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Colin Firth is known as an English actor. He is most famous for his roles in Kingsman, Bridget Jones’ Diary, and the King’s Speech.

Colin Andrew Firth was born on September 10, 1960 in Grayshott, United Kingdom. Firth's folks were educators, and the family moved as often as possible, living in Nigeria, the United Kingdom, and the United States. He acted in school plays, and in 1980 he was accepted to the Drama Center London. After three years of training, he made his West End debut, depicting a character based on the British covert agent Guy Burgess in the play Another Country.

Wife & Children

In the wake of being married for a long time, Colin Firth and his significant other, Italian film producer Livia Giuggioli reported they are isolating from each other in December 2019. The pair shared the news in a joint proclamation from their marketing reps. They decided to keep up a dear friendship and stay connected as friends because of their adoration for their children. They mercifully request privacy from the press.

The pair have two children, Luca and Matteo, and the family lived in London and Italy. The couple got married in 1997, in what was the Firth's second marriage.

Career & Awards

After years of acting, Colin Firth didn't get his significant achievement until he appeared as Fitzwilliam Darcy in the TV miniseries Pride and Prejudice (1995). His depiction of a subdued wealthy person whose haughtiness shrouds his developing love for Elizabeth Bennet earned Firth a dedicated fan base. A series of acclaimed films followed, including The English Patient (1996) and Shakespeare in Love (1998), the two of which earned an Academy Award for best picture. In 2001 Firth gathered further consideration and fame as Mark Darcy in the rom-com Bridget Jones' Diary, an adaptation of Helen Fielding's popular novel. That character, an anxious legal counselor who experiences passionate feelings for the title character played by Renée Zellweger was based on Austen's Mr. Darcy. Firth repeated the role in the sequels, Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004) and Bridget Jones' Baby (2016).

In Tom Ford's 2009 adaptation of Christopher Isherwood's epic A Single Man, Firth depicted a gay professor who, following the demise of his sweetheart, shows an unemotional front while considering suicide. The role earned Firth his first Oscar nomination, and he won his first BAFTA Award.

In January 2020, it was announced that the film, 1917 was added to the Oscar nominations list for the Best Picture category. Firth has a leading role in the film as General Erinmore.

Date modified: Mar 23, 2020
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