Birth Name: Jessica Collins
Birth Place: Schenectady, New York, USA
Born Jessica Lynn Capogna on April 1, 1971 in Schenectady, New York, Jessica Collins's first exposure to the entertainment industry came in 1988 as the winner of the Miss New York Teen USA. She was subsequently named first runner-up in the national Miss Teen USA pageant that same year before heading to New York to study acting. Collins further honed her craft at the Royal National Theatre Studio in London and the Howard Fine Acting Studio in Los Angeles before earning her first break in 1991 as Dina Lee Mayberry on the soap opera "Loving" (ABC, 1983-1995), which brought her two Daytime Soap Opera Award nominations. She departed the series in 1994 to pursue work in primetime television and f...
Interview with ‘The Young and the Restless’ Star Jessica Collins