Actor, producer, and writer Colin Andrew Firth has been active in the film industry since the 1980s. As an actor, he has worked extensively in film, television, and theatre. He founded the production company Raindog Films, where he has worked as a producer of some films. For his work in the industry, he has won several awards and nominations.
Colin has received an Academy Award, two British Academy Film Awards, a Golden Globe Award, and three Screen Actors Guild Awards. He was even appointed a CBE by Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace for his services to drama. He has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He appeared in Time magazine’s 100 most influential people in the world. He is also a proud father of three.
Who Are Colin Firth’s Three Children?
Colin Firth has been married once but has three children with two women. He started having children during his relationship with Canadian-American actress and writer Meg Tilly, whom he never married. Although things didn’t work out between the two, they have a son William ‘Will’ Joseph Firth. Colin married Italian producer Livia Giuggioli on June 21, 1997.
Colin Firth and Livia Giuggioli have two sons Luca Firth and Matteo Firth. Unfortunately, Colin and Livia announced their separation in 2019. Colin’s representative confirmed the news in a statement: “Colin and Livia Firth have separated. They maintain a close friendship and remain united in their love for their children. They kindly ask for privacy. There will be no further comment.”
Colin and Livia had gone through a private separation years before their split but had reconciled. They separated after it was revealed that Livia had involved herself in an affair. “A few years ago Colin and Livia privately made the decision to separate,” the Firths said in a statement per PEOPLE. “During that time Livia briefly became involved with former friend Mr. Brancaccia. The Firths have since reunited.”
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“Subsequently, Mr. Brancaccia carried out a frightening campaign of harassment over several months, much of which is documented. For obvious reasons, the Firths have never had any desire to make this matter public.” However, despite Colin’s busy schedules, he prioritizes his children and often appears at his children’s graduations, etc. He has been very supportive of all his three talented sons.
William Joseph Firth is the first child of Colin Firth. He was born on September 20, 1990, during his father’s relationship with Meg Tilly. He has followed in his parent’s footsteps. He is an actor just like his mom and dad. Looking at his IMDb page, he has appeared in 9 films. He portrayed the role of Boy in Tram in Spider-Man.
Will Firth appeared as Boy on Airplane in Hope Springs but was uncredited for his appearance. He played Dreyfus in Precipice Hours, and Andreas in Day After Yesterday. He also appears in Fermata and Bridget Jones’s Baby. He appeared in Saddenly Now as Strange, Caged as Butcher, and Love Type D as John the Intern. He appeared as himself in Sanctimonia.
Speaking of his acting career, Will said his father was initially “apprehensive” about his desire to enter the industry: “It’s a tough career. It can be emotionally draining, and he was worried for me. He wanted to make sure I knew what I was getting myself into, but he’s supported me all the way.” He added: “He’s always told me to stay true to myself. I know I can always turn to him for advice.” Will married actress Amelie Edwards.
Luca Firth is the second son of Colin Firth. His mother is Livia Giuggioli. Luca was born on March 29, 2001. Luca is a musician. He performed at the Isle of Wight Festival and his father was there to support him. He is inspired by artists like Justin Vernon, Phil Elverum, and Sharon Van Etten. “When the lockdown hit, I was in Italy, living in my grandparents garage and working on a farm,” Luca said.
“Being surrounded by nature at a time when the world was standing still kick-started an idea to begin recording what will eventually be an album, making use of natural outdoor space to lay down the foundations.” Luca Firth reportedly signed to the Bad Influence Records label and released his debut album titled A Year Of Grace on November 26, 2021.
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Matteo Firth was born in August 2003. He is the youngest son of Colin Firth and Livia Giuggioli. Matteo and his brother Luca Firth have a video of themselves on YouTube, covering “Billie Jean” by Michael Jackson in 2011. In the video, Matteo was playing the drums while Luca played the piano. The Firth brothers have both been interested in music from a young age.
Matteo is part of the band Strange Child, where he plays the drums. The band recorded its first EP in 2019 and has been booked for several events. In 2019, the band performed at The Half Moon, London, and performed at the Isle of Wight Festival for three consecutive years. Matteo’s father Colin Firth was present to support his son.