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Stephen Collins Title


Biographical Info and Resumé
 

Born October 1st in Des Moines, Iowa and raised in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York. After graduating from Hastings High School, Stephen went to Amherst College and graduated cum laude.
 
Favorite Musicians: Van Morrison, Bruce Springsteen, Brian Wilson
 
Favorite Movie: "A Christmas Carol" starring Alastair Sim
 
Favorite Color: apricot-peach
 
Favorite Sport/Team: baseball/The New York Mets
 
Batting Average at Hastings High School: .143
 
Batting Average on "Star Trek - The Motion Picture" Softball Team: .301
 
Rock 'n' Roll Bands Played In: (at Amherst College) Tambourine Charlie & The Four Flat Tires, The Naugahyde Revolution, The Flower & Vegetable Show, (at Hastings High) The Housemen, The Mustangs, The Trolls.
 
Instruments: bass guitar, rhythm guitar.
 

FILM

The Three Stooges directed by The Farrelly Brothers. ('12)

Blood Diamond directed by Edward Zwick, starring Leonardo DiCaprio. ('06)

Because I Said So opposite Diane Keaton, directed by Michael Lehmann. ('05)

The Commission directed by Mark Sobel, with Martin Sheen, Martin Landau, Ed Asner, Sam Waterston, Joe Don Baker, and Corbin Bernsen.('03)

Drive Me Crazy with Melissa Joan Hart and Faye Grant. ('99)

First Wives Club directed by Hugh Wilson, opposite Diane Keaton. ('97)

My New Gun directed by Stacy Cochran, with Diane Lane, James LeGros. (Cannes Film Festival '92)

Stella directed by John Erman, opposite Bette Midler. ('90)

The Big Picture directed by Christopher Guest. ('87)

Jumpin' Jack Flash directed by Penny Marshall, opposite Whoopi Goldberg. ('84)

Brewster's Millions directed by Walter Hill, starring Richard Pryor and John Candy. ('83)

Choke Canyon directed by Chuck Bail. ('83)

Loving Couples directed by Jack Smight, opposite Shirley MacLaine and Susan Sarandon. ('80)

Star Trek - The Motion Picture directed by Robert Wise. ('79)

The Promise directed by Gilbert Cates, opposite Kathleen Quinlan. ('79)

Between The Lines directed by Joan Micklin Silver, with Jeff Goldblum, John Heard, Bruno Kirby, Lindsay Crouse, Jill Eikenberry. ('77)

Fedora directed by Billy Wilder, opposite Marthe Keller. ('77)

All The President's Men directed by Alan J. Pakula, role of Hugh Sloan. ('76)



TELEVISION
Starred in all of the following:

- Series:

No Ordinary Family (ABC) Role of Dr. Dayton King ('10-'11)

7th Heaven (WB). ('96-'07)

Sisters (NBC) role of Dr. Gabriel Sorenson opposite Sela Ward. ('95-'96)

Working It Out (NBC) opposite Jane Curtin. ('90-'91)

Tattinger's (NBC) opposite Blythe Danner. ('87-'88)

Tales of The Gold Monkey (ABC) starred. ('81-'82)


- Miniseries:

Scarlett (CBS) directed by John Erman, role of Ashley Wilkes. ('94)

Remember (CBS) opposite Donna Mills. ('93)

A Woman Named Jackie (NBC) Role of JFK; Emmy/Best Miniseries. ('92)

The Two Mrs. Grenvilles (Emmy nomination) (NBC) directed by John Erman, opposite Ann-Margret and Claudette Colbert. ('87)

Hold the Dream (OPT) with Jenny Seagrove, Liam Neeson, and Deborah Kerr. ('86)

Chiefs (CBS) w/Keith Carradine, Billy Dee Williams, Charlton Heston. ('82)

Inside the Third Reich (ABC) with Rutger Hauer, Blythe Danner, John Gielgud, Ian Holm, Derek Jacobi. ('81)

