Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Women We Love: Joan Collins

Object of our affection: Joan Collins, actress/author.

- Her uncredited film debut was, fittingly, as a beauty contestant in Lady Godiva Rides Again. Other notable films she has starred in include The Virgin Queen, The Opposite Sex, Island in the Sun, The Bravados, The Road to Hong Kong, Tales from the Crypt, Empire of the Ants and, based on her sister Jackie's novels, The Stud and The Bitch.

- She has made many memorable TV guest appearances over the years, most notably as Edith Keeler in the classic Star Trek episode "The City on the Edge of Forever". She also appeared in Batman, Police Woman, The Love Boat, Roseanne, The Nanny, Pacific Palisades, Will & Grace, The Guiding Light and Footballers' Wives.

- She became an instant icon of the extravagant 80's as Alexis Morrell Carrington Colby Dexter Rowan in the camp classic primetime soap Dynasty. The role earned her a Golden Globe (out of six nominations) and an Emmy nomination. She returned for the Dynasty: The Reunion TV movie; other TV movies she has starred in include Paper Dolls, Making of a Male Model, Her Life as a Man and These Old Broads.

- Her stage career has included several Noël Coward plays, including Private Lives in both London and New York. She also co-starred with her Dynasty cast mate Linda Evans in a national tour of Legends!

- Following in her sister's footsteps, she has written several bestselling novels, as well as five lifestyle books and three memoirs.

1 comment:

  1. by the way we do love her. Also than you for the HellBent Movie. Loved it. Veryon your seat watching. thanks for mentioning it.


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