59 years old (Born on September 10, 1960)
British actor; He is famous from Pride and Prejudice, Bridget Jones's Diary.A member of the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) in Stratford Upon Avon, England, during the early to mid 80s where his stage credits include such works as Hamlet and King Lear. Has twice lost his screen wife to a member of the Fiennes family - to Ralph in The English Patient (1996) and to Joseph in Shakespeare in Love (1998). Rachel Weisz Hops Aboard The Railway Man With Colin Firth, Jeremy Irvin (cinemablend.com) On the DVD audio commentary for "Love Actually," Hugh Grant continuously mocks the looks, age, acting abilities, and alleged vanity of Firth (his sometimes on-screen rival), eventually encouraging his fellow-commentators writer/director Richard Curtis, and co-stars Bill Nighy and Thomas Sangster to join in on the mocking. Firth appears to have taken these comments in good nature and said that he and Grant seem to have a "Bette Davis-Joan Crawford" kind of relationship. Relationship with Meg Tilly began while filming Milos Forman`s Valmont (1989).
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Fun Facts About Colin Firth
Has played a Mr Darcy on three occasions. Once in "Pride and Prejudice" (1995) (mini), in Bridget Jones's Diary (2001) and again in Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004).
Contributed a short story, "The Department of Nothing", to the collection "Speaking With the Angel", edited by Nick Hornby. Colin Firth starred in the film adaptation of Hornby's semi-autobiographical novel, Fever Pitch (1997).
Lived in the US for a year when he was 12.
Although he usually gets along quite well with other actors, he had a well-publicized verbal feud with Rupert Everett, although the source of this tension is not known.
If British heart-throb Colin Firth is your cup of tea, then you’d better take action, as Mr. Darcy is up for grabs. The Academy Award-winning actor has announced an auction, with the highest bidder in for a truly kingly reward. (rt.com)
Spouse: Livia Giuggioli (21 June 1997 - present) 2 children
Had a relationship with Jennifer Ehle, whom he met while filming "Pride and Prejudice" (1995)
Brother of Katie Firth (a vocal coach) and Jonathan Firth.
According to Colin Firth, when he was first offered the role of Darcy, his brother incredulously remarked, "Darcy? But isn't he supposed to be sexy?"
Attended Kings` School, Winchester
Moved to Nigeria where his father taught when he was very young.
Co-starred as the character "Mark Darcy" in the film adaptation of Bridget Jones`s Diary (2001), while appears himself as a character in writer Helen Fielding`s sequel, which was adapted to the big screen as Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004).
Had a relationship with Jennifer Ehle, whom he met while filming "Pride and Prejudice" (1995) (mini)
Has one child with actress Meg Tilly, Will (born 1990) and 2 sons named Luca (born March 29, 2001, in Rome) and Mateo August 2003
Attended Barton Peveril College in Eastleigh. His Film teacher still teaches there.
Has one child with actress Meg Tilly, William Joseph Firth (born 1990) and 2 sons with Livia Giuggioli named Luca Firth (born March 29, 2001, in Rome) and Mateo Firth (born in August 2003).
On People Magazine's "50 Most Beautiful People" list (2001).