Richard Collins (actor)

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Richard Collins (actor)
Born 1947
Died April 15, 2013 (aged 66)
Occupation Actor
Years active 1983-2013

Richard Collins (1947 – April 15, 2013) was a Canadian actor who played the character of Philadelphia "Phil" Collins in the television show Trailer Park Boys. In 2011, he also appeared as 'Big Ron' in episode 3 of The Drunk and On Drugs Happy Fun Time Hour.

Collins was born in St.John's, Newfoundland, Canada, and lived in Halifax, Nova Scotia, for most of his life. He was both a screen and stage actor.

Collins died on April 15, 2013 in Halifax and is survived by his family.[1] Collins died during the filming of Trailer Park Boys 3: Don't Legalize It, and the film is dedicated to him, as well as Rita MacNeil, Brian Huggins, and Bill Parsons.[2]

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  1. ^ "Richard Collins, 'Trailer Park Boys' Actor, Dies". 2013-04-16. Retrieved 2014-05-10. 
  2. ^ "Production notes". Entertainment One. Retrieved April 17, 2014.