Lynn Collins Bio: Age, Movies, Husband, Net Worth
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- Name: Lynn Collins
- Year of Birth: 1977
- Occupation: Actress
- Nationality: American
- Ethnicity: White
She is an American actress, best known for her appearance in “True Blood” and her movie role in “X-Men Origins: Wolverine” and John Carter.
Lynn Collins age
Viola Lynn Collins, known professionally as Lynn Collins, was born May 16, 1977, in Houston, Texas, U.S.
Lynn Collins Nationality
She is also of English, Scottish and Irish ancestry. Growing up, she spent her formative years in Singapore.
Her parents, Patricia Lynn and Phillip Dean Collins, were both martial art experts. She also joined the practice from the age of four.
Lynn was raised in a very religious family of Southern Baptists.
She discovered her passion for acting from a tender age after playing Mrs. Claus in a childhood Christmas pageant.
She enrolled in Singapore American School and later attended Klein High School in Texas after her parents relocated back to the United States.
In 1999, Lynn graduated from the Julliard School with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree.
Lynn Collins movies
Collins made her acting debut in an episode of 1999 “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” where she played Virginia Hayes, followed by a stage performance of “Hamlet” and Juliet in “Romeo and Juliet.”
Minor roles later followed this in 2004’s Down with Love, 50 First Dates, and 13 Going on 30.
Her film breakthrough came through the film “The Merchant of Venice” in 2004, where she played the female lead, Portia.
In 2006, she landed a film role in “The Lake House” as Mona. In 2008, Lynn was cast as Dawn Green in the first season of the HBO series, “True Blood.”
It was soon followed by a recurring role in “Haunted,” appearing in eight series episodes as Jessica Manning.
The following year, 2009, she had a feature role in “X-Men Origins: Wolverine,” where she was cast as Kayla Silverfox, the wife of the lead cast, and also in the film “Blood Creek.”
Then, in 2012, she had another lead role in “John Carter” as the headstrong Martian princess Dejah Thoris, which she played out quite smoothly.
In 2014, Lynn appeared in three episodes of “Covert Affairs” as Olga Akarova, later followed by a role in 2015’s “A Mother Betrayed” as Monica.
Subsequently, she was cast in:- Poor Richard’s Almanack and appeared in seven episodes of 2017 Manhunt as Natalie.
Lynn Collins’s other film credits include 2018 Dead Women Walking, 2019 Rim of the World, Beneath Us, and Bosch in 2020, where she appeared in eight episodes in season six of the series as Alicia Kent.
Lynn Collins husband
On December 23, 2007, Lynn Collins tied the knot with American actor Steven Strait. However, after six years together, the couple got separated in 2013.
She later got married to Matthew Boyle in November 2014, but the union ended in 2016 with a divorce, although they have a son together.
Is Lynn Collins Dead?
No, she is not. She bears a similar name to soul singer Lyn Collins, who passed away at the age of 56 from cardiac arrhythmia in 2005. However, American actress Lynn Collins is very much alive and healthy.
Lynn Collins Net Worth
“John Carter” actress Lynn Collins has made a fortune from her acting career; her net worth is estimated at $3 million.