Want to know if Colin Firth — nominated for a “Best Actor” Oscar for “The King’s Speech” — is truly a great actor?

Given his status as the runaway favorite, here’s my criterion:  it’s whether he can convince the audience and viewers that he’s actually surprised if he wins tonight.

(And yes, he delivers a great performance in the movie — and many, many others, including my favorite:  his role in “Love Actually.”)

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Ross Kaplan has 19+ years experience selling real estate all over the Twin Cities. He is also a 12-time consecutive "Super Real Estate Agent," as determined by Mpls. - St. Paul Magazine and Twin Cities Business Magazine. Prior to becoming a Realtor, Ross was an attorney (corporate law), CPA, and entrepreneur. He holds an economics degree from Stanford.

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