Joan Collins

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Joan Henrietta Collins
  • Birth Place: London, England
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 05/23/1933, Gemini
  • Profession: Actor; author; producer
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Joan Collins Fast Facts:
  • Father was a theatrical agent.
  • Made her stage debut at age 9 playing a boy in a production of Ibsen's A Doll's House.
  • Published her autobiography, Past Imperfect, in 1978. A second volume, Second Act, was released in 1997.
  • An honorary founding member of England's National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC).
  • Presented with the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (O.B.E.) honor by Queen Elizabeth II in 1997.
  • Although her sister Jackie Collins is usually thought of as the writer in the family, Joan is an accomplished author who has written over a dozen novels.
  • Joan Collins Relationships:
  • Anthony Newley - Ex-husband
  • Elsa Bessant Collins - Mother
  • Alexander Anthony "Sacha" Newley - Son
  • Joseph William Collins - Father
  • Tara Cynara Newley - Daughter
  • Jackie Collins - Sister
  • Percy Gibson - Husband
  • Peter Holm - Ex-husband
  • Warren Beatty - Ex-significant Other
  • Katyana Kass - Daughter
  • Maxwell Reed - Ex-husband
  • Ronald S. Kass - Ex-husband
  • William Collins - Brother
  • Natasha Foster - Half Sister
  • Joan Collins Awards:
  • 1984 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1986 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama - Nominee
  • 1982 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama - Winner
  • 1987 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama - Nominee
  • 1985 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama - Nominee
  • 1983 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama - Winner
  • 1985 People's Choice Awards: Favorite Female TV Performer - Winner
  • 1984 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, London, England

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