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STEPHEN COLLINS




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Stephen can currently be seen in the Farrelly Brothers comedy, The Three Stooges  from FOX Films.  Also starring are Jane Lynch, Sofia Vergara, Larry David, Jennifer Hudson, Carly Craig, and Craig Bierko. The film is not a biopic, but rather a faithful new version of a Three Stooges movie, with the Stooges played by Chris Diamantopoulos (Moe), Will Sasso (Curly), and Sean Hayes (Larry).


Stephen's recent ABC series No Ordinary Family, starring Michael Chiklis and Julie Benz, is now available on DVD. Click Here to Order.


Stephen recently guest-starred on NBC's The Office as the father of Andy and his brother, Walter (Ed Helms and Josh Groban). You can watch the full episode now.


Stephen guest-starred on ABC's Private Practice last season, returning to his role as The Captain, the father of Lady Addiso, played by Kate Walsh.


Stephen's first TV series, Tales of the Gold Monkey, was finally released on DVD! The series' 21 episodes are available in a handsome boxed set of 6 discs, including commentary and interviews with Stephen, co-star Caitlin O'Heaney, director Harvey Laidman, writer-producer Tom Greene, as well as several DVD extra features. The package also includes a photo booklet with detailed credits for each episode and includes the episode "Last Chance Louie." During the filming of that episode, Stephen met his future wife, guest star Faye Grant. You can order now at Amazon by Clicking Here. (note: the boxed set is also available in Europe in non-USA DVD format.)


Stephen recently was part of the bill for a Screen Actors Guild-sponsored benefit for A Heart United, to create greater awareness for prevention of women's heart disease. He performed a monologue called "The Doctor" by the wonderful writer-performer, Shelly Goldstein. Click here to see Stephen's performance, recorded live.


7th Heaven still airs in the U.S. occasionally on superstation WGN America, and The Hallmark ChannelClick here to check the channel listings for WGN America in your area. And you can Click here for the Seasons 1-10 Collection and any of your favorites.


Stephen Collins & the 7th Band are working on another return date at LA's famed club, The Mint. The 7th Band - featuring guitar greats Laurence Juber (formerly of Wings) and Jon Walmsley on lead guitars, Jim Cox on keyboards, Domenic Genova on bass, with SC on rhythm guitar and John Ferraro on drums - will perform a set of their trademark irony-free bar-band rock'n'roll.



A lot of people have asked if there's a DVD, or other recording of Stephen's performance on Broadway as King Arthur in Monty Python's Spamalot, the Tony Award–winning Best Musical directed by Mike Nichols. Alas, unless someone comes forward with a bootleg, there's no such recording. That's the thing about the theatre, you have to be there. Stephen thanks the many fans who came from all parts of the world to see him in the show.



If you missed Stephen in the Hallmark Channel original film, Every Second Counts, the movie is now available on DVD. Click Here to order.. Stephen plays ex-rodeo rider Joe Preston in a contemporary western drama set in the fast-moving world of rodeo penning competitions. Barbara Williams co-starred as Joe Preston's wife and Magda Aponowicz played their daughter, Brooke, a rising young star on the rodeo circuit. John Bradshaw directed.


The Hits of Rick Nelson, the second CD from Stephen Collins & The 7th Band is now available for download, exclusively at iTunes! Included are the 7th Band's new versions of fourteen songs that Rock 'n' Roll Hall-of-Famer Rick Nelson made famous, including "Travelin' Man," "Poor Little Fool," "Lonesome Town," "It's Late," and "Hello Mary Lou." At iTunes, you can download the entire album, or just a song or two. You can also hear 30-second samples of all the songs. Click here to listen or download from iTunes, Click here to order the CD from Amazon, or click here to order the CD directly from Pat's Gold. Stephen's profits from "The Hits of Rick Nelson" will go to The Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation.


Stephen appears in a new short film, Hole in the Paper Sky, produced by his former 7th Heaven castmate, Jessica Biel, and directed by William Purple. The half-hour film stars Jessica and Jason Clarke, and has won top honors at several 2008 film festivals. Awards include Best Drama and Best Director at the Beverly Hills Shorts Fest, and Best Short at The Florida Film Festival, The Beverly Hills Film Festival, and The Charleston International Film Festival. The movie was also a finalist at the USA Film Fest and an Official Selection at the Cannes Short Film Corner, The Boston International Film Fest, The Holly Shorts Film Festival, The Rhode Island International Film Festival, and The Palm Springs International Film Fest.


Stephen's short mystery, "Water Hazard", is now available in a new mystery anthology, Murder in the Rough

Murder in the RoughMurder in the Rough, published by Otto Penzler's Mysterious Books, an imprint of Warner Books, is available now at Amazon.com. Booklist's reviewer says:  "...the original stories [Penzler] has commissioned for this volume have one big thing going for them: the writers are all top drawer..."  The star authors whose work also appears in Murder in the Rough include Lawrence Block, John Sanford, Ian Rankin, and Laura Lippman. Stephen is thrilled to be in their company.  For availability in a store near you, check with your local bookseller.


Stephen has written and directed a short film, Next of Kin, which had its World Premiere last August at the Rhode Island International Film Festival, where Stephen won the Grand Prize for Best Directorial Debut! Next of Kin was also an official selection of the Los Angeles International Short Film Festival, the Palm Springs International Festival of Short Films, The Austin Film Festival, The Williamstown Film Festival, and LA's Pan-African Film Festival.

 









A Heart United by Shelley Goldstein
"The Doctor"



Stephen Collins & The 7th Band.
Stephen Collins & The 7th Band.
(l to r) Jim Cox, Domenic Genova, Jon Walmsley, Stephen Collins, Laurence Juber, Michael Jochum




The Hits of Rick Nelson
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or from Pat's Gold.
(Stephen's profits from this CD will benefit The Christoper and Dana Reeve Foundation.)


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