Pauline Collins Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Boyfriend, Family & More

Pauline Collins

Biography / Wiki

Success takes an investment of hard work, dedication, and consistency, this line has been very well proved by Pauline Collins who is a British actress best known for playing Sarah Moffat in the television series “Upstairs, Downstairs” (1971-1973) and its spin-off “Thomas & Sarah” (1979).

She was nominated for an Academy Award in 1990 for her major performance in “Shirley Valentine.” In 1965, she made her West End debut in a staging of “Passion Flower Hotel” in London. Collins appeared in episodes of “Mount Pleasant,” “Bleak House,” and “The Ambassador” on television. In 1992, she published her memoir, “Letter to Louise.”

Pauline worked as a teacher until 1962 before embarking on her acting career. In 1962, she made her theatrical debut in Windsor’s “A Gazelle in Park Lane.” “Secrets of a Windmill Girl,” Paulins’ debut feature film, was released in 1966.

Height / Weight / Age

Born on 1940-09-03, this gorgeous actor has turned 82 years old. She is blessed with a good height of 157 Centimetres and is 5’2” in Feet & Inches. Her dark brown eyes and shiny dark brown hair enhance the charm of her beauty.

She is very conscious about her physique and follows a regular diet to keep herself fit with a weight of 65 kilograms and 143 lbs in pounds. Her figure measures 36 inches breast, 27 inches waist, and 37 inches hips. Her bra size is 34B while her shoe size is 8 (US).

Net Worth

She has a net worth of $5 million as of 2022, and she also earns a good salary in the thousands of dollars every year. In 1981, Collins starred in a TV ad for Maxwell House coffee. In addition, her acting job is her primary source of income.

Education / Family

Pauline was born and raised in Exmouth, Devon, England, and belongs to mixed ethnicity as she is of Irish descent. She is born to her father William Henry Collins who is a school headmaster and her mother Mary Honora who is a school teacher.

As of her education, Pauline attended Sacred Heart High School and the Central School of Speech and Drama in London, where she received her schooling. Further information about her education is not known.


Pauline Collins

Nick Name Pauline Collins
Birth Place Exmouth, Devon, England
Date of birth 3 September 1940
Age 83 Years
Height In feet & inches: 5’2”

In centimeters: 157.5 cm

Weight In kilograms: 65 kg

In pounds: 143 lbs

Eye color Dark brown
Hair color Dark brown
Profession Actor
Sexual orientation Straight
School Sacred Heart High School
College Not Known
Religion Roman Catholic
Nationality British
Home town England
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Fathers name William Henry Collins
Mothers name Mary Honora
Brothers Not Known
Sisters Not Known

Career / Fashion and Style

As of her career, Pauline Collins began her acting career at Windsor in 1962 with “A Gazelle in Park Lane,” followed by her West End debut in 1965 with “Passion Flower Hotel,” and then her first film, “Secrets of a Windmill Girl,” in 1966.

She next played Samantha Briggs in the 1967 “Doctor Who” serial “The Faceless Ones,” as well as the pilot episode and first series of “The Liver Birds,” both in 1969. She rose to prominence after starring as Sarah, the maid, in the ITV drama series “Upstairs, Downstairs” in the 1970s.

She has also appeared in a number of films and television shows, including “Thomas & Sarah” (1979), “Wodehouse Playhouse” (1975-1978), “Little Miss,” “No, Honestly,” and others. Pauline also recorded a song for Decca in 1973 called “What Are We Going to Do with Uncle Arthur?” She then starred in the drama series “Forever Green” after appearing in the one-woman show “Shirley Valentine” in London in 1988, revisiting the role on Broadway in 1989 and in the 1989 film adaptation.

“City of Joy,” “My Mother’s Courage,” “Paradise Road,” and “Mrs. Caldicot’s Cabbage War” are among her film credits, while “The Saint,” “The Wednesday Play,” “Armchair Theatre,” “Play for Today,” “Tales of the Unexpected,” “Country Matters,” and “The Black Tower” are among her television accomplishments.

In 1999 and 2000, she portrayed the British envoy to Ireland in the BBC television drama “Ambassador.” In 2006, Pauline made history by becoming the third performer to appear in both the original and new seasons of “Doctor Who.”

She was cast in Sky 1’s new comedy-drama “Mount Pleasant” in 2011, and she portrayed Sue, Lisa’s mother, in the first two seasons, which aired from 2011 to 2012. Collins, on the other hand, did not appear in the third series in 2013, and her character was killed off in the fourth.

In late 2015, she starred as Mrs. Gamp in the BBC TV series “Dickensian,” and in 2001, she was named an Officer of the Order of the British Empire for services to theatre in the Birthday Honours.

Boyfriend, Affairs, Husband, and More

Pauline Collins is a married woman who got married to actor John Alderton in 1969 and now lives with her husband and their three children, Nicholas, Kate, and Richard, in Hampstead, London. Pauline and actor Tony Rohr have an elder daughter, Louise, who was adopted.

Boyfriend John Alderton
Marital status Married
Husband John Alderton


Pauline Collins with her husband
Pauline Collins with her husband

Children Nicholas, Kate, Richard and Louise


Pauline Collins with her husband & children
Pauline Collins with her husband & children

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Some Interesting Facts About Pauline Collins

  • She spent her youth in the Cheshire town of Wallasey.
  • She worked as a teacher until 1962 before embarking on her acting career.
  • In 1992, her autobiography titled Letter to Louise was released.
  • In 2006, Pauline became the third actress to appear in both the new and original seasons of “Doctor Who.”
  • In the BBC television drama “Envoy,” she portrayed the British ambassador to Ireland.
  • She won the Tony Award in 1989 for Best Actress in a Play and BAFTA for Best Film Actress.
  • Collins received an OBE from the Queen in 2001. Collins was as modest as ever at the moment.
  • She gave her kid up for adoption after keeping the pregnancy a secret from her family.

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