St. Louis, Missouri, USA
New York, USA
Donnell attended Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana, United States, from where he graduated in 2005.
For his contributions to the Indiana’s Individualized Major Program, Colin was rewarded with the Outstanding Senior Project Award.
- Father – Ben Donnell
- Mother – Francoise Donnell
- Siblings – Jason Donnell (Older Brother), Ryan Donnell (Older Brother)
Colin is signed with –
- CESD Talent Agency
- The Gersh Agency NY
5 ft 10½ in or 179 cm
78 kg or 172 pounds
Girlfriends / Spouse
Colin Donnell dated –
- Zelda Williams (2012-2013) – Colin was in a relationship with the American actress, Zelda Williams for over a year from 2012 to 2013.
- Patti Murin (2014-Present) – At the beginning of 2014, Donnell started dating another American actress, Patti Murin. The couple spent almost a year together before getting engaged on December 19, 2014.
Race / Ethnicity
Donnell has Irish and French ancestry.
- Wavy hair
- Grey eyes
- Shiny smile
10 (US) or 9 (UK) or 43 (EU)
Donnell has appeared in Air Optix TV commercial.
Best Known For
Colin is best known for his roles in the theater play Anything Goes (2011 – 2012) as Billy Crocker and in the TV series Arrow (2012 – 2015) as Tommy Merlyn.
He is also known for appearing in the TV series Person of Interest (2014) as Billy Parsons, The Affair (2014) as Scotty Lockhart, The Mysteries of Laura (2014) as Daniel Mikorski and Unforgettable (2014) as Agent Stone.
Colin first showed up in the crime movie Every Secret Thing (2015), directed by Amy J. Berg.
First TV Show
Donnell first appeared in the ABC’s period drama television series Pan Am from 2011 to 2012, playing as Mike Ruskin in a total of 4 episodes. Also, Pan Am only produced and broadcast 14 episodes in its lifetime from September 25, 2011 to February 19, 2012.
Colin Donnell Facts
- Colin knows how to play the guitar.
- When he was 17, he started taking singing lessons.
- In 2005, he first appeared in a theater play in the one named, Almost Heaven: Songs and Stories of John Denver, playing different male roles.
- Colin lives in a rooftop apartment in New York.
- Colin attended the high school with comedienne Nikki Glaser.
- During his high school years, he was introduced to acting and as a result, became a part of the high school stage production, Barnum.
- Donnell has two tattoos on his body, one with the words “Fleur De Lis” (meaning stylized lily flower) because his mom is French and the other tattoo is of 5 birds representing his family.
- Colin underwent a surgery for the removal of the appendix in May 2013.
- In 2012, he appeared in the music video for Norah Jones’s song Happy Pills.