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This Week In History: 10 - 16 September

Mirrorpix Logo By Mirrorpix of Mirrorpix | Slide 1 of 26: The eldest of three children, Colin Firth was born on this day 58 years ago, in Hampshire, to parents who were both academics. Until he was 35, Firth was a jobbing actor - but emerging from a lake in a see-through white shirt as Pride and Prejudice's hero Mr Darcey changed his life. He's since won an Oscar, Golden Globe and BAFTAs.

10 September 1960: Oscar-winning actor Colin Firth was born in Hampshire

The eldest of three children, Colin Firth was born on this day 58 years ago, in Hampshire, to parents who were both academics. Until he was 35, Firth was a jobbing actor - but emerging from a lake in a see-through white shirt as Pride and Prejudice's hero Mr Darcey changed his life. He's since won an Oscar, Golden Globe and BAFTAs.
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