Stephen Collins

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Stephen Collins
Stephen Collins.jpg
Collins in 2010
Born
Stephen Weaver Collins

(1947-10-01) October 1, 1947 (age 71)
EducationAmherst College
OccupationActor, writer, director, musician
Years active1974–2014
Spouse(s)
Marjorie Weinman (m. 1970–1978)

Faye Grant (m. 1985–2015)
Children1

Stephen Weaver Collins (born October 1, 1947) is an American actor, screenwriter, director, and musician.[1] He is best known for playing Eric Camden on the television series 7th Heaven.

Collins is also known for the roles of Captain Will Decker in Star Trek: The Motion Picture, and Dr. Dayton King on the ABC TV series No Ordinary Family. He also had a supporting role in the TV series Revolution as Dr. Gene Porter.

Sexual abuse investigation and confession[change | change source]

In October 2014, the New York City Police Department began investigating Collins after the media got an audio recording. The recording had a male voice believed to be Collins. The person on the recording admitted to past sexual abuse of a child. In 1983, two girls stated that they were "touched" by Collins.

The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) said Collins had been investigated by the department in 2012. That investigation happened after LAPD received a claim from forty years earlier regarding sexual abuse. The LAPD said they were not able to prove that the claim was true.[2][3][4]

References[change | change source]

  1. Stephen Collins online
  2. Prokupecz, Shimon; Almasy, Steve (October 7, 2014). "Source: '7th Heaven' actor subject of molestation allegations". CNN. Retrieved October 7, 2014.
  3. Villareal, Yvonne (October 7, 2014). "'7th Heaven' pulled after Stephen Collins molestation allegations". LA Times. Retrieved October 7, 2014.
  4. Hicks, Tony (October 8, 2014). "Stephen Collins' lawyer says wife tried blackmailing him with molestation claims". San Jose Mercury News. Retrieved October 8, 2014.

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