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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
 2008 Mamma Mia!
Harry
 2008 The Accidental Husband
Richard
 2004/I Trauma
Ben
 2003 Hope Springs
Colin Ware
 2001 Fourplay
Allen Portland
 2000 Relative Values
Peter Ingleton
 1999 The Secret Laughter of Women
Matthew Field
 1997 A Thousand Acres
Jess Clark
 1995 Circle of Friends
Simon Westward
 1994 Playmaker
Ross Talbert / Michael Condren
 1993 The Advocate
Richard Courtois
 1992 Mad at the Moon
Barber (uncredited)
 1991 Femme Fatale
Joseph Prince
 1989 Valmont
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 1987 A Month in the Country
Birkin
 1984 Another Country
Tommy Judd
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Other Works:

Stage Play: Walker/ Ned in "Three Days of Rain" by Richard Greenberg. The Donmar Warehouse, London, UK (1-13 March 1999, and 9 November 1999 to 22 January 2000). 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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Your face is supposed to move if you're going to act. Why on earth would you take a violin and make the strings so that they don't vibrate? Injecting something in to your face so it's paralysed, or cutting bits of it up so that you take any signs of life out of it is catastrophic if you're going to express yourself in any way at all. See more »

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Co-starred as the character "Mark Darcy" in the film adaptation of Bridget Jones's Diary (2001), while appears himself as a character in writer Helen Fielding's sequel, which was adapted to the big screen as Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004). See more »

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