Joan Collins stars as “Evie Gallant” in the eighth installment of American Horror Story.
Collins is first and foremost an actress. However, she is also a best-selling author, an accomplished producer and a successful entrepreneur.
Winner of two Golden Globes® and a People’s Choice Award, nominated several times for Golden Globes, People’s Choice and Emmy® awards, as well as recipient of numerous other awards worldwide, Collins has appeared in more than 60 feature films and dozens of television programs.
Collins was born in London and made her London stage debut at the age of nine in Ibsen’s A Doll’s House at the Arts Theatre.
Collins created the role of “Alexis Carrington” on Dynasty, one of the most highly rated television dramas of all time. Her novels and memoirs have sold more than 50 million copies worldwide and have been translated into 30 languages. She is recognized world-round as a fashion maven of timeless beauty, and is a regular diarist for The Spectator and a contributor to The Daily Mail, The Telegraph, The Times and Harper’s Bazaar. On stage, Collins has performed on Broadway, the West End, and in national tours in the UK and North America.
On the humanitarian front, Collins is devoted to the well-being of women, children and families and regularly lends her support and celebrity to causes that include finding a cure for breast cancer and empowering children with learning disabilities.
In 2015, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II elevated Joan Collins to Dame Commander of the British Empire (D.B.E.) for her lifetime contribution to charity work, after having presented her with The Most Excellent Order of The British Empire (O.B.E.) for her services to the arts in 1997.