Colleen Camp, who is best known for her roles in films like “Apocalypse Now,” “Police Academy” and “The Swinging Cheerleaders” is an American actress/producer who has been active in the industry since 1973. She is also well known for her roles in films like “Factory Girl” and “American Hustle.”
|Full Name||Colleen Celeste Camp|
|Date of Birth||June 7, 1953|
|Birth Place||San Francisco, California, US|
|Spouse||John Goldwyn (1986-2001)|
|Height||5 ft 3 in|
|Net Worth||US $5 million|
What was Colleen’s childhood like?
Colleen Camp’s full name is Colleen Celeste Camp. She was born to parents Dorothy Camp and Wilson Camp on June 7 of 1953 in San Francisco, California. Don and Glen are her two brothers. She acquired her high school education from John H. Francis Polytechnic High School and later went to California State University, where she studied English and theater arts. During this time, she worked at Busch Gardens, where she trained macaws and performed. She is 67 years old.
How Colleen Camp started her Career?
She started her career by appearing in advertisements for brands like “Gallo Wine” and “Touch of Sweden.” She made her television series debut in 1973 with “Marcus Welby, M.D.” in which she acted as Betty Adams in an episode. The same year, she appeared as Jane/Diane in two episodes of “Love, American Style.”
In 1975, she played the role of Rose in an episode of “Happy Days.” In 1976, she appeared in shows like “Harry O,” “Isis,” and “Starsky and Hutch.” She acted in the role of Vicki St. John in 6 episodes of “Rich Man, Poor Man-Book II” from 1976 to 1977.
In 1979, she appeared as Kristin Shepard in 2 episodes of “Dallas.” In 1994, she acted as Kara Wilhoit in 12 episodes of the TV series called “Tom.” From 1994 to 1996, she appeared in 3 episodes of “Roseanne” as Jill, Dawn, and secretary. In 2015, she voiced Bones in an episode of “American Dad!” alongside Ashley Tisdale. In 2018z, she played the role of Cookie in an episode of “Andi Mack.”
In 1973 she appeared as Julie in the film “Battle for the Planet of the Apes” but was not credited. The following year, she appeared in “The Last Porno Flick” and in “The Swinging Cheerleaders” in which she played the role of Mary Ann. In 1975, she appeared in two films, namely, “Funny Lady,” in which she acted as Billy’s girl and in “Smile,” in which she served as Connie. She appeared in three films in 1976. She worked as the character named Ginger Douglas in “Ebony, Ivory & Jade,” as Starlet in “Amelia Earhart” and as Franco’s date in “The Gumball Rally.”
Colleen Camp acted as Donna in the film “Death Game” in 1977. The same year, she appeared as Billie Jean in the movie “Love and the Midnight Auto Supply.” In 1978, she appeared in their films, namely, “Game of Death,” in which she acted as Ann Morris, “Lady of the House” in which she worked as Rosette, and “Cat in the Cage” in which she worked as Gilda Turner. In the 1979 war film titled “Apocalypse Now,” she worked as Playmate. She performed as Cindy in the drama film titled “Cloud Dancer” in 1980. The following year, Colleen Camp acted as Christy Miller in “They All Laughed.” In 1982, she played the part of Robin in the film titled “The Seduction.”
The following year, Colleen Camp acted as Dusty Trails in “Smokey and the Bandit Part 3”. She appeared in three films in 1984, namely, “City Girl,” “Joy of Sex” and “The Rosebud Beach Hotel.” From 1985 to 1990, she appeared in films like “D.A.R.Y.L.,” “Screwball Academy,” “Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol”, “Illegally Yours,” “Wicked Stepmother” and “My Blue Heaven” to name a few. From 1991 to 2000, she appeared in films like “Backfield in Motion,” “Wayne’s World,” “Naked in New York,” “Die Hard with Vengeance,” “House Arrest,” “Suddenly,” “Plump Fiction,” “Speed 2: Cruise Control”, “Love Stinks” and “Loser” to name a few.
From 2001 to 2025, Colleen Camp acted in films like “Someone Like You…”, “An American Rhapsody,” “Joshua,” “L.A. Twister,” “Material Girls,” “Noise,” “Burning Palms,” “Hollywood & Wine,” “Homecoming,” “American Hustle” and “Knock Knock” to name a few. In 2015, she played the role of Lori in the film “Joy.” The following year, Colleen Camp acted as Sandra in the movie “Always Shine.” In 2017, she co-produced and performed in the role of May in “The Truth About Lies.” The same year, she portrayed Janet Jackson in “5-25-77”.
In 2018, she acted as Mrs. Hanchett in “The House with a Clock in Its Walls,” and in 2020, Colleen Camp performed in two movies, namely, “Spenser Confidential” and “Mainstream.” She is to appear as Connie Campos in the upcoming drama film titled “Violet.”
Colleen and Dean Tavoularis were together during the 70s. They first met while filming “Apocalypse Now.” Colleen and John Goldwyn tied the knot of marriage in 1986, and they divorced in 2001. They have a daughter together. Their daughter is named Emily.
As of October of 2020, Colleen Camp’s net worth is supposed to be encompassing US$ 5 million.