Lynn Collins - Biography
Last Modified: Nov 17, 2022
|Best Known For:||X-Men Origins (film)|
|Net Worth:||$3 million|
|Born on :||May 16, 1977 (age 46)|
|Birth Name /
|Viola Lynn Collins|
|Birth Place:||Houston, Texas, USA|
|Father's Name:||Phillip Dean Collins|
|Mother's Name:||Patricia Lynn Campbell|
Simon Collins (older half-brother)
|High School:||Klein High School|
|University:||Juilliard School's Drama|
|Ethnicity:||Multi-ethnic (English, Scottish, Irish, Cherokee)|
Steven Strait (2007-2013)
Asher Hendrix Boyle (son)
|Height:||1.73 meter (5 feet 8 inch)|
|Weight:||61 kg (134.48 lb)|
|Hair Color:||Dark Brown|
|Shoe Size:||8 US|
|Dress Size:||8 US|
|Breast Size:||36 inch|
|Waist Size:||25 inch|
|Hip Size:||36 inch|
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Who is Lynn Collins?
Lynn Collins is an actress by profession and American by nationality. She is well known for starring in the films X-Men Origins: Wolverine, John Carter, and TV series True Blood, Manhunt: Unabomber, and The Walking Dead.
Lynn Collins – Age, Parents, Siblings
Lynn Collins’ birth took place on May 16, 1977, in Houston, Texas, USA. Her birth name is Viola Lynn Collins, her mother’s name is Patricia Lynn Campbell and her father’s name is Phillip Dean Collins. Both her parents were trained in martial arts.
Although she is the only child of her parents, she does have four half-siblings. From her father’s first marriage, her older half-siblings are musician Simon Collins and actress Joely Collins while from her father’s third marriage, she is an older sister of two half-brothers.
When she was four years old, the family moved to Singapore where they lived for six years, with summers spent in Japan as her parents were getting their fourth and fifth, and sixth Dan in Shitaru, Okinawa-style karate. They then relocated to Houston.
young Lynn Collins (Image: Instagram)
For education, Lynn Collins attended Singapore American School and graduated from Klein High School in Texas. She went on to study at Juilliard School's Drama Division in 1995. she graduated from the same in 1999 with a degree in Bachelor of Fine Arts.
Her ethnicity includes English, Scottish, Irish, and Cherokee.
Lynn Collins – Boyfriend, Husband, Children, Divorce
She married her longtime boyfriend actor Steven Strait on December 23, 2007, after four years of relationship. Her husband was 21 years old at the time they tied the knot. However, this marriage was short-lived as they separated and divorced in 2013. They did not have any children together.
Lynn Collins went on to date and marry Matthew Boyle in November 2014. They divorced just two years later- in 2016. She and her now ex-husband have a son together- Asher Hendrix Boyle, born in January 2015.
Lynn Collins in The Merchant of Venice (Image: Twitter)
Lynn Collins – Career
Since starting her professional career in 1999, Collins landed her debut screen role the same year- as Virginia Hayes in an episode of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. This was followed by appearances in the TV series The Education of Max Bickford (2001), Push, Nevada (2002), Haunted (2002), and the films Down with Love (2003), 50 First Dates (2004), 12 Going on 30 (2004), etc.
Lynn Collins landed the role of Portia in the 2004 film The Merchant of Venice, replacing Cate Blanchett who had opted out due to pregnancy. This role furtherd her profile.
Over the years Lynn Collins has starred in the films The Dog Problem (2006), The Number 23 (2007), X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2008) as Kayla Silverfox, John Carter (2012) as Dejah Thoris, Lost in the Sun (2015), The Hollow Point (2016), Rim of the World (2019), Beneath Us (2020), etc.
Moreover, she has portrayed recurring characters in episodes of the TV series True Blood (2008) as Dawn Green, Covert Affairs (2014), Manhunt: Unabomber (2017), The Fic (2019), Bosch (2020), The Walking Dead (2021), among others.
Lynn Collins in The Walking Dead (Image: CinemaBlend)
Lynn Collins – Awards, Nominations
For her work in The Merchant of Venice and X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Collins was nominated for the 2005 Golden Satellite Awards and 2009 Teen Choice Awards respectively.
Lynn Collins – Net Worth, Salary
The net worth of Collins is estimated to be around $3 million while the figure on her annual salary is under review.
Lynn Collins – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
On Instagram and Twitter, Lynn Collins is followed by thousands of followers but seems to be absent from Facebook. Her official website is thegoodwoo.org and a YouTube channel with the same name.
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