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5 Things You Didn't Know About Kingsman Breakout Star Taron Egerton

5 Things You Didn't Know About Kingsman Breakout Star Taron Egerton

Originally posted 02/20/2015 06:40PM

Outfitted in snazzy suits and a swagger, Taron Egerton held his own against industry vets including Colin Firth and Samuel L. Jackson as spy protégé Eggsy in the action-comedy Kingsman: The Secret Service.

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Guess Which Fan Interaction Oscar-winner Colin Firth Prefers: Hand Shake or Selfie?

Guess Which Fan Interaction Oscar-winner Colin Firth Prefers: Hand Shake or Selfie?

Originally posted 02/15/2015 08:15AM

Oscar-winning actor Colin Firth stars in the new action-thriller Kingsman: The Secret Service but the 54-year-old actor would much rather shake hands than snap a selfie. He loves a good Southern California sunrise and admitted vacation is a "distant memory," when he chatted with PEOPLE this week about "one last thing" …

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Can't Get Tickets to Fifty Shades? Why Kingsman Will Be Just as Satisfying

Originally posted 02/13/2015 07:45PM

Yes, we've talked a lot about Fifty Shades of Grey this week, yes, it's probably going to have a huge opening weekend, and yes, it's likely to sell out at certain theaters around the country. So if you forgot to Fandango and find you can't get your Christian Grey fix tonight, what do you do?

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New Kingsman Sneak Peek: Colin Firth and Puppies!

Originally posted 01/31/2015 01:55PM

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PHOTO: See a Mouse Crash Colin Firth's Red Carpet Moment

See a Mouse Crash Colin Firth's Red Carpet Moment at the Kingsman Premiere (PHOTO)

Originally posted 01/20/2015 06:50PM

A teeny mouse made its red carpet debut at the London premiere of Kingsman: The Secret Service.

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Colin Firth on Costar Feuds, His 'Work Wife' and Feeling Overpaid | Colin Firth

Colin Firth on Costar Feuds, His 'Work Wife' and Feeling Overpaid

Originally posted 04/19/2014 11:25AM

The Railway Man star shares photos of his career milestones

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Helen Fielding: Possibly Drunk Fan Called Me Murderer of Colin Firth

Helen Fielding: Possibly Drunk Fan Called Me Murderer of Colin Firth

Originally posted 10/17/2013 05:15PM

Following Tuesday's much anticipated release of Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy, author Helen Fielding took some time to chat live with PEOPLE.com readers and reflect on the beloved fictional character she made into a household name.

"I love talking about Bridget and it is very touching that people still care about her after so much time," Fielding, 55, told readers, adding that she never gets tired of talking about her.

Bridget, played by Renée Zellweger in the two film adaptations of the book, is a widowed mom in the third and most recent installment of the series – and fans have expressed outrage that Mark Darcy, played by Colin Firth, has been killed off.

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How Bridget Jones Author Helen Fielding Broke the Big News to Colin Firth

How Helen Fielding Told Colin Firth He Died

Originally posted 10/08/2013 12:45PM

When it was revealed that the third installment of the Bridget Jones series would bring about the death of fan favorite Mark Darcy, fans were horrified.

But how did Colin Firth, 53, who plays the uptight but lovable lawyer in the film adaptations of Bridget Jones's Diary and Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason, take the news?

"I did want to tell Colin in person but we were trying to have lunch, and I couldn't really tell him why I was trying to meet him, and he was in a different place," the books' author, Helen Fielding, tells Time magazine.

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Spoiler Alert! The New Bridget Jones Book's Twist You Won't Believe

Bridget Jones Spoiler Alert! The New Book's Shocking Twist You Won't Believe

Originally posted 09/30/2013 01:00PM

Did you hear the screams of shock echoing all the way from England yesterday?

If not, then fair warning, Bridget Jones fans: This is a spoiler alert!

Should you wish to be surprised by the plot twists in Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy, Helen Fielding's third installment about everyone's favorite dating, dieting, diary-doodling heroine, then cover your eyes now!

If you're still reading, be prepared to hyperventilate or have the Kleenex ready:

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Which Oscar Winner Should Guest Star on Downton Abbey?

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Which Oscar Winner Should Guest Star on Downton Abbey?

Originally posted 02/26/2013 02:20PM

Shirley MacLaine came – and just as quickly went – on Downton Abbey this season, but her breezy cameo got us thinking.

Now that the Terms of Endearment Oscar winner has broken down the barrier, who among Academy Award winners and nominees should next make a guest appearance on the popular PBS series?

And just what sort of character should he or she play? Upstairs or down?

Here, then, are some recent Oscar-caliber actors who might suitably fit the bill. Please be so kind as to select your favorite. (And, in the comments section, do cast them in suitable roles.) Ta.

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