Colin Donnell Biography

Published On May 29, 2018
Facts of Colin Donnell
Date of Birth: 1982 , October-9
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Name Colin Donnell
Birth Name Colin Donnell
Nick Name Colin
Father Ben Donnell
Mother Francoise Donnell
Nationality American
Birth Place/City St. Louis, Missouri
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Working For Chicago Med
Net Worth $1 million
Eye Color Grey
Hair Color Dark Brown
Waist size 32 in
Chest Size 43 in
Bicep Size 15 in
Shoe Size 10 (U.S)
Weight in KG 78kg
Famous for Arrow, Anything Goes
Affair with Zelda Williams (2013)
Married Yes
Married to Patti Murin (M. 2015)
Children Not Yet
Divorce N/A
Awards Outer Critics Circle Award
Online Presence Facebook, Instagram and Twitter
Movies Every Secret Thing
TV Show Person of Interest, Unforgettable
Siblings Jason and Ryan
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Colin Donnell is an American actor best known for his role as Billy Crocker in Anything Goes, as Tommy Merlyn in Arrow, Dr. Connor Rhodes in the NBC medical drama Chicago Med (2015 to present), and Scotty Lockhart on the Showtime drama The Affair.

Donnell was born in St. Louis, Missouri, to Ben Donnell and Francoise Donnell, on October 9, 1982. He was raised in Missouri alongside his brothers Ryan and Jason. He belongs to American nationality and White ethnicity.

At the age of 17, Colin took guitar and singing classes. He was first introduced to stage in high school when he took part in the choir and did some circus tricks and juggling in the background. He later took part in the first school musical production of Barnum. In 2005, Colin graduated from Indiana University.

Colin’s first Broadway Theatre performance was in Jersey Boys as Hank Majewski from 2005 to 2007. His other stage credits are Follies, Meet Me in St. Louis, Jesus Christ Superstar, Mamma Mia, Follies.

From 2011 to 12, Colin participated in Anything Goes as Billy Crocker and was nominated for Astaire Award for Outstanding Male Dancer, Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Musical, and Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical.  

In January 2014, Colin was confirmed as the cast in the 1960s-era Broadway musical Violet alongside Sutton Foster, and Joshua Henry, which was officially opened on April 20. In July, Colin was cast in Showtime original drama The Affair to play Joshua Jackson. Colin also starred in the musical adaption of Shakespeare’s Love’s Labour’s Lost as Berowne from July to August 2013.

Colin’s television debut was from the television series Pan Am (2011-12) where he played the role of Mike Ruskin. He appeared in four episodes along with Mike Vogel, Michael Mosley, Christina Ricci, Margot Robbie, Kelli Garner, and Karine Vanasse.

He got cast in CW TV series Arrow in 2012 as Tommy Merlyn, alongside Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy, Willa Holland, Susanna Thompson, Paul Blackthorne, Colton Haynes, and Manu Bennett. However, he had to leave the series after he was killed, but he made occasional appearances in season two and three.

Besides, his other TV works include Person of Intrest as Billy Parsons (2014), Unforgettable as Agent Stone (2014), The Mysteries of Laura as Daniel Mikorski (2014).

In 2015, Colin was cast in NBC drama pilot Love is a Four Letter Word, where he portrayed the role of Sean, an ad agency partner. The same year Colin landed a regular role in the NBC series Chicago Med, where he is playing the role of DR. Conner Rhodes, a doctor in trauma surgery.

In 2014, Colin starred in the crime thriller movie Every Secret Thing as Paul Porter, husband of Elizabeth Banks. The movie was released on May 15, 2015.

Donnell is a married man. Likewise, he has also been in many short-term relationships. Colin had a relationship with actress Zelda Williams, the daughter of actor and comedian Robin Williams. The duo was in a relationship for about a year until they broke up in 2013.

In late 2013, Colin started dating actress Patti Murin, who he met on the set of Love’s Labour’s Lost. After being in a relationship for a year, they got engaged in December 2014. The couple got married in New York City on June 19, 2015, in a private ceremony.

They are currently living in New York happily and there is no information about his affairs, girlfriend, relationship, and divorce. Also, they haven’t shown any sign of having children so far.  

Donnell stands 5 feet 10 inches (height). His net worth is estimated at around $1 million. He has a huge fan following him on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram as well.

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Born in Missouri

1982

Colin was born in St. Louis, Missouri on October 9, 1982. He was born to Ben Donnell and Francoise Donnell as the youngest brother to Ryan and Jason. 

Graduated from Indiana University

2005

Colin was raised in St. Louis Missouri. At the age of 17, he took guitar lesson. He attended and graduated from the University of Indiana in 2005

Performed in Jersey Boys

2005

Colin was first introduced to stage in high-school where he took part in the choir and performed some circus tricks. He then participated and performed in Jersey Boys from 2005 to 2007 as Hank Majewski. 

Participated in Anything Goes and Pan am

2011

From 2011 to 2012, Colin Participated in Anything Goes as Billy Crocker. From 2011 to 2012 , he appeared in Pan am as Mike Ruskin alongside Mike Vogel, Margot Robbie, Kelli Garner, Karine Vanasse, and Christina Ricci. 

Appeared in Arrow

2012

In 2012, Colin was cast in the CW TV series Arrow. He played the role of Tommy Merlyn along with Stephen Amell, Kate Cassidy, Willa Holland, Paul Blackthorne, and Colton Haynes. 

Participated in Love is a four Letter Word and Chicago Med

2015

In 2015, he was cast in NBC drama pilot Love is a four Word Letter where he portrayed the role of Sean. The same year he landed a regular role in NBC series Chicago Med. He portrayed the role of Dr. Conner Rhodes. 

Nominated for Drama Desk Award

2012

For his performance in Anything Goes, he got nominated for Astaire Award for Outstanding Male Dancer, Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor, and Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Featured Actor.

Dated Zelda Williams

2013

Colin dated actress Zelda Wiliams, the daughter of comedian and actor Robin Willaims. They were in a relationship for about a year before splitting in 2013

Married to Patti Murin

2015

 The couple first met on the set of Love's Labour's Lost. They got engaged in December 2014. Colin is married to Patti Murin since June 19, 2015.

Net worth is $1 million

2017

 Although his salary is under review, his net worth is estimated at around $1 million. He has a huge fan following on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.