British actor Colin Firth and his Italian wife announced yesterday that they separated after a 22-year marriage.
Firth, 59, played the Englishman who controlled his emotions in films such as Love Actual, "True Love", "Bridget Jones Dyers", "Bridget Jones" diaries, and "Pride and Brigades" series, "Pride and Prejudice." He married Livia Gugioli in documentary films in 1997.
The representatives of the couple said in a joint statement: «Colin and Levia Firth separated. They will maintain an intimate friendship and will continue to share their love for their two sons. They are seeking privacy, and there will be no further comment. ”
Firth is one of Britain's most popular actors, and he won an Oscar and a Golden Globe award in 2011 for his role in the movie "The King's Speech", where he played King George VI.