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The King's Speech Star to Auction Himself for Charity

Colin Firth, one of the most sought after British Cine stars will auction himself for Oxfam America, a charity dedicated to ending poverty.

His fans can now bid on a chance to meet him at the Hollywood premiere of his new movie through an auction to raise money for Oxfam.

The winning bidder will receive two passes to the December 6 premiere of the Colin Firth starer ‘Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy’ based on the best selling novel by John le Carre.

Not just that, the winner and a friend will also get a chauffeured ride to a Chateau Marmont after party.

Fans can bid through Wednesday on the opportunity to shake hands with Firth. Oxfam America has teamed up with eBay for the fundraiser.

Following a successful career as in the UK, Firth has become a known face in Hollywood especially after box office hits like ‘Bridget Jones's Diary’ and ‘Love Actually’.

He is also known for his work in TV miniseries ‘Pride & Prejudice’, and the movies ‘Shakespeare in Love’.

Colin Firth won the Oscar for Best Actor for a sensitive portrayal of King George VI who battles to overcome his stammering , in the 2010 drama ‘The King's Speech’.

-by Parmita Borah


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