Mostly Credited As: Joan Collins Birth Name: Joan Henrietta Collins Date Of Birth: May 23, 1933 (Age 81) Country Of Birth: United Kingdom Birth Place: Paddington, London, England Height: 5' 6" (1.67 m)
At the age of 22, British actress Joan Collins headed to Hollywood and played in several popular films, including The Girl in the Red Velvet Swing (1955).
She enjoyed notable guest appearances on American television during the 1960s and 1970s in series such as Batman and Star Trek. She is also remembered for playing the leads in two films based on books written by her sister Jackie: The Stud (1978) and The Bitch (1979).
In 1981 she first appeared as Alexis Colby in the American soap opera Dynasty, and remained with the series until 1989. The character won Collins an army of fans and her portrayal of the 'soap bitch' won her many awards.
Since Dynasty, Collins has guested in numerous TV series in both the US and the UK, and made a return to the big screen in 2000 as Pearl Slaghoople in The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas.