Colin Firth


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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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A Single Man George
(2009)
The King's Speech King George VI
(2010)
Kingsman: The Secret Service Harry Hart / Galahad
(2014)
(2001)

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 2022 Empire of Light (completed)
Mr. Ellis
 2022 The Staircase (TV Mini Series)
Michael Peterson
- America's Sweetheart or: Time Over Time (2022) ... Michael Peterson
- Seek and Ye Shall (2022) ... Michael Peterson
- Red in Tooth and Claw (2022) ... Michael Peterson
- The Beating Heart (2022) ... Michael Peterson
- Common Sense (2022) ... Michael Peterson
 2021 Operation Mincemeat
Ewen Montagu
 2021/I Mothering Sunday
Mr Godfrey Niven
 2020/II Supernova
Sam
 2020 The Secret Garden
Archibald Craven
 2019 1917
General Erinmore
 2018 Mary Poppins Returns
Wilkins / Wolf
 2018 The Command
Commodore David Russell
 2018 The Mercy
Donald Crowhurst
 2018 The Happy Prince
Reggie Turner
 2017 Kingsman: The Golden Circle
Harry Hart
 2017 Red Nose Day Actually (TV Short)
Jamie
 2016 Bridget Jones's Baby
Mark
 2016 Genius
Max Perkins
 2014 Kingsman: The Secret Service
Harry Hart / Galahad
 2014 Magic in the Moonlight
Stanley
 2013 Devil's Knot
Ron Lax
 2013 The Railway Man
Eric
 2012/I Gambit
Harry Deane
 2012 Arthur Newman
Arthur Newman (Wallace Avery)
 2011 Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Bill Haydon
 2010 Main Street
Gus Leroy
 2010 Steve (Short)
Steve
 2010 The King's Speech
King George VI
 2010 Arena (TV Series documentary)
Various characters
- Harold Pinter: A Celebration (2010) ... Various characters
 2009 A Christmas Carol
Fred
 2009 A Single Man
George
 2009 Dorian Gray
Henry Wotton
 2008 Easy Virtue
Mr. Whittaker
 2008 A Summer in Genoa
Joe
 2008 Mamma Mia!
Harry
 2008 The Accidental Husband
Richard
 2007 St. Trinian's
Geoffrey Thwaites
 2007 Then She Found Me
Frank
 2007 The Last Legion
Aurelius
 2007 Celebration (TV Movie)
Russell
 2006 Born Equal (TV Movie)
Mark
 2005 Nanny McPhee
Mr. Brown
 2005 Where the Truth Lies
Vince
 2005 Bridget Jones Interviews Colin Firth (Video short)
Colin Firth (uncredited)
 2004/I Trauma
Ben
 2003 Love Actually
Jamie
 2003 Girl with a Pearl Earring
Vermeer
 2003 What a Girl Wants
Henry Dashwood
 2003 Hope Springs
Colin Ware
 2001 Fourplay
Allen / Carly's husband
 2001 Conspiracy (TV Movie)
Stuckart
 2001 Bridget Jones's Diary
Mark Darcy
 2000 Donovan Quick (TV Movie)
Donovan Quick
 2000 Relative Values
Peter Ingleton
 1999 The Turn of the Screw (TV Movie)
Master
 1999 Blackadder Back & Forth (Short)
William Shakespeare
 1999 The Secret Laughter of Women
Matthew Field
 1999 My Life So Far
Edward
 1998 Shakespeare in Love
Lord Wessex
 1997 A Thousand Acres
Jess Clark
 1997 Fever Pitch
Paul Ashworth
 1996-1997 Nostromo (TV Mini Series)
Charles Gould
- Episode #1.1 (1997) ... Charles Gould
- Episode #1.4 (1996) ... Charles Gould
- Episode #1.3 (1996) ... Charles Gould
- Episode #1.2 (1996) ... Charles Gould
 1996 The English Patient
Geoffrey Clifton
 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
- The Deep Blue Sea (1994) ... Freddie Page
 1995 Circle of Friends
Simon Westward
 1994 Ruth Rendell Mysteries (TV Series)
Stephen Whalby
- Master of the Moor: Part 3 (1994) ... Stephen Whalby
- Master of the Moor: Part 2 (1994) ... Stephen Whalby
- Master of the Moor: Part 1 (1994) ... Stephen Whalby
 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 Apartment Zero
Adrian LeDuc
 1988 Tumbledown (TV Movie)
Robert Lawrence
 1987 The Secret Garden (TV Movie)
Adult Colin Craven
 1987 A Month in the Country
Birkin
 1986 Lost Empires (TV Mini Series)
Richard Herncastle
- Episode #1.7 (1986) ... Richard Herncastle
- Episode #1.6 (1986) ... Richard Herncastle
- Episode #1.5 (1986) ... Richard Herncastle
- Episode #1.4 (1986) ... Richard Herncastle
- Episode #1.3 (1986) ... Richard Herncastle
 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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Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in Harold Pinter's play, "The Caretaker," at the Comedy Theatre in London, England with Donald Pleasance and Peter Howitt in the cast. Harold Pinter was also director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

10 Interviews | 9 Articles | 4 Pictorials | 60 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Colin Firth & Stanley Tucci

Height:

6' 1½" (1.87 m)

Spouse:

Livia Giuggioli  (separated)  (2 children)


Parents:

Jean, Shirley | Firth, David Norman Lewis

Relatives:

Jonathan Firth (sibling)
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Personal Quote:

[on filming Mamma Mia! (2008)] This was quite terrifying, because the guys in this film were really out of their comfort zone with the singing thing. And you know, the first thing we did was to record our songs, because you pre-record before you shoot the film. And then you have to shoot it live, which a lot of it was, and it was the fearsome Benny and Björn of ABBA, and they were notorious hard ... See more »

Trivia:

Has an Erdös-Bacon-Sabbath number of 7, which is among the lowest on the planet. See more »

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