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Colin Firth
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Colin Firth


He received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2011. in 1986, he starred with Sir Laurence Olivier in Lost Empires, a TV adaptation of J. B. Priestley’s novel, then in 1987 he appeared alongside Kenneth Branagh in the film version of J. L. Carr’s A Month in the Country. (2008), the film adaptation of Mamma Mia. (2008), and Easy Virtue, which screened at the Rome Film Festival to excellent reviews. in 2009, he starred in A Christmas Carol, an adaptation of Charles Dickens’s novel, using the performance capture procedure, playing Scrooge’s optimistic nephew Fred. Colin Firth’s most recent role is in the Toronto International Film Festival debuted film, Genova. At the 66th Venice International Film Festival in 2009, Colin Firth was awarded the Volpi Cup for Best Actor for his role in Tom Ford’s A Single Man as a college professor grappling with solitude after his longtime partner dies. The film details him working to overcome his speech impediment while becoming monarch of the United Kingdom at the outbreak of World War II.

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Colin Firth
Colin Firth
Colin Firth
Colin Firth
Colin Firth
Colin Firth


The previous year, he received his first Academy Award nomination, for his leading role in A Single Man, a performance that won him a BAFTA Award. His mother, Shirley Firth (née Rolles), was a comparative religion lecturer at King Alfred’s College Winchester (now the University of Winchester), and his father, David Norman Lewis Firth, was a history lecturer (also at King Alfred ’s) and education officer for the Nigerian Government. Firth’s parents were raised in India, because his maternal grandparents, Congregationalist ministers, and his paternal grandfather, an Anglican priest, performed missionary work abroad. On 16 January 2011, he won a Golden Globe for his performance in The King’s Speech in the category of Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama. The Screen Actors Guild recognized Firth with the award for Best Male Actor for The King’s Speech on 30 January 2011. He received an Academy Award for Best Actor in a motion picture for The King’s Speech on 27 February 2011. He was a guest host of Saturday Night Live in 2004, alongside musical guest Norah Jones. Firth’s first published work, “The Department of Nothing”, appeared in Speaking with the Angel (2000).
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Colin Firth


Firth gained wide public attention in the 1990s for his portrayal of Mr. Darcy in the 1995 television adaptation of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. The previous year he received his first Academy Award nomination for his leading role in A Single Man, a performance that won him a BAFTA Award. Firth’s parents were raised in India, because his maternal grandparents were members of Church of South India and later Congregationalist ministers, and his paternal grandfather, an Anglican priest, performed missionary work abroad. His acting training took place at the Drama Centre London. in 1984, he made his film debut in the screen adaptation of the play, taking the role of Tommy Judd (opposite Rupert Everett as Bennett).