British actor Colin Firth on this edition of Fresh Air. Firth is co-starring in the new romantic comedy/holiday feel-good film, Love Actually. Firth is probably best known for his role as Mr. Darcy in the BBC/A&E production of Pride and Prejudice. The film turned him into a heartthrob. He starred in the film Bridget Jones's Diary, based on the book of the same name, which borrowed from the storyline of Pride and Prejudice. He played hate/love-interest Mark Darcy. Colin Firth the actor shows up in the book sequel to Bridget Jones's Diary. His other films include Valmont, Another Country, The English Patient, Shakespeare in Love and Fever Pitch. Firth also wrote a story for the book edited by Nick Hornby, Speaking with the Angel. (Original Broadcast Date: May 7, 2001)
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A Delightful Chat.
Colin does not do the talk show circuit a lot so this interview with Terry Gross is a treasure.