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Joan Collins      

Star of TV's "Dynasty" & Author of "The Art of Living Well"

Dame Joan Collins is an English actress from Paddington, London. Born the daughter of a talent agent and a dance teacher, Collins trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. She is most iconic for playing her Golden Globe Award winning role of ‘Alexis Carrington Colby’ in DYNASTY. She was also nominated for an Emmy as Best Actress for the number-one series.

Collins’ first American credits include THE VIRGIN QUEEN where she shared top-billing with Bette Davis and THE GIRL IN THE RED VELVET SWING - the role was originally intended for Marilyn Monroe, Collins replaced Monroe based on a studio decision. By the 1960’s, Collin’s was 20th Century Fox’s biggest star. In the drama film WAYWARD BUS, Collins received top-billing over Jayne Mansfield.

In 1997, Collins was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire for service to drama. In 2015, Collins was promoted to the rank of Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire for services to charity.

Most recently, Collins appeared as herself in ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS: THE MOVIE and has been seen in 2 different roles in Ryan Murphy’s horror anthology series AMERICAN HORROR STORY. She played wealthy Grandmother ‘Evie Gallant’, and Witch ‘Bubbles McGee’ in which she appeared in four episodes. In 2018, she was awarded Best Actress at the LA Shorts Festival for her critically acclaimed transformation in GERRY.

Currently, Joan is promoting her Sunday Times Best Seller, My Unapologetic Diaries and her must see tell-all BBC Documentary, This Is Joan Collins. She also just made a buzz worthy appearance in Calvin Klein’s CK1 x Palace fashion film collab alongside Willem DaFoe & Lola Leon set to the Pet Shop Boys. Next, she will film a starring role in the remake of THE STORK CLUB, a feature film highlighting the behind the scenes of London’s most happening night club, set in 1975.

Speech Topics

The Art of Living Well: Looking Good, Feeling Great

In a presentation based on her best-selling book, Joan Collins shares with audiences first-hand the secrets of how to look amazing, whatever your age. As one of the most glamorous women in the world, Collins is a true testament to the natural beauty everyone can find within themselves, and she shows how to exude it to the fullest potential. Daily regimes, exercise, nutrition, relationships and achieving happiness are all key components to Collins recipe for a full and fulfilling life. Frank, insightful and delightfully entertaining, Collins holds back nothing to help her audiences tap into the sweet nectar of life, allowing everyone to be glamorous and stylish with never-ending vitality. Closing the program with an open dialogue is always an unforgettable highlight for the attendees, as well as a photo-op reception and autographed copy of her book.

Balance for Today Vision for Tomorrow

Living life Joans Way does not just mean physical well-being, but also a mental well-being that balances the rigors of personal challenges and professional obstacles. As first and foremost an actress, Joan Collins also adds to her billing the titles of best-selling author, accomplished producer, successful entrepreneur and devoted mother. Learning to find the balance in life that enables you to maintain every role you acquire is a struggle for most and detrimental to many. But Collins found the right formula to succeed in life and shares with her audiences the lessons learned that can resonate with anyone. Her stories are inspiring, funny and endearing. Audiences leave feeling they not only received great advice from a true legend, but also engaged with a celebrity one-on-one during a most memorable question-and-answer exchange.

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