• Colin  Firth

    Colin Firth

    Born on September 10th, 1960

    From Grayshott, Hampshire, England

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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.

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