2011

Colin Firth

February 27

Colin Wins an Oscar

At 50, Firth finally becomes an Academy Award winner for his royal performance as King George VI in The King's Speech, which also earns Best Picture at the Academy Awards. "I have a feeling my career's just peaked," the actor jokes during his acceptance speech.

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BIOGRAPHY (top to bottom): Jason Merritt/Getty

Edited by Julia Wang

Colin Firth

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