Colin Firth: The Biography

Colin Firth: The Biography

Alison Maloney


From his formative years in Nigeria to rushing Mr. Darcy to a mantelpiece groaning with awards from The King's Speech—the first biography of 1 of our best actors
 
From the instant Colin Firth took at the function of Mr. Darcy within the 1995 BBC model of Pride and Prejudice, rising from the lake in "that scene," he used to be set on a direction from intercourse image to Hollywood celebrity. This first-ever biography discusses each one function in that trajectory, ranging from Hugh Grant's love rival in Bridget Jones, to an Oscar-nominated flip in A unmarried Man, to a portrayal of George VI within the King's Speech that has increased him to Hollywood royalty. It additionally strains the interior tale of his rift with Rupert Everett, his playful contention with Hugh furnish, his break out to Canada with Meg Tilly, the beginning in their first son and his heartbreak because the courting floundered, the passionate affair with Pride and Prejudice costar Jennifer Ehle, and his whirlwind romance together with his Italian spouse, Livia. attention-grabbing, revelatory, and suffused with Firth's personal dry wit, it is a must-read e-book on a desirable artist.

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