Michelle-Collins

Other names of Michelle-Collins: Michelle Elizabeth Cikk

Michelle Danielle Collins is an actress and television anchor from England, most famous for her work in TV shows Eastenders and Coronation Street. She was born on 28 May 1962 in East London. While her father was from England, her mother was Welsh. She got interested in theatre at a young age, attending Royal Court Activists And Cockpit Youth Theatre just at the age of 14. She later joined Kingsway Princeton College where she trained in dramatics at O/A level. She debuted in the theatre with The Crimson Island, performing at the Gate Theatre. She later joined the band squeeze as the backing singer named Candide. They spent 18 months together, performing across various locations in the country. After they separated in 1982, she went back to her roots and debuted on the small screen with the show Morgan’s Boy. She also appeared in a few other shows, before grabbing the role of Cindy Beale in the superhit soap Eastenders. Her villainous character grabbed eyeballs catapulting her into instant fame and extending her contract as well. When the show ended in 1998, she did a string of drama roles. She starred in Sea of Souls and also in a film The Illustrated Mum, which received overwhelming critical acclaim and won an Emmy and two BAFTA’s. She also acted in some other TV shows like French and Saunders, The Last Detective, Rock Rivals, among others. She appeared in guest roles in Casualty and the play Romeo and Juliet at the Octagon Theatre. She joined the cast of Coronation Street in 2011 and finally left the show in 2014. She was in a relationship with Fabrizio Tassalini, and they have a daughter together. They are separated now, but they raised their daughter together. She is a staunch supporter of the basic right to education and is a part of various charitable trusts as well. She is also an Ambassador for Ambitious about Autism, a charity providing a helping hand to people with autism.

Mia Farrow English Actress

Mia Farrow

Maria de Lourdes Villers Fallow also called Mia Farrow was born in Los Angeles, California to film director John Villiers Farrow and Irish actress Maureen O’ Sullivan. Her family was a mighty affair with seven siblings, one of which died in an unfortunate plane crash. In 2009, one of her brother named Patrick committed suicide. Her acting career began very early. At the naïve age of two, she appeared in the documentary, “Unusual Occupations: Film Tot Holiday”. She spent her childhood in Beverly Hills, California and received Convent education for 13 years. Bad times got into her life when she contracted polio, which ended up in her isolation for three weeks. The serious move to acting career began somewhere around the 1960s when she started doing some supporting roles. From 1964 to 1966, she worked in Peyton Place and then left the show to marry Frank Sinatra in July 1966. She later married Andre Previn, which also ended up in divorce in 1979. Her work in Rosemary’s Baby brought her close to success and made her earn the Golden Globe Awards. The year 1970 saw her performing roles in several plays. The classical play, “Mary Rose” and many such other plays made her entitled to enter Royal Shakespeare Company. In 1974, she acted in The Great Gatsby, a romantic drama film which made here earn worldwide recognition. She also did title roles in films like The Haunting of Julia and A wedding. Every role brought a different flavor to her acting ranging from comedy to horror. She remained a part of Broadway as well and did a play called Love Letters. She won the best actress award at the prestigious San Sebastian International Film Festival. Her closeness to Wood Allen made her grab more than twelve films in the 1980s. She also lent her voice for many animated movies such as The Last Unicorn and Stories to Remember. She got the appreciation for her performance in The Omen from the media as well as the audiences. Farrow also has huge participation in politics and an active UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador.It aims to fight for human rights in Africa. In the year 2007, she became a part of the campaign, Olympic Dream for Darfur and year 2006 saw her participating in United Buddy Bears. She remained a part of Darfur and made The Darfur Archives, which is kept at the University of Connecticut. She was a part of U. S presidential campaign and also did a documentary called Half the Sky Movement. Farrow received many prestigious awards for her social work and got a mention in the Times Magazine as the most influential people in the world.    

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Michelle Monaghan

Michelle Lynn Monaghan is an actress from America. Born on March 23, 1976, in Iowa, she is the only daughter of Sharon and Robert L. Monaghan. She is half German half Irish. After studying in a high school at her birthplace, she did a journalism course at Chicago's Columbia College. She had to model to pay for her college expenses. Eventually, she left college in 1999 and started working as a full-time model in New York. She modeled across the world which included cities like Milan, Singapore, Tokyo, and Hong Kong, and also appeared on covers of magazines. In 2000, she debuted on television with two episodes of Young Americans in 2000, later appearing in the show Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. She finally made her movie debut with the tiny act of Henrietta in Perfume in the year 2001. However, she achieved instant fame when she starred as Kimberley Woods in the TV series Boston Public in 2000. After playing supporting characters in many movies, she was cast alongside Robert Downey Jr. and Val Kilmer in the big ticket black comedy movie Kiss Kiss Bang Bang in 2005. Later she played the female lead in the third installment of the super hit franchise Mission: Impossible, opposite heartthrob Tom Cruise. She has also made a few other movies namely Made of Honor, Eagle Eye and The Heartbreak Kid. She also starred in the first season of the highly acclaimed HBO TV series True Detective. She was diagnosed with skin cancer, and she quit smoking after treatment. She married Peter White in 2005 who is a graphic designer in New York, and they have two children together; a daughter and a son.

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Michelle Monaghan English Actress