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Gary Collins

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Born on April 30, 1938 in Venice, California, Gary Collins was one of the most versatile actors in the entertainment industry. Gary attended Santa Monica City College and then enlisted in the United States 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 portrayed a variety of characters in films, television movies, miniseries, television series and on stage. In addition to these roles, Gary was also well known for his easygoing style and warmth as a Host. Gary was married to actress, television personality and former Miss America Mary Ann Mobley. He and his wife have were involved with the March of Dimes for more than 20 years and they were active volunteers in relief organizations to end world hunger. They were also involved with the National Foundation for Ileitis and Colitis. Gary Collins died at age 74 of natural causes on October 13, 2012 in Biloxi, Mississippi.  See full bio on IMDb »

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Gary Collins Dead -- Legendary Television Actor and Host Dies at 74

Gary Collins
Dead at 74

Gary Collins, a legendary TV actor and host, died early this morning in Biloxi, MS at the age of 74.Harrison County Deputy Coroner Brian Switzer tells TMZ he passed of natural causes just before… READ MORE >

Gary Collins and Wife -- Separated: She Needs a Break

Gary Collins and Wife
Separated

Gary Collins' wife of 43 years needs a time out in her marriage to the TV host ... TMZ has learned she filed Monday for legal separation.Mary Ann Mobley -- who won the Miss America title in 1959… READ MORE >

- 1835 days ago
Gary Collins Mug Shots: Who'd You Rather?

Gary Collins Mug Shots
Who'd You Rather?

Former TV host Gary Collins, 72, was released from jail this morning after allegedly defrauding an innkeeper, which gave us a third mug shot to add to his collection.Question is ...   READ MORE >

- 2092 days ago
Gary Collins Arrested for Felony Dine and Dash

Gary Collins
Arrested for Felony Dine and Dash

It's been rough going for Gary Collins ... TMZ has learned the former Miss America/"Hour Magazine" host has been arrested for allegedly defrauding an innkeeper.Collins -- who has been arrested 3… READ MORE >

- 2092 days ago
Gary Collins -- Wanted Man

Gary Collins -- Wanted Man

Gary Collins is in a heap of trouble -- we've learned there's a warrant out for his arrest in the wake of his latest vehicular misstep in Mississippi ... and prosecutors are now gunning to revoke… READ MORE >

- 2128 days ago
Gary Collins Arrest Warrant for Hit-and-Run

Gary Collins Arrest Warrant for Hit-and-Run

Gary Collins -- a former host of the Miss America pageant and "Hour Magazine" -- was allegedly involved in yet another alcohol-related car accident -- and now he's under investigation for… READ MORE >

- 2155 days ago
Gary Collins Begins House Arrest

Gary Collins Begins House Arrest

We've just learned Gary Collins was booked today in Santa Barbara County, Cal. and is now under house arrest.Gary was busted back in January for driving a motor home drunk in Santa Barbara -- so… READ MORE >

- 2680 days ago
Gary Collins -- Jailbound

Gary Collins -- Jailbound

Gary Collins has just pled no contest to driving under the influence of alcohol -- his third one -- and he's been sentenced to 120 days in the pokey ... but there's a catch.Gary can apply for… READ MORE >

- 2766 days ago
Gary Collins Charged  with DUI -- .29!!!

Gary Collins Charged with DUI -- .29!!!

Gary Collins has been charged with two counts of DUI for allegedly driving a motor home drunk January 31.We're told 70-year-old Collins blew an unbelievable .29 ... nearly four times the legal… READ MORE >

- 2779 days ago
Gary Collins Was Arrested While Driving a WHAT?

Gary Collins Was Arrested While Driving a WHAT?

It's not everyday a celebrity gets busted for DUI without ever leaving his home ... but Gary Collins found a way. According to the police report, the former talk show host was pulled over on… READ MORE >

- 2794 days ago

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