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  • Hook

At Home
  • Brother Bear

  • Fire Birds

  • Buster

  • Playing for Keeps

  • The Jungle Book 2

  • Balto

  • And the Band Played On

  • Hook

  • Tarzan

  • Against All Odds

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Phil Collins Biography

  • Profession: Actor, Songwriter, Composer (Music Score)
  • Born: Jan 30, 1951
  • Died: Jan 1, 0001
  • Birth Name: Philip David Charles Collins

Pop and rock singer and musician Phil Collins' actually started out in the acting end of the business. A busy child performer, Collins played the Artful Dodger in the London production of Oliver and was also fleetingly seen in the [[Performer~P4797~Beatles~thebeatles]] film [[Feature~V142351~A Hard Days' Night~harddayshardnights]] (64). Upon joining the rock band [[Performer~P91263~Genesis~genesis]] in 1970, Collins abandoned acting in favor of a fruitful music-only career. In the mid-1980s, Collins began easing back before the cameras with recurring villainous appearances on the hit American TV series [[Feature~V64686~Miami Vice~miamivice[tvseries]]]. With 1988's [[Feature~V7648~Buster~buster]], Collins made his film-starring debut, playing a notorious bank robber. Since that time, Collins has sporadically returned to films; in the opening scenes of Steven Spielberg's [[Feature~V23072~Hook~hook]] (91),Collins plays the atypically businesslike role of a Scotland Yard detective. Collins would continue to dabble in film over the coming years, providing voice acting in Balto and The Jungle Book 2. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

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