Michael Collins (II) (1930–2021)

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Michael Collins was born on October 31, 1930 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. He was an actor and cinematographer, known for Apollo 11 (2019), Youth in Revolt (2009) and In the Shadow of the Moon (2007). He was married to Patricia Mary Finnegan. He died on April 28, 2021 in Naples, Florida, USA. See full bio »


(age 90) in Naples, Florida, USA

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Apollo 11 Cinematographer
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Patricia Mary Finnegan  (her death)  (3 children)

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I knew I was alone in a way that no Earthling has ever been before. [on his solo flight in the Apollo 11 command module while astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin explored the lunar surface, quoted in Time magazine, 11 December 1972] See more »


Son of Major General James Lawton Collins, a veteran of World War I and World War II. Nephew of General Joseph Lawton Collins, World War II veteran and Army Chief of Staff during the Korean War. See more »

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