Knowledge Identifier: +Colin_Firth
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1960.
Countries: United Kingdom (43%), United States (29%), Ireland (6%)
Linked to: University of Winchester, Survival International, Barton Peveril College, Kings' School
Holly Aird - "'Holly Aird"', is an English television actor known for playing Forensic Pathologist Frankie Wharton in the BBC1 drama series "Waking the Dead", having previously starred in productions such as "Soldier Soldier" and the 1997 film "Fever Pitch" alongside Colin Firth
In 1983, Firth starred as Tommy Judd in the award-winning London stage production of "Another Country"
In 1990, she gave birth to a son, William "Will" Joseph Firth, and they made their home near the Lower Mainland of British Columbia, Canada
Pride and Prejudice (1995 TV series) - Fielding loosely reworked the plot of "Pride And Prejudice" in her 1996 novel of the column, naming Bridget's uptight love interest "Mark Darcy" and describing him exactly like Colin Firth
Nick Hornby - Hornby wrote the screenplay for the first, a 1997 British adaptation of "Fever Pitch", starring Colin Firth
Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex - "The Sunday Telegraph" reported that he was drawn to the historic title "'Earl of Wessex"' after watching the 1998 film "Shakespeare in Love", in which a character with that title is played by Colin Firth
Parminder Nagra - In 1999 she played the part of a convenience store clerk in the television movie "Donovan Quick," starring Colin Firth
Heather Graham - Graham's other appearances in mainstream roles include her playing Mary Kelly in the 2001 film "From Hell", based on the story of Jack the Ripper, "Anger Management" , opposite Adam Sandler and Jack Nicholson, the Farrelly Brothers comedy "Say It Isn't So" , opposite Sally Field, " , opposite Mike Meyers and "Hope Springs" opposite Colin Firth
Liberal Unionist Party - However in the 2002 film version which starred Judi Dench, Colin Firth, Rupert_Everett and Reese Witherspoon - the lines were dropped even though this film re-incorporated episodes and characters in an earlier version of the play that Wilde had been encouraged to drop before the play's first performance
Judy Parfitt - In 2003, she played the scheming mother-in-law of Johannes Vermeer alongside Colin Firth in "Girl with a Pearl Earring"
Nina Hossain - In 2004, Hossain appeared in the film "Trauma", which starred Colin Firth
Elaine Cassidy - She was nominated for an "'IFTA"' in 2005 as "Best Actress in a Lead Role in Television" for her role as "Maud Lilly" in the BBC BAFTA nominated drama "Fingersmith", in 2007 as "Best Actress in a Supporting Role in Film" for her role as Sandra in "And When Did You Last See Your Father-" alongside Jim Broadbent and Colin Firth, and in 2009 as "Best Actress in a Lead Role in Television" for her role as Annie Mulcahy in "Little White Lie"
He was awarded an honorary degree on 19 October 2007 from the University of Winchester
Thomas Sangster - He starred alongside "Love Actually" and "Nanny McPhee" co-star Colin Firth in the film adaptation of Valerio Massimo Manfredi's historical novel "The Last Legion", released in 2007
During to the 2010 General Election Firth announced his support for the Liberal Democrats, having previously been a Labour supporter, citing asylum and refugees' rights as a key reason for his change in affiliation
George VI of the United Kingdom - On screen, George VI has been portrayed by, among others, Colin Firth, who won an Academy *award for Best Actor for the role in "The King's Speech", a 2010 film that won the Academy *award for Best Picture
Oscar bait - Similar strategies to "The Deer Hunter" brought Weinstein's company another Best Picture in 2010 for "The King's Speech", starring Colin Firth, who had gotten his start in Merchant Ivory's 1980s films
Firth appeared in literature to support changing the British electoral system from first-past-the-post to alternative vote for electing Members of Parliament to the House of Commons in the unsuccessful Alternative Vote referendum in 2011
In 2012, Firth's audiobook performance of Graham Greene's "The End of the Affair" was released at Audible.com
Before I Go to Sleep (film) - According to "The Hollywood Reporter" on 16 November 2012, Kidman said she wanted Colin Firth to work with her again
Paddington (film) - Further developments were not made until 2013, when filming began and Heyman announced the casting of Colin Firth as Paddington
Eye in the Sky (2015 film) - Entertainment One partnered with Raindog Films in April 2014 to produce "Eye in the Sky" with Colin Firth as one of the producers