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Colin Firth appears in a scene from a 2012 PSA for Survival International. The campaign aims to save the Brazilian Awa from being murdered by illegal invaders. - Provided courtesy of Survival International
04/26/2012

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 Aw from illegal loggers in the Brazilian Amazon. Watch it here. (Warning: Video contains nudity).

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02/24/2012
Sandra Bullock talks to OnTheRedCarpet.com in December 2011 in an interview to promote the movie Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

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.

02/27/2011
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"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."

02/27/2011
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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."

02/27/2011
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Colin Firth and Helena Bonham Carter are seen in The Kings Speech. - Provided courtesy of The Weinstein Company

"The King's Speech" director Tom Hooper won the Academy Award for Best Directing on Sunday, marking his first win and nomination.

He beat Darren Aronofsky of "Black Swan," Joel and Ethan Coen of "True Grit," David O. Russell of "The Fighter" and David Fincher of "The Social Network."

02/27/2011
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Colin Firth and Helena Bonham Carter are seen in The Kings Speech. - Provided courtesy of The Weinstein Company

"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."

01/16/2011
Natalie Portman stars in the ballet thriller Black Swan. - Provided courtesy of Photo courtesy of Fox Searchlight Pictures

The 68th annual Golden Globe Awards aired live on NBC from the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 16, 2011 and were hosted by British funnyman Ricky Gervais.

Check out the full list of winners of the 2011 Golden Globes, which are voted upon by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.

12/08/2011
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Colin Firth talks to OnTheRedCarpet.com at the premiere of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy. Colin Firth talks to OnTheRedCarpet.com at the premiere of 'Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy,' which hits theaters on Dec. 9, 2011.
12/08/2011
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Colin Firth and Gary Oldman appear in Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy trailer. Colin Firth and Gary Oldman star in 'Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy,' which hits theaters on Dec. 9, 2011.
12/08/2011
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Colin Firth talks to OnTheRedCarpet.com at the premiere of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy. Colin Firth talks to OnTheRedCarpet.com at the premiere of 'Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy,' which hits theaters on Dec. 9, 2011.
04/21/2011
Justin Bieber appears in an undated photo from his official website. - Provided courtesy of JustinBieberMusic.com

Check out the celebrities which made Time magazine's '100 Most Influential People in the World' list, including Amy Poehler, Mark Wahlberg and Justin Bieber - were you surprised by anyone on the list?

03/10/2011
Mia Waikowska appears in a still from the 2010 film, The Kids Are All Right. - Provided courtesy of Focus Features

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.

02/13/2011
Collin Firth as King George VI in a scene from the 2010 film The Kings Speech. - Provided courtesy of See-Saw Films

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.

01/30/2011
Collin Firth as King George VI in a scene from the 2010 film The Kings Speech. - Provided courtesy of See-Saw Films

"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

12/14/2010
Collin Firth as King George VI in a scene from the 2010 film The Kings Speech. - Provided courtesy of See-Saw Films

The nominees for the 17th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, set to be simulcast live coast-to-coast on TNT and TBS on Jan. 30 at 5 p.m PST from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, were announced on Thursday.

Check out the full list of nominations for the 2011 Screen Actors Guild Awards below.

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