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Mr Darcy

Colin Firth: 'I've Never Owned' Mr. Darcy Role

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 02.10.2015 | Entertainment

In 1994, Colin Firth worked for six months on a miniseries called "Pride and Prejudice," based on Jane Austen's novel, playing the iconic role of Mr. ...

Why You Can't Get Enough of Mr. Darcy

Oyster Books | Posted 06.26.2014 | Books
Oyster Books

We examine one of the most timeless (and studly) of literary heartthrobs: Mr. Fitzwilliam Darcy. 200 years and 20 million books sold later, we have quantified the swoon.

This 'Pride And Prejudice' Proposal Will Make You Swoon

Posted 01.23.2014 | Weddings

Bookworms and hopeless romantics everywhere have long dreamed about their very own Mr. Darcy, coming in to fill their lives with banter, sexual tensio...

Zoë Triska

9 Reasons Mr. Knightley Is WAY Better Than Mr. Darcy | Zoë Triska | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books

It is a truth universally acknowledged that the phrase "it is a truth universally acknowledged" is one of the most overused book phrases of all time. ...

25 Fictional Characters To Name Your Dog After

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 11.01.2013 | Entertainment

Our favorite TV and movie characters are great for a lot of things. They make us laugh, they serve as role models and their names are often perfect fo...

The Dumbest Online Dating Profiles I Never Saw

John Blumenthal | Posted 11.17.2013 | Comedy
John Blumenthal

Hey handsome! If you friend me, I'll friend you! I'm looking for a guy who "likes" Facebook as much as I do.

Love, Eventually

Sophia Stuart | Posted 10.01.2013 | Entertainment
Sophia Stuart

Unlike Jane Austen's novels, which always end with the marriage ceremony, I Give It a Year starts with the orange blossom, embarrassing best man's speech and the groom's ill-advised novelty dance.

Here's What Vincent Kartheiser Looks Like As Mr. Darcy

Posted 07.13.2013 | Arts

Is that Pete Campbell? Vincent Kartheiser (Fitzwilliam Darcy) in the Guthrie Theater's production of Pride and Prejudice at the Guthrie Theater, ...

Statue Of Colin Firth's Mr. Darcy On Display In London Lake

AP | Posted 09.07.2013 | Books

LONDON — It's Colin Firth, but not as we know him. He's 12 feet (3.7 meters) tall and made of fiberglass. A statue of brooding Mr. Darcy, the c...

Wintry Reading: The Greatest Escape

Kathryn E. Livingston | Posted 03.11.2013 | Fifty
Kathryn E. Livingston

What better way to escape freezing rain, wind, snow and frigid temperatures than with a spicy little contemporary novel or a big, thick tome like the appropriately-titled Middlemarch?

Lizzie Bennet Diaries Modernizes Pride and Prejudice for the YouTube Generation

Shira Lazar | Posted 01.06.2013 | Books
Shira Lazar

The stars of The Lizzie Bennet Diaries YouTube phenomenon -- Ashley Clements (Lizzie Bennet) and Daniel Vincent Gordh (William Darcy) -- join What's Trending to answer fan questions about the webcam adaptation of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice.

Jane Austen Weekly: Mitt Romney Is No Mr. Darcy

Susan Celia Greenfield | Posted 12.19.2012 | Books
Susan Celia Greenfield

How are Mitt Romney and Mr. Darcy similar? Let me count the ways.

The Mr. Darcy Industry

Alan Elsner | Posted 02.27.2012 | Arts
Alan Elsner

Jane Austen was smart. She left the characters just where they needed to be left, with their lives ahead of them. Whatever good and bad those lives would bring, she left to our imagination.

Read An Excerpt From The Sequel To Pride And Prejudice

Posted 11.28.2011 | Books

Who would dare to write a sequel to "Pride and Prejudice" - and turn it into a murder mystery? How about a world-famous novelist who is old enough ...

Golden Globe Nominee Colin Firth Refines The King's Speech

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Brad Balfour

In The King's Speech, Firth plays Bertie, a life-long stutterer on a quest to find his voice, especially since he suddenly becomes crowned King George VI of England in 1936.

How Romance Novels Take the Romance out of Romance

Alan Elsner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Alan Elsner

I don't do explicit sex in my books because I'm more interested in love -- and love takes place in the mind where it has to fight for its existence against all the other challenges presented by life.

Jane Austen as a Vampire?

Michael Thomas Ford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Michael Thomas Ford

It never occurred to me that making Austen a vampire was in any way disrespectful. Rather, I looked at it as giving her the chance to take revenge on those who have appropriated her literary genius for their own profit.

Mr. Darcy at the White House

Joanne Rendell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Joanne Rendell

When I was reading, I started to realize that Barack Obama, the very-soon-to-be 44th President of the United States of America, is Jane Austen's Mr. Darcy.