Joan Collins
Name: Joan Collins
Hobbies/Interests: fashion, vegetarianism
Endorsements: Cellex-C - AgeLess 15; Alexis Bittar; Old Navy; Royal Mail; Marks & Spencer - Christmas Campaign
Charities: Action for Children; Caudwell Children; Children With Leukaemia; MediCinema; Shooting Star Children's Hospice

Joan Collins is a respected actress, a best-selling author, and an accomplished producer. She made her London stage debut at the age of nine in Ibsens a "Dolls House", before becoming a student at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts.

Her lengthy theatrical career included a lead in "The Praying Mantis", and the play "The Last of Mrs Cheyney". Her performance in Noel Cowards "Private Lives", won her outstanding reviews world-wide. Having appeared in more than 50 feature films and 25 television programmes to date, her most renowned performance is that of the scheming Alexis Carrington Colby in the television series "Dynasty".

Aside from acting, Joan has also published eight books, including "Past Imperfect", and "Love & Desire & Hate", and was awarded an OBE in 1997.

Joan is a hugely well known figure with enormous stage presence, perfect to host or to present award ceremonies.