Clifton Collins Jr. - Details


Clifton Collins Jr. (Miter) recently starred in the feature film "Price of Glory (2000)," with Jimmy Smits and John Seda, playing a drug addicted boxer. Last year he co-starred in the drama "Light It Up (1999),"
from Twentieth Century Fox. Collins won acclaim as the antagonistic high school hood, Cesar, opposite Samuel L Jackson, in " 187." He also appeared in Replacement Killers, The (1998)," starring Mira Sorvino and Chow Yun-Fat.

Collins will next be seen in "Traffic (2000)," directed by Steven Soderbergh,
and starring Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta Jones.

Collins' additional film credits include "Fortress (1993)," Menace II Society (1993)," "Dead Presidents (1995)" and "Stoned Age, The (1994)."

On television, Collins was seen in "Martial Law," Disney's "The Wonderful Ice Cream Suit" starring Edward James Olmos, Esai Morales and Joe Mantegna, and "The Defenders" opposite Beau Bridges. Collins also made memorable guest-starring appearances on "NYPD Blue" and "ER."

Collins is the grandson of film actor Pedro Gonzalez-Gonzalez, who was one of the first Mexicans to break into Hollywood. Gonzales-Gonzalez co-starred with John Wayne in nearly a dozen classic war movies and westerns, including "Rio Bravo (1959)" and "McLintock (1963)."