Suzanne Collins was born 25th May 1978, in Liverpool, England and has been a professional actress for almost twenty years. During her career she has been successfully cast in numerous Television shows, Films and Theatre Productions including comedy and demanding psychological drama roles for which she received considerable plaudits and acclaim.
Born in Liverpool and raised in the North End of Birkenhead, Suzanne has always loved singing, dancing and acting. From the age of two she performed in many pantomimes, musical shows and competitions.
Studying A Level Performing Arts in Dance, Drama and Music, English Language and Literature at Birkenhead Sixth Form College, she was encouraged by her drama teacher Drew Rowlands to audition for the role of Nikki Shadwick in Channel 4s much loved soap opera Brookside. Over the years, through her portrayal of Nikki, we saw her explore many contemporary issues through a variety of demanding roles, which won her a special place in fans hearts.
After Brookside, Suzanne took time out to become a mum to her beautiful baby daughter, Mya. Suzanne has appeared as Sue Gilmore in the BBC 1 television series of Doctors. In spring 2007 she also landed the role of Davina Coulson in ITV1 s drama series The Bill.
Suzanne has starred in many feature and short films, Charlie Noades RIP written & starring Neil Fitzmaurice from The Office, Phoenix Nights & Peep Show in which Suzanne plays Neils fiancé Sarah this was taken to Cannes Film Festival. Suzanne has also presented Wish You Were Here for ITV1 and Xchange for the BBC.
She achieved tremendous critical acclaim as Maggie at Royal Court Theatre, Liverpool in the sensational comedy Brick up the Mersey Tunnels, which smashed the box office records and returned by public demand with the same cast for 6 consecutive years.
Suzanne was applauded for her performance of the My Angry Vagina monologue within the prestigious Vagina Monologues and she supported V day with compassion and excellence.
In 2012 she was awarded the Best Actor Award at The Liverpool Write Now Festival for her portrayal of Lucy Russell in Ian Moore’s two handed psychological thriller Catfish Therapy.
Suzanne works tirelessly for many charities, modeling and hosting many events. Ambassador for Liverpool Marathon which she ran in honor of her late Mother Carolynne Collins.
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