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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…

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…

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…

Michael Collins

Director/Writer: Neil Jordan Director of Photography: Chris Menges Editors: J. Patrick Duffner and Tony Lawson Music: Elliot Goldentha…

Ela COLLINS

COLLINS, Ela, (father of William Collins), a Representative from New York; born in Meriden, Conn., February 14, 1786; attended Clinton Academy; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commence…

William COLLINS

COLLINS, William, (son of Ela Collins), a Representative from New York; born in Lowville, Lewis County, N.Y., February 22, 1818; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in L…

Eddie Collins

Eddie CollinsBorn: May 2, 1887Baseball 2B led Philadelphia A's (1910-11) and Chicago White Sox (1917) to 3 World Series titles; AL MVP in 1914; had 3,311 career hits and 743 stolen bases.Died:…

John COLLINS

COLLINS, John, a Delegate from Rhode Island; born in Newport, R.I., June 8, 1717; member of the committee sent by the general assembly in September 1776 to inform General Washington of the cond…