Colin Firth: biography
Colin Firth was born in the English village Greyshott, which is part of Hampshire. His mother Shirley Jane Rolles taught comparative religion at Winchester College, King Alfred. Father David Norman Lewis Firth in the same college he taught history and trained officers of the Nigerian government, so for a while the family lived in Nigeria.
Colin was the first-born David and Shirley. He also has a sister, Kate, who later became a teacher of singing and acting, and a younger brother, Jonathan, who follows in the footsteps of Colin and also become an actor.
When Colin was 11 years old, the family moved to the United States in the city of St. Louis. There the boy went to the secondary school and began attending music school guitar class. Later, he replaced the tool tenor pipe. After 2 years, the family returned to England, and Colin began attending high school Montgomery Alamein. But this boy was faced with ridicule and harassment because of their intellectual origins. In order to somehow fit into the circle of peers, Colin gets a local accent, using the jargon of the working class and throws the study. At age 14, he was sure that would be an actor, so he was not interested in science.
After high school, Colin Firth was in college Barton Peverela, and after him went to the capital and began to engage with the National Theatre and the London Drama Centre. As a theater actor toured the country, playing character roles in classical plays. In one of them I noticed a young actor and screenwriter Julian Mitchell recommended Firth directors and producers.
On the film "Valmont" Colin Firth gets acquainted with actress Meg Tilly, which for him away from her husband. They lived in a civil marriage for about 5 years. From Firth Meg Tilly is the son of William Joseph Firth, an actor with whom maintains a very cordial relationship even after breaking up with his mother.
After shooting in the series "Pride and Prejudice" about a year Colin met his partner on the set of Jennifer Ehle.
After some time, he became acquainted with Italian Libya Dzhudzholli, which was directed and produced. In 1997, Colin and Livia passed the sacrament of marriage. In this marriage the couple's two sons - Matteo and Luca. Family lives alternately in Italy, in England.
Colin and Livia jointly opened a luxury store environmental goods ECO-AGE in London.