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Think you know all there is to know about Colin Firth? Well think again! For this detailed, insightful and entertaining biography of the likeable and handsome Oscar-winning star is packed with unforgettable stories to fascinate every fan. From the time Firth's wig fell off into the sea to the actors who were considered ahead of him for The King's Speech, it's all here along with contributions from leading experts about his appeal to women, his fashion choices, acting techniques and even Colin's psychological make-up.
Learn more about Colin's greatest projects like Pride and Prejudice, Bridget Jones’s Diary, Love Actually, A Single Man, The King's Speech and Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, The Railway Man, as well as his lesser known screen roles and how he really gets along with co-stars such as Hugh Grant, Rupert Everett, Kenneth Branagh, Geoffrey Rush and Gary Oldman, and leading ladies like Scarlett Johansson, Minnie Driver, Jennifer Ehle, Meryl Streep, Uma Thurman, Julianne Moore and Renee Zellweger.
The star's love life, charity work and turbulent childhood are also covered in a riveting read which is the book Firth's devoted fans have been waiting for.

Ultimate Hollywood insider Sandro Monetti takes you from set visits to red carpet parties and award shows like the BAFTAS and Golden Globes following Firth around the world in his book written with the pace, power and passion of a master storyteller. His favourite Colin Firth film is Fever Pitch.

“Colin Firth’s story is one everybody wants to hear right now and Sandro Monetti is the perfect writer to tell it,” Elisa Roche, Daily Express

“Sandro delivers drama in a compelling way. You won’t want to put his books down,” James Desborough, News International

“Sandro Monetti is an experienced entertainment journalist who has a great reputation in both Hollywood and Great Britain for unearthing big 'A-List' scoops based on his extensive list of industry contacts that make him a 'must-read' author when it comes to all things celebrity,” Cliff Renfrew, US Weekly

"Sandro's enthusiasm for all things showbiz, his in-depth research and passionate story telling ensure his books are packed full of illuminating, educated commentary," Stephen Gee, ITV’s Daybreak

“Sandro is our schmooziest LA inside,” BBC Radio

“Sandro is one of the busiest showbiz reporters in Hollywood where he freelances for the BBC, magazines and newspapers, hosts Q&A’s with movie stars and writes books. His appointments diary is a celebrity-watcher’s dream and his address book bulges with A-listers,” Lancashire Life

“The bright lights of Blackpool to the glamour of Hollywood is not a path many have travelled but it’s one that’s been taken by well known celebrity journalist and showbiz biographer Sandro Monetti,“ Darryl Smith, Scottish Sunday Post

“Being Colin Firth these days means being the most popular man in the room. His performance in The King’s Speech was a career capping achievement,” Entertainment Weekly

“Colin Firth is that actor women love and who guys think is really good,” Los Angeles Daily News

“Colin Firth is the king of the silver screen,” Daily Mail

‘’Colin's innate decency, self-discipline and self-deprecation make him into the archetypal Englishman. His kind, thoughtful, passionate soul makes him into Everyman,” Dame Helen Mirren

‘’Firth has to admit that he's not a human being but a robot designed by women as the perfect man," Bill Maher

“He’s a sincere and dedicated champion for poor people who puts a lot of energy and passion into campaigning, fundraising and advocacy work,” Oxfam’s director Jeremy Hobbs

“He is the nicest, most genuine, lovely man ever,” Jamie Oliver

“I just think he should win everything,” Kate Beckinsale

Product Details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 515 KB
  • Print Length: 304 pages
  • Publisher: LBLA Digital (7 Jan. 2014)
  • Sold by:  Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B006C7KW5S
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
  • X-Ray: Not Enabled
  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled

Customer Reviews

A definite buy!

3 people found this helpful.
 on 27 November 2011
By T. Rose
I just finished reading Sandro Monetti’s bio on the great Colin Firth. What a fantastic read! I read a lot of biographies but this is an author who does his research. I had no idea Colin was such an interesting actor. Sandro has this exquisite panache when writing about stars as I read his last book on the life of Mickey Rourke. He makes us feel like we’re right there with them. I love his writing style and I highly recommend you buy this for a Xmas pressie or just for yourself. Three thumbs up!

Fantastic depth, beautifully written…

2 people found this helpful.
 on 23 November 2011
By MsRose
I love this book. Sandro Monetti is unafraid to thrust deeply and energetically into the fascinating life of Colin Firth. Beautifully written with such diverse research and explanation from a variety of viewpoints. A must have for the Christmas stockings of many this year, I’m sure!

A Must Read!

2 people found this helpful.
 on 27 November 2011
By Miss Mar
Sandro Monetti has done it again. Yet another fabulous page turner, I couldn’t put the book down. This book has everything a biography should have, you feel as if you are truly inside Colin Firth’s inner circle and know him intimately. I enjoyed every minute and highly recommend!

An interesting insight into a prolific actor of our time!

 on 7 May 2012
By Watercress
I read this book on the beach in Antigua recently and found it interesting enough to keep me hooked! It is a rare insight into an actor with multiple talent who’s finally got his just rewards. More, it provides background to films and glimpses into co-actors’ lives, provides some understanding of today’s film industry in an entertaining way. It was rewarding to discover a man of utter integrity and conviction, again a rarity in a notoriously fickle industry and the wonderful contribution Colin Firth makes to so many worthwhile causes outside his chosen profession.The only downside was the number of literals and spelling errors but then nothing we read in whatever format these days is sufficiently scrutinised or proof-read! This was, nevertheless, a very enjoyable read and the subject of the book is an example of how to achieve a balanced lifestyle no matter what the pressures.

Magnificent

One person found this helpful.
 on 24 November 2011
By Charley Adams
Colin Firth has lived a life even more dramatic, comedic and romantic than his movies, as this magnificent book reveals. Added insight from experts in relationships, psychology and style make this much better than most showbiz biographies

Highly recommended!

One person found this helpful.
 on 24 November 2011
By Kimberley
Sandro Monetti is fast becoming one of my favourite authors on celebrities. Pacy writing, great detail and lots of fascinating stories makes this a brilliant read, I couldn’t put it down!

An excellent read.

 on 13 January 2013
By pat lockie
An excellent read, as I was born in 1930 I lived through that time, but as a child did not understand all the emotions that were felt at the time. I knew he was loved, such a gentle man, the queen was such a good looking woman, and made a marvellous partner and support for him.It was nice to read some of the background at the time.
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