"The English Patient," "Bridget Jones's Diary," "Love Actually," "Mamma Mia!" and "The King's Speech" are some movies featuring Colin Firth. Others include "A Single Man" and "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy."Continue Reading
Colin Firth is an English actor who was born in 1960. His first movie role was as Tommy Judd in the 1984 film "Another Country," which was an adaptation of a West End play in which he also starred. He appeared in a variety of films and television shows throughout the 1980s and 90s, with notable movie credits including "Valmont," "Femme Fatale" and "The Advocate," and popular television credits including "Tumbledown" and "Pride and Prejudice."
In 1996, Colin Firth starred in Anthony Minghella's "The English Patient," which won the Best Picture Oscar. Two years later he appeared in another Best Picture-winning film, "Shakespeare in Love," and in 2001 took on one of his most popular roles in the romantic comedy "Bridget Jones's Diary" opposite Ren?e Zellweger. In 2008 he starred in the movie musical adaptation of "Mamma Mia!," which is his highest-grossing film, as of 2015. The following year he received his first Oscar nomination for "A Single Man," and won an Oscar the year after that for playing the stammering King George VI in "The King's Speech."Learn more about Art & Literature