Colin Firth


Colin Firth
Colin Firth
CBE

Firth at the 83rd Academy Awards
Born Colin Andrew Firth
10 September 1960 (1960-09-10) (age 51)
Grayshott, Hampshire, England, UK
Occupation Actor
Years active 1983–present
Spouse Livia Giuggioli (1997–present); 2 children
Partner Meg Tilly (1989-1994); 1 child
Children William (1990), Luca (2001), Matteo (2003)
Relatives Jonathan Firth (brother), Kate Firth (sister)
Film Awards
Academy Awards
2010 Best Actor
British Academy Film Awards
2009, 2010 Best Actor
Golden Globe Awards
2010 Best Actor - Motion Picture Drama
Screen Actors Guild Awards
1998, 2010 Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

Colin Andrew Firth, CBE (born 10 September 1960) is a British film, television, and theatre actor. 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. In 2011, Firth received an Academy Award for his portrayal of King George VI in The King's Speech, a performance that also earned him the Golden Globe, BAFTA, and Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actor. 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. He received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2011.

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Early life

Firth was born in England. His mother, Shirley Jean (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.[1][2][3] Firth has a sister, Kate, and a younger brother, Jonathan, who is also an actor. Firth's parents were raised in India,[4] because his maternal grandparents, Congregationalist ministers, and his paternal grandfather, an Anglican priest, performed missionary work abroad.[5][6][7][8] Firth spent part of his childhood in Nigeria, where his father was teaching.[9]

He lived in St. Louis, Missouri when he was 11. He later attended the Montgomery of Alamein Secondary School (now Kings' School), a state comprehensive school in Winchester, Hampshire, and then Barton Peveril College in Eastleigh, Hampshire. While in Kings' School, he wanted to play the guitar, but the school banned the guitar and saxophone, as they were "not serious instruments", and he was told to play the euphonium instead.[10]

Career

Film career

In 1983, Firth starred as Guy Bennett in the award-winning London stage production of Another Country. That same year, Firth played the role of the apple in several 'Fruit of the Loom' TV advertisements. 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). 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. In 1989, he played the title role in the film Valmont, and was co-lead in the film Apartment Zero. Firth and other young British actors who were becoming established film actors such as Tim Roth, Gary Oldman, Bruce Payne and Paul McGann were dubbed the 'Brit Pack'.[11]

Firth at the Nanny McPhee London premiere in October 2005

It was through the 1995 BBC television adaptation of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice that Firth gained wider renown. The serial was a major international success, and Firth gained heartthrob status[citation needed] because of his role as Mr. Fitzwilliam Darcy, in which he emerged in a wet shirt after a swim.[citation needed] This performance also made him the object of affection for fictional journalist Bridget Jones (created by Helen Fielding), an interest which carried on into the two novels featuring the Jones character. In the second novel, Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason, the character even meets Firth in Rome. As something of an in-joke, when the novels were adapted for the cinema, Firth was cast as Jones's love interest, Mark Darcy.[citation needed] Continuing this in-joke, there was a dog called Mr Darcy in the film St. Trinian's, which Firth's character accidentally kills.[citation needed]

Firth had a supporting role in The English Patient (1996) and since then, has starred in films such as Fever Pitch (1997), Shakespeare in Love (1998), Relative Values (2000), Bridget Jones's Diary (2001), The Importance of Being Earnest (2002), Love Actually (2003), What a Girl Wants (2003), Hope Springs (2003), Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003), Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004), Nanny McPhee (2005), Where the Truth Lies (2005), Then She Found Me (2007) with Helen Hunt, The Last Legion (2007) with Aishwarya Rai, And When Did You Last See Your Father? (2008), the film adaptation of Mamma Mia! (2008), and Easy Virtue, which screened at the Rome Film Festival to excellent reviews.[12] 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.

