Gary Collins

Gary Collins

74 (passed away Oct. 13th, 2012)
Apr. 30th, 1938
Born in
Venice, California, USA

Gary Collins' Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
The Fantastic Journey TV Show
The Fantastic Journey
The Iron Horse TV Show
The Iron Horse
The Sixth Sense TV Show
The Sixth Sense
Born Free TV Show
Born Free
The Home Show TV Show
The Home Show

Main Movie Roles

Guest TV Roles

[none found]


Award winning Gary Collins is one of the most versatile actors in the entertainment industry today. Raised in southern California, Gary attended Santa Monica City College and then enlisted in the Army for two years. While in uniform, Gary discovered acting, and performed as a radio and television personality for the Armed Forces Network. A talented and diverse actor, he has portrayed a variety of characters in films, television movies, mini-series, series and on stage. In addition to these roles, Gary is also well known for his easy-going style and warmth as a Host. Gary is married to actress and former Miss America, Mary Ann Mobley. He and his wife have been involved with the March of Dimes for more than 20 years and they are active volunteers in relief organizations to end world hunger. They are also involved with the National Foundation for Ileitis and Colitis. Collins was honored with a star on the world famous Hollywood Walk of Fame.

  • Arrested on October 23, 2007 in Los Angeles under suspicion of misdemeanor DUI, booked and released on $40,000 bail.
  • Is a Past Master Councilor.
  • Pled no contest to DUI on December 6, 2007 in a Van Nuys, California court. Sentenced to 48 months of probation, jail time and other sanctions.
  • Was a member of the first class to be inducted into the DeMolay Hall of Fame on November 13, 1986.
  • Was initiated into DeMolay at the Triangle Chapter in Venice California, in 1952.
  • His wife, 'Mary Ann Mobley' (qv), is a former Miss America.
  • Father of 'Clancy Collins White' (qv), a senior vice-president with MGM Television.
  • Father-in-law of 'Dean White (II)' (qv).

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