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Misha Collins

Misha Collins was born Dmitri Tippens Krushnic on August 20, 1974 in Boston, Massachusetts. He is an American actor most famous for his role as the rebellious angel Castiel on the CW television series "Supernatural".

Collins, his stage name, is his great-grandmother's maiden name. Before going into acting, he has previously worked as an intern for four months in the Office of Presidential Personnel at the White House during Clinton's administration. He studied social theory at the University of Chicago.

Aside from acting, Misha Collins is also a published poet having contributed two of his poems (Baby Pants and Old Bones) to the 2008 edition of the Columbia Poetry Review #21. In 2011, he founded GISHWHES (Greatest International Scavenger Hunt the World Has Ever Seen), which would then go on to break the world record for most pledges to perform a random act of kindness. Entrance fees for this international competition go towards Random Acts of Kindness, a non-profit organization he has co-founded.

Collins has a wife, Victoria Vantoch, and two children, West Anaximander and Maison Marie.

Known For


Cast Credits

Gotham Knights (2023)
Starring as Harvey Dent (13 episodes)
Inside of You with Michael Rosenbaum (2018)
Guest starring as Misha Collins (2 episodes)
Timeless (2016)
Guest starring as Elliot Ness
Close to Home (2005)
Guest starring as Todd Monroe
Supernatural (2005)
Starring as Castiel (117 episodes)
Guest starring as Castiel (27 episodes)
Guest starring as Apolcaypse World Castiel
  • Episode 13x22: Exodus (May 10, 2018) [Uncredited]
Guest starring as Misha Collins
CSI: NY (2004)
Guest starring as Morton Brite
NCIS (2003)
Guest starring as Justin Farris
Nip/Tuck (2003)
Guest starring as Manny Skerritt
The Venture Bros. (2003)
Guest starring as Prisoner 2 / Maestro Wave
Monk (2002)
Guest starring as Michael Karpov
24 (2001)
Guest starring as Alexis Drazen (7 episodes)
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000)
Guest starring as Vlad
7 Days (1998)
Guest starring as Sergei Chubais
Charmed (1998)
Guest starring as Eric Bragg
Whose Line Is It Anyway? (1998)
Guest starring as Misha Collins
Today (1952)
Guest starring as Misha Collins
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