• Colin  Firth

    Colin Firth Awards

    Born on September 10th, 1960

    From Grayshott, Hampshire, England

The King's Speech Poster

The King's Speech

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.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2011)
Won
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2011)
Won
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2011)
Won
Leading Actor
Golden Globe (2011)
Won
Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Won
Actor in a Leading Role
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Bridget Jones's Diary

At the start of the New Year, 32-year-old Bridget (Renée Zellweger) decides it's time to take control of her life -- and start keeping a diary. Now, the most provocative, erotic and hysterical book on her bedside table is the one she's writing. With a taste for adventure, and an opinion on every subject - from exercise to men to food to sex and everything in between - she's turning the page on a whole new life.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2002)
Nominated
Actor in a Supporting Role
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Conspiracy

In January 1942, as the United States enters World War II, a conference assembles near Berlin. SS Gen. Heydrich (Kenneth Branagh) and his associate, Lt. Eichmann (Stanley Tucci) call the meeting to discuss the "evacuation" of Germany's Jews and other undesirables, a code word for their extermination in concentration camps. To begin this Final Solution, they must change the mind of a small group of men opposed to the idea, led by Chancellor Kritzinger (David Threlfall).

Nominated
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
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Shakespeare in Love

"Shakespeare in Love" is a romantic comedy for the 1990s set in the 1590s. It imaginatively unfolds the witty, sexy and timeless tale behind the creation of the greatest love story ever told. A young Shakespeare (Joseph Fiennes) is out of cash and ideas, he meets his ideal woman and she inspires him to write one of his most famous plays.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (1999)
Won
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
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The English Patient

The sweeping expanses of the Sahara are the setting for a passionate love affair in this adaptation of Michael Ondaatje's novel. A badly burned man, Laszlo de Almasy (Ralph Fiennes), is tended to by a nurse, Hana (Juliette Binoche), in an Italian monastery near the end of World War II. His past is revealed through flashbacks involving a married Englishwoman (Kristin Scott Thomas) and his work mapping the African landscape. Hana learns to heal her own scars as she helps the dying man.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (1997)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1996)
Nominated
Actor
Tumbledown Poster

Tumbledown

A British wing commander's (David Calder) wounded son (Colin Firth) recovers, paralyzed after heroism in the Falklands War.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1989)
Nominated
Actor