Hey Mr Darcy!
It was his portrayal of Mr. Darcy in the 1995 television adaptation of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice that got Colin Firth all the attention he deserved.
The Academy award winner celebrates his birthday today. CS gets you some trivia on the actor:
>> Colin’s first acting experience came in infant’s school in a Christmas pantomime.
>> He has played Mr Darcy on three occasions. Once in “Pride and Prejudice” (1995), in Bridget Jones’s Diary (2001) and again in Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004).
>> His father is a history lecturer at Winchester University College (formerly King Alfred’s College) in Winchester and his mother is a comparative religions lecturer at the Open University.