part 1 (1984) ... PC Franklin
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Radio: "Two Planks and a Passion" BBC 1986 See more »

Publicity Listings:

9 Interviews | 8 Articles | 4 Pictorials | 19 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

6' 1½" (1.87 m)
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Actually, you know, it is quite extraordinary because life on a film set is inherently infantile. Everything else is taken away to the point where we are helpless. You are picked up at a certain time of day. You are driven to a place not of your choice. You are then given clothes to put on. And then someone does your hair and your face, and again according to someone else's schedule. You are ... See more »

Trivia:

Contributed a short story, "The Department of Nothing", to the collection "Speaking With the Angel", edited by Nick Hornby. Colin Firth starred in the film adaptation of Hornby's semi-autobiographical novel, Fever Pitch (1997). See more »

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Virgo

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