LYNN COLLINS (Dejah Thoris) most recently starred as Kayla
Silverfox in 20th Century Fox's summer blockbuster "X-Men Origins: Wolverine,"
alongside Hugh Jackman, Ryan Reynolds, Liev Schreiber and Dominic Monaghan. She
also had a recurring role as the vampire-loving waitress Dawn Green in season
one of HBO's hit, "True Blood."
Born and raised in Texas, Collins moved to New York upon acceptance into the
esteemed Juilliard School in Manhattan to study acting. While at Juilliard, she
was honored with the two most prestigious awards given to drama students: The
Houseman Award for Exceptional Ability in Classical Theatre and Command of
Language and The Michael St. Denis Award, given to one member of the graduating
class for Outstanding Achievement and Commitment to the Ensemble.
After graduating, Collins landed her first starring role on the New York
stage playing Ophelia opposite Liev Schreiber in NYSF Public Theatre's
production of "Hamlet." Other theatre roles that followed include: Juliet in Sir
Peter Hall's "Romeo and Juliet," the leading role in Scott Elliot's "The Women"
on Broadway, and her highly acclaimed performance as Rosalind in NYSF Public
Theatre's production of "As You Like It" at the Delacorte Theatre. Most
recently, she portrayed Carolyn Goldenhersh in "A Very Common Practice" at New
York's legendary Lucille Lortel Theatre, again garnering rave reviews for her
On the big screen, Collins has displayed tremendous range and versatility in
her choice of roles, including: "Uncertainty," an improvised film directed by
Scott McGehee and David Siegel; the lead female part in Michael Radford's "The
Merchant of Venice," alongside Al Pacino, Jeremy Irons and Joseph Fiennes; Alan
Ball's "Towelhead," Joel Schumacher's "The Number Nine," with Jim Carrey and
Virginia Madsen, "Numb," co-starring Matthew Perry, and William Friedkin's "Bug," alongside Ashley Judd.
Collins most recently completed filming "Waska," an American independent,
starring opposite Jeremy Piven.
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