Who is Colin Firth?
Colin Firth is an English actor who has already spent 37 years of his life been working in this entertainment field from 1983 and is also acting to date. He always knew from his childhood days that he was interested in acting, and later in the future, he should pursue a career in acting. His good looks and talented acting skills made him now a famous actor across the world. Initially, he started acting in theatres in 1983 play called ‘Another Country’ and eventually came film and television. His debut film role was in ‘Another Country,’ and his debut television role was in ‘Crown Court’ in 1984. Likewise, he has also achieved many prestigious honors and awards for his outstanding works.
|Full Name||Colin Andrew Firth|
|Birth Date||10 September 1960|
|Birth Place||Grayshott, Hampshire, England|
|Parents||Father: David Norman Firth
Mother: Shirley Jean
|Siblings||Kate and Jonathan|
|Relationship||Meg Tilly (broke up)|
|Wife||Livia Giuggioli (divorced)|
|Net Worth||$25 million|
|Nationality||England and Italy|
|Height||6 feet 1½ inches (187cm/1.87m)|
|Weight||76 kg (167lbs)|
|Body Measurements||43-34-15 inches|
|Eye Color||Light Brown|
|Hair Color||dyed light brown|
Colin Andrew Firth was born on 10 September 1960 in Grayshott, Hampshire, England. His mother, Shirley Jean, was a lecturer while his father, David Norman Firth, was also a history lecturer. He was one of the eldest sons of his family who had one sister and one brother named Kate and Jonathan, both actresses and actors. He is currently 60 years old with a Virgo sun sign.
Nationality and Physical Stats
Colin Firth holds the citizenship of dual countries, England and Italy. He belongs to the White ethnicity having English and Scottish ancestry. He stands 6 feet 1½ inches (187cm/1.87m) tall and weighs around 76 kg (167lbs). Besides, he has an average body type measuring 43-34-15 inches. He has a pair of light brown colored eyes with dyed light brown hair color.
Education of Colin Firth
Colin Firth did his schooling at Montgomery of Alamein Secondary School and then attended Barton Peveril Sixth Form College in Eastleigh. After his graduation, he enrolled at National Youth Theatre took classes at the Drama Centre London.
Colin Firth landed his first television role in the 1984 series ‘Crown Court’ and ‘Camille,’ a television film. He then was seen in ‘Dutch Girls’ in 1985, ‘Lost Empires’ in 1986, ‘The Secret Garden’ in 1987, and a television film ‘Tumbledown’ in 1988 under the direction Richard Eyre. Likewise, he then featured in 1992 ‘Hostages’ and 1994 ‘Master of the Moor’. He was also well-known for his television drama ‘Pride and Prejudice’ as Fitzwilliam Darcy. In 2001, his breakthrough moment came from the series ‘Conspiracy,’ where he played Wilhelm Stuckart. This role also led him Primetime Emmy Award. He then starred in the 2017 television short film ‘Red Nose Day Actually’ as Jamie.
Colin Firth Films
Colin Firth made his debut film in 1984 film called ‘Another Country.’ He was then seen as Young Alexander in ‘1919’ film in 1985 and as Tom in ‘A Month in the Country’ in 1987. He played many films during his 1980s and 1990s and to name some notable films they are ‘The Hour of the Pig,’ ‘The Hour of the Pig,’ ‘Shakespeare in Love,’ ‘Blackadder: Back & Forth.’ He received his massive role in 2001 when he was cast in ‘Bridget Jones’s Diary.’ For this, he also was nominated for Satellite Award for Best Actor. Likewise, he also became part of the Christmas-themed film ‘Love Actually’ in 2003.
In 2009 and 2010, he received his whole career turning point and was considered a remarkable year. First, he played a gay professor named George Falconer in the film ‘A Single Man.’ His character in the movie is depressed as a lover died eight years ago. He starred alongside Nicholas Hoult, Matthew Goode, Julianne Moore, and others. Secondly, he played in the epic historical drama, ‘The King’s Speech’ as King George VI in 2010. The film states how King George tries to go through his stemming and tries to overcome it.
Since then, he had notable roles and skills in different movies like ‘ Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy’ in 2011, ‘The Railway Man’ in 2014, ‘Kingsman: The Secret Service’ in 2015, ‘Kingsman: The Golden Circle’ and many more. He also worked as a producer-only in two films, ‘Eye in the Sky’ and ‘Loving.’ Recently, he appeared in the war film ‘1917’ and worked for his upcoming movie ‘Mothering Sunday.’
Personal Life of Colin Firth
Colin Firth was in a relationship with an actress Meg Tilly whom he started dating in 1989. They had a baby boy named William Joseph Firth together in 1990, and the couple broke up in 1994. He then married Livia Giuggioli, who is an Italian, in 1997. They had two sons together, but this couple also divorced in 2019 because Livia had an extramarital marriage.
Colin Firth does not have any social media accounts to date.
Colin Firth has won many different awards for his various film and TV roles. His movie ‘The King’s Speech’ was well received by critics and audiences. He has won multiple awards for this film, such as Academy Awards, Golden Globe Awards, BAFTA Awards, Screen Actors Guild Awards, and Critics’ Choice Awards in 2011.
Colin Firth, an award winning actor, is well known internationally for his memorable acting roles. As of now, his estimated net worth is $25 million.