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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 (filming)
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
 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
 1990 Wings of Fame
Brian Smith
 1989 Valmont
Valmont
 1987 A Month in the Country
Birkin
 1985 Nineteen Nineteen
Young Alexander
 1984 Another Country
Tommy Judd
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Other Works:

Radio: "Two Planks and a Passion" BBC 1986 See more »

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

Height:

6' 1½" (1.87 m)
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Personal Quote:

Every single film since [Pride and Prejudice (1995)] there's been a scene where someone goes, "Well I think you've just killed Mr Darcy". But he is a figure that won't die. He is wandering somewhere. I can't control him. I tried to play with it in Bridget Jones's Diary (2001). I've never resented it: if it wasn't for him I might be languishing, but part of me thinks I should do this postmodern ... See more »

Trivia:

In addition to his various roles as "Darcy," Firth played at least one other person sharing a name with a Jane Austen character: "Henry Dashwood," his character in What a Girl Wants (2003) is the name of a character in Miss Austen's "Sense and Sensibility.". See more »

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Virgo

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