Colin Firth, born in 1960 in Grayshott, England, is a multi award winning actor who received widespread attention in the 1995 television adaptation of Jane Austen's 'Pride and Prejudice'. Since then, he has starred in movies like The English Patient, Bridget Jones's Diary, Shakespeare in Love, Love Actually, A Single Man and Tom Hooper’s The King's Speech. In 2011, he received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
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In “Kingsman: The Secret Service,” a 2015 comedy-thriller, Colin Firth and Taron Egerton played super spies. Now they join TODAY to talk about reprising their roles in “Kingsman: The Golden Circle.” Firth says the film is more than just action: “It’s got to have a heart.”
During an interview with Lynn Hirschberg from W Magazine, Colin Firth remembers his attention-grabbing role as Jack Frost at age five, discusses the contradictions that go along with being British and explains his attraction to quiet heroes, much like his role as King George VI in The King’s Speech.