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  • Colin Firth

    Born on September 10, 1960 in Grayshott, Hampshire, England

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The King's Speech (2010)

Colin Firth as "King George VI"

England's Prince Albert (Colin Firth) must ascend the throne as King George VI, but he has a speech impediment. Knowing that the country needs her husband to be able to communicate effectively, Elizabeth (Helena Bonham Carter) hires Lionel Logue (Geoffrey Rush), an Australian actor and speech therapist, to help him overcome his stammer. An extraordinary friendship develops between the two men, as Logue uses unconventional means to teach the monarch how to speak with confidence.

Academy Award (2010) Won Best Actor
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2010) Won Leading Actor
Golden Globe (2010) Won Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2010) Won Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2010) Won Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role

Colin Firth in the news

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Nicole Kidman Forgets Colin Firth in 'Before I Go to Sleep' (EXCLUSIVE)

Posted by
Jenni Miller on Oct 27th 2014, 11:30AM

Oct 27th 2014, 11:30AM

Best of Late Night TV: Whoopi Goldberg's Lip Flip and Emma Stone's Random Colin Firth Feud (VIDEO)

Posted by
Katie Roberts on Jul 17th 2014, 4:17AM

Jul 17th 2014, 4:17AM

'Magic in the Moonlight' Poster: Emma Stone & Colin Firth in the Roaring '20s (EXCLUSIVE)

Posted by
Katie Roberts on Jun 18th 2014, 9:00AM

Jun 18th 2014, 9:00AM

Colin Firth Departs 'Paddington,' Cites a 'Conscious Uncoupling'

Posted by
Katie Roberts on Jun 17th 2014, 1:00PM

Jun 17th 2014, 1:00PM

Creepy Paddington Will Haunt Your Dreams (PHOTOS)

Posted by
Jenni Miller on Jun 13th 2014, 12:00PM

Jun 13th 2014, 12:00PM

Emma Stone Makes 'Magic in the Moonlight' in New Trailer (VIDEO)

Posted by
Jenni Miller on May 21st 2014, 12:30PM

May 21st 2014, 12:30PM

Colin Firth Talks 'Devil's Knot,' The Memphis Three and Playing the Observer (VIDEO)

Posted by
Chris Jancelewicz on Jan 22nd 2014, 11:30AM

Jan 22nd 2014, 11:30AM

'Devil's Knot' Trailer: Reese Witherspoon Is a Grieving Mother (VIDEO)

Posted by
Kelly Woo on Nov 20th 2013, 10:30AM

Nov 20th 2013, 10:30AM

'Love Actually' Cast: Where Are They Now?

Posted by
Gary Susman on Nov 7th 2013, 9:00AM

Nov 7th 2013, 9:00AM

Colin Firth's Mr. Darcy Was Supposed to Be Naked in 'Pride and Prejudice'

Posted by
Jenni Miller on Oct 9th 2013, 5:45AM

Oct 9th 2013, 5:45AM

Sorry, 'Bridget Jones' Fans; Mark Darcy Is Dead

Posted by
Katie Roberts on Sep 30th 2013, 12:07PM

Sep 30th 2013, 12:07PM

'Paddington' Movie: Colin Firth, Nicole Kidman to Star in Live-Action Adaptation

Posted by
Kelly Woo on Sep 14th 2013, 6:00AM

Sep 14th 2013, 6:00AM

'The Railway Man' Trailer: Colin Firth Draws Nicole Kidman Into His POW Past (VIDEO)

Posted by
Jenni Miller on Sep 10th 2013, 8:30AM

Sep 10th 2013, 8:30AM

Colin Firth Shows Off 'Railway Man' Weight Loss at TIFF 2013 (PHOTOS)