The Rhinemann Exchange (NBC) directed by Burt Kennedy, with Lauren Hutton, John Huston, José Ferrer, Roddy McDowall, Claude Akins, Larry Hagman. ('76)

 

- TV Movies:

Every Second Counts (Hallmark) ('08)

As Time Runs Out (CBS) directed by Jerry London, co-starred with Karen Sillas. ('99)

An Unexpected Life (USA) directed by David Jones, co-starred with Stockard Channing and Elaine Stritch. ('98)

An Unexpected Family (USA) directed by Larry Ellikan, opposite Stockard Channing. ('97)

For Love Alone (CBS) directed by Michael Lindsay-Hogg. ('96)

The Babysitter's Seduction (NBC) opposite Keri Russell. ('96)

The Disappearance of Nora (CBS) directed by Joyce Chopra, opposite Veronica Hamel. ('93)

The Betty Broderick Story (CBS) with Meredith Baxter (top rated TV film '91-2)

Weekend War (ABC) with Daniel Stern, Charles Haid. ('86)

Threesome (CBS) opposite Deborah Raffin. ('83)

The Dark Mirror (ABC) opposite Jane Seymour. ('82)

Sherlock Holmes (HBO) version of Williamstown Theatre production. ('82)

Edith Wharton: Looking Back (PBS) Great Performances, by Steve Lawson, opposite Kathleen Widdoes. ('81)

Summer Solstice (ABC) with Henry Fonda, Myrna Loy, Lindsay Crouse. ('80)

The Henderson Monster (CBS) opposite Christine Lahti. ('79)

Brinks: The Great Robbery (ABC) with Leslie Nielsen. ('76)

 

- TV Guest Appearances:

The Office (NBC) Role of Andy's father. ('11)

Brothers and Sisters (ABC) ('11)

Private Practice (ABC) Role of Addison's father, The Captain. ('09, '10)

Law & Order: SVU (NBC) ('08)

It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia (F/X) Role of Bruce Mathis (Dennis & Dee's real father) ('06 and '07)

The Hitchhiker (HBO) directed by Mai Zetterling. ('84)

Charlie's Angels (ABC) opposite Farrah Fawcett-Majors; "Angel on Fire" episode. ('78)

The Best of Families (PBS) with William Hurt & Sigourney Weaver. ('78)

Barnaby Jones (CBS) with Buddy Ebsen. ('76)

Jigsaw John (NBC) with Jack Warden and John Rubinstein. ('76)

Good Heavens directed by Carl Reiner, opposite Sandy Duncan. ('76)

The Waltons (CBS) directed by Harvey Laidman. ('75)

The Michelle Lee Show a pilot (CBS) directed by Peter Baldwin. ('72)

 


THEATRE

Broadway:

Monty Python's SPAMALOT as King Arthur - directed by Mike Nichols. ('08)

The Loves of Anatol directed by Ellis Rabb, role of Anatol. ('85)

Censored Scenes From King Kong with Peter Riegert, Carrie Fisher. ('80)

The Ritz (original production), by Terrence McNally, with Rita Moreno. ('75)

No Sex, Please, We're British directed by Christopher Hewitt, with Tony Tanner. ('73)

Moonchildren (original production) by Michael Weller, with James Woods, Christopher Guest, Edward Herrmann, Jill Eikenberry, Michael Tucker, Robert Prosky. ('72)

 

Off-Broadway:

Putting It Together (American premiere) a musical by Stephen Sondheim, opposite Julie Andrews, and with Christopher Durang, Rachel York, and Michael Rupert. ('94)

The Old Boy (original production) by A.R. Gurney, directed by John Rubinstein. ('91)

Love Letters opposite Swoosie Kurtz and also Jane Curtin. ('90)

One of The Guys (original production) by Marilyn Suzanne Miller, with Wayne Knight, directed by Arthur Penn. ('90)

Twelfth Night (role of Orsino) with Jeff Goldblum, Michelle Pfeiffer, Gregory Hines, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio in New York's Central Park, directed by Harold Guskin. ('89)

Beyond Therapy (original production) by Christopher Durang, opposite Sigourney Weaver. ('80)

The Play's the Thing directed by Frank Dunlop, with Austin Pendleton, Carole Shelley, Kurt Kaszner. ('78)

The New York Idea directed by Frank Dunlop, with Blythe Danner, Rene Auberjonois, Rosemary Harris, Denholm Elliot. ('77) - BAM Theatre Company (at the Brooklyn Academy of Music)

The Three Sisters directed by Frank Dunlop, with Rosemary Harris, Ellen Burstyn, Tovah Feldshuh, Barnard Hughes, Austin Pendleton, Denholm Elliot, Rene Auberjonois, Margaret Hamilton, Stuart Pankin, Rex Robbins. ('77) - BAM Theatre Company (at the Brooklyn Academy of Music)

The Last Days of British Honduras (original production) by Ronald Tavel, with Dan Hedaya. ('74)

Macbeth (role of Macduff) with Christopher Walken at Lincoln Center. ('73) - BAM Theatre Company (at the Brooklyn Academy of Music)

More Than You Deserve (original production) a musical by Jim Steinman & Michael Weller, with Mary Beth Hurt, Meat Loaf, Ron Silver, Graham Jarvis, Kathleen Widdoes. ('72-3)

Twelfth Night (role of Valentine) directed by Joseph Papp, with Charles Durning, Ralph Waite, Barbara Barrie. ('69)

 

- Williamstown Theatre Festival:

The Crucible directed by Nikos Psacharopoulos, with James Naughton, Maria Tucci. ('88)

The Rover directed by John Rubinstein with Christopher Reeve, Faye Grant, Kate Burton, Edward Herrmann, Anne Reinking. ('88)

The Three Sisters directed by Nikos Psacharapoulo, with Christopher Walken, Amy Irving, John Heard, Rob Lowe, Kate Burton. ('87)

Sherlock Holmes directed by Peter Hunt, with Frank Langella, Christian Slater. ('81)

Cyrano de Bergerac (role of Christian) directed by Nikos Psacharapoulos, with Frank Langella. ('80)



SUMMER STOCK AND TOURING:

1776 directed by Eddie Roll, Pocono Playhouse, Elitch's Theatre, and Central City Opera House (Central City, Colorado) with Charles Murphy and Susan Long. ('72)

Forty Carats directed by Abe Burrows, produced by David Merrick, 1st National Company, starring Barbara Rush. ('69-'70)

 


RADIO

The National Lampoon Radio Hour - "Hollywood Superstars' Gay Alliance" with Christopher Guest, Chevy Chase and John Belushi.

 


DIRECTOR

7th Heaven - "I Really Did" episode, aired 3/4/02.

7th Heaven - "Paranoia" episode, aired 2/22/99.

7th Heaven - "Nothing Endures But Change" episode, aired 3/2/98.

The Old Boy a revised version of the play by A.R. Gurney, at the Phoenix Theatre, Purchase, New York, with Jay O. Sanders and Maryann Plunkett. ('92)

Scenes from The Giant Joshua at the Sundance Film Institute. ('80)

 


AUTHOR

Double Exposure a novel published by William Morrow, May, '98 (hardcover).

Eye Contact a novel published by Bantam, July, '94 (hardcover) and May, '95 (paperback).

Super Sunday a play produced at the Williamstown Theatre Festival, directed by Paul Benedict. Starred James Naughton, Faye Grant, Marilu Henner, and George Wendt. ('88). Revived at The Moth Theatre, Los Angeles, directed by Jamie Wollrab. ('11).

Water Hazard a short story in a collection of golf-related suspense stories edited by Otto Penzler.

 

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