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Colin Firth

BAFTA & Oscar Award-winning English Film, Television & Stage Actor

Colin Firth is a world renowned star of stage and screen who first gained wide public attention for his portrayal of Mr. Darcy in the 1995 TV adaption of Pride and Prejudice. He subsequently achieved film stardom with the international box-office success of Bridget Jones's Diary. It was his leading role in fashion designer Tom Ford's directorial debut, A Single Man, that garnered him awards attention like he had never received previously. His next work is in the 2012 adaptation of the John le Carr� novel 'Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy'. In 2011 he was awarded an Oscar for his performance as King George VI in The King's Speech.

"Colin has performed songs in many of his films, including the worldwide hit, Mamma Mia!"

Colin Firth

In detail

Colin Firth's first acting experience came in infant's school when he played "Jack Frost" in a Christmas pantomime. He spent two years at the Drama Centre in Chalk Farm where he was "discovered" while playing "Hamlet" during his final term. His first professional role was as "Bennet" in the West End production of Another Country. From this performance, he was chosen to play the character of "Judd" in the movie of the play. He went on to play a variety of character parts in both film and television. He's had massive successes in Shakespeare in Love, A Christmas Carol, Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason, Love Actually, Blackadder: Back & Forth, Fever Pitch and Conspiracy to name but a few.

What he offers you

Perhaps one of the most recognised English actors today, Colin Firth is a convincing speaker whose strengths lie in his precise thinking, careful craftsmanship and mastery of technical skills. He is a highly talented actor who has carried his adolescent sense of rebellion around with him to great effect.

How he presents

Well grounded and pragmatic, Colin Firth is an exacting perfectionist with a clear, logical, analytical mind and an aptitude for hard work and an ability to talk candidly about his professional experiences as a globally recognised actor.


He presents in English.

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  • The Film Industry
  • Appearances
  • Endorsements
  • Awards


  • Colin has received two Academy Award nominations for his roles in A Single Man and The King's Speech, 5 BAFTA nominations, winning the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his role as George Falconer in A Single Man and repeating his success the following year for his portrayal of King George VI in The King's Speech, a performance that also earned him the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture Drama and the 2010 Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role.
  • At the 66th Venice International Film Festival in 2009, he was awarded the Volpi Cup for Best Actor for his role in A Single Man

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