But he isn't the kind of guy to look too deeply into the mouth of awards (of which he's had a few) or to try to analyze his own success.
"No, I don't know what it is, certainly even less in myself, I do not know why I've been invited in," he said. "I do not know why it's worked when it's worked, and it hasn't when it hasn't. I've got some theories."
One of his theories is what he calls his "neutral" looks, a face onto which characters can be painted. "Goldilocks looks" - not too hot not too cold, a guy who's been called the thinking woman's heartthrob.
Colin met his wife Livia in a London eco-fashion shop. Livia is still heavily into eco-fashion, and is completely against disposable fashion. In her blog she discusses celebrating the classics instead of following trends. At the Golden Globe Awards she wore a vintage wedding dress (below). At the SAG awards, Livia wore a dress by ethical designer Mr Larkin (above).
Posted by Vic, Jane Austen's World