Gary Collins
Television personality, actor
Gary Collins
Gary Ennis Collins was an American film and television actor and award-winning talk show host.
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LOOK: Man Wins Lottery Twice In 24 Hours
Huffington Post - over 3 years
This Washington man had an exceptionally good day last week. Cary Collings of Puyallup, Wash., hit the lotto jackpot not once, but twice in the span of 24 hours, according to a press release. The 61-year-old, who has played the Washington Lottery since it started, according to a post on its Facebook page, landed his first big win with the "Red Hot 5s" $55,555 top prize on Thursday. The next morning, while he was out to claim his winnings, Collings purchased three "Bring On The Bens" scratch tickets, one of which fetched the $200,000 top prize, bringing his total to a life-changing sum of $255,555. Collings plans to use his first prize to settle a debt and has not yet made plans for the second, according to Fox News. He's not the first man who fortune has smiled upon multiple times. British property tycoon George Traykov won big at the lottery twice in two years bringing in a sum of more than $1.8 million. Read his story here.
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Gary Collins Dies at 74 ( - over 4 years Gary Collins Dies at 74  —  Gary Collins, a familiar TV figure throughout the '80s as both an actor and show host, died early Saturday.  He was 74.  —  Colling succumbed to natural causes just before 1 a.m. Saturday in Biloxi, Miss., Harrison County Deputy Coroner Brian Switzer tells TMZ.
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Actor, TV Host Gary Collins Dies At 74 In Miss.
NPR - over 4 years
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Television host and actor Gary Collins dies at age 74 - over 4 years
(Reuters) - Television host and actor Gary Collins died early on Saturday in Biloxi, Mississippi, of natural causes at the age of 74, according to the local coroner's office.
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Actor, television host Gary Collins dies at 74
Fox News - over 4 years
Gary Collins, an actor, television show host and former master of ceremonies for the Miss America Pageant, has died. He was 74.
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Today in History 04.30.12
3 KATC - almost 5 years
Today is Monday, April 30, the 121st day of 2012. There are 245 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 30, 1812, Louisiana (formerly the Territory of Orleans) became the 18th state of the Union. On this date: In 1789, George Washington took office in New York as the first president of the United States. In 1803, the United States purchased the Louisiana Territory from France for 60 million francs, the equivalent of about $15 million. In 1900, engineer John Luther "Casey" Jones of the Illinois Central Railroad died in a train wreck near Vaughan, Miss., after staying at the controls in a successful effort to save the passengers. In 1911, a fire broke out in Bangor, Maine, destroying much of the downtown area before it was brought under control the next morning; two deaths were blamed on the blaze. In 1912, Universal Studios had its beginnings as papers incorporating the Universal Film Manufacturing Co. were filed and recorded in New York State. In 1939, ...
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Admitted Basi-Briber Fit To Be Lawyer – What A Joke! - South Asian Link
Google News - over 5 years
Bornmann told the Law Society hearing that between 2001 and 2002, he paid about $1500 in small cash disbursements to Dave Basi, ministerial aide to then-finance minister Gary Collins. From March 2002 to December 2003, Bornmann said he made larger,
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Teens charged after shooting paintball gun at Enfield police cruiser - Journal Inquirer
Google News - over 5 years
... illegal possession of a weapon in a motor vehicle. Eairheart, who was driving the vehicle, was released on $15000 bond and Halligan was released on a promise to appear. Both are due back in Superior Court Sept. 6, Deputy Police Chief Gary Collins said
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Idaho needs decision on insurance exchange - Idaho Press-Tribune
Google News - over 5 years
Gary Collins, R-Nampa, and co-chair of the task force. Democratic Minority Leader Rep. John Rusche of Lewiston disagrees. “With the information that I have now I don't see it to be a benefit to the citizens of Idaho,” Collins said
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Gary Collins
  • 2012
    Age 73
    Collins died around 1 a.m. on October 13, 2012, at Biloxi Regional Medical Center in Biloxi, Mississippi.
    More Details Hide Details The cause of death was said to be a result of natural causes.
  • 2011
    Age 72
    On January 5, 2011, Collins was charged with defrauding an innkeeper, a felony, in Harrison County, Mississippi, for allegedly failing to pay his bill at Jazzeppi's Restaurant, according to a statement released by the Biloxi Police Department.
    More Details Hide Details Collins claimed that the restaurant was taking an inexcusably long time to deliver his dinner, so he left Jazzeppi's, refusing to pay the charges accrued on his check. He paid a $500 fine two weeks later and did not appear in court.
  • 2010
    Age 71
    In November 2010 Collins was charged with a misdemeanor for leaving the scene of an accident in Jackson, Mississippi.
    More Details Hide Details He was fined $500.
  • 2009
    Age 70
    He pleaded no contest to driving a motor home drunk after his arrest January 31, 2009, in Santa Barbara County, California.
    More Details Hide Details He was sentenced to 120 days "home detention" according to a Santa Barbara County Sheriff's spokesperson. His blood alcohol content was measured at .29, more than three times the legal limit.
  • 2008
    Age 69
    In January 2008, Collins served four days in jail in Glendale, California, for his second DUI conviction.
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  • 1983
    Age 44
    Collins was nominated for an Emmy Award six times and won in 1983 for Outstanding Talk Show Host.
    More Details Hide Details He received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
  • 1982
    Age 43
    He was the host of the Miss America Pageant from 1982-90.
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  • 1980
    Age 41
    Collins hosted the television talk show Hour Magazine from 1980-88, and co-hosted the ABC television series The Home Show from 1989-94.
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  • 1977
    Age 38
    He played the heroic co-pilot in the 1977 film The Night They Took Miss Beautiful.
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  • 1969
    Age 30
    He had roles in the 1969 Andy Griffith film Angel in My Pocket, and in the 1970 film Airport.
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  • 1967
    Age 28
    Collins was married to former Miss America (1959), Mary Ann Mobley, from 1967 until his death in 2012; they were separated in 2011, but reconciled and he moved to her home state of Mississippi to be with her in 2012, while she battled breast cancer.
    More Details Hide Details They had one child: a daughter, Mary Clancy Collins. Collins was formerly married to Susan Peterson, with whom he had two children: Guy William and Melissa.
  • 1966
    Age 27
    He co-starred, with Dale Robertson and Robert Random, in the 1966-68 series The Iron Horse.
    More Details Hide Details He starred in the 1972 television series Sixth Sense, in syndication part of Rod Serling's Night Gallery, as parapsychologist and ESP-gifted Dr. Michael Rhodes, and in the 1974 series Born Free, based on Kenya wildlife conservationist George Adamson, best known for his work with lions and immortalized with Adamson's wife Joy and lioness cub Elsa in the hit 1966 feature film of the same name. He guest-starred on dozens of television shows since the 1960s, including Perry Mason, The Virginian, Hawaii Five-O, The Six Million Dollar Man, Alf, The Love Boat, Charlie's Angels, Friends, JAG, and most recently Dirty Sexy Money.
  • 1965
    Age 26
    He co-starred, with Jack Warden and Mark Slade, in the 1965 series The Wackiest Ship in the Army.
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  • 1938
    Born on April 30, 1938.
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