Name: Colin Andrew Firth
Date of Birth: Sept. 10, 1960
Where: Grayshott, Hampshire, England
Years Active: 1983-present
In 1983, he starred as Guy Bennett in the stage production of Another Country. In 1984, he got his first film debut in the screen adaptation of the play. It was until 1995, when he starred in the BBC TV adaptation of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice that he became beter known. In that TV movie, he played Mr. Darcy. From that movie, he became somewhat of a heartthrob because of a scene where he emerges in a wet shirt after a swim. He also starred in the 2 movies Bridget Jones' Diary and Bridget Jones' Edge of Reason, where he played Bridget's object of affection. In 2003 he starred alongside Amanda Bynes in What a Girl Wants. In that movie, he plays a high profile politician running for office named Lord Henry Dashwood, and he doesn't even know he has a daughter because she was sent away because she was deemed unsuitable. In 2004, he starred as the host of Saturday Night Live the same night that Norah Jones was singing on the show.
What a Girl Wants
He is currently married to Italian film producer/director Livia Giuggioli. They both have 2 sons, Luca and ?Matteo. He is also fluent in Italian and they have a house in London and Italy.
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