Colin Donnell Biography, Age, Wife, Trauma, Gay and Chicago Med

Colin Donnell Biography

Colin Donnell is an American actor who is famously known for his role on the medical drama Chicago Med (2015–present) as Dr. Connor Rhodes. His other notable roles include appearing as Tommy Merlyn in The CW television series Arrow, as Billy Crocker in Anything Goes and as Scotty Lockhart on the Showtime drama “The Affair”.

Colin Donnell Age | How Old is Colin Donnell

Donnell is 36 years old as of 2018. He was born on 9 October 1982 in St. Louis, Missouri, United States.

Colin Donnell Family

Born and raised in a family of three, Colin is the youngest son of Ben Donnell and Francoise Donnell (mother). He has two siblings, both brothers. The family has French and Irish ancestry. He is 2005 graduate of Indiana University.

Colin Donnell High School

Colin made his stage acting debut while in high school. He was also among the choir members as well as a juggler in the background and did circus tricks, which led to being part of his first school musical production of Barnum.

Colin Donnell Wife – Donnell and Patti Murin

Donnell is married to actress Patti Murin. Their love story began after in 2013 after they co-starred in a musical adaptation of Love’s Labour’s Lost. They got engaged in December 2014 and walked down the aisle on June 19, 2015, in New York City..

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Colin Donnell Gay

Is Colin Donnell Gay?

No, the actor is not gay. He is even married to a lady.

Colin Donnell Actor

Colin is both a stage performer as well as onscreen actor with several appearances in both television series and in movies. He has also been part of many national stage tours that include Mamma Mia! and Wicked. Appearing in “Jersey Boys” as Hank Mejewski marked his first Broadway Theatre performance.

He has also appeared in several other stage performances like Follies, Meet Me In St. Louis, Johnny Baseball, Anything Goes among others. He had his television debut as Mike Ruskin in the TV series Pan Am.

Colin Donnell Arrow

Arrow is a superhero television series that is based on the DC Comics character Green Arrow. The series begins with the focus being on the billionaire playboy Oliver Queen (Stephen Amell), who, five years after being stranded on a hostile island, returns home to fight crime and corruption as a secret vigilante whose weapon of choice is a bow and arrow.

Donnell is cast on the series as Tommy Merlyn, Oliver’s (Stephen Amell) best friend, and the son of Malcolm Merlyn (John Barrowman) as well as the boyfriend to Laurel Lance (Katie Cassidy Rodgers). His character was however written off in season 1 but he reappears in season 2 in a hallucination, in flashbacks in the third season, and as Christopher Chance, the Human Target in the sixth season.

Colin Donnell The Affair

The Affair is a television drama series that premiered on October 12, 2014 on Showtime. It focuses on the emotional effects of an extramarital relationship between the characters Alison Lockhart and Noah Solloway after they casually meet at the diner where Alison works.. Donnell is part of the series’ cast as Scott Lockhart, Alison’s brother-in-law and Cole’s brother.

Colin Donnell Chicago Med

Chicago Med is a  NBC medical drama TV series which is the third instalment of the Chicago franchise. It is set up in an emergency department following the nurses and doctors from the fictional Gaffney Chicago Medical Center.

Donnell portrays the character of Dr. Connor Rhodes, a cardio-thoracic medic who is from Chicago. He starts out as a trauma surgeon but he slowly changes his specialty.

Colin Donnell Anything Goes

This is a musical with music and lyrics by Cole Porter. In 2011, Donnell appeared in Broadway revival as as Billy Crocker.

Colin Donnell Wicked

This is a Broadway musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz. tells the story of two unlikely friends, Elphaba (the Wicked Witch of the West) and Galinda (whose name later changes to Glinda the Good Witch). The musical struggle through opposing personalities and viewpoints, rivalry over the same love-interest, reactions to the Wizard’s corrupt government, and, ultimately, Elphaba’s public fall from grace.

Colin Donnell Movies and TV Shows

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Chicago Fire
Dr. Connor Rhodes
Chicago P.D.
Dr. Connor Rhodes
Chicago Med
Dr. Connor Rhodes
Love Is a Four Letter Word
The Affair
Scott Lockhart
Person of Interest
Billy Parsons
Agent Stone
Every Secret Thing
Paul Porter
The Mysteries of Laura
Daniel Mikorski
Tommy Merlyn / Prometheus, Human Target
Pan Am
Mike Ruskin
L.A. Noire

Colin Donnell Tattoo

Colin has two tattoos on his hands. He got the tattoos during tours and – one from Memphis and one from Dayton; which are five silhouettes of birds.

Colin Donnell Tattoo

Colin Donnell Nominations

  • 2011 – Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Musical
  • 2011 – Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical

How Tall is Colin Donnell

Everytime The “Chicago Med” star is 1.79 m tall.

Colin Donnell Net Worth

Donnell has an estimated net worth of $1 million.

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