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Colin Firth, who won an Oscar in 2011 for his regal role as a stuttering monarch in "The King's Speech," is now using his voice to help what has been dubbed "Earth's most threatened tribe."
The 51-year-old English actor stars in a PSA that urges people to help save the Awá from illegal loggers in the Brazilian Amazon. Watch it here. (Warning: Video contains nudity).
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Sandra Bullock, Gwyneth Paltrow, Morgan Freeman and Owen Wilson are the latest celebrities named as presenters for the 2012 Academy Awards. The ceremony is set to feature more than 30 of them and will air on Sunday, February 26 on ABC.Check out a list of the presenters listed alphabetically by first name below.
"The King's Speech," which stars Colin Firth, won the Academy Award for Best Picture on Sunday.
The film, by director Tom Hooper and producers Iain Canning, Emile Sherman and Gareth Unwin, beat "The Fighter," "Inception," "The Kids Are All Right," "Black Swan," "127 Hours," "The Social Network," "Toy Story 3," "True Grit" and "Winter's Bone."
Colin Firth won the Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role on Sunday for his role in "The King's Speech," marking the actor's first win and second nomination.
He beat Javier Bardem of "Biutiful," Jeff Bridges of "True Grit," Jesse Eisenberg of "The Social Network" and James Franco in "127 Hours."
"The King's Speech" screenwriter David Seidler won the Academy Award for Writing (Original Screenplay) on Sunday, marking his first win and first nomination.
He beat Mike Leigh of "Another Year," Scott Silver, Paul Tamasy and Eric Johnson of "The Fighter," Christopher Nolan of "Inception" and Lisa Cholodenko and Stuart Blumberg of "The Kids Are All Right."
Mia Wasikowska, of "The Kids Are All Right" and "Alice in Wonderland" will star alongside Oscar winners Colin Firth and (fellow Australian) Nicole Kidman in "Stoker," a movie inspired by Bram Stroker's novel, "Dracula."
The script was penned by "Prison Break" actor Wentworth Miller and follows a girl naked India Stoker (Wasikowska) and her mother (Kidman) who are visited by a mysterious uncle (Firth) after the death of the girl's father.
The 2011 BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television Arts) ceremony aired live on BBC from The Royal Opera House in London on Sunday, Feb. 13, 2011.
"The King's Speech" took awards in six categories, including best actor for Colin Firth, best film, best supporting actor and actress for Helena Bonham Carter and Geoffrey Rush, best original screenplay and outstanding British film.
"The King's Speech" and "The Fighter" each won two awards. Colin Firth Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role for his role in "The King's Speech" and the cast of the film was honored with an award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture.
Check out the full list of winners for the 2011 SAG Awards