Posted by
Katie Roberts on Sep 9th 2013, 12:00PM

Sep 9th 2013, 12:00PM

Colin Firth's Mr. Darcy Commemorated With Giant Statue in London Lake

Posted by
Jenni Miller on Jul 9th 2013, 8:00AM

Jul 9th 2013, 8:00AM

Arthur Newman: A Gem From 2012's Toronto Film Festival

Posted by
Adele Bertei on Sep 20th 2012, 9:09AM

Sep 20th 2012, 9:09AM

TIFF2012 Backstage Pass: In the Elevator With Colin Firth

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on Sep 11th 2012, 7:42AM

Sep 11th 2012, 7:42AM

Nicole Kidman 'The Railway Man': Replaces Rachel Weisz As Colin Firth's Wife

Posted by
Jessie Heyman on Mar 2nd 2012, 7:00AM

Mar 2nd 2012, 7:00AM

'Bridget Jones 3' Delays? Script Reportedly Causing Some Production Issues

Posted by
Christopher Rosen on Feb 3rd 2012, 2:55AM

Feb 3rd 2012, 2:55AM

George Clooney, Colin Firth, Mila Kunis Reveal Which Movies Made Them Cry

Posted by
Jessie Heyman on Jan 20th 2012, 11:56AM

Jan 20th 2012, 11:56AM

Jeremy Irvine, 'War Horse' Star, on the Guilt of Overnight Fame

Posted by
Mike Ryan on Dec 20th 2011, 11:30AM

Dec 20th 2011, 11:30AM

Colin Firth on 'Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy': 'Everyone's Confused; I'm Still Confused'

Posted by
Mike Ryan on Dec 8th 2011, 6:40AM

Dec 8th 2011, 6:40AM

Colin Firth on 'Oldboy': 'I Have Been Approached'

Posted by
Mike Ryan on Nov 19th 2011, 7:40AM

Nov 19th 2011, 7:40AM

Colin Firth on 'Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy': 'Everyone's Confused; I'm Still Confused'

Posted by
Mike Ryan on Nov 6th 2011, 11:40AM

Nov 6th 2011, 11:40AM

Get to Know George Smiley in 'Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy' Featurette (VIDEO)

Posted by
Christopher Rosen on Sep 7th 2011, 12:10PM

Sep 7th 2011, 12:10PM

Gary Oldman Wants to Direct Colin Firth in His Next Film

Posted by
Sharon Knolle on Sep 6th 2011, 12:15PM

Sep 6th 2011, 12:15PM

Colin Firth Thinks Movie Audiences Are Being 'Underestimated'

Posted by
Aiden Redmond on Sep 6th 2011, 5:05AM

Sep 6th 2011, 5:05AM

Do We Need a Third 'Bridget Jones' Movie?

Posted by
Gary Susman on Aug 13th 2011, 10:00AM

Aug 13th 2011, 10:00AM

'Attack the Block' Doesn't Need Subtitles, But These Characters Do

Posted by
Rick Mele on Jul 27th 2011, 9:30AM

Jul 27th 2011, 9:30AM

Check Out the Dark New 'Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy' Poster

Posted by
Moviefone Staff on Jul 20th 2011, 6:30AM

Jul 20th 2011, 6:30AM

Danny Boyle Puts Colin Firth, Scarlett Johansson Into 'Trance'

Posted by
Harley W. Lond on Jul 5th 2011, 6:00PM

Jul 5th 2011, 6:00PM

Oldman, Firth and Hardy As '70s Spies in First 'Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy' Pics

Posted by
Sharon Knolle on May 31st 2011, 9:00AM

May 31st 2011, 9:00AM

Cannes Roundup: Colin Firth, Katie Holmes and Orlando Bloom Line Up Major Roles, Clive Owen / Robert De Niro Film Gets a Distributor

Posted by
John Mitchell on May 11th 2011, 8:45AM

May 11th 2011, 8:45AM

Our Favorite Literary Movie Hunks

Posted by
Sharon Knolle on Mar 10th 2011, 9:30AM

Mar 10th 2011, 9:30AM

Early Edition: CBS Films Takes a 'Gambit' With Cameron Diaz, Colin Firth; Fox Goes on 'Scavenger' Hunt

Posted by
Harley W. Lond on Mar 10th 2011, 4:00AM

Mar 10th 2011, 4:00AM

Oscar Winners: Whose Next Role is the Most Enticing?

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Mar 1st 2011, 2:30PM

Mar 1st 2011, 2:30PM

12 Fun (and Depressing) Stats From The 83rd Academy Awards

Posted by
Erik Childress on Feb 28th 2011, 5:00PM

Feb 28th 2011, 5:00PM

Stars in Rewind: The 2011 Oscar Winners

Posted by
Jacob Hall on Feb 28th 2011, 2:00PM

Feb 28th 2011, 2:00PM

Oscar Winners 2011: 'The King's Speech,' 'Inception' Take Four

Posted by
Peter Hall on Feb 27th 2011, 3:30PM

Feb 27th 2011, 3:30PM

Early Edition: 'The King's Speech' Gets PG-13, 'G.I. Joe 2' Gets Its Captain

Posted by
Harley W. Lond on Feb 26th 2011, 3:00AM

Feb 26th 2011, 3:00AM

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