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Stephen Collins

Stephen Weaver Collins (born October 1, 1947) is an American actor, writer, and musician. He is perhaps best known for playing the role of Eric Camden on the long-running television series 7th Heaven and more recently as Dr. Dayton King on the ABC TV series No Ordinary Family. Collins was born in Des Moines, Iowa, the son of Madeleine (née Robertson) and Cyrus S. Collins, an airline executive. Collins is the great-great-grandson of General James Baird Weaver, the 1880 Greenback Party presidential candidate and the 1892 Populist Party ("People's Party") candidate for president. Collins was raised with his two older brothers in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York and attended Amherst College, graduating cum laude. He played bass guitar and rhythm guitar in a number of rock and roll bands at Amherst, including Tambourine Charlie & The Four Flat Tires, The Naugahyde Revolution (with Jim Steinman, then a fellow student, on keyboards), and The Flower & Vegetable Show (he has played his guitar on 7th Heaven, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, and in the 2007 romantic comedy Because I Said So). Collins' Broadway credits include his 2008 role as King Arthur in Spamalot and prior appearances in

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Stephen Collins -- Molestation Victim Will NOT Sue

Stephen Collins
Molestation Victim Will NOT Sue

Stephen Collins is a lucky man ... after confessing to child molestation, we've learned not only will he NOT be prosecuted ... the main victim tells TMZ she will NOT sue him civilly.Collins… READ MORE >

Stephen Collins -- Home Free in Child Molestation Investigations

Stephen Collins
Home Free In Child Molestation Investigations

Stephen Collins -- a self-proclaimed child molester -- will NOT be prosecuted for either molesting or exposing himself to the 3 victims ... law enforcement sources tell TMZ.TMZ posted audio of… READ MORE >

- 6 days ago
Stephen Collins -- Wife Blasts Him For Movie Role ... As a Pedophile Priest

Stephen Collins
Wife Blasted Him For Movie Role ... As a Pedophile Priest

Stephen Collins was crying out for help ... begging to be locked up for child molestation, if you believe his wife, who castigated him for his latest movie role -- a pedophile priest.Collins… READ MORE >

- 7 days ago
Stephen Collins -- Cops Looking to Find 3rd Sexual Abuse Victim

Stephen Collins
Cops Looking to Find 3rd Sexual Abuse Victim

The mystery girl who Stephen Collins admitted he sexually abused was a babysitter for the actor's daughter ... and we know cops are on the hunt for her.TMZ broke the story ... Collins confessed on… READ MORE >

- 8 days ago
Stephen Collins -- L.A. County Sheriff Investigates Sex Crime ... Victim Comes Forward

Stephen Collins
L.A. County Sheriff Investigates Sex Crime Victim Comes Forward

Stephen Collins is now under investigation by a third law enforcement agency for allegedly molesting and/or exposing himself to young girls ... TMZ has confirmed ... and the victim herself is… READ MORE >

- 8 days ago
Stephen Collins -- Wife Claims He Used '7th Heaven' Fame to Molest ... RECENTLY

Stephen Collins
Wife Claims He Used '7th Heaven' Fame to Molest ... RECENTLY

Stephen Collins' wife accused the actor of using his famous role on "7th Heaven" to gain the trust of two parents so he could molest their kid ... and the allegation is stunning because if true it… READ MORE >

- 11 days ago
Stephen Collins Scandal -- '7th Heaven' Co-Stars Say We're Getting Screwed Out of Residuals

Stephen Collins
'7th Heaven' Co-Stars Say We're Getting Screwed Out of Residuals

Stephen Collins' alleged child molestation scandal got "7th Heaven" reruns yanked off the air ... which means his former co-stars are about to see their residual checks dry up.Niki Saletta… READ MORE >

- 12 days ago
Stephen Collins -- Sexual Fantasy Books Were His Unraveling

Stephen Collins
Sexual Fantasy Books Were His Unraveling

The main victim in the Stephen Collins molestation case had a very dark awakening after reading two highly sexualized thrillers authored by the actor ... books that convinced her to take action so… READ MORE >

- 14 days ago
'7th Heaven' Dad Stephen Collins - Confesses on Tape to Child Molestation ... NYPD Investigating

'7th Heaven' Dad Stephen Collins
Confesses on tape to Child Molestation NYPD Investigating [AUDIO]

Stephen Collins -- who played the pastor/dad on "7th Heaven" -- confessed to his estranged wife he was a child molester, and it's all on tape ... a tape obtained by TMZ. And the New York… READ MORE >

- 17 days ago
Stephen Collins -- You're Bad For Business ... Fundraiser Shuns His Support

Stephen Collins
You're Bad For Business Fundraiser Shuns Support

Stephen Collins unknowingly wreaked havoc on a fundraiser for a sick baby ... because after he showed support ... the campaign was attacked for associating with an alleged child molester.Hannah… READ MORE >

- 14 days ago

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