The distinctive-looking character actor Frank Collison has been acting since he was a young boy, as his parents were both heavily involved in theatre. Collison trained at the American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco and earned a BA in theatre from San Francisco State University. He continued to work extensively on the stage following his graduation, and was also a substitute teacher, diaper service dispatcher and forest firefighter. Collison has also been acting in film and television since the 1980s, with some of his earliest roles being on the series Hill Street Blues, Moonlighting, Matlock, and Night Court. Among his other TV credits are Quantum Leap, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Carnivale, Monk, My Name Is Earl, and Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman. His film credits include some of Robin’s Underrated Gems: The Blob and The Last Boy Scout, and he has also appeared in the films Alien Nation, Elvira: Mistress of the Dark, Wild at Heart, The Lawnmower Man, O Brother, Where Art Thou?, K-PAX, The Majestic, Hidalgo, The Whole Ten Yards, The Village, The Happening, and Hesher. Frank Collison turns 62 today.