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Clifton Collins Jr. Biography

Birth Name:
Clifton Craig Collins Jr.
Birth Place:
Los Angeles, California, United States
Profession
Actor, producer

Fast Facts

  • Paid tribute to his grandfather Pedro Gonzalez Gonzalez, a character actor who appeared in several John Wayne films, by using the name Clifton Gonzalez Gonzalez early in his career
  • Learned to tap dance when he was 7
  • Played Little League baseball as a youth
  • Contributes to a Web channel, The TV Fantastic
  • Directed music videos for the Zac Brown Band and Jamey Johnson
  • Enjoys country music

Awards

  • 2006Emmy-Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie: nominated
  • 2005Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: nominated
  • 2000Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: winner