"It went to my sons' school one day, so that all his mates and the teachers could see it close up. It doesn't make you any more influential in the pecking order. One of my lads said to me the other day, 'Dad, you're not even number one in the influence stakes at home.'" Colin Firth's sons aren't impressed by their dad's Best Actor Oscar, which he won for The King's Speech in February (11).