Colin Firth Overview

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Born: September 10, 1960

The son of two university lecturers, Colin Firth was born in England's Hampshire county. His first acting experience came in school when he played Jack Frost in a Christmas pantomime. Three of his four grandparents were Methodist missionaries and he spent his early childhood in Nigeria, returning to England at age five where he entered a comprehensive school in Winchester. Firth eventually enrolled in a drama centre in London. While playing Hamlet in a school production during his final... See All


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