Colin Firth from Literary Hero to Oscar Nominee

For years, Colin Firth was the reading woman’s sex symbol. When a TV mini-series was made of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice in 1995, and when a movie version was made of Bridget Jones’s Diary, Helen Fielding’s chick lit classic, in 2001, he wowed as the flesh-and-blood embodiment of each book’s respective version of Mr. Darcy.
Read the whole story at http://blogs.bbcamerica.com/anglophenia/2011/01/28/colin-firth-from-literary-sex-symbol-to-british-acting-icon/.

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Regina Jeffers is the award-winning author of Austenesque, Regency and historical romantic suspense.
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2 Responses to Colin Firth from Literary Hero to Oscar Nominee

  1. Diane says:

    That’s ‘The Thinking Woman’s Sex Symbol’
    I have used that tagline since April 2003. I may have been the first but can’t quantify that. Others have picked up on it over the years. No one ever used Reading Woman’s as far as I know.

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