Bobby Collins is an American stand-up comedian and film actor and has released six comedy albums: I'm on the Boat, Women and Children First, On the Inside, I Wanna Go Home, You’re Not Coming With Us, Mr. New York and Out of Bounds.
He has opened for such showbiz stars as Frank Sinatra, Cher, Julio Iglesias, Tony Bennett and Dolly Parton and was Rosie O'Donnell's predecessor in hosting “VH-1’s Standup Spotlight.” He has also appeared in numerous television shows and movies, and is regularly featured on XM Satellite Radio.
Collins was nominated for a CableACE Award as well as for the American Comedy Awards 1997 “Stand-up Comic of the Year.” His second CD, “Out of Bounds,” was submitted for Grammy consideration. Described as a “perfect fusion of Dean Martin & Jerry Lewis” by the New York Post, Collins is known for his live stage performances, cable TV specials, numerous talk show appearances, feature film roles and comedy CDs.
In April 2008, he release his DVD, “Bobby Collins: Live From New York City,"
As one of today's leading and most sought-after comedic talents, Bobby Collins' heartfelt and witty humor engages audiences with a clever blend of characterizations and hilarious observations, to which everyone can relate.
Bobby Collins shows people themselves. While half the audience is nodding in knowing approval from hearing him tell some of their favorite stories, and from seeing him on TV, many of the "newbies" are there because they've recently heard him on satellite radio. And it's that enthusiastic fan base and the tremendous word of mouth buzz that sells out Bobby Collins' shows.
Bobby Collins lives to make people laugh. From the moment he hits the stage, he connects with the crowd, gets into their mind and draws them inside his world. They willingly surrender to his energy and visual antics targeted directly at tickling their funny bones. And tickle them, he does. He holds up a mirror to each of us and helps us not to take ourselves so seriously.He now lives in quiet retirement.
Out of Bounds