In the early 1970s, Collins met his first wife Marjorie Weinman. They began their romantic affairs and they got married in 1970. They continued this married life as a loving husband and wife for the next eight year and they got divorced in 1978.
Few years later, Collins was spotted with Faye Grant. Faye Grant is an American actress and she has starred in several TV series, movies and theater shows. He dated her as his girlfriend for several years and then they got married on 21st of April 1985. As a loving spouse they also welcomed a daughter Kate Collins in the late 1990s. However, the sad news is that this married life was also not meant forever he filed for divorce in 2012 and they finally dissolved this married life on 23rd of January 2015.
Collins was enrolled at Hastings High School and he earned his high school graduation from there. In 2003, he was at Hastings High School as a speaker at the high school graduation. He is also a graduate of Amherst College from where he earned his cum laude. Before he even began his acting career, he was an accomplished musician. He is a great guitarist and songwriter and was a member of several rock and roll bands. In 1975, he won an unaccredited role in the TV series The Waltons. The following year, he made his feature film debut by starring the role of Hugh W. Sloan, Jr. in an American political thriller film All the President's Men. He got his rise in fame after he began starring the role of Billy Grenville Jr. in the TV series The Two Mrs. Grenvilles. He is also famous for playing the role of John F. Kennedy in the miniseries A Woman Named Jackie. He is also an author of the book titled Eye Contact and Double Exposure. He has been earning lucrative amount of salary and his net worth is $14 million.