Richard Collins (actor)

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Richard Collins
Born 1947
St. John's, Newfoundland
Died April 15, 2013
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Nationality Canadian
Occupation Actor
Years active 1983–2013

Richard Collins (1947 – April 15, 2013) was a Canadian actor. He was best known for playing Philadelphia "Phil" Collins in the comedy series Trailer Park Boys. In 2011, he also appeared as Big Ron in The Drunk and On Drugs Happy Fun Time Hour. He also appeared in the episode 'Loveliner' of the series Lexx.

Collins was born in St. John's, Newfoundland (now Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada), and lived in Halifax, Nova Scotia for most of his life.[1] He died of a heart attack in Halifax on April 15, 2013, at the age of 66,[2] during the filming of Trailer Park Boys: Don't Legalize It. The film is dedicated to him, Rita MacNeil, Brian Huggins, and Bill Parsons.[3]


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