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Lewis Collins (I) (1946–2013)

Underated British leading man predominantly of the Seventies and Eighties, Collins made his mark in the 1970s action drama The Professionals (1977). As hard man "William Bodie", Collins became a household name, worldwide. Unfortunately, since the show ended in 1983, Lewis Collins has been miscast in a number of cheap straight-to-video foreign ... See full bio »

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The Professionals
The Final Option
The Final Option Capt. Peter Skellen
Geheimcode Wildgänse
Kommando Leopard
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 2002 The Bill (TV Series)
Dr. Peter Allen
- 034 (2002) ... Dr. Peter Allen
 1999 The Grimleys (TV Series)
Daryll Digby
- Survival of the Fittest (1999) ... Daryll Digby
- Kung Fu Fighting (1999) ... Daryll Digby
 1993-1994 Tarzán (TV Series)
Michael Hauser
- Tarzan and the Curse of Death (1994) ... Michael Hauser
- Tarzan and the Pirate's Revenge (1993) ... Michael Hauser
 1990 A Ghost in Monte Carlo (TV Movie)
Lord Drayton
 1990 Blaues Blut (TV Mini-Series)
Ernest Sinclair
- Wer zweimal lebt, stirbt einmal mehr (1990) ... Ernest Sinclair
 1989 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Bill Stewart
- The Man Who Knew Too Little (1989) ... Bill Stewart
 1988 Der Commander
Major Colby
 1987 Carly's Web (TV Movie)
Alexander Prescott
 1985 Kommando Leopard
 1984 Geheimcode Wildgänse
 1983 A Night on the Town (TV Movie)
 1977-1983 The Professionals (TV Series)
- No Stone (1983) ... Bodie
- A Man Called Quinn (1983) ... Bodie
- The Ojuka Situation (1983) ... Bodie
- The Untouchables (1983) ... Bodie
- Cry Wolf (1983) ... Bodie
 1982 The Final Option
Capt. Peter Skellen
 1978 Must Wear Tights
 1977 The New Avengers (TV Series)
- Obsession (1977) ... Kilner
 1976 Confessions of a Driving Instructor
Monks Hill Rugger Team
 1975 Rooms (TV Series)
- Reg: Part 2 (1975) ... Pete
- Reg: Part 1 (1975) ... Pete
 1974 Warship (TV Series)
L / Sea. Steele
- Away Seaboat's Crew (1974) ... L / Sea. Steele
 1974 Crown Court (TV Series)
PC Henry Williams
- Arson: Part 1 (1974) ... PC Henry Williams
 1974 Village Hall (TV Series)
Jimmy Jackson
- Friendly Encounter (1974) ... Jimmy Jackson
 1974 They Disappear When You Lie Down (TV Movie)
 1974 Marked Personal (TV Series)
Len Thomas
- Episode #1.38 (1974) ... Len Thomas
- Episode #1.37 (1974) ... Len Thomas
 1974 Z Cars (TV Series)
Derek Cunningham
- Waste (1974) ... Derek Cunningham
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Other Works:

Lewis Collins, "When You Come Home Again" b/w "Take It Out On Time". 45 RPM Single Recording. Recorded at Rock City, Shepperton, UK , Released 24 September 1982. See more »

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1 Interview | 5 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


5' 11" (1.8 m)

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Personal Quote:

After auditioning for the role of "James Bond": It would be nice to get back to the original Bond, not the character created by Sean Connery - but the one from the books. He's not over-handsome, over-tall. He's about my age and has got my attitudes... I was in Albert R. Broccoli's office for five minutes, but it was really over for me in seconds. I have heard since that he doesn't like me. That's... See more »


He was considered for James Bond in the 1980s, but Albert R. Broccoli turned him down, thinking he was "too thuggish". See more »

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