|Huw Collins Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 1 in|
|Date of Birth||May 19, 1986|
Huw Collins is a British actor, producer, and composer, best known for his role as Dr. Elliott Rollins/Archer Dunhill in the 6th and 7th season of the drama, mystery, romance TV series, Pretty Little Liars (2016-2017). This was his 1st major acting role, after which he landed a guest role as Gabe in the episode of Bull (2017). Before his climb to prominence, Huw also produced, acted, and composed music for the short film, Hobby (2012), where he starred as Adam.
Huw James Collins
Camden, London, England, United Kingdom
- Los Angeles, California, United States
- York Beach, York, Maine, United States
He attended a month-long course at The Actors Centre in London, England, United Kingdom.
Actor, Producer, Composer
- Father – Peter Collins (Cardiologist)
- Mother – Felicity (née Grime) Collins (Nurse)
- Siblings – He has 2 brothers.
- Others – Jeanne Shaheen (Mother-in-Law) (United States Senator)
Huw Collins is represented by –
- Foreign Value Productions (Company) in the United States
- Vision PR (Publicist) in New York, New York, United States
6 ft 1 in or 185.5 cm
80 kg or 176.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Huw Collins has dated –
- Molly Shaheen (2013-Present) – In October 2013, he met Molly Shaheen, an executive, and co-founder of companies Foreign Value Productions, Wheat Boutique, and State & Manor, at a sports bar in Los Angeles, California. After dating for a while, the two got married on January 4, 2015.
Race / Ethnicity
He is primarily of Welsh descent but also has distant English and Scottish ancestry.
Huw Collins has endorsed brands such as –
- Wheat Boutique
- State & Manor
- Brave & Maiden Estate
- St. Frank Textiles
- 1652 Restaurant
He has supported ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals).
Huw Collins Favorite Things
- Motto – Cymru Am Byth (Wales Forever/Long Live Wales)
- Soccer Club – Manchester United
- Food – Spaghetti, Pizza
- Songs – Des’ree’s Kissing You, Phil Collins’s I Wish It Would Rain Down
- TV Show – Chef’s Table
Source – Twitter Bio, OneDanceWithSeeps.com
Huw Collins Facts
- He doesn’t consider himself English, even though he was born there, but Welsh.
- Growing up, besides Wales, he split his time between London and Surrey in England.
- He used his prominence in the media to bring awareness to the issue of slaughtering of horses for human consumption. Even though the last facility for slaughter in the United States closed in 2007, individuals would out-bid auctions on the United States horses and slaughter them in Mexico or Canada.
- Huw appeared in theater, most notably in plays such as Death of a Salesman, The Picture of Dorian Gray, Midsummer Night’s Dream.
- He is very passionate about rugby and wanted to be a professional rugby player after high school. He played for London Welsh RFC, Saracens RFC, and Wales U-19s national team.
- Huw also played American football as a kicker and was also signed to St. Louis Rams on their practice roster.
- Huw has been known to discuss politics.
- Huw moved to Los Angeles, California in 2013.
- He got a new puppy in October 2015.
- At the audition for Pretty Little Liars, he was only given a one-page scene. The next day, he was called in for a chemistry-read with Sasha Pieterse, who played Alison DiLaurentis.
- People in charge of casting for Pretty Little Liars briefly considered him for the role of Jordan Hobart, which was also introduced in the 6th season. The role later went to David Coussins.
- In November 2016, Huw and Ian Harding, his Pretty Little Liars co-star, organized a unique feat. They drove the students of the University of New Hampshire to the designated poll place to vote at the United States presidential election.
- One of many similarities that Huw shared with his character of Dr. Elliott Collins was that they both loved wearing sharp suits and were hard-workers. He also thought it was ironic that his dad was a real-life doctor.
- He has 2 dogs named Puppy and Bunny.
Featured Image by Huw Collins / Instagram