(biography, photos, videos) Clifton Craig Collins Jr.
Clifton Collins: biography
Clifton Collins, also sometimes appears in the credits as Clifton Collins, Jr. is an American actor, who became world famous after participating in the filming of such films as «Traffic», «Hunters behind reason» and «Road dogs.» Just on account of Collins ‘ more than 100 roles in films and television serials, most of them in the foreground.
Clifton was born in Los Angeles, in a family where most people had a direct relation to dramatic art. In his family were musicians from Mexico, dancers from Spain, and his grandfather Pedro Gonzalez-Gonzalez was a star number one among Hispanics in the popular westerns of the 50-ies. Also, the show-business engaged relatives uncle and aunt Collins, Jr.
The boy is also from his early years growing up with the dream of becoming a movie star. By the way, the famous grandfather Collins had a warm friendship, so early in his career he took the pseudonym Clifton Gonzalez-Gonzalez to honor his grandfather. Pedro, who lived to a very advanced age, lived to enjoy the triumph of a beloved grandson and appreciated his gesture of friendly support. And only after the death of his grandfather, the young actor returned to my real name.
For the first time on the screen, Clifton Collins appeared at the age of 18 years. He began acting in a huge number of television series, including such known, as «a Nightmare Freddy Krueger», «Flash», «Walker», and many others. The larger the role, the actor received in the sci-Fi Thriller «Fortress», and then in several blockbuster films. For example, it can be seen in the musical «Stoned», the Thriller «187» action movie «Murderers on replacement» fantasy Comedy «Magic suit».
More attracted the attention of the audience Collins once starred in the youth horror movie «My sweet killer» and «boot and rally». And after the release of the war drama «tiger Country», crime Thriller «traffic» and the Thriller «Road dogs» Clifton became not only world famous but also earned the nickname of the actor-a chameleon that can transform into any character, it’s natural to feel his emotions and understand his psychology.
In the future, Collins Jr. did not rebound from the greatest Directors and most promising scenarios. He participated in the creation of the crime Thriller «I – witness», sports drama «Invincible,» psychological detective «Hunters behind reason», the biographical drama «Capote». Very impressive actor played a police in the film «Dirty work», the action-drama «Little shack», a crime novel «Riders of the Apocalypse» and sci-Fi action movie «Crank: High voltage».
Of the recent work of Clifton Collins, which is becoming more and more as the actor is able once in 4-5 movies simultaneously, there are several wonderful paintings. In particular, the black Comedy «demon Hunters» series «Red widow», the Comedy «Freeloaders» also left in the Russian hire under the name «Freeloaders», the horror film «Stung» and psychological Thriller «Hacker».
Latest movies featuring Clifton Collins Jr. at the moment become another Thriller «Three nine» and the Comedy «chasing the bald», but since the actor has already signed a contract to participate immediately in eight projects, the fans will see your pet. In the near future expect the release of the musical drama «Gravity» and the futuristic Western «the Western world».
Spectacular actor had a large number of stellar novels. For example, since 2002, he is almost 8 years, albeit with a few interruptions, was Dating actress and singer Taryn manning. When they briefly broke up, the name Collins Jr. was linked with Actresses Bridgette, Tomarchio, Emmanuelle Chriqui and Sarah Blond.
At the end of November 2011 Clifton Collins officially married a young American actress Megan Ozurovich, which met for about a year and a half before the wedding.
Clifton Collins in 2015, tried his hand at another creative field: co-authored with Gustavo Alvarez he wrote and published his first book «Noodles for prisoners: recipes and stories from the other side of the bars.»
- 1999 — My dear killer
- 2000 — tiger Country
- 2000 — Road dogs
- 2004 — Hunters mind
- 2005 — Dirty business
- 2009 — the Horsemen of the Apocalypse
- 2009 — crank: High voltage
- 2012 — Hunters demons
- 2015 — Lost
- 2016 — Three nines