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Colin Firth fights for Brazilian tribe


May 1st, 2012 - 4:21 am ICT by IANS
London, May 1 (IANS) Actor Colin Firth has launched an appeal to save the lives and land of the Awa people, a hunter-gatherer tribe in Brazil's rain forests, from illegal ... Read more...

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Firth perfect Englishman: Cameron Diaz


April 30th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 30 (IANS) Actress Cameron Diaz, who has a soft spot for English men, says British actor Colin Firth is a perfect example of a perfect British man."I ... Read more...

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Colin Firth immortalized in wax


December 15th, 2011 - 4:16 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 15 (IANS) British actor Colin Firth has become the latest star to be immortalised in wax.The 51-year-old, dressed in a black tuxedo and bow tie, has been ... Read more...

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Now bid to meet Colin Firth


November 24th, 2011 - 3:06 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Nov 24 (IANS) Actor Colin Firth has teamed up with Oxfam America to auction off a meeting with himself to raise funds for the charity.Oxfam America is an ... Read more...

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Colin Firth in ‘Oldboy’ remake?


November 15th, 2011 - 6:50 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Nov 15 (IANS) Actor Colin Firth has been approached to play the role of a villain in the remake of Park Chan-wook's South Korean revenge classic, "Oldboy".After ... Read more...

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Firth to appear in ‘The Railway Man’


September 13th, 2011 - 6:59 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) Actor Colin Firth has signed up to take on the lead role in the World War II drama "The Railway Man".Directed by Jonathan Teplitzky, the film ... Read more...

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Colin to get top British honour


June 12th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 12 (IANS) Actor Colin Firth will be conferred with the title of Commander of the British Empire by the Queen.The 50-year-old actor, who won the Oscar for ... Read more...

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Colin Firth co-authors science report!


June 7th, 2011 - 1:44 am ICT by IANS
London, June 7 (IANS) Oscar-winning actor Colin Firth has turned into an author of a published science report after a research he commissioned last year on the human brain was ... Read more...

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Firth to return to the stage with Betrayal


March 28th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 28 (IANS) Oscar winning actor Colin Firth is planning to team up again with actor Kristin Scott Thomas for Harold Pinter's "Betrayal".This is Firth's first stage performance in ... Read more...

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Success won’t change my husband: Colin Firth’s wife


March 12th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 12 (IANS) Actor Colin Firth's wife Livia insists the success of being an Oscar winner won't change her husband."We're not moving to Hollywood, we're going back home and ... Read more...

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Colin Firth to play vampire?


March 6th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 6 (IANS) After playing a stuttering king in "The King's Speech", actor Colin Firth is likely to play a vampire in a horror movie."It's dark, modern and ... Read more...

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‘The King’s Speech’ reigns at 83rd Academy Awards


February 28th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 28 (ANI): 'The King's Speech,' was the clear favourite at the 83rd Academy Awards as the Anglo-Australian film won best picture and three other Oscars.The film is based on ... Read more...

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‘The King’s Speech’ big winner of Oscar evening


February 28th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 28 (IANS) "The King's Speech" and "Inception" tied at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards here Sunday night with four Oscars each, with the British royal drama bagging the ... Read more...

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Colin Firth wins best actor for ‘The King’s Speech’


February 28th, 2011 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 28 (IANS) Actor Colin Firth won the best actor Oscar for his role in "The King's Speech" at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards here.Firth was competing with Javier ... Read more...

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Firth most desirable celebrity neighbour


February 26th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 26 (IANS) Hollywood actor Colin Firth has reportedly topped a poll conducted to find the celebrity who the British would most like to have as their neighbour.Firth, who will compete ... Read more...

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I had no books on stammering to help with role: Colin Firth (Interview)


February 20th, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Arpana New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) If he were playing a cabbie, he would probably hang around with one. But British actor Colin Firth says since one can't quite hang around with ... Read more...

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Firth didn’t impress in-laws


February 20th, 2011 - 2:37 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 20 (IANS) Actor Colin Firth learned Italian to impress his now-wife Livia Giuggioli's parents because they weren't initially keen on him dating their daughter.The "King's Speech" star married film producer ... Read more...

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Colin Firth treats marriage like marathon


February 19th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 19 (IANS) Actor Colin Firth says the secret to his happy marriage is that he and his wife Livia Giuggioli always take out time for each other and he treats ... Read more...

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‘The King’s Speech’ sweeps BAFTA, Rahman loses (Lead)


February 14th, 2011 - 6:56 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 14 (IANS) "The King's Speech" swept away the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) awards as the movie received seven trophies across various categories, including the original ... Read more...

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Queen found ‘The King’s Speech’ ‘moving and enjoyable’


February 4th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 4 (ANI): It has emerged that British monarch Queen Elizabeth II is impressed by 'The King's Speech', which is about her late father King George VI.The 84-year-old Queen, who ... Read more...

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“The King’s Speech” Ruled The SAG Awards 2011


January 31st, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Stars were raining and reigning at the Shrine Exposition Center, Los Angeles on Sunday night where the 17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards 2011 was conducted. ... Read more...

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Firth not a fan of royal family


January 30th, 2011 - 9:12 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 30 (IANS) Hollywood actor Colin Firth has admitted he is not a fan of the royal family because he has a problem with unelected bodies.The actor is nominated for an ... Read more...

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‘The King’s Speech’ leads Oscar race with 12 nominations


January 25th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 25 (IANS) After sweeping the maximum nominations at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) awards, royal drama "The King's Speech" is leading the Oscar race ... Read more...

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Firth loved wearing kilt for ‘The King’s Speech’


January 23rd, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 23 (IANS) Actor Colin Firth says he loved wearing a kilt for his role in "The King's Speech"."I enjoyed wearing the kilt (knee-length pleated skirts worn by Scottish men). I ... Read more...

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‘The King’s Speech’ leads BAFTA nominations


January 18th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 18 (IANS) With as many as 14 nominations in various categories, British royal drama "The King's Speech" is the leading contender for this year's British Academy of Films and Television ... Read more...

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68th Golden Globe Awards 2011 Winners Declared


January 17th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It was the night of glamor and glitz as the stars of American entertainment industry shined down to graced the celebrated event of 68th Golden Globe ... Read more...

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Firth, Portman get best actor awards at Golden Globe


January 17th, 2011 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 17 (IANS) British actor Colin Firth and actress Natalie Portman have won the Golden Globe awards here for their performance in the category motion picture drama.While Firth took ... Read more...

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‘Inception’ and ‘The Social Network’ dominate Critics Choice Awards


January 15th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 15 (ANI): Mind-bending drama 'Inception' and 'The Social Network' dominated the Critics Choice Awards in Los Angeles on Friday.'The Social Network' bagged awards for Best Film, Best Director (David ... Read more...

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Colin Firth gets a star on the ‘Hollywood walk of Fame’


January 14th, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 14 (ANI): British actor Colin Firth has been presented with the 2,429th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and he dedicated it to his wife Livia Firth.The Golden ... Read more...

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Firth to be honoured with Hollywood Walk of Fame star


January 6th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 6 (IANS) Actor Colin Firth has been honoured with a star at Hollywood Walk of Fame.The actor will be saluted outside Hollywood Boulevard's British pub The Pig & Whistle as ... Read more...

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Political leanings could be wired into brain


December 29th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 29 (IANS) Our political allegiances could be hard-wired into our brains, according to neuroscientists who conducted scans on over 90 students. But it is not precise enough to be able ... Read more...

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Colin Firth likes looking weathered


December 28th, 2010 - 3:03 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 28 (IANS) Renowned British actor Colin Firth likes growing old and looking weathered in real life.The 50-year-old actor, who has featured in movies like "A Single Man", likes growing old ... Read more...

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Dubai fest expeccted ‘The King’s Speech’ Golden Globe citing


December 15th, 2010 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Dubai, Dec 15 (IANS) The Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) organisers were so sure about British actor Colin Firth's film "The King's Speech" sweeping the Golden Globe nominations that ... Read more...

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Celebrities sign open letter urging Iran to release ‘death by stoning’ woman


December 14th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Dec 14 (ANI): International celebrities including Hollywood actors Robert Redford, Robert De Niro, and English musician Sting have signed an open letter urging Iran to release Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, the ... Read more...

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Colin Firth honoured with Variety’s International Star award


December 13th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Dubai, Dec 13 (IANS) Renowned British actor Colin Firth has been honoured with the International Star of the Year award by Variety magazine at the 7th edition of Dubai International ... Read more...

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