Joan Collins: portraits of a star

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Simon & Schuster, 1987 - Biography & Autobiography - 128 pages
Including 128 black and white and two eight-page, four-color inserts, Joan Collins: Portrait of a Star captures her in many moods and roles. In her own introduction, she includes her successes, adventures and mishaps.

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About the author (1987)

Joan Collins is an actress and writer. She was born in London on May 23, 1933. Collins studied for two years at the British Academy of Dramatic Art. She is the sister of novelist Jackie Collins. Collins began an acting career at the age of nine with an appearance in "A Doll's House" at the Arts Theater in London. She has appeared in more than 50 films. Collins received the most success playing "Alexis" in the primetime soap opera, Dynasty which ran from 1981 to1988. Collins received a Golden Globe Award in 1983 for this role. Collins authored several books. Her first, Past Imperfect, was an X-rated memoir. She wrote another memoir called Second Act.

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