Colin Donnell Biography


Colin Donnell is an American actor best known for his performances on stage and in various TV shows. He has stared in series like “Anything Goes”, where he played Billy Crocker, Showtime’s “The Affair” as Scotty Lockhart, playing Tommy Merlyn on CW’s “Arrow” and his current role of Dr. Connor Rhodes which he assumes on “Chicago Med” on NBC.

Colin Donnell started acting on national stage first. He had many roles in theater which shaped him as an actor that he is today. His most memorable portrayals on stage have to be “Mama Mia!” and “Wicked”. He also performed on Broadway as Hank Mejewski in “Jersey Boys”. Other memorable performances include “Follies”, “Meet me in St. Louis” and “Anything Goes”. For the last one he was nominated for Drama Desk Award.


Colin Donnell and Katie Cassidy in “Arrow”

After starting with a very successful stage career, Colin finally made his TV debut. He stared first in “Pan Am” where he played the character of Mike Ruskin. He followed it up with many roles that advanced his career even further. In 2012 he was cast to play the part of Tommy Merlyn on CW’s “Arrow”. Despite only appearing for one season, because his character was killed off, Colin made a lasting impression.  He followed up with a lot of new projects which included him appearing in musical adaption of Shakespeare’s “Love’s Labour’s Lost”. He also starred in “Every Secret Thing” (2015) alongside Elizabeth Banks. In 2014, he was cast to play the brother of Joshua Jackson on Showtime’s drama show “The Affair”. In 2015, Colin joined the cast of “A Four Letter Word”, where he played the character of Sean. The same year he also started playing Dr. Connor Rhodes and became a series’ regular on “Chicago Med” on NBC.


Colin Donnell in “Chicago Med”

Colin Donnell Net Worth and Salary

Colin Donnell has only recently made a breakthrough in acting. He is getting more and more popular and his newest roles testify his new found popularity. With this his salary is getting larger and he is able to learn a lot more than he used to from his roles on TV. Now he is currently worth 1 million dollars, which is an increase compared to what he used to make.

Colin Donnell Wife

Colin Donnell is married to a fellow actress called Patti Murin. The two actually met while they were working on the production of “Love’s Labour’s Lost” musical and they started dating then. They managed to fall in love and an engagement followed the next year in 2014. Finally they got married in June, 2015 in New York City. They are happily married together and are both doing well with their careers.  Before that, Colin used to date another actress, Zelda Williams, and the two were together for a year since 2012. They broke up and ended their relationship eventually.


Colin Donnell and his wife Patti Murin

Colin Donnell Age

Colin Donnell is 35 years old and he was born in St. Louis, Missouri. His birthday is on 9 October, 1982. He started acting when he was in high school and appeared as a background extra in a play. He also juggled some times and performed stunts and it was his earliest introduction to acting. After that he became the lead in a musicals made by the school and it opened new horizons for him. He would enroll in the University of Indian, which he graduated from in 2005.

Height and Weight

Colin Donnell is quite an eye-catch. He is a handsome person and is always described as very interesting for the ladies. He works out and keeps his fitness which is the root for his many roles. His body weight is 78 kg, while his height reaches to 179 cm. Colin’s body measurements are: chest 109 cm, biceps 38 cm and waist 81 cm.


Colin Donnell

Colin Donnell Music

Before getting interested in acting, Colin Donnell was actually dreaming of becoming a musician. In high school he used to play the guitar and he could sing pretty well. He was considering a career as a musician one day but he eventually turned and decided to go on a different route. It appears that he has chosen correctly as this is going pretty well for him now.

Nationality and Ethnicity

Colin Donnell is American by nationality, but his background is rather mixed. He has Irish ancestry from his father’s side, while from his mother’s side of the family has French roots. His ethnic group is still Caucasian.

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Born:,October 9 1982
Net Worth:,$1 million
Hair Color:,Brown
Eye Color:,Blue
Height:,179 cm
Weight:,78 kg
Married to:,Patti Murin
Affair with:,N/A
Birth Sign:,Libra
Education:,the University of Indian

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