(1936-09-06) 6 September 1936 (age 78) Sydney, Australia
Lyn Collingwood (born 6 September 1936; Sydney) is an Australian actress. Collingwood was cast as Colleen Smart on Home and Away and was a recurring original character in 1988 to 1989, and returned in 1997 for a guest appearance and then returned in 1999 as a regular character until retiring in May 2012. Lyn made a brief return to the series on 27 November 2012.
Collingwood has worked as a social worker and an English, drama and history teacher. She has also worked in research and as an editor of The Australian Encyclopaedia, as well as The Cambridge Encyclopaedia of Australia and The New Age Encyclopaedia.