Andrew Collins (actor)

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Andrew Collins
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Born West Midlands, United Kingdom
Occupation Television, soap opera actor

Andrew Collins is a British actor, best known for playing recurring character Jarrett Maxwell in the CBS soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful as well as appearing in Parenthood, The Newsroom and Gilmore Girls.

He is a regular performer in Big Finish Productions, where he stars as Barnabas Collins in the Dark Shadows audio dramas,[1] various characters in Doctor Who,[2] Gallifrey, Earthsearch, and Stargate SG-1.[3]

In the UK, his stage name is Andy Coleman.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Collins was born in the West Midlands, England and moved to America in the early 2000s. He is currently living in LA, and is married with two children.


Andrew Collins graduated from Guildford School of Acting and has worked extensively in theatre, film and television both in the United States and the United Kingdom. He was the star of a Spanish national commercial, as well as several commercials for the UK, and also works as a voice-over artist.

Collins currently plays Jarrett Maxwell on the CBS soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful and has been seen on The Newsroom, Parenthood, Gilmore Girls, Passions, The Young and the Restless, All My Children and the BBC’s Dangerfield, among others. He is a regular performer for Big Finish audio dramas, has played characters in Doctor Who, Gallifrey, Earthsearch, and Dark Shadows, from which he has earned a large following as the new incarnation of Barnabas Collins.

As a writer/performer he was a leading light of the cult London satire show, Newsrevue, as well as several other shows including The Smiling Assassins[5] and Lounge Lizards in Love.

Film, television and audio credits[edit]

Television series
Year Title Role Notes
2014 The Newsroom Floor Manager Episode: "What Kind Of Day Has It Been"
2014 Parenthood Al Episode: "Cold Feet"
2004 - current The Bold and the Beautiful Jarrett Maxwell Recurring
2009 Crafty Aaron Neville Episode: "Pilot"
2003 Gilmore Girls Photographer Episode: "Dear Emily and Richard #1.1"
2003 Passions Co-star 4 Episodes
2003 General Hospital Co-star
2002/2004 The Young and the Restless Co-star
2001 All My Children Co-star
1998 Dangerfield Co-star
Year Title Role Type
2010 The Lempke Brothers Newscaster Film
2008 Anniversary Lead Film
2008 The Proposal Lead Film
2008 Bedtime Stories Young Mr. Dixon Film
Audio Drama / Radio
Year Title Role Notes
2006–Present Dark Shadows Barnabas Collins Audio Drama
2012 Stargate SG-1 Keto Audio Drama
2006 Earthsearch Mindwarp Radio Series
2004-2014 Gallifrey Andred Audio Drama
2002 Dr. Who: The Church & The Crown Francois Rouffet Audio Drama
2000 Dr. Who: Winter For The Adept Spaceship Commander Audio Drama
2000 Dr. Who: The Fires of Vulcan Popidius Celsinus Audio Drama

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