Colin Firth is one of 11 actors to win the SAG, Critics’ Choice, BAFTA, Golden Globe and Academy Awards for one film.
In 1984, he appeared on television with the minor roles in Crown Court
Best Known For
He is well-recognizable for playing alongside Renée Zellweger
in Bridget Jones’s Diary
Was nominated for Oscar for the serious and dramatic role in A Single Man
in 2010. He received this Award a year later for The King’s Speech
His famous character from Pride and Prejudice
won hearts of the audience.
“When you walk out of the pond with your wet clothes clinging to you, you became a heartthrob.” – Terry Gross said during his Fresh Air Program
Despite the fact that his mother was a comparative religion lecturer and grandparents worked as missionaries, his current spirituals remain unknown.
“I think the word religion was always treated with a little bit of caution in my household.” - He said in the Interview on NPR’s Fresh Air Program hosted by Terry Gross, May 7, 2001.
Colin is straight.
Livia Giuggioli became his wife in 1997 and the couple delivered two children: Luca and Matteo.
He also had a son William with Meg Tilly.
Worth To Know
Firth hates Christmas.
He has two siblings: a brother Jonathan and a sister Katie. They're also actors.
His suit from the Bridget Jones’s Diary
(jacket size 42 and trousers in size 33x31) appeared on the auction in 2014.
The star lost his weight for the role in The Railway Man
and “displayed a particularly slimline shape”, wrote Daily Mail Online