He has also appeared in several television productions, including Donovan Quick (an updated version of Don Quixote) (1999) and Conspiracy (2001), for which he received an Emmy nomination.[citation needed] Colin Firth's most recent role is in the Toronto International Film Festival debuted film, Genova.[13]

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. Fashion designer Tom Ford made his director's debut with this movie. This role has earned Firth career best reviews and Academy Award, Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild, BAFTA, and BFCA nominations; he won the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role in February 2010.[14]

Firth at the 2009 Venice Film Festival

Firth starred in the 2010 film The King's Speech as Prince Albert, Duke of York/King George VI. The film details him working to overcome his speech impediment while becoming monarch of the United Kingdom at the outbreak of World War II. At the Toronto Film Festival,[15] the film was met with a standing ovation. The TIFF release of The King's Speech fell on Colin's 50th birthday and was called the "best 50th birthday gift".[16] 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.[17] In February 2011, he won the best actor award at the 2011 BAFTA awards.[18] He received an Academy Award for Best Actor in a motion picture for The King's Speech on 27 February 2011.[19]

Firth appeared in the 2011 adaptation of the John le Carré novel Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, directed by Tomas Alfredson, also starring Gary Oldman and Tom Hardy.[20] In May 2011, Firth began filming Gambit - a remake of a previous film - written by Joel and Ethan Coen and directed by Michael Hoffman, co-starring Cameron Diaz and Alan Rickman

Other work

Firth played William Shakespeare in a comedy special entitled Blackadder: Back & Forth. Edmund Blackadder runs into Firth's character while he is working on Macbeth, asks him to sign the script for him, and then punches him, saying "That is for every schoolboy and schoolgirl for the next 400 years!".

He was a guest host of Saturday Night Live in 2004, alongside musical guest Norah Jones.[citation needed]

Firth performed in theatre frequently between 1983 and 2000. He starred in Three Days of Rain as lead character Ned/Walker, as well as The Caretaker, Desire Under the Elms, and Chatsky.[citation needed]

He served as executive producer for the 2007 documentary produced by his wife, Livia Giuggioli, In Prison My Whole Life. The film questions the trial proceedings and evidence used against political activist and former Black Panther member, Mumia Abu-Jamal, who is on death row for the 1981 killing of a Philadelphia police officer, Daniel Faulkner.

Firth is also a Jury Member for the digital studio Filmaka, a platform for undiscovered filmmakers to show their work to industry professionals.[21]

On 13 January 2011, he was presented with the 2,429th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.[22]

In 2011, Firth collaborated with colleagues at the University College London to conduct a study probing differences in the volume of various brain regions in conservatives and liberals,[23][24] with the results suggesting that conservatives have greater amygdala volume and liberals have greater volume in their anterior cingulate cortex.

He was also in James Bond: Goldeneye, performing a small cameo

Writer

Firth's first published work, "The Department of Nothing", appeared in Speaking with the Angel (2000).[25] This collection of short stories was edited by Nick Hornby[26] and was published to benefit the TreeHouse Trust,[27] in aid of autistic children. Firth had previously met Hornby during the filming of the original Fever Pitch.[28][29] Colin Firth contributed with his writing for the book, We Are One: A Celebration of Tribal Peoples, released in 2009.[30] The book explores the culture of peoples around the world, portraying both its diversity and facing threats. It counts with the contributions of many western writers, such as Laurens van der Post, Noam Chomsky, Claude Lévi-Strauss; and also indigenous peoples, such as Davi Kopenawa Yanomami and Roy Sesana. The royalties from the sale of this book go to the indigenous rights organisation, Survival International.

Personal life

Firth with wife Livia Giuggioli in January 2011

Firth resides in Chiswick, London. In 1989, he entered into a romantic relationship with actress Meg Tilly, his co-star in Valmont. In 1990, she gave birth to a son, William "Will" Joseph Firth, and they made their home near the Lower Mainland of B.C., Canada. Firth remains in contact with Will and with Tilly's two other children. In 1994, after he and Tilly had separated, Firth became involved with actress Jennifer Ehle, his co-star in Pride and Prejudice; the two eventually broke up. Firth is married to Italian film producer/director Livia Giuggioli and lives in both London and Italy.[31] They have two sons, Luca (born March 2001) and Matteo (born August 2003).[citation needed] Firth started to learn Italian when he and Giuggioli began to date and he now is fluent in the language. Firth is a supporter of Arsenal F.C.

In April 2011, Time magazine included Firth in its list of the world's 100 Most Influential People.[32]

Activism

Firth has been a long-standing supporter of Survival International, a non-governmental organisation that defends the rights of tribal peoples.[33] Speaking in 2001, he said, "My interest in tribal peoples goes back many years... and I have supported [Survival] ever since."[34] In 2003, during the promotion of the movie Love Actually, he spoke in defense of the tribal people of Botswana, condemning the Botswana government's eviction of the Gana and Gwi Bushmen from the Central Kalahari Game Reserve. He says of the Bushmen, "These people are not the remnants of a past era who need to be brought up to date. Those who are able to continue to live on the land that is rightfully theirs are facing the 21st century with a confidence that many of us in the so-called developed world can only envy."[33]

Firth has been involved in a campaign to stop the deportation of a group of asylum seekers, because he believed that they might be murdered on their return to the Democratic Republic of Congo.[35] Firth argued that "To me it's just basic civilisation to help people. I find this incredibly painful to see how we dismiss the most desperate people in our society. It's easily done. It plays to the tabloids, to the Middle-England xenophobes. It just makes me furious. And all from a government we once had such high hopes for".[36] As a result of the campaign, a Congolese nurse was given a last-minute reprieve from deportation.[37]

Firth has also been involved in the Oxfam global campaign Make Trade Fair,[38] in which several other celebrities participated as well in order to bring more attention to the issues involved.[39] The campaign has focused on several trade practices seen as unfair to third world producers especially, including dumping, high import tariffs, and labour rights such as fair wages. Firth remains deeply committed to this cause, making efforts such as supporting fair trade coffee in his daily life, as he believes "[i]f you're going to sustain commitment to any of this, ... [y]ou've got to get involved on an ordinary every day basis."[40] He has further contributed to this cause by opening (with a few collaborators) an eco-friendly shop in West London, Eco.[41] The shop offers fair trade and eco-friendly goods, as well as expert advice on making spaces more energy efficient.

In a 2006 interview with French magazine Madame Figaro,[42] Firth was asked "Quelles sont les femmes de votre vie?" (Who are the women of your life?). Firth replied: "Ma mère, ma femme et Jane Austen" (My mother, my wife and Jane Austen). He was awarded an honorary degree on 19 October 2007 from the University of Winchester.[citation needed] In October 2009 at the London Film Festival, Firth launched a film and political activism website, Brightwide, along with his wife Livia.[43][44]

During to the 2010 General Election Firth announced his support for the Liberal Democrats, having previously been a Labour supporter, citing asylum and refugees' rights as a key reason for his change in affiliation.[45] In December 2010, Firth publicly dropped his support of the Liberal Democrats, citing their U-turn on tuition fees as one of the key reasons for his disillusionment. He also said that while he no longer supports the Liberal Democrats, he is currently without an affiliation.[46] Firth appeared in literature to support changing the British electoral system from first-past-the-post to alternative vote for electing Members of Parliament to the House of Commons in the unsuccessful Alternative Vote referendum in 2011.[47]

He was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2011 Birthday Honours for services to drama.[48][49] Firth is a vocal republican.[50]

Filmography

List of film and television credits
Year Title Role Notes
1984 Another Country Tommy Judd
1984 Camille Armand Duval Television film
1985 1919 (young) Alexander Scherbatov
1985 Dutch Girls Neil Truelove Television film
1986 Lost Empires Richard Herncastle TV mini-series, with Sir Laurence Olivier
1987 Month in the Country, AA Month in the Country Tom Birkin
1987 Pat Hobby: Teamed with Genius Rene Wilcox PBS Shorts Special
1987 Secret Garden, TheThe Secret Garden adult Colin Craven Hallmark Hall of Fame
1988 Tumbledown Robert Lawrence Television film
Royal Television Society Award for Best Actor
Nominated — British Academy Television Award for Best Actor
1989 Apartment Zero Adrian LeDuc
1989 Valmont Valmont
1990 Femme Fatale Joseph Prince
1990 Wings of Fame Brian Smith
1991 Out of the Blue Alan Play for television
1993 Hostages John McCarthy Television – HBO
1993 Hour of the Pig, TheThe Hour of the Pig Richard Courtois Also known as The Advocate
1994 Master of the Moor Stephen Whalby Television film - UK
1994 Playmaker Michael Condron/Ross Talbert
1994 Deep Blue Sea, TheThe Deep Blue Sea Freddie Page Play for television – UK
1995 Circle of Friends Simon Westward
1995 Pride and Prejudice Fitzwilliam Darcy Television mini-series
Broadcasting Press Guild Award for Best Actor
Nominated — British Academy Television Award for Best Actor
Nominated — National Television Award for Most Popular Male
1995 Widowing of Mrs. Holroyd, TheThe Widowing of Mrs. Holroyd Charles Holroyd Play for television – UK
1996 English Patient, TheThe English Patient Geoffrey Clifton Nominated — Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
1997 Thousand Acres, AA Thousand Acres Jess Clark
1997 Fever Pitch Paul Ashworth
1997 Nostromo Charles Gould Television mini-series
1998 Shakespeare in Love Lord Wessex Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
1999 Blackadder: Back & Forth William Shakespeare Short film
1999 Donovan Quick Donovan Quick/Daniel Quinn Television film – UK
1999 My Life So Far Edward Pettigrew
1999 Secret Laughter of Women, TheThe Secret Laughter of Women Matthew Field
1999 Turn of the Screw, TheThe Turn of the Screw The Master Masterpiece Theater
2000 Relative Values Peter Ingleton
2001 Bridget Jones's Diary Mark Darcy European Film Awards Audience Award for Best Actor
Nominated — BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Nominated — Satellite Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
2001 Conspiracy Wilhelm Stuckart Television film – HBO
Nominated — Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor – Miniseries or a Movie
Nominated — Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film
2001 We Know Where You Live Himself Benefit for Amnesty International
2001 Fourplay Allen Portland Television film – HBO, also known as Londinium
2002 Importance of Being Earnest, TheThe Importance of Being Earnest Jack Worthing
2003 Girl with a Pearl Earring Johannes Vermeer Nominated—European Film Awards Audience Award for Best Actor
2003 Hope Springs Colin Ware
2003 Love Actually Jamie Bennett Nominated — Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Cast
2003 What a Girl Wants Henry Dashwood
2004 Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason Mark Darcy
2004 Trauma Ben Slater
2005 Nanny McPhee Cedric Brown
2005 Where the Truth Lies Vince Collins
2006 Born Equal Mark Armitage Television film – UK
2007 Last Legion, TheThe Last Legion Ambrosius Aurelianus
2007 And When Did You Last See Your Father? Blake Morrison Nominated — British Independent Film Award for Best Supporting Actor
2007 Then She Found Me Frank
2007 St Trinian's Geoffrey Thwaites
2007 In Prison My Whole Life Himself
2008 Accidental Husband, TheThe Accidental Husband Richard Bratton
2008 Mamma Mia! Harry Bright Nominated — National Movie Award for Best Performance Male
2008 Easy Virtue Jim Whittaker
2008 Genova Joe
2009 Christmas Carol, AA Christmas Carol Fred
2009 Dorian Gray Lord Henry Wotton
2009 Single Man, AA Single Man George Falconer Austin Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor
BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role
Chlotrudis Award for Best Actor
Detroit Film Critics Society Award for Best Actor
London Film Critics Circle Award for British Actor of the Year
San Diego Film Critics Society Award for Best Actor
San Francisco Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor
Santa Barbara International Film Festival – Outstanding Performance of the Year
Vancouver Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor
Volpi Cup
Nominated — Academy Award for Best Actor
Nominated — Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor
Nominated — Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor
Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama
Nominated — Independent Spirit Award for Best Lead Male
Nominated — Satellite Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama
Nominated — Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Nominated — Toronto Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor
Nominated — Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association for Best Actor
2009 St Trinian's 2: The Legend of Fritton's Gold Geoffrey Thwaites
2010 King's Speech, TheThe King's Speech King George VI Academy Award for Best Actor
Alliance of Women Film Journalists Eda Award for Best Actor
Austin Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor
BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role
British Independent Film Award for Best Actor
Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor
Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor
Denver Film Critics Society Award for Best Actor
Detroit Film Critics Society Award for Best Actor
Florida Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor
Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama
Iowa Film Critics Award for Best Actor
Italian Online Movie Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role
Kansas City Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor
London Film Critics Circle Award for British Actor of the Year
London Film Critics Circle Award for Actor of the Year
Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor
National Movie Award for Performance of the Year
New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor
North Texas Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor
Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Actor
Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Actor
San Francisco Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor
Satellite Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama
Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Southeastern Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor
St. Louis Gateway Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor
Vancouver Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor
Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor
Nominated — Central Ohio Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor
Nominated — Chlotrudis Award for Best Actor
Nominated — Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor
Nominated — Evening Standard British Film Award for Best Actor
Nominated — Houston Film Critics Society Award for Best Actor
Nominated — Las Vegas Film Critics Society Award for Best Actor
Nominated — San Diego Film Critics Society Award for Best Actor
Nominated — Toronto Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor
Nominated — Utah Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor
2010 Main Street Tom Phillips
2010 Steve Steve with Keira Knightley
2011 Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy Bill Haydon
2012 Gambit Harry Deane filming
2013 "Arthur Newman Golf Pro" Arthur Newman finished filming with Emily Blunt

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