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Gail Collins

Gail Collinsnewspaper columnist, writerBorn: 11/25/1945Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio Gail Gleason earned a BA in journalism from Marquette University in 1969, and an MA in government from the U…

Billy Collins

Billy CollinspoetBorn: 1941Birthplace: New York City Collins was appointed Poet Laureate of the United States in 2001. His accessible poems, often about ordinary people and situations, have ma…

Michael Collins

Michael Collins was the command module pilot for Apollo 11, the 1969 American space mission which landed the first humans on the moon. Collins graduated from West Point in 1952, flew fighters on peac…

Eileen Collins

Eileen CollinsastronautBorn: Nov. 19, 1956Birthplace: Elmira, New York Eileen Collins earned her pilot’s license while in college.Her grades and flight experience helped her to become o…

Joan Collins

Joan Collins played conniving glamourpuss Alexis Carrington Colby on the TV soap opera Dynasty (1981-89). Collins began in low-budget British movies in 1951, then caught the attention of Hollywood wh…

Suzanne Collins

Suzanne Collins is the author of several novels for younger readers, including a best-selling trilogy that began with 2008's The Hunger Games. With a college background in theater and a graduate degre…

Joan Collins

Joan CollinsactressBorn: 5/23/1933Birthplace: London, England British-born actress best known for her role as the seductress Alexis, on the prime time soap Dynasty (1981–88), for which …

Joan Collins

Joan CollinsactressBorn: 5/23/1933Birthplace: London, England British-born actress best known for her role as the seductress Alexis, on the prime time soap Dynasty (1981–88), for which …

Cardiss COLLINS

COLLINS, Cardiss, (wife of United States Representative George Washington Collins), a Representative from Illinois; born Cardiss Hortense Robertson in St. Louis, Mo., September 24, 1931; gradua…

Jason Collins

NBA center Jason Collins announced in 2013 that he was gay, becoming the first player in one of the "big four" American sports (baseball, basketball, football and hockey) to say publicly during his ac…