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Collins, Patricia

Patricia Collins
Patricia Collins. Photo by Dick Loek, Toronto Star 1996, Courtesy of Toronto Public Library.

Ontario-based actor/singer who won the Dora Mavor Moore Award in 1990 for best supporting actress for her performance in The Europeans.

Patricia Collins also performed in the premiere of George F. Walker's Beautiful City (1987) and in the 1995 Canadian Stage production of A Little Night Music.

Since 1985, she has had a rich relationship with the Stratford Festival, appearing in productions of King Lear (Goneril in 1985), Comedy of Errors (1995), The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie and The Night of the Iguana (both in 1998), Pride and Prejudice (1999), Medea and Tartuffe (2000), Present Laughter and Gigi (2003), Anything Goes and Guys and Dolls (2004), To Kill a Mockingbird (2007), Measure for Measure and Mary Stuart (2013), and as Maria Eleonora in Christina, The Girl Queen by Michel Marc Bouchard (trans. Linda Gaboriau, dir. Vanessa Porteous, 2014).

She also has a successful television and film career, appearing in the film adaptation of Daniel MacIvor's play, House.

Profile by Gaetan Charlebois

Last updated 2020-11-11