Lyn Collingwood

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Lyn Collingwood
Born (1936-09-06) 6 September 1936 (age 81)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation Actress
Years active 1962–2012, 2016

Lyn Collingwood (born 6 September 1936, Sydney) is an Australian actress. Collingwood was cast as comic character Colleen Smart, (later Stewart) 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 after playing the role of Colleen for 13 years. Lyn made a brief return to the series on 27 November 2012.

Early career and other[edit]

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. [1]