Famous British actor Colin Andrew Firth, CBE endeavoured into acting in his youth with theatres and then into television and films. He came to spotlight after playing Mr. Darcy in the 1995 TV adaptation of Jane Austen novel, ‘Pride and Prejudice’ that paved his way for other noted and acclaimed roles. His brilliant performances in notable films like ‘A Single Man’ (2009), ‘The King's Speech’ (2010) and ‘Kingsman: The Secret Service’ (2014) earned him several awards including an Academy Award, three Screen Actors Guild Awards, two BAFTA Awards and a Golden Globe Award.
Determined to become a professional actor, Firth put in a lot of effort to see his passion shape up including attending drama workshops, joining National Youth Theatre and making contacts in acting world. Although he featured in many top grossing films giving his best performances, some of his portrayals and films received thumbs down from critics and audiences.
Colin Andrew Firth’s best movies featuring his best roles include blockbuster films like ‘The English Patient’ (1996), ‘Shakespeare in Love’ (1998), ‘The King's Speech’, ‘A Single Man’, ‘Kingsman: The Secret Service’ and ‘Bridget Jones's Diary’ (2001). His box office failures include the American biographical crime film ‘Devil’s Knot’ (2013).