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COLIN FIRTH (Reggie Turner) is a classically trained British
theatre actor, Academy Award winner Colin Firth is a veteran of film, television and theatre, with an
impressive body of work spanning over three decades. He has appeared in three films that have won the
Academy Award for Best Picture: THE KING'S SPEECH, SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE and THE ENGLISH PATIENT.
Colin's performance as King George VI in THE KING'S SPEECH garnered him an
Academy Award as well as a Golden Globe Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, British
Independent Film Award, Critics' Choice Award and his second consecutive BAFTA Award in 2011.
Colin also won the BAFTA Award in 2010 and the Volpi Cup for Best Actor at the 2009 Venice
Film Festival for his performance in Tom Ford's A SINGLE MAN.
In 2008, Colin starred in Universal Pictures' global smash hit MAMMA MIA!. He
also starred in the Universal/Working Title hit film series BRIDGET JONES'S DIARY and in the
Universal hit LOVE ACTUALLY, written and directed by Richard Curtis.
In 2012 Colin was seen in Tomas Alfredson's TINKER TAILOR SOLDIER SPY
opposite Gary Oldman and Tom Hardy.
In 2013 Colin appeared in THE RAILWAY MAN directed by Jonathan Teplitzky,
which also stars Nicole Kidman and Jeremy Irvine.
In 2014 he was seen in Woody Allen's MAGIC IN THE MOONLIGHT, in which he
stars opposite Emma Stone. The same year he starred in KINGSMAN: THE SECRET SERVICE, directed
by Matthew Vaughn and based on the acclaimed comic book of the same name.
Colin recently appeared in GENIUS, a chronicle of Max Perkins's time as the
book editor at Scribner, where he oversaw works by Thomas Wolfe, Ernest Hemingway, and F. Scott
Fitzgerald. The film premiered at Berlin International Film Festival 2016 and stars Nicole
Kidman, Jude Law, Guy Pearce, and Vanessa Kirby. Colin also starred as Mark Darcy in BRIDGET
EYE IN THE SKY was released in 2016 and is Colin's first film produced and
distributed by his production company, Raindog Films, with partner Ged Doherty. Most recently
Raindog Films produced the British-American feature LOVING, a true-life drama about
interracial couple Mildred and Richard Loving, which was inspired by Nancy Buirski's Emmy
Award-winning documentary THE LOVING STORY. The film is directed and written by Jeff Nichols
and stars Joel Edgerton, Ruth Negga, Michael Shannon, and Nick Kroll. The film was
nominated in both Best Actress and Best Actor categories at the 74th Golden Globe Awards. The film
was also selected to compete for the Palme d'Or at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival.
Later this year Colin will star alongside Rachel Weisz and David Thewlis in
drama THE MERCY. Colin portrays Donald Crowhurst, a yachtsman who attempts to win the 1968 Golden
Globe Race but ends up creating an outrageous account of traveling the world alone by sea.
In 2017 Colin was seen in KINGSMAN: THE GOLDEN CIRCLE, a sequel to KINGSMAN:
THE SECRET SERVICE.
In 2018, Colin was featured once again as Harry in the iconic musical sequel
MAMMA MIA: HERE WE GO AGAIN! Joining Colin in the highly successful musical comedy includes
a set of new actors such as Lily James and Jeremy Irvine, and sees the return of the
star-studded cast featuring Amanda Seyfried and Meryl Streep.
Upcoming, Colin will play William Weatherall Wilkins in Disney's MARY POPPINS RETURNS. Colin will star alongside Emily Blunt, Meryl Streep and Lin-Manuel
Miranda. Directed by Rob Marshall, it is set for release in the US on 25th December 2018.
It has recently been announced that Colin will star as David Russell in
KURSK. Directed by Thomas Vinterberg, Colin will feature alongside Lea Seydoux and Matthias
Schoenaerts. His others film credits include the Oscar-nominated GIRL WITH A PEARL EARRING; BRIDGET JONES: THE EDGE OF REASON; DEVIL'S KNOT; ARTHUR NEWMAN; THEN SHE FOUND ME; WHEN DID YOU LAST SEE YOUR FATHER?; EASY VIRTUE; Micheal Winterbottom's GENOVA; A CHRISTMAS CAROL; THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING ERNEST; Atom Egoyan's WHERE THE TRUTH LIES; Marc Evans' thriller TRAUMA; NANNY MCPHEE; WHAT A GIRL WANTS; A THOUSAND ACRES, with Michelle Pfeiffer and Jessica Lange; APARTAMENT ZERO; MY LIFE SO FAR; Nick Hornby's FEVER PITCH; CIRCLE OF FRIENDS; PLAYMAKER and the title role in Milos Forman's VALMONT
opposite Annette Bening.
On the small screen, Colin is best known for his breakout role as Mr. Darcy
in the BBC adaptation of PRIDE AND PREJUDICE, for which he received a BAFTA nomination for Best Actor
and the National Television Award for Most Popular Actor.
In 2004, Colin hosted NBC's Saturday Night Live. He was nominated for an Emmy
Award in 2001 for Outstanding Supporting Actor in the critically acclaimed HBO film
CONSPIRACY and also received the Royal Television Society Best Actor Award and a BAFTA
nomination for his performance in TUMBLEDOWN. His other television credits include BBC television
movie BORN EQUAL; DONOVAN QUICK; THE WIDOWING OF MRS. HOLROYD; DEEP BLUE SEA; HOSTAGES and the mini-series NOSTROMO. His London stage debut was in the
West End production of ANOTHER COUNTRY playing Guy Bennett. He was then chosen to
play the character Judd in the 1984 film adaptation opposite Rupert Everett.
He was honored with the Humanitarian Award by BAFTA/LA at their 2009
Britannia Awards. In 2008 he was named Philanthropist of the Year by The Hollywood Reporter and prior
to this, in 2006, Colin was voted European Campaigner of the Year by the EU.
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