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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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 2014 Before I Go to Sleep
 2012/I Gambit
Harry Deane
 2008 Mamma Mia!
 2008 The Accidental Husband
 2004/I Trauma
 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
 1987 A Month in the Country
 1984 Another Country
Tommy Judd
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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 | 22 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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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 »


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 »

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