Colin Firth

  • Colin Firth Wins Best Actor for 'The King's Speech'

    Posted Feb 28th 2011 at 12:02 AM by Zach Dionne

    Colin Firth earned his first Academy Award Sunday night, snagging the Best Actor Oscar for his performance in 'The King's Speech.' "I have a feeling my career's just peaked," Firth said as he accepted his award from Sandra Bullock. Firth appeared emotional but mostly composed, calling his fellow nominees both "extraordinary" and "formidable." Throughout the 2011 awards season, Firth's perfor...

  • Place Your Bets! Oscars Are the Most Gambled Upon Annual Non-Sporting Event in the U.S.

    Posted Feb 24th 2011 at 08:05 PM by Justine Goodman

    When it comes to movies during Oscar season, everyone's a critic. And most people would be willing to bet they already know who's going home with a statue on Sunday (Colin Firth, Christian Bale, Natalie Portman) and who isn't (Jeff Bridges, Annette Bening, Jeremy Renner). But the bigger question is, how many of them would really be willing to bet -- as in, make an actual cash wager -- they are rig...

  • Colin Firth Talks About 'Odd' Love Scenes [VIDEO]

    Posted Feb 18th 2011 at 06:00 AM by AOL TV Editors

    Colin Firth has starred opposite many beautiful actresses in his film career. So during his appearance on 'Piers Morgan Tonight,' Morgan asked his fellow Brit if he enjoys filming love scenes. "I like the idea of them," Firth conceded, but then added that the cameras and the crew take away from the experience. "If Scarlett Johansson is laying there, I could probably deal with a few cameras,"...

  • Colin Firth Leaves BAFTA Award at a Bar After a Night of Heavy Drinking

    Posted Feb 15th 2011 at 03:55 AM by Christo Varghese

    Colin Firth reportedly got so drunk after his BAFTA win on Sunday night that he allegedly left the award at a bar. Firth received the leading actor award for his role in 'The King's Speech,' at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts awards. The Daily Star reports that the 50-year-old actor drank so much champagne at a post-BAFTA bash that he left his trophy at the bar and went home. ...

  • What's the True History Behind 'The King's Speech'?

    Posted Feb 4th 2011 at 04:34 PM by Moviefone Editors

    They say truth can be stranger than fiction, but that seldom stops Hollywood from adding an embellishment or two when it comes to transferring truth to the big screen. Films purportedly "based on a true story" (or bearing the even murkier "inspired by true events") tread treacherous ground with film buffs, historians and purists. How far can artistic license stretch for the sake of entertainment...

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