Joan Collins Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

7th December 2015

Quote: "First of all, I absolutely love auctions... and frankly, I can't fit into any of these dresses... anymore! I just thought it would be rather nice for some people to have these amazing gowns. Some of them are so beautiful, some of them are from Dynasty, some are from other movies that I did, and some of them... I designed myself... As an actress, you wear something once and you get photographed, you can't wear it again." Veteran actress Dame Joan Collins explains why she wanted to clear out her closets for her 16 December (15) memorabilia sale at Julien's Auctions in Beverly Hills.

31st March 2014

Tweet: "Tragic news about Kate O Mar (sic), we had great fun on Dynasty when she played my sister Caress who Alexis insisted on calling Cassie! Rip" Veteran actress Joan Collins pays tribute to her Dynasty co-star Kate O'Mara, who died aged 74 on Sunday (30Mar14).

28th October 2013

Tweet: "How disappointing is Homeland this season, not nearly enough of Brody - too bad that's how you lose viewers." Joan Collins is not impressed with the lack of screen time for Damian Lewis in the third season of Homeland.

15th August 2013

Tweet: "Happy 21 to my beautiful goddaughter Cara D." Actress Joan Collins sends her best wishes to her goddaughter, supermodel Cara Delevingne, following her 21st birthday on Monday (12Aug13).

11th August 2013

Tweet: "Sad that Eydie Gorme the Fabulous half of Steve& Edie (sic) has died. My sympathies with her family. Especially Steve. I have great memories". Dynasty icon Joan Collins expresses her condolences to the former pop star's widower and musical collaborator, Steve Lawrence, following her death on Saturday (10Aug13).

1st August 2013

Fact: Wedding dresses belonging to stars including MARCIA CROSS and Joan Collins are to go on display at an upcoming bridal show in the U.K. Other stars who have loaned gowns to The Iconic Wedding Dress Exhibition include former ballerina Darcy Bussell and supermodel Coco Rocha. The exhibit is part of the Brides The Show event in London in October (13).

16th July 2013

Fact: R.E.M. singer Michael Stipe and actress Joan Collins were among the stars who turned out for a beachside party on the French Riviera hosted by British artist Tracey Emin in honour of her 50th birthday. She reached the landmark on 3 July (13).

5th April 2013

Quote: "If I hear the word 'retire' it makes me want to throw up. And then do what? Sit around all day watching television? I still love life so I live it." Joan Collins, 79, has no plans to step out of the spotlight.

8th November 2012

Quote: "We'd be eager to do it. Look at the success of Dallas - even though I haven't seen it." Actress Joan Collins is keen to reunite the Dynasty cast for a Tv revamp.

10th August 2012

Tweet: "I'm not into sports but I'm riveted by how well Team GB (Great Britain) is performing - brilliant! What amazing bodies on those Olympic athletes, ain't no fat there!" Actress Joan Collins is impressed with the British athletes competing in the London 2012 Olympic Games.

3rd August 2012

Quote: "I'll never forget staying with Gore and (his boyfriend) at their glorious apartment in Rome the day that the first man landed on the moon." Joan Collins remembers late author Gore Vidal, who died on Tuesday (31Jul12).

25th June 2012

Fact: TV legend Joan Collins is working on the fourth installment of her memoirs. Passion For Life will hit shelves next year (13), following her previous autobiographies in 1978, 1982 and 1996.

16th January 2012

Quote: "I'm blissfully happy... Isn't it amazing that I would meet him in my 60s? He is the love of my life... everything I dreamed of." Joan Collins on her relationship with fifth husband Percy Gibson, who she married in 2002.

8th September 2011

Quote: "I've been in constant contact with Esther Shapiro, who wrote it, and apparently they've written a script. But I can't tell you anything about it - it's top, top secret. I would love to be Alexis again because it was a great role." Joan Collins is hoping a Dynasty reboot gets the greenlight.

30th May 2011

Quote: "I went to Hollywood when I was 21 and they wanted me to change my accent and said people didn't understand me. They gave me lessons and I got an American accent - now I'm in between. When I came home my mother said 'What's happened to your voice? You talk in a funny way.'" Veteran British actress Joan Collins was forced to alter her voice in order to land roles in America.

24th March 2011

Quote: "I remember when I first saw her, everybody wanted to look like her when she did A Date With Judy. All my friends, we all wanted the big eyebrows and black hair and the beauty mark. I kept a scrapbook on her, which is why it was so fascinating for me, a few years later in Hollywood, to meet her in the make-up room." Joan Collins looked up to style icon Dame Elizabeth Taylor.

24th March 2011

Quote: "The last time I got a divorce she sent me a note and she said, 'I'm still ahead by three!' I sent one back saying, 'Don't worry Liz, I'm going to catch up!'" Joan Collins has fond memories of her late pal Dame Elizabeth Taylor's humour.

5th November 2010

Quote: "I am needle phobic first of all - I hate needles. And I don't like the idea of putting poison in my face. I've seen too many women who have had plastic surgery and face lifts - and they look horrible." Actress Joan Collins, 77, insists she hasn't had any cosmetic surgery to smooth out her complexion.

4th November 2010

Quote: "I was only 18 when I got married to the first husband and that was really a stupid thing to do. But quite frankly it was because I was a virgin, and he took that." Veteran actress Joan Collins reveals why her first of five marriages, to actor Maxwell Reed, didn't last.

25th October 2010

Quote: "The bottom line is that I talked about several actresses, among them Catherine Zeta-Jones, Scarlett Johansson and Megan Fox. Unfortunately, everybody got cut out (except Aniston and Jolie). Typical. That's the way it goes." Joan Collins explains her recent comments when she appeared to suggest Angelina Jolie is more beautiful than Jennifer Aniston.

13th May 2010

Fact: Veteran actress Joan Collins will take to the stage this Christmas (10) - to star in a traditional British pantomime. The Dynasty legend will take on the role of Queen Rat in a seasonal run of family show DICk Whittington in Birmingham, England.

14th April 2010

Quote: "I haven't liked jeans for years - probably because their ubiquity has become terribly boring. Do people really want to conform to looking just like everyone else? It astounds me to hear some of my friends talking about their designer jeans that cost upwards of £500 - what a waste of money!" Veteran actress Joan Collins urges women to stay clear of denim.

29th March 2010

Quote: "I've never had a stylist in my life. I do it all myself." Joan Collins on her fashion sense.

6th September 2009

Quote: "There's only room for one Mrs Gibson in this town - and that title is taken by Joan Collins." Mel Gibson's pregnant girlfriend OKSANA GRIGORIEVA insists the pair has no plans to marry - unlike Collins who is wed to toyboy Percy Gibson.

2nd May 2009

Quote: "OMG (Oh my God). Was just introduced to Joan Collins. Shook her hand and went to kiss her on the cheek - 'I don't kiss people I don't know.' Amazing!" Singer Lily Allen takes to her page to laugh off a snub by the veteran actress.

8th April 2009

Quote: "If they said who would you like to play you in a film of your life, it would be Emily Blunt. I hear she's wonderful in THE YOUNG VICTORIA and she was brilliant in The Devil Wears Prada." Joan Collins is a big fan of British actress Emily Blunt.

30th January 2009

Quote: "Michelle Obama wore buttercup boucle with bling collar. Diamante before noon? Tut, tut." Joan Collins was not impressed with the First Lady's choice of inauguration day outfits.

28th January 2009

Quote: "People still talk to me about DYNASTY's ALEXIS CARRINGTON. It's a double-edged sword. I loved the part but I'm still so identified with the role that people in the business fail to see me as anything else." Joan Collins on her infamous role in the hit 1980s TV show.

7th January 2009

Fact: Dazzling DYNASTY star Joan Collins has launched a new collection of jewellery on her personal website. The star has approved every design for her Timeless Elegance and Health range, which offers fans a selection of faux pearls, rhinestones and crystals.

20th September 2008

Fact: Veteran actress Joan Collins is reviving her one-woman show, A Evening With Joan Collins, for the U.S. The British actress first took the show, detailing the highs and lows of her roller coaster career and life, to the U.K. stage in 2006.

27th June 2008

Fact: The character Joan Collins played in the movie adaptation of sister JACKIE's novel THE STUD was the basis for the actress' DYNASTY character ALEXIS CARRINGTON COLBY.

30th April 2008

Quote: "It's the only car I will drive. I cannot figure out the new cars." Joan Collins loves her Rolls Royce.

22nd November 2007

Fact: Hollywood veteran Joan Collins wore a 16-year-old outfit to watch Stevie Wonder's first performance in Britain for two years at London department store Selfridge's.

24th August 2007

Quote: "I'm a big Bruce Willis fan and I've seen all the (Die Hard) movies, like, five times each." Veteran actress Joan Collins likes Willis' action franchise.

17th August 2007

Quote: "Angelina Jolie is far too young - you'd need to cast someone who you believe could have three adult children. Demi Moore would be good." Actress Joan Collins mulls over who could play her in a movie version of '80s TV hit DYNASTY.

20th February 2007

Quote: "Has she come in here for a shampoo and set? Surely there are no more animals left in the world judging by that coat." Singer Eartha Kitt takes a swipe at a fur-swathed Joan Collins.

27th October 2006

Quote: "The thing about sex is you should have as much of it as you can." Screen veteran Joan Collins reveals how she looks so young at 73.

26th October 2006

Quote: "It's the plain woman's revenge I think everybody should do what they want to do - if they want to have lips like a trout, let them " British actress Joan Collins discusses cosmetic surgery

5th May 2006

Quote: "I don't want to end up looking like Melanie Griffith or Farrah Fawcett." British actress Joan Collins on why she'll never cosmetically enhance her look.

4th April 2006

Fact: Legendary screen star Joan Collins was originally booked to play infamous soap bitch ALEXIS on DYNASTY for just six episodes.

14th January 2006

Quote: <p>"I'm addicted. It's the only TV show I'm hooked on. I think the actresses are wonderful, the plots are excellent and it's just so funny. I'd love to be in it." Joan Collins admits she loves TV hit Desperate Housewives. </p>

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