Thursday, June 20, 2013
Colin Firth: So why has Mr Darcy gone on a diet? Actor sheds the pounds (DAILY MAIL)
After his turn as Mr Darcy, Colin Firth’s fans were, to put it delicately, rather eager to relieve him of that wet shirt.
These days, however, they are more likely to want to sit him down for a proper home-cooked meal.
The Oscar-winning actor, 52, seemed far slimmer than usual as he attended a launch party thrown by designer Tom Ford in Mayfair, with his face and neck looking a little gaunt.
But fans can rest easy about his health – his weight loss is for a movie role.
Firth, who looked smart in a suit and black-framed glasses, has shed pounds to play a prisoner of war in upcoming film The Railway Man.
It is based on the true story of British officer Eric Lomax, played by Firth, who is captured by the Japanese during the Second World War and forced to work on the Thai-Burma railway.
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