Facts about Colin Firth

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Colin Firth is a famous Actor from United Kingdom, he is 58 years old and still alive, born September 10, 1960.

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He is born under the zodiac virgo, who is known for Analyzing, Practical, Reflective, Observation, Thoughtful. Our collection contains 32 quotes who is written / told by Colin.

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Famous quotes by Colin Firth (32)


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"Most actors will tell you they have some sort of dream of doing something other than what they're doing"
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"I would rather five people knew my work and thought it was good work than five million knew me and were indifferent"
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"I don't want to sound smug but I am reasonably satisfied with how it's gone. I think it's fine"
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"I do think I'm a character actor"
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"I always thought the biggest failing of Americans was their lack of irony. They are very serious there! Naturally, there are exceptions... the Jewish, Italian, and Irish humor of the East Coast"
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"We've always been involved with America - I have a son who lives there and it's a big part of my life"
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"My primary instinct as an actor is not the big transformation. It's thrilling if a performer can do that well, but that's not me. Often with actors, it's a case of witnessing a big party piece but wondering afterwards, where's the substance?"
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"If you don't mind haunting the margins, I think there is more freedom there"
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"I think England has served me very well. I like living in London for the reasons I gave. I have absolutely no intentions of cutting those ties. There is absolutely no reason to do so. Certainly not, so that I can have a swimming pool and a palm tree"
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"Almost every comedy you see is about people making all wrong choices and making all the errors of judgement possible. Good comedy is when it works on this scale. Because it is psychologically very real"
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"I was delighted to become a popular-culture reference point. I'm still delighted about it actually, and I still find it to be weird"
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"I absolutely don't care about my looks and I'm so used to them that I wouldn't change a thing. I would end up missing my defects"
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"As much as the next person, I want to be approved of, but I'm not greedy for that stuff"
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"My singing voice is somewhere between a drunken apology and a plumbing problem"
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"It used to be that I was always paranoid or a loser or something so there's usually something that you seem to associate yourself with at one time or another"
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"I work with the options I have in front of me and my reasons for choosing a job can vary enormously depending on the circumstances. Sometimes I take a job because it's a group of people I'm dying to work with, and sometimes it can be a desire to shake things up a bit and not to take myself too seriously"
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"My parents and grandparents have always been engaged in teaching or the medical profession or the priesthood, so I've sort of grown up with a sense of complicity in the lives of other people, so there's no virtue in that; it's the way one is raised"
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"In this case it appealed to me partly because it felt close to me in some ways. This is about a confused, bewildered middle class Englishman adrift in smalltown America and that has definitely been me"
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"I do notice that when I've been away and I come back to London. People look at you. People are ready to pick arguments"
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"Hollywood hasn't aggressively pursued me. Neither have I aggressively pursued Hollywood"
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"My grandmother was a minister as well, which was not that common in the 1930s"
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"I haven't had to struggle very much. I haven't paid my dues. I think I have been lucky"
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"I have a very long relationship with America. My mother grew up there and I felt to some extent that I partly belong there. I was schooled there briefly for about a year"
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"I have a kind of neutrality, physically, which has helped me. I have a face that can be made to look a lot better - or a lot worse"
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"Bridget Jones is part of literary lore now and actually to be a part of it is enormously flattering"
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"My looks aren't something that come dazzlingly through in everything I do. I can be made to look one way or the other fairly easily... I am still not recognised on the street that much"
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"I'm not patient, and some things drive me crazy. In my work, I get incredibly upset when people don't get it right or don't respect others' needs"
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"I think that London is very much like that. I find there's humour in the air and people are interesting. And I think that it's a place which is constantly surprising. The worst thing about it? I think it can be smug and aggressive"
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"I think it's quite extraordinary that people cast me as if I'm Warren Beatty: until I met my present wife, at the age of 35, you could name two girlfriends"
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"The English people, a lot of them, would not be able to understand a word of spoken Shakespeare. There are people who do and I'm not denying they exist. But it's a far more philistine country than people think"
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"I'd love to try my hand at something else"
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"Forget trying to be sexy. That's just gruesome"


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