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Biography | Posted: Friday, 9th October
Born Name: Dmitri Tippens Krushnic
Date of Birth: August 20, 1974
Place of Birth: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Height: 1.8 m
Alma mater: Northfield Mount Hermon School
University of Chicago
Spouse: Victoria Vantoch (m. 2001)
Children: West Anaximander Collins, Maison Marie Collins
Dmitri "Misha" Collins (born Dmitri Tippens Krushnic; August 20, 1974) is an American actor and author best known for his role as the angel Castiel on the CW television series Supernatural (2008–2020).
Misha Collins was born in Boston, Massachusetts, to Richard Krushnic He is of partial Jewish descent.
Collins attended Greenfield Center School, Northfield Mount Hermon School and the University of Chicago, where he studied social theory.
Before acting, he interned for four months at the White House during the Clinton Administration in the Office of Presidential Personnel.
His film work includes an uncredited appearance in the 1999 movie Liberty Heights, as well as roles in Girl, Interrupted, Finding Home, Karla and Loot (on which he also served as Associate Producer).
As well as his work as the angel Castiel on the CW television series Supernatural, other television shows includes Legacy, Charmed, NYPD Blue, 24, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, ER, Monk, and Timeless.
Collins is a published poet. His poems, including "Baby Pants" and "Old Bones", can be found in the 2008 edition of Columbia Poetry Review #21.
Collins has also co-written a cookbook with wife, Vicki Collins. It is reported that much of the book's sales will go to charitable organizations who specialize in food nutrition.
Collins and Kathryn Leonard, together with several other collaborators, are authors of "The 2D Shape Structure Dataset", an academic research paper on a crowd-sourced database on the structure of shapes.
Collins is the co-founder and board president of Random Acts, a non-profit organization dedicated to funding and inspiring acts of kindness around the world. Collins founded the Greatest International Scavenger Hunt the World Has Ever Seen (GISHWHES) in 2011. Entrance fees for the international competition go towards Random Acts, and in 2012, GISHWHES broke the world record for most pledges to perform an act of kindness.
On October 6, 2001, Collins married Victoria Vantoch, in Maine. They have a son, West Anaximander Collins (born September 23, 2010), and a daughter, Maison Marie Collins (born September 25, 2